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How can I determine the view settings for issues in Revit? Is it possible to customize the viewpoints of clashes before importing them as issues in Navisworks? And how do I store a selection of elements in BIMcollab ZOOM? These questions (and more) will be answered in this edition of the BIMcollab Tech Tip. Enjoy!
Coming soon: Smart Issues 

June 8th, we will release a new version of BIMcollab Cloud together with a new version of ZOOM, introducing Smart Issues: an intelligent solution to the time-consuming process of clash management. And you can attend the exclusive sneak preview webinar on May 27th!

Tip: this sneak preview webinar will also be hosted in German, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Dutch.

Add Saved Viewpoints to clashes in Navisworks before importing
When importing clashes from the Clash Detective as issues into the BCF Manager, by default only the clashing elements will be saved in the viewpoint of the issue. You can customize the viewpoints to meet your requirements, by creating a viewpoint report from your clash results and using these corresponding viewpoints when importing the clashes.
Store a selection of elements in BIMcollab ZOOM  
In BIMcollab ZOOM, you can store a selection of components to a personal view called 'My view'. Add or remove elements, by selecting them in the model tree or the 3D view and use the =, + and - buttons. This selection can be evoked at a later moment with the 'My view' buttons, and can be used to run a Smart view on.
Determine the view settings when zooming to issues in Revit
When you zoom to an issue from the BCF Manager in Revit, by default the active view settings will be used to create the view. View settings, like detail level or model overrides, are not incorporated in the BCF file format. The way your viewpoints are shown is determined by Revit itself. You can influence these settings by creating a custom view template to use with the BCF Manager.
Duplicated issues with Solibri 
When using the BCF Live Connector in Solibri versions 9.12.5 and older, issues can sometimes be duplicated during synchronisation between Solibri and BIMcollab. The original issue is untouched and we advise to close the duplicates as soon as possible to prevent confusion. This problem will be resolved in version 9.12.6, to be released soon.
New BCF Managers Autodesk 2022
Following the release of the 2022 versions of all Autodesk products, we released new BCF Managers for Revit 2022, Navisworks 2022 and AutoCAD 2022. Making it possible for users, with the newest version of these BIM tools, to work with BCF files, connect to BIMcollab Cloud and manage their issues.
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