Using software that does not support BCF

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.  For more information  read this >

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 and issues within your 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

  1. Create a new issue
    In BIMcollab Cloud, Create a new issue by going to the Issues page and clicking on the ‘New issue’ button.

  2. 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.


  3. 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 issues.

  4. Save
    Save the issue by clicking on the ‘Save’ button
To know how to communicate issues from an application that does support the BCF standard, but is not integrated with BIMcollab, consult the article Using software not integrated with BIMcollab

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