Moving an Annotation

Sometimes 2D annotations can get in the way. Use the tabs below to see how to move an annotation using either MicroStation or AutoCAD.

MicroStation AutoCAD/Civil 3D

Step 1: Click on the annotation(s) you want to move

If you want to move multiple annotations, simply hold down the Ctrl key whilst clicking on your annotations.

Step 2: Navigate to the ‘Annotations’ section of the Lineardraft toolbar

Step 3: Click the 'Move' button

Step 4: Click to select a point of reference

This defines the place your cursor will pick-up the annotation(s) you want to move.

Step 5: Move the cursor to the target location and click

A preview will display the selected annotation(s) in the new location before you click to confirm.

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