Using software that does not support BCF
We are constantly working on getting more and more BIM applications connected with BIMcollab. Should you use software which is not yet connected, then your first step should be to ask your software vendor to become an authorized BIMcollab developer.
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BIM applications that do not support the BCF standard
Communicating issues to the BIM engineer
Using the BIMcollab Cloud web application, engineers can find issues, view issue properties, read comments and resolve the issues within their BIM application. Clicking on a thumbnail will display the stored snapshot allowing users to see the location as well as any annotations.
Adding issues to BIMcollab
- Create a new issue
In BIMcollab Cloud, Create a new issue by going to the Issues page and clicking on the 'New issue' button.
- Edit properties
Give the issue a title, description and set the remaining properties accordingly. Ensure the issue is assigned to the proper team member and, if needed, add team members to the approval list.
- Add Images
Using your BIM application you can often export viewpoints as images or you can create screenshots. Click on the browse button to select the image and add it to the issue.
Save the issue by clicking on the 'Save' button
Using software not integrated with BIMcollab
We are constantly working on getting more and more BIM applications connected with BIMcollab. Should you use software which is not yet connected, then your first step should be to ask your software vendor to become an authorized BIMcollab ...
Import issues into BIMcollab Cloud from a BCF or CSV file
Import issues from a BCF file F ollow these steps to import a BCF file in BIMcollab Cloud: In BIMcollab Cloud, choose the project in which you want to import issues Go to the Import tab of the project Click on 'Browse', and choose the BCF file you ...
Use KEY files to activate BIMcollab software with a closed on-premise space
All software in the BIMcollab eco-system, including the BCF Managers and BIMcollab ZOOM, require activation. Normally this is done online and requires the computer to have an internet connection. However when you run a closed on-premise, such an ...
Using your free project on join.bimcollab.com
Introduction BIMcollab Join (join.bimcollab.com) is the free version of BIMcollab Cloud, which permits you to test our solution. A lot of features which are available in a personal space, can also be tested in Join, but the number of active projects ...
Limit team members from importing BCF files
A project leader can switch the option to allow import of BCF files on or off for each team member individually. This can be done by clicking on a team member on the Settings page of the project and enable the option 'Allowed to import BCF files' in ...