Using the Circle tool

Mark out things like crane reach or other buffer zones using the circle tool.

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Written by Holly Tyler
Updated over a week ago

What is the Circle tool?

The circle tool allows you to mark a circle around a centre point at a set radius in the 2D or 3D environment.

๐Ÿ’ก Tip: use this tool to mark crane reach and buffer zones.

How to use the Circle tool

  1. Select the Circle icon in the left-hand toolbar:

  2. Navigate to the area of your project that you want to mark up.

  3. Single-click to generate the centre point.

  4. Move the cursor to the desired radius and double-click (or press enter) to create the circle. The elevation of the plane will match the elevation of the first point (vertex) that you created.

  5. The new markup and its details will be saved in the Layer Manager.

  6. If you want to edit circle after it's been created, click on anywhere on the drawing and it will enter edit mode. You can then use the centre point to move its location or drag to change the radius.

  7. If you want to edit the radius of the markup to a specific distance, click on the blue Edit link next to Radius in the Layer Manager. This will open the edit modal.

  8. You can use this to input a specific radius. Use "Set" to confirm the radius.

  9. After you have created your markups, there are a variety of different ways you can edit them, you can:

    *These actions are only available for markups you created, learn more about permissions here.

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