In BIM 360 Docs we can configure permission levels for each folder. One of the lowest levels is “Viewer” meaning that these users can view files but also download them. This is not really a problem when we talk about PDF files because they are already read-only (officially at least…). But what to do if … More BIM 360 Docs: Do not download my Revit file
If a user is working with Revit and Navisworks at the same time (to do advanced clashing detection for example), often he will export a NWC from Revit and use the NWC in Navisworks. But when you try to export the NWC when it is already in use by the Navisworks project you will get … More Revit & Navisworks: Work simultaneously in both of them
Copying model elements from one view to another (e.g. from one floor plan to another level’s floor plan,) is easy: just use “Copy” and “Paste”. You use the same procedure when you want to copy details from one view to another. But what if the destination view is not a copy of the first one … More Revit: Copy details from one view to another
Is BIM 360 Docs all about document management? With BIM 360 Docs we can manage documents in the cloud so that every member of the project team from any stakeholder has access to any document at any time on any device. We can configure in detail who can see documents and versions of documents are … More BIM 360 Docs: is it document management?
An important aspect when we talk about Issue management is who is responsible for an issue. When I talk with people, who are responsible for issue management, I hear every time that the responsibility for an Issue can change over time. The most common case is when the wrong subcontractor was assigned for an issue. … More BIM 360 Docs: Issue Management
A RFI (Request for information) in BIM 360 Docs is a formal communication between stakeholders. After the creator (for example a subcontractor) added a RFI, the manager (for example the project manager) will receive an email. The manager can deny or approve the RFI so that the RFI will be send to the reviewer (e.g. … More Bim 360 Docs: New RFI workflows
When you create a material take off you can add a “Volume” parameter and a “Material:Volume” parameter. The “Volume” parameter is reporting the volume of the complete family, the “Material: Volume” is reporting the volume per material used in the family. But this is not exactly true… Let’s look at the following example: A simple … More Revit: Calculate the correct volumes