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DwgNotes - Notes and Comments in AutoCAD

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Add notes or comments in AutoCAD DWG files and optionally be notified about the note when the drawing is opened.

One or multiple notes can be added, edited or deleted.


You can use these notes for yourself or within a team to remind others what needs to be done with the drawing.


30-day trial version available for download.

DwgNotes.VLX (5 KB) for AutoCAD.

JTBWorldDwgNotesTrial.zip (204 KB) installer for the autoloader that comes with AutoCAD 2012 and 2013 plus verticals. Includes also a Plug-Ins Ribbon tab panel.

For Bricscad 10 or later contact us.

DwgNotes can also be downloaded and installed as an app from the Autodesk Exchange Apps site. Purchase is also available through this site.

If purchase has been done via Autodesk Exchange Apps the download is available on the Autodesk Exchange Apps My Downloads page. Sign in with the same account used when purchasing.

Follow the steps to install in the documentation section below.

Customers can contact us directly for access to download the full version.

System requirements

AutoCAD 2000 or later or verticals based on AutoCAD, Bricscad 10.
Tested on AutoCAD 2008 up to AutoCAD 2015 and Bricscad 10.

All verticals or flavors based on AutoCAD should be working like AutoCAD Architecture (ACA), Architectural Desktop (ADT), AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Electrical , AutoCAD Map 3D, AutoCAD Mechanical, AutoCAD MEP (AMEP, ABS), AutoCAD P&ID, AutoCAD Plant 3D.

Compatible with those operating systems AutoCAD runs on like Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
Older Windows versions might also work but are not directly supported.



2 EUR for one license or less depending on the amount of licenses.

JTB World is a VAT-registered Swedish company. If your company is outside Sweden and is VAT-registered in EU (European Union) contact us by email before purchase with your company name, VAT-number and what you want to purchase and how many licenses so we can email an invoice and exclude the VAT (25%) on the purchase.


When you purchase with PayPal you can use your credit card or bank account where available. You will be emailed the license (this is done manually but normally within 24 hours). If you want to purchase for example 15 licenses add first 10 to the chart and then add 5.

Contact us for a quote and include how many licenses you want to purchase and your preferred payment method. If you have a really many users that you want to give access to this software we can discuss a discounted price based on your particular situation. Network license needs can be met by a custom price.

Free version for non-commercial usage available.

The license is perpetual and support is included. If you have more than one computer and you are the only user of the application one license is enough.

PayPal, share-it, Mastercard/Eurocard, Visa, American Express, and Diner's Club online are accepted. Alternatively, there is support for bank transfer/wire transfer, or Checks and Money Orders through postal mail. Online transfers via giropay and Nordea Solo are also supported. Refund policy.

To pay by PayPal use the link above or you can also send payment to the account of info@jtbworld.com at www.paypal.com.

DwgNotes can also be downloaded, installed and purchased as an app from the Autodesk Exchange Apps site.



Save DwgNotes.VLX in any location of your choice.

AutoCAD 2012 and newer plus vertical installations are supporting the autoloader. Run the .msi installer. This can be done both while AutoCAD is running or not running.


Appload command can be used. To make sure it is loaded automatically click on Startup Suite Contents button and add it.

acaddoc.lsp can also be used.

If DwgNotes.bundle has been used for installation the application will automatically load and also add the DwgNotes panel to the Ribbon tab Plug-ins.


Use the command DwgNotes.

Enter the note and press Apply to add or apply changes to a note.

Select a note in the list to edit it.

Select a note and press Delete to remove it from the list.

Turn on Notification can be used to be notified if there are notes in a drawing that is opened.


Turn on Notification and this is the message showed when opening the a drawing with a note in it.


Revision History

  • 2013-04-16 version 1.2
    • Installer updated for AutoCAD 2015 and verticals.
  • 2013 - version 1.2
    • Installer updated for AutoCAD 2014 and verticals.
  • 2012-06-29 - version 1.2
    • AutoCAD 2013 support.
  • 2011-05-11 - version 1.1
    • 30-day trial available.
    • AutoCAD 2012 based autoloader Plug-Ins support.
  • 2010-09-01 - version 1.0
    • First release

Some DwgNotes reference customers

More customers are found here.

If you want other features added feel free to contact us with your wishes.

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