Create a backup of your project
The best way to create a backup copy is to save the whole project including history to a PDF, XLS, or BCF report.
As a project leader, go to the Issues page of your project and set up a filter for the issues you want to export. Editors and Reviewers in the project also have the ability to create reports.
After filtering or selecting the desired issues, click the 'Report' button. The created report can be downloaded from the 'Reports' page.
When creating a report from the Issues page, a dialog window will appear which allows you to choose the type of report you want to create and give the file a name.
When choosing the PDF format, the active view on your screen is used (title view or list view). Choose to include the issue history and change-logs to have all information.
When choosing the BCF format, you can choose the version of BCF you want to export. The most recent version is BCF 2.1 which can be used to access the individual issues including the viewpoints.
When using only BCF files, the following data from BIMcollab is not supported:
- Custom fields
- Change log
- Smart Issues
Define project properties
After you have created a new project you can now change the project’s properties so that it meets your requirements. Go to your project’s Settings page in BIMcollab Cloud Click on any property and then on the ‘New’ button to create a new value In ...
Create a new project
To create a new project click on the button 'New project' on the upper right corner of either the projects page or your dashboard. If needed, you can use a previous project as a template and copy the team members and all project properties. When ...
Good issue management
Using an issue management platform like BIMcollab Cloud can save time, avoid mistakes and create transparency within a team. As powerful as BIMcollab’s issue management may be, if it is not used in a structured way, the full potential may not be ...
Explore the example project
Give BIMcollab a try and access the example project to see how you can add or edit issues, regardless of the used platform. All you need to do is follow these steps: Using the web application In your web browser, navigate to join.bimcollab.com Log in ...
Use a project as a template
When creating a new project in BIMcollab Cloud you can make use of an existing project as a template and copy its settings. In the section 'Template project', choose the existing project you want to use as a template and enable the options to copy ...