Use a project as a template
When creating a new project in BIMcollab Nexus, you can use a project template or another project as as a Template. This copies the project settings and you can enable the options to also copy team members, areas, milestones and BIM requirements. The BIM requirements include Smart Views, Clash rules and List definitions added to the shared folders of the template project in BIMcollab Zoom. As well as IDS specifications set up in BIMcollab Nexus for the template project.
If the use of project templates is enforced in the space, all the users will need to choose from one of the templates available while creating a new project. If not enforced, they will be able to use the existing templates, create a new template or create a project without using a template. Administrators are able to choose from all the options. See Create a new template
to find more about creating and enforcing templates.
Labels, types, groups and priorities, as well as the custom and mandatory fields in Connected and Enterprise spaces, will always be copied along with project owner. If necessary, these settings can be edited later on the Settings page of the project.
When you work with company standards for all or some of these values, set up a template project
to use specifically for this purpose.
Create a new template
As an administrator in a space you can create project templates in which all project properties, like issue settings and team members, are saved. New projects can be created based on a template, so all of these settings are already present. Once ...
Define project properties
After you have created a new project you can now change the project’s properties so that it meets your requirements. Do you want to advance your knowledge about BIMcollab Nexus? Go toour BIMcollab Academy and enroll in the BIMcollab Nexus course. Go ...
Create a new project
To create a new project, click on the button 'New project' in the upper right corner of the 'My Projects' page. If you cannot see the 'New project' button, you do not have rights to create projects in the space. Contact the space administrator to ...
Good issue management
Using an issue management platform like BIMcollab Nexus 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 ...
Use reports to create a project backup
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 ...