ToDo Attachments

Attachment Types

ToDos support 4 attachment types, and depending on the type of attachment and your permissions, different functions will be available for each. While working in Trimble Connect for Windows 3D Viewer, you will be able to add files (project files & uploaded files) and 2D & 3D Views and clashes.

Learn more about ToDo permissions ›

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

Supported actions in 3D Viewer: View, Remove

Views
Both 2D & 3D Views are supported as attachments.

Supported actions in 3D Viewer: View, View with original model versions, Remove

Clashes

Supported actions in 3D Viewer: View, Remove

Add Attachments

Attach Project Files

To attach project files

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

  2. Open a ToDo's detail tab.

  3. Click the Edit button.

  4. Click Add attachment…
    The Add Attachment Dialog will open.

  5. Select the file to be attached.

  6. Click OK.

Attach Local Files

To attach local files

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

  2. Open a ToDo's detail tab.

  3. Click the Edit button.

  4. Click Add attachment…
    The Add Attachment Dialog will open.

  5. Click the 2nd tab in the same dialog.

  6. Click Add from my computer…

The Windows Explorer opens.

  1. Choose the files.

  2. Click OK.

Alternatively

Files can also be now dragged and dropped from the computer directly to the ToDo (while it is in editing mode).

Attach 3D Views

To attach 3D Views

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

  2. Open a ToDo's detail tab.

  3. Click the Edit button.

  4. Click Add attachment…
    The Add Attachment Dialog will open.

  5. Click the 3rd tab in the same dialog.

  6. All Views that you have access to will be shown.

  7. Select the Views.

  8. Click Ok.

Alternatively

Views from the Views Strip can be also attached to the ToDo by dragging and dropping them from the Views Strip into the ToDo.

Attach 2D Views

To attach 2D Views

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

  2. Open a ToDo's detail tab.

  3. Click the Edit button.

  4. Click Add attachment…
    The Add Attachment Dialog will open.

  5. Click the 4th tab in the same dialog.

  6. All Views that you have access to will be shown.

  7. Select the Views.

  8. Click Ok.

Attach Clashes

To attach clashes

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

  2. Open a ToDo's detail tab.

  3. Click the Edit button.

  4. Select the clashes in the 3D view.

  5. Click the Add Clash button.

The number of attached clashes is shown next to Add button.

Removing Attachments

CAUTION: Removing attachments cannot be undone.

Remove Attached Files or Views

To remove attachments

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

  2. Open a ToDo's detail tab.

  3. Click the Edit button.

  4. Under the Attachments section click the X button next to the attachment you want to remove.

Remove Clashes

To remove a clash

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

  2. Open a ToDo's detail tab.

  3. Click the Edit button.

  4. Select the clashes in the 3D view.

  5. Click the Remove Clash button.