The following steps will show you how to use Create QA View tool for creating viewpoints with predefined comments.


Set orientation of the view and/or select the elements you want to color.


Go to Standard Tools tab in the iConstruct menu and click Create QA View.

"Step 2"


Define View Folder Name and select Comment from predefined list. Add a new comment if it's not existing in the list.

"Step 3"

Note: By selecting a comment and pressing Delete button you can remove it from the list. All comments in the list are saved in the active iConstruct profile.


Check Color Selected Items and set the color from drop-down menu. Add other Advanced Options if needed.

"Step 4"

Hide Except Selected Items: when creating the view it will hide all unselected items.

Color Selected Items: set the desired color of selected items.

Set Background Color: change the background of the created view. Applies only to the view attached to E-mail.

Create Selection Set: creates a new selection set from the selected items.

Attach to E-Mail: opens active E-mail client and attaches a snapshot with created viewpoint information.

Use Comment as Viewpoint Name: if checked the created view will be named after the used comment, otherwise it will be named “QA View1, QA View2, etc.”

Viewpoint Suffix: adds the defined suffix after the view name.


Click Create View. Folder with saved Viewpoint and comment is created.

"Step 5"

Quick Overview:

Select the elements ➤ Go to Standard Tools tab ➤ Click Create QA View ➤ Select a Comment ➤ Click Create View