Title Blocks
  • 06 Jan 2022
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Title Blocks can be used to add Logos, Project Details and complete Plan designs.

Add a Title Block to a Plan:

  1. (Optional) Clean up the existing Plans existing Title Block using the Eraser Tool.
  2. Click Details tab
  3. Click Setup Title Block
  4. Click Title Block name e.g. Example Title Block
    To select a pre-configured Title Block
  5. Edit Title Block as required
  6. Click Apply Changes
    To place the Title Block on the Plan
  7. (Optional) Click Options to adjust:
    • Edge
      Change the orientation and choose which Edge of the Plan to display the Title Block on
      When selecting a side Edge, the Table Block/s may place Label Titles (bold text) above the text information (non-bold text) rather than next to it
    • Height
      Adjust the height of the Title Block
    • Border Margin
      Choose the margin of the border around the Plan
    • Block Padding
      Control the amount of space around images and text
    • Font Face
      Choose from pre-defined fonts
    • Text Colour
      Select the text colour
    • Border Thickness
      Set the thickness around the outside of the Plan
    • Border Colour
      Select the border colour
πŸ’‘Tip: Press Enter to apply changes

When adjusting the Height, Border Margin, or Block Padding, or Border Thickness

  1. (Optional) Click Save as favourite, enter name, then click Save
    To create a Title Block template for future Projects
  2. Click Close

D2 - Add a Title Block

Setting up a new Title Block

  1. (Optional) Clean up the existing Plans existing Title Block using the Eraser Tool.

  2. Click Details tab;

  3. Click Setup Title Block

  4. Click +New Title Block

  5. Click +Add Block and select block type

    • Image Block
      For adding images such as a company logo
      Choose an image file (bitmap, jpeg, png or gif) and this will be resized to the box size
    • Text Box
      Add free text relating to the Plan, e.g. a job description
    • Table
      Add predefined labels and corresponding value like Revision Number, Date drawn, Customer, etc
      Add the table's labels and their corresponding values


  6. Choose whether the blocks are automatically spaced (Weighted) or at a fixed size (Fixed)

  7. Repeat steps 5 & 6 until all required blocks are added
    πŸ“ The number of blocks within a title block are only limited by space and size constraints

  8. Once finished, click Apply Changes to place the Title Block on the Plan.

  9. (Optional) Click Options to adjust:
    * Edge
    Change the orientation and choose which Edge of the Plan to display the Title Block on
    When selecting a side Edge, the Table Block/s may place Label Titles (bold text) above the text information (non-bold text) rather than next to it

    • Height
      Adjust the height of the Title Block
    • Border margin
      Choose the margin of the border around the Plan
    • Block Padding
      Control the amount of space around images and text
    • Font Face
      Choose from pre-defined fonts
    • Text Colour
      Select the text colour
    • Border Thickness
      Set the thickness around the outside of the Plan
    • Border Colour
      Select the border colour
πŸ’‘Tip: Press Enter to apply changes

When adjusting the Height, Border Margin, or Block Padding, or Border Thickness

10.(Optional) Click Save as favourite, enter name, then click Save
To create a Title Block template for future Projects
11. Click Close

D2 - Setting up a Title Block

Using the same Title Block on multiple Plans

  1. Navigate to the correct Plan
  2. Click Details tab;
  3. Click Setup Title Block
  4. Under Plans in this Project, Click Plan name to copy the Title block from
  5. Make any changes required
  6. Click Apply Changes
  7. (Optional) Click Options to adjust:
    • Edge
      Change the orientation and choose which Edge of the Plan to dispaly the Title Block on
      When selecting a side Edge, the Table Block/s may place Label Titles (bold text) above the text information (non-bold text) rather than next to it
    • Height
      Adjust the height of the Title Block
    • Border margin
      Choose the margin of the border around the Plan
    • Block Padding
      Control the amount of space around images and text
    • Font Face
      Choose from pre-defined fonts
    • Text Colour
      Select the text colour
    • Border Thickness
      Set the thickness around the outside of the Plan
    • Border Colour
      Select the border colour
πŸ’‘Tip: Press Enter to apply changes

When adjusting the Height, Border Margin, or Block Padding, or Border Thickness

  1. Click Close
  2. (Optional) Clean up the Plan behind the Title Block using the Eraser Tool.

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Errors

If you get an error message like the one below, go to the block mentioned and adjust the β€œWidth” to suit.

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πŸ’‘ To delete any of the Title Blocks once complete
  1. Press ESC to enter Select Mode
  2. Click on the line to remove.
  3. Click Actions then click Delete

Video Tutorial

Watch a step-by-step guide on adding a Title block to your plan here;


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