Object Attachments

Attachment Types

Object attachments or object links are files, ToDos, or URLs that have been specifically linked to a particular model object. They can provide specific instructions or important information related to that object.

ToDos
Link model objects to new ToDos.

Project Files
Attached project files always point to the latest version of the file stored in the Connect Project.

URLs
Add a custom URL

Adding Attachments

Attach New ToDo

  1. Open a model in Trimble Connect for Windows 3D Viewer.

  2. Select the objects that you want to add attachments to.

  3. Right-click on the object(s).

  4. Choose new ToDo.

  5. The New ToDo panel will open.

  6. Enter the required information: Title and Description.

  7. Add the optional information, such as Priority, Type, Status and Due Date.

  8. Assign the ToDo to a user or to a user group.

  9. Click Submit.

Attach Files

  1. Open a model in Trimble Connect for Windows 3D Viewer.

  2. Select the objects that you want to add attachments to.

  3. Right-click on the object(s).

  4. Choose Add files.

  5. The File Picker Dialog will open.

  6. Choose the file.

  7. Click Ok.

Attach URL

  1. Open a model in Trimble Connect for Windows 3D Viewer.

  2. Select the objects that you want to add attachments to.

  3. Right-click on the object(s).

  4. Choose Add URL.

  5. Enter the display text.

  6. Enter the url (format must be http:// or https://)

  7. Click Ok.

View Attachments

Links are also visible from the object context menu, where related ToDos and files are also shown. Links can be removed from the object using the contextual and by clicking the Trash button.

Change Object Attachment Visibility

Links icons in 3D can be shown/hidden from the visibility toolbar on top of the 3D view, by using the Object Links button.

Object Attachment Permissions

Only the user who added the attachment, or the Project Admin, can remove an attachment in Trimble Connect for Windows.

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