Trimble Connect Product Updates

Trimble Connect for Browser 2.92 | Release Notes | Sept 28, 2020 

09-28-2020 22:49

Connect for Browser has been updated with a new 2D Viewer. 

Major enhancements:

  • Entire new UI 
  • Better user experience
  • Responsive UI
  • Improved markups and annotations 


File Details 

Relevant details will now be visible immediately on the left panel for better readability.


Markups / Annotations

Markups / annotations are easily available on the top pane for efficient use. This will help you create markups faster and save views efficiently. 

Annotation Types

  • Free Draw
  • Cloud Markups
  • Rectangle
  • Oval
  • Arrows
  • Lines
  • Text annotations


Customize/Edit of Annotations

Easily edit annotation:

  • Border color
  • Border thickness
  • Opacity
  • Text Size
  • Fill Color


Show or Hide Annotations

Annotations can now be hidden . This will help you view just the file content or restore the annotations when needed.  




Create and share snapshots of drawing with project members

Key Features

  1. Search / Sort Views
    Search and sort views to narrow down the needed ones                                                                                                                                                                          
  2. Update Views
    Easily update views if an annotation has changed


Key Features

  1. Create ToDos
    Create ToDos to assign tasks to project members. This will provide the drawing information in context of the task.                                                                                                   
  2. View all ToDos
    The list of tasks can be seen in the left panel. This will help get a complete picture of tasks in the project and also the list of tasks assigned to you.                                                                                       
  3. Search / Sort ToDos
    It's now possible to search / sort ToDos. This will help you find the relevant tasks faster when the list is long.


Supported 2D File Formats  

2D files can be photos, text files, excel sheets, documents, or other similar files.

  • BMP
  • DOC
  • DOCX
  • DWG  
  • GIF
  • JPEG
  • JPG
  • PDF
  • PNG
  • PPT
  • PPTX
  • RTF
  • TIF
  • TIFF
  • TXT
  • XLS
  • XLSX

Known limitations

Following limitations will be addressed in future.

  • Email notifications for Views have URLs that redirect to the legacy viewer. We will be addressing this soon. 
  • Share for 2D files (images, pdfs etc) will have problems. We will be addressing these in the upcoming release.
  • Adding comments in Viewer’s File details section isn’t retained. 
  • When the number of layers is large , slowness is observed if layers are checked and unchecked in short intervals.


Updates to limitations NEW

  • Opening files was generating file downloaded activity. This is solved now. No activity will be visible on opening 2D files.
  • Share file from within the Drawing viewer was not be possible earlier. It is now enabled.



NOTE : If you face issues such as - navigation bars not loading, or frozen web page during loading of projects list page , we would request you to clear browser cache and login again. 

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