The Document Notes Panel allows you to add notes that are relevant to the active document that you are currently working with. It includes the ability to view, create, edit, and delete notes.

The getDocumentNotes(string) function in webviewer.js in the js directory will change the note’s author to whatever name is specified in the string. The string will replace “User Unknown” with whatever string is entered in this function.

To set the user name in the Document Notes panel, set:

virtualViewer.getDocumentNotes("[User’s Name]"),

For example, if you want to set the user name as Fred:


The time stamp is set by the server time for the computer of the user who created the note. The time stamp changes for the server time for the computer of the user when edited.