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Add a Photo to a Snag List item so that it Populates in the Photos Tool


To add photos to snag list items so that you can reference them in both the Snag List tool and the Photos tool.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Standard' level permission on the project's Snag List tool to add photos to an item.
    • 'Admin' level permission on the project's Photos tool to view photos marked as private.
      'Read only' and above permissions on the project's Photos tool to view public photos.
  • Prerequisites:
    1. Choose the album to which you want your photos to be added.
      Note: If nothing is selected, the default location is an album called, "Photos from Snag List."
  • Additional Information:
    • If you do not want to use this feature, you may turn off photo aggregation in the Photos configuration page.
    • Photos added to snag list items will be added to a private album in the Photos tool by default.
    • Photos added to snag list items will automatically populate in the Photos tool under an album called "Photos from Snag List." 
    • Photos that are linked to snag list items have an "Origin" link on the image that links to the item to which it was originally attached. Users with 'None' permissions on the Snag List tool, but access to the photos in the Snag List tool will see the origin, but they will not have a link to the item and vice versa.


  1. Navigate to your project's Snag List tool.
  2. Click the existing item to which you want to add a photo, or create a new item. See Create a Punch List Item.
  3. Click into the fields to enter the relevant information.
  4. Click Attach Files or drag and drop your photo into the Attachments field. 
    Note: accepted file types: .jpeg .jpg .pjpeg .gif .png x\-png .bmp .tif .tiff
  5. Click Save.