Document Management Update: Viewing & Markup Experience

April 3, 2019 Joan Allen

The latest BIM 360 Docs release includes a major update for viewing and markup on web and mobile, review and approval workflow enhancements, and other usability and quality improvements.

New Viewing and Markup Experience

The latest BIM 360 release includes an updated viewing and markup experience, including more markup editing and styling options and tools. The updates include:

    • Readily available markups toolbar
    • Greater control over font size, line thickness, and color
    • In-context access to markup controls during creation and editing
    • Support for fill color and transparency settings
    • Support for ‘no-border’ option in text markup
    • Edit anchor points for polylines and polyclouds
    • Select markup layers directly from the canvas
    • Markups attachment improvements

 

We have also updated the BIM 360 iOS and Android apps to support these changes. These upgrades are required on your iOS and/or Android device(s) in order to ensure a smooth transition to the new tools.

BIM 360 iOS 2.12

  • Enhanced markups with more styling and editing capabilities.
  • Added new navigation tools for multi-sheet 2D documents and 3D models in Project Files folders.
  • Improvements and bug fixes.

BIM 360 Android 2.18

  • Enhanced markups with more styling and editing capabilities.
  • Improvements and bug fixes.

Review and Approval Workflow Enhancements

The latest update includes improvements to the workflow commenting user experience, including:

  • Display reviewers that have commented, with easy access to comment list from the main review page
  • Improved comment experience within the viewer
  • Ability to edit comments prior to submitting

 

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