BIMcollab® BCF Manager for Autodesk® Revit®

BIMcollab® BCF Manager for Autodesk® Revit®

Win64, English

BIMcollab
The BIMcollab® BCF Managers for Autodesk® Revit® provide an efficient collaboration workflow for communicating BIM issues.Use the BCF Manager in any situation where issue management for BIM is needed.

General Usage Instructions

 Online workflow BCF Manager

  • Start Revit
  • Load the model(s) for which you want to create or review issues in Revit
  • Choose the BIMcollab tab in the ribbon
  • Click on the BCF Manager icon to open the BIMcollab BCF Manager pop-up window
  • If you are a first-time user, you first need to  Activate your BCF Manager
  • Create a View Template in Revit, to determine the view settings when zooming to issues from the BCF Manager
  • Connect to a project on BIMcollab Nexus from the BCF Manager
  • If there are already issues present in the project you connect to, they will be displayed in the issue list
  • Create new issues manually
  • Select issues in the issue list and see their details
  • When an issue is selected, you can quickly edit it, or add a new comment to it
  • Double-click the issue to zoom into its viewpoint in the model in Revit
  • When you have made all the necessary changes, synchronize the project to BIMcollab Nexus, to share the issues with your team members

 

Offline workflow BCF Manager (Creating, importing, and exporting issues offline)

It is advised to always use the BCF Manager with an online workflow by connecting to BIMcollab Nexus. If this is not possible, you can create, import, and export issues as BCF files to exchange them with the rest of your project team.

  • Open the BCF Manager in your preferred application.
  • To start a whole new project, select 'New offline project'.
  • If you already have a BCF file to start the project, choose 'Import BCF File'. The issues from the file will be imported. You can find an example BCF file on our website.
  • Press the '+' button and start creating new issues, or click the pencil button to edit existing issues.
  • When you are ready to export the issues to a BCF file, hit the Save button.

 

For detailed instructions, visit our quick start guide for Revit BCF managers.

 

Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

Install or uninstall the BCF Manager according to standard procedures.

  • Download the exe file.
  • Double-click the file to start the installation process.
  • Follow the instructions on your screen.

Uninstall the BCF Manager from your computer as you would uninstall any other application from your system (via the add/remove menu).

Additional Information

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: BIMcollab

Author/Company Information

BIMcollab

Support Information

For help please visit www.bimcollab.com/support or contact us at support@bimcollab.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description

6.5.5.0

New features- 1.Rebranding the BCF managers new product icon and logo. Improvements & bugfixes- 1.Fixed a bug where changes done in IDS on Nexus were not getting synced in the IDS palette. 2.Corrected an issue where the Revit 2021 BCF Manager installer was overriding the Revit 2020 version. 3.Fixed the item order in the Add, Edit and Filter issues drop-downs to match Nexus.

6.4.4.0

New feature- 1. IDS palette to display IDS specifications in the context of the Revit model, in a human-readable format. Other improvements & bug fixes- 1. Fixed a Zoom-to issue about Quick-zoom not unhiding elements previously hidden by Full Zoom. 2. Fixed a bug that caused Revit to crash after certain interactions e.g. editing of families.

6.4.3.0

New feature- 1. IDS palette to display IDS specifications in the context of the Revit model, in a human-readable format. Other improvements & bug fixes- 1. Fixed a Zoom-to issue about Quick-zoom not unhiding elements previously hidden by Full Zoom.

6.3.7.0

New features & Improvements 1.Support for Revit Shared Coordinates. Other improvements & bug fixes 1.Corrected a Revit bundle installer version selection page error. 2.Fixed a SelectionUpdate event crash on Revit 2023 and 2024.

6.2.19.0

New features- New BCFM for Revit 2024. Improvements & bugfixes- Fixed an issue with Revit Survey Point coordination(BCFM for Revit 2023). Fixed an error with list sorting according to deadline. Fixed an issue with the scrollbar.

6.0.12.0

Redesigned user interface: Customizable columns in issue lists Quickly add comments to issues, with or without viewpoints Quick-edit function to update issues much faster Comments are now displayed in a chat-like format Added user avatars for comments The "Issue Details" tab shows a detailed overview of the selected issues Other improvements: Improved Remember me functionality Fixes: Fixed a bug where pending members were displayed in the Notify and Assign lists. Solved a bug that made the BCF manager crash when using the search function for issues.

5.6

New features: Simplified product activation by logging in with BIMcollab ID Modernised connection to BIMcollab Cloud

5.5

The new Revit plug-in is now available within the new BIMcollab 5 ecosystem with enhanced project management features and GDPR compliance. New features and improvements • Dutch & Portuguese languages support • Community translation support • Issues can now be set without an assigned team member • Improved performance when zooming to issues on big projects (only Revit) • Improved add/edit issue dialog • Improved interaction while trying to edit someone else’s comment • Various small bug fixes and user interface improvements

5.4

The new Revit plug-in is now available within the new BIMcollab 5 ecosystem with enhanced project management features and GDPR compliance. New features and improvements • support for favorites • Revit ID’s in viewpoint info • fast switching between perspective and orthogonal viewpoint (Revit 2019) • filter issues which you have to approve • improved support of floorplans, structural plans • the adapted licensing system for easy roll-out on Citrix-systems • accelerated uploading, 20 to 40% faster • various small bugfixes and user interface improvements • improved performance and reliability

5.3

The new Revit plug-in is now available within the new BIMcollab 5 ecosystem with enhanced project management features and GDPR compliance. New features and improvements • support for favorites • Revit ID’s in viewpoint info • fast switching between perspective and orthogonal viewpoint (Revit 2019) • filter issues which you have to approve • improved support of floorplans, structural plans • the adapted licensing system for easy roll-out on Citrix-systems • accelerated uploading, 20 to 40% faster • various small bugfixes and user interface improvements • improved performance and reliability

5.2

The new Revit plug-in now available within the new BIMcollab 5 ecosystem with enhanced project management features and GDPR compliance. New features and improvements • support for favorites • Revit ID’s in viewpoint info • fast switching between perspective and orthogonal viewpoint (Revit 2019) • filter issues which you have to approve • improved support of floorplans, structural plans • adapted licensing system for easy roll-out on Citrix-systems • accelerated uploading, 20 to 40% faster • various small bugfixes and user interface improvements • improved performance and reliability

5 r3

The new Revit plug-in now available within the new BIMcollab 5 ecosystem with enhanced project management features and GDPR compliance. New features and improvements • support for favorites • Revit ID’s in viewpoint info • fast switching between perspective and orthogonal viewpoint (Revit 2019) • filter issues which you have to approve • improved support of floorplans, structural plans • adapted licensing system for easy roll-out on Citrix-systems • accelerated uploading, 20 to 40% faster • various small bugfixes and user interface improvements • improved performance and reliability

5 r2

The new Revit plug-in now available within the new BIMcollab 5 ecosystem with enhanced project management features and GDPR compliance. New features and improvements • support for favorites • Revit ID’s in viewpoint info • fast switching between perspective and orthogonal viewpoint (Revit 2019) • filter issues which you have to approve • improved support of floorplans, structural plans • adapted licensing system for easy roll-out on Citrix-systems • accelerated uploading, 20 to 40% faster • various small bugfixes and user interface improvements • improved performance and reliability

5.0

The new Revit plug-in now available within the new BIMcollab 5 ecosystem with enhanced project management features and GDPR compliance. New features and improvements • support for favorites • Revit ID’s in viewpoint info • fast switching between perspective and orthogonal viewpoint (Revit 2019) • filter issues which you have to approve • improved support of floorplans, structural plans • adapted licensing system for easy roll-out on Citrix-systems • accelerated uploading, 20 to 40% faster • various small bugfixes and user interface improvements • improved performance and reliability

4.0 r3

The new Revit plug-in now available in four of the world’s most commonly used languages: French, German, Spanish, as well as English. New features and improvements • Multilanguage available for the entire BIMcollab ecosystem (WebApp, BCF Managers, ZOOM). • Different languages allowed per user within one project, for international cooperation. • Improved hotkey functionality in ZOOM when using non-US keyboard layouts • Improved import of non-compliant BCF files. • Bug fixed when creating Excel report from activity list. • Bug fixed of incorrect status in PDF reports. • Various small bugfixes and user interface improvements. • Improved performance and reliability.

4.0 r2

The new Revit plug-in now available in four of the world’s most commonly used languages: French, German, Spanish, as well as English. New features and improvements • Multilanguage available for the entire BIMcollab ecosystem (WebApp, BCF Managers, ZOOM). • Different languages allowed per user within one project, for international cooperation. • Improved hotkey functionality in ZOOM when using non-US keyboard layouts • Improved import of non-compliant BCF files. • Bug fixed when creating Excel report from activity list. • Bug fixed of incorrect status in PDF reports. • Various small bugfixes and user interface improvements. • Improved performance and reliability.

4.0

The new Revit add-on offers a much better visual display of issues by their snapshots. With three possible snapshot-sizes and resizable panel-width users can choose how to use the available screen size. Also the issue history with comments is visually enhanced with their linked snapshots. Extended filtering options You can now filter issues on all properties. Especially when working in large projects with lots of issues it is much easier to keep an overview and find the issues to work on. List of new features - Issue list available as small, medium or large tile view. - Comment history visually enhanced with snapshots. - Issue-filter extended with all properties. - More clear user interface for usage of colors. - Updated logo’s and toolbar icons. - Improved performance and reliability

3.2

The new Revit add-on supports working in shared projects with multiple users. And also handles Survey points correctly in projects with shared coordinates. The add-on is made dockable in Revit 2017 and later. From now on all issue properties and all features found in the web application (such as notify) are supported in all BCF managers. The new approval process is supported and the issue-filter is extended with Area.

3.1

The new Revit add-on supports working in shared projects with multiple users. And also handles Survey points correctly in projects with shared coordinates. The add-on is made dockable in Revit 2017 and later. From now on all issue properties and all features found in the web application (such as notify) are supported in all BCF managers. The new approval process is supported and the issue-filter is extended with Area.

3.0

The new Revit add-on supports working in shared projects with multiple users. And also handles Survey points correctly in projects with shared coordinates. The add-on is made dockable in Revit 2017. From now on all issue properties and all features found in the web application (such as notify) are supported in all BCF managers. The new approval process is supported and the issue-filter is extended with Area.
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