Here is the 4th video in the Bluebeam Video Series for Steel Erectors it goes over how to flatten markups on drawings using Bluebeam.
Sometime you will receive a drawing PDF, and the person sending them will have markups on them that are not flattened. When you are viewing drawings it can cause them to perform slower.
If you are doing a takeoff on the drawings, these markups that have not been flattened will show up in the markup list in Bluebeam.
It is just a good practice after you label your drawings to take the next step and flatten them.
Check out the video to see how simple it is to do.
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