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Add Defect List Items to a Drawing

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To link existing defect list items to a drawing.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
  • Additional Information:
    • You cannot create a new defect list item using the drawing markup tool at However, you can create defect list items from a drawing using the Procore app your mobile device.


  1. Navigate to the project's Drawings tool.
  2. Click Open next to the drawing you want to mark up.
    Note: You can also click Info next to the drawing, then click Open in Viewer / Markup.
  3. Click the Markup icon. See Mark Up a Drawing.

    markup in the toolbar
  4. Click the Pins icon on the markup toolbar. 
    Note: If you do not see 'Pins', another pin markup option (such as Photos, Issue or Observations) may already be selected. Clicking any one of the pin options will expand the options to show Defect.
  5. Select the Defect icon from the Markup toolbar.
  6. Click on the drawing where you want to place the defect list item.
  7. In the Link a Defect Item box, search for the defect list item you want to add.
    Tip! Double-click in this field to bring up a list of all of the defect list items in the project that you have access to.
  8. Click the defect list item.
  9. The colour of the defect item on the drawing will depend on the item's status. See What do the defect item colour codes on a drawing mean?:
    • BLUE: Initiated Work or Required.
    • YELLOW: Review or Ready to Close.
    • RED: In DisputeWork Not Accepted, or Not Accepted.
    • GRAY: Draft or Closed.