The Text tool lets you add a text block directly onto the map.


The Text tool is available on the following content:

  • Vertical
  • Oblique


Adding text to the map

  1. Make sure you have your area of interest in view and the correct base layer selected (Vertical or Oblique).

  2. Click the Text tool or press T on your keyboard.

  3. Now click on the map and start typing into the box that appears.


Moving the text box

  1. Click the red dot and drag the text box to where you want it.


Text box tips

The text box sizes as appropriate to fit the text. And there is no text wrapping on the text box.

You can force a line break by pressing Enter or SHIFT Enter on your keypad.



You can also add NOTES to measurements. See Add notes to a measurement