Create and edit issues in Revit

Create and edit issues in Revit

Create, edit and delete Issues

View Template

Make sure that before you are creating or editing issues you have created a View Template in Revit.

Create Issues

When you are connected to the desired project you can start creating issues. 
  1. Click the + button to add a new issue

  2. Fill in the Title and other fields
  3. Add a comment
  4. The active view will be used as a viewpoint for the issue. You can also a insert a snapshot from a folder on your computer  or from the clipboard 
    For more information on the creation of viewpoints, consult the article How to create fast, light-weight and effective viewpoints
  5. If necessary, fill in the names of the team members you want to notify about this issue
  6. Hit the 'Save' button and the issue will be created

Edit Issues

You can zoom to an issue by double-clicking on it. The viewpoint which is saved in the issue will be activated.

If you want to edit an issue:
  1. Select the issue by clicking on it
  2. Hit the pencil button  

  3. Edit the issue: change the fields, add a comment, import a new or remove the snapshot, notify someone or change the status to resolved or closed
  4. Click on 'Save' to save the changes, or on 'Cancel' to go back without saving the changes

Delete Issues

If you want to remove an issue click on the - button
You can only remove issues if you have created them yourself, and they have not yet been synchronized to the cloud.

Add, edit and delete comments

Add Comments

If you want to add a comment:
  1. Select the issue
  2. Type the comment in the 'Quick comment' section, notify someone and/or insert a snapshot  

  3. Click on 'Send', the comment will be added

Edit Comments

If you want to edit a comment:
  1. Click once on the comment
  2. The text of the comment will be displayed and will be editable in the middle section of the BCF Manager

You can only edit a comment which you have created yourself.

Delete Comments

If you want to remove a comment, click on the desired comment and press 'Delete' on your keyboard. Confirm the deletion by clicking 'Yes' or cancel by clicking 'No'.
You can only delete a comment which you have created yourself.

Viewpoints and Snapshots


With the BCF Manager for Revit your have the option to add a snapshot.
When creating a new issue, you have the following options:
  1. Add the current window as a snapshot  
    The active view in Revit is added by default when creating a new issue
  2. Choose an image from a file 
  3. Add a saved image from the clipboard 

When you want to edit a Snapshot, you can click on the pencil button . The snapshot will be opened in Paint, where you can add annotations. 

When adding or editing a comment, you can also add a snapshot. Click on the image button  to add the active view in Revit as a viewpoint, or choose a way of importing an image in the drop down menu next to the image button.



Store only what’s needed in the viewpoint of the issue.
When creating a new issue, the BCF manager allows you to choose which items will be stored in the viewpoint:
  1. Auto visible-hidden
  2. Visible
  3. Hidden
  4. Selected
  5. None = Show whole model

For general information about creating viewpoints, consult the article: How to create the best viewpoints.

Synchronizing Issues to your BIMcollab Space

After creating or updating issues in the BCF Manager you can synchronize them with the project in your BIMcollab space.
  1. Click the 'Synchronize Project' button at the top of the menu
  2. The issues with changes to be synchronized, are indicated by the sync symbol behind the issue

  3. After synchronizing, the issues will be visible in BIMcollab Cloud

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