Quick Start Guide BCF Manager Navisworks

Quick Start Guide BCF Manager Navisworks

This Quick Start Guide describes the basic online workflow of the BCF Manager for Navisworks. It will get you up and running in no time. 
The BCF Manager for Navisworks is available for Navisworks Manage and Simulate.

Online workflow BCF Manager

  1. Start Navisworks
  2. Load the model(s) for which you want to create or review issues in Navisworks
  3. Choose the BIMcollab tab in the ribbon
  4. Click on the BCF manager icon to open the BIMcollab BCF manager pop-up window



    If you are a first time user, you first need to  Activate your BCF Manager

  5. Connect to a project on BIMcollab Cloud from the BCF Manager (1)
  6. If there are already issues present in the project you connect to, they will be displayed in the issue list (2)
  7. Create new issues manually (3), or import issues from clashes and saved viewpoints in Navisworks (4)
  8. Select issues in the issue list to see its details (5)
  9. When an issue is selected, you can edit it or add a comment to it (6).
  10. Double click the issue to zoom to its viewpoint in the model in Navisworks
  11. When you have made all the necessary changes, synchronize the project to BIMcollab Cloud, to share the issues with your team members (7)

To know how to use the BCF manager without connecting to a project in BIMcollab Cloud, consult the article about the offline workflow with the BCF Manager.

The BCF Manager window


  1. New offline project
  2. Import and save a BCF file
  3. Connect to a project on BIMcollab Cloud
  4. Synchronize project
  5. Display settings issues list
  6. Filter issues
  7. Search
  8. BCF options
  9. Name of project you are connected to
  10. Active filter
  11. Issue list
  12. Show snapshot of the selected issue
  13. Issue information
  14. Create section box around selected elements
  15. Quick zoom
  16. Override colors
  17. Edit, create or delete an issue
  18. Import Issues
    1. From Clashes
    2. From Saved viewpoints
  19. Snapshot of the selected issue
  20. Properties of the selected issue
  21. Comments of the selected issue
  22. Edit, create or delete a comment

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