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Add Annotations

Insert Hyperlink

To insert a hyperlink in a shape, select the shape, then you can

  • Right-click on the shape and choose Insert Hyperlink in the context menu
  • Go to Insert tab and choose Hyperlink
  • Press Ctrl + Alt + H directly

In the pop-up Hyperlink window, choose to insert a hyperlink from Current Document, File or application, Internet address or Folder. Click the plus icon to add new hyperlinks and click the delete icon to delete hyperlinks.

insert hyperlink window

After you insert a hyperlink in a shape, you will see a web icon on the upper right corner of the shape.

hyperlink icon

Insert Note

To insert a note in the shape, select the shape, then you can

  • Right-click on the shape and choose Insert Note in the context menu
  • Go to Insert tab and choose Note
  • Press Ctrl + Alt + N directly

Type text in the pop-up Insert Note window and click OK

insert note window

After you insert a note in a shape, you will see a pencil icon on the upper right corner of the shape. Place the cursor on the icon, you can see the note text.

note icon

Insert Comment

To insert a comment in the shape, select the shape, then you can

  • Right-click on the shape and choose Insert Comment in the context menu
  • Go to Insert tab and choose Comment
  • Press Ctrl + Alt + C directly
  • Type text in the pop-up Insert Comment window and click Send.

Type text in the pop-up Insert Comment window and click Send.

insert comment window

After you insert a comment in shape, you will see a comment icon on the upper right corner of the shape. Place the cursor on the icon; you can see the comment text. Click the icon, and you will see the commentator’s name, content, and sending time of the comment. You can also edit and delete the comments.

comment icon

Insert Attachment

To insert an attachment in the shape, select the shape, then you can

  • Right-click on the shape and choose Insert Attachment in the context menu
  • Go to Insert tab and choose Attachment
  • Press Ctrl + Alt + A directly

Type text in the pop-up Insert Attachment window and click Send.

insert-attachment-window

After you insert an attachment file in the shape, you will see a clip icon on the upper right corner of the shape.

attachment-icon

Tips:

  1. When you add multiple annotations on a shape, Edraw Max will use a floating button to collect all icons.
  2. If you don’t need the annotation, just right-click on the icon and choose Remove.