Why do the model names in my project have different colors?
The files displayed in the model tree of BIMcollab ZOOM can have the following colors:
- Black = loaded model
- Grey = model file found, but not loaded. Right click the model, and choose Load model if you want to show the model in BIMcollab ZOOM
- Red = model file not found. Right click on the model and choose Select to find the model file
When multiple model files not found (due to relocation of
model files, or opening the project on another computer) you might have
to only select one file again, since all other missing model files will
be found at the new location.
When working with a shared project folder, the red color can also indicate that the path of the shared folder is incorrect. To fix this:
- Go to File > Project folder...
- Click the "..." button
- Navigate in the finder to the correct project folder and click OK
- Click on 'Share'
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