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Add Photos to a Drawing

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To link photos to a drawing.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions: 
  • Additional Information:
    • Photos added to drawings will populate in the Photos tool under an album called 'Photos from Drawings'.  An 'Origin' field will populate on the photo, which will indicate that the photo was uploaded via the Drawings tool.
      Note: Photos from a markup will only show in the 'Photos from Drawings' album if the markup is published.



  1. Navigate to the project's Drawings tool.
  2. Click Open next to the drawing you want to mark up.
    Note: You can also click Info next to the drawing, then click Open in Viewer / Markup.
  3. Click the Markup icon.

    markup in the toolbar
  4. Select the Photos icon from the Markup toolbar or select an existing photo markup if you want to add additional photos to it.
  5. Click on the drawing where you want to place photos.
  6. Select one of the following options: 
    • Upload Files from your Computer: You will be prompted to select photo files from your computer. 
      NoteOnly the following file types can be uploaded to the Photos or Drawings tool: .jpg, .jpeg, .tif, .tiff, .gif, .png, .x-png, .bmp. The maximum file size of an uploaded photo is 2 MB.
    • Select Photos from Procore: You will be prompted to select an album and then select a photo from the selected album. You may also select all of the photos in that album by clicking Select All
      Note: If you do not have Photos as an active tool on your project, you will not be able to select photos from Procore. Similarly, if your team has not uploaded photos to the Photos tool on your project, you will not be able to select photos from Procore.
  7. Click Done to add the photos to the drawing in the selected place.
    Note: You may move the camera icon around after you have added photos to your personal layer, but you may not move the icon once you've published the photos for everyone on the project to see on the published layer. 

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