Create and edit issues in Revit
Create, edit and delete Issues
Make sure that before you are creating or editing issues you have created a View Template
When you are connected to the desired project you can start creating issues.
- Click the + button to add a new issue
Fill in the Title and other fields
Add a comment
- 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
- If necessary, fill in the names of the team members you want to notify about this issue
- Hit the 'Save' button and the issue will be created
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:
- Select the issue by clicking on it
- Hit the pencil button
- 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
- Click on 'Save' to save the changes, or on 'Cancel' to go back without saving the changes
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.
If you want to add a comment:
- Select the issue
- Type the comment in the 'Quick comment' section, notify someone and/or insert a snapshot
- Click on 'Send', the comment will be added
If you want to edit a comment:
- Click once on the comment
- 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.
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:
- Add the current window as a snapshot
The active view in Revit is added by default when creating a new issue
- Choose an image from a file
- 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:
- Auto visible-hidden
- None = Show whole model
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.
- Click the 'Synchronize Project' button at the top of the menu
- The issues with changes to be synchronized, are indicated by the sync symbol behind the issue
- After synchronizing, the issues will be visible in BIMcollab Cloud
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