Why are viewpoint colors not the same when I zoom to issues in Navisworks?
If the colors in the viewpoint are not the same as in the snapshot of the issue, most likely you have switched off the ‘Use override colors in viewpoint on zoom-to’ option. This button looks grey when it is not active, blue when it is active.
- Not active:
Turning this option back on should resolve the problem. By default this option is turned off, for a quick zoom to.
Another common issue is that by default the 'Override Appearance' option is not activated for the Saved Viewpoints manually created within Navisworks. When these viewpoints are imported into the BCF Manager, no color information will be saved.
We recommend that you activate this option for any Saved Viewpoints you wish to import.
For a single viewpoint, this option can be activated by right clicking on the viewpoint in the list, choosing 'Edit' and enabling 'Override Appearance'.
You can also set this as a default option within Navisworks by going to Options > Interface > Viewpoint Defaults.
Why are the colors not the same as in other BIM applications?
When generating issues from Navisworks, any override color information is stored in the issue in BIMcollab Cloud by default. However, most BIM applications such as Archicad, Revit and Tekla do not support the use of these override colors. This means ...
Why do issues have section planes when they are disabled in Navisworks?
When a section plane is enabled in Navisworks, it will be reported to the BCF Manager when a new issue is created and added to the viewpoint. Navisworks will always do so even when the ‘Sectioning’ feature has been disabled. To avoid having unwanted ...
Why do I lose my section box when creating issues in Navisworks?
In Navisworks, the sectioning tools have two different modes: section planes and section box. The BCF Manager only supports Navisworks section planes. That means, if the section is created by the section box in Navisworks, it will not be saved in the ...
Create and edit issues in Navisworks
With the BCF Manager for Navisworks, you can connect to a BIMcollab project and exchange issues directly. Create issues You have different options for creating issues, choose the workflow you prefer: By importing clashes from the Clash Detective By ...
Why are viewpoint components missing after an import?
When issues are imported, Solibri builds a new viewpoint internally. Any components referred to from the viewpoint which are not present in the currently loaded models will be discarded, and will not be visible in the viewpoint. This can be the case ...