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Upload Photos to the Site Diary

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Objective

To upload photos to the Photos section of the Site Diary tool.

Background

The Photos section allows you to upload photos associated with your Site Diary. This is an ideal place to aggregate progress photos of the worksite for that day. 

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
    • 'Standard' or 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Daily Log tool.
      AND
      'Standard' or 'Admin' level permissions on the project's Photos tool.
  • Additional Information:
    • Only Public photos can be added to the Photos section of the Site Diary tool.
      • If the project's Photos tool is configured to have photos set to private by default, you will not be able to upload photos to the Photos section of the Site Diary.
        Important! The following settings in the Configure Advanced Settings page for the Photos tool must be disabled in order for photos to be added to the Site Diary tool using this method:
        • Clear the tickbox next to 'Make Site Diary photos private by default'. 
        • Clear the checkbox next to 'Make photos upload to the Photos tool private by default'.
          Note: These settings can be managed by any user with 'Admin' permissions to the project's Photos tool.
      • The photo album selected for the upload cannot be marked as Private.
      • If you need to upload Private photos to a site diary, you can add them to entries from other sections of the Site Diary tool, such as the Notes register. See Create Notes Entries.
    • Tip! You can also add photos to the Site Diary tool while uploading photos to the Photos tool. See Upload Photos to the Site Diary from the Photos Tool.

Steps

  1. Navigate to the project's Site Diary tool.
  2. Scroll to the Photos section.
  3. Click Upload.
  4. Drag-and-drop the photos that you want to upload or click Attach File(s) to select photos manually.

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  5. Fill out the following information as necessary:
    • Location: Select a location associated with the photos.
    • Album: Select an album for the photos to be added to in the Photos tool.
      Note: The album you select for the upload cannot be marked as Private, as only Public photos can be added to the Photos section of the Site Diary.  
    • Trade: Select the trade associated with the photos.
  6. Click Upload.
    Note: The photos are automatically added to the Photos section of the Site Diary and the specified album in the Photos tool.