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Bluebeam Revu Workflows

See How Bluebeam® Revu®unique features can help your team throughout the Project Lifecycle

When you want something done right, do it in Revu.

Revu has the right tools you need for the job

Click on the Revu Workflows, to see how Revu will enhance your productivity & efficiency.

 

Revu Workflows

No matter your profession

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DESIGN REVIEW

 

ACCELERATE YOUR DESIGN REVIEWS

Speed up your Design Reviews with Bluebeam® Revu®, which allows all of the project teams/partners to collaborate in real-time, or a time of their choosing, from anywhere.  

Markups List
All your markups appear in an integrated, customizable list for easy tracking and simple creation of PDF, CSV or XML reports.

Tool Chest
Save and organize custom markups and measurements for easy reuse and share them with colleagues to streamline communication.

Batch Slip Sheet (eXtreme Only)
Keep entire file sets up to date by automatically matching new revisions with their corresponding current sheets.

PDF Creation
Create 2D and 3D PDFs directly from Revit®, AutoCAD®, Navisworks® Manage, Navisworks Simulate, SketchUp® Pro and U3D, PRC or IFC files.

Markup Tools
Redline 2D and 3D PDFs with customizable markup tools, such as text, clouds, callouts, CAD symbols, images, stamps and more.

Overlay Pages
Pick points on two or more PDFs for comparison and assign different colours to each page so you can easily see the differences.

Compare Documents
Automatically highlight and identify the differences between two drawing revisions with easy-to-see clouds.

"The inherent simplicity of utilizing Bluebeam technology was key in helping achieve a cost-effective, time-sensitive and sustainable solution to our daily work output."
Perkins+Will

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DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT


KEEP ALL YOUR PROJECTS ON TRACK

Revu® lets you manage all your project folders and files in one location, so teams can easily access, upload, and review the latest documents.

DMS Integration
Retrieve, mark up and check in documents from Studio Projects, ProjectWise® and SharePoint® directly within the Revu interface.

Profiles
Store your preferred toolbars, tool sets and display settings in a custom interface profile or choose from preloaded profiles.

Batch Slip Sheet (eXtreme Only)
Keep entire file sets up to date by automatically matching new revisions with their corresponding current sheets.

OCR (eXtreme Only)
Exploit the power of PDFs by turning scanned drawings into text-searchable and selectable PDF files, and capture intricate CAD details, like room numbers, coordinates, and callouts.

"You’ve missed the boat if you don’t use Revu from project start to project finish."
Brett Richardson
Project Manager, JOHNSONKREIS

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Drawing Management 

 

KEEP UP WITH DYNAMIC DRAWING SETS

Dynamic document tools in Revu® make it easy to manage and share the most current drawing set with project partners, in the office and in the field.

Batch Slip Sheet (eXtreme Only)
Keep entire file sets up to date by automatically matching new revisions with their corresponding current sheets.

Batch Link® (eXtreme Only)
Automatically create an unlimited number of hyperlinks using file names, page labels or page regions.

Compare Documents
Automatically highlight and identify the differences between two drawing revisions with easy-to-see clouds.

Sets
View up-to-date documents stored in different network locations as a single document in a single tab.

Tags
Automatically organize Sets by drawing revision, sheet type, discipline and more, and generate a drawing log.

Automark
Automatically generate bookmarks and page labels by defining a region on a page, such as a title block or sheet number.

OCR (eXtreme Only)
Exploit the power of PDFs by turning scanned drawings into text-searchable and selectable PDF files, and capture intricate CAD details, like room numbers, coordinates, and callouts.

"The inherent simplicity of utilizing Bluebeam technology was key in helping achieve a cost-effective, time-sensitive and sustainable solution to our daily work output."
Perkins+Will

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QA/QC

 

ELIMINATE DESIGN DEFECTS

For architects, engineers and contractors, the markup and collaboration tools in Bluebeam® Revu® allow for faster, more accurate and more thorough quality reviews.

Markups List
All your markups appear in an integrated, customizable list for easy tracking and simple creation of PDF, CSV or XML reports.

Tool Chest
Save and organize custom markups and measurements for easy reuse and share them with colleagues to streamline communication.

Compare Documents
Automatically highlight and identify the differences between two drawing revisions with easy-to-see clouds.

Batch Markup Summary
Create customized reports from information in the Markups List across multiple PDFs.

Batch Slip Sheet (eXtreme Only)
Keep entire file sets up to date by automatically matching new revisions with their corresponding current sheets.

PDF Creation
Create 2D and 3D PDFs directly from Revit®, AutoCAD®, Navisworks® Manage, Navisworks Simulate, SketchUp® Pro and U3D, PRC or IFC files.

Markup Tools
Redline 2D and 3D PDFs with customisable markup tools, such as text, clouds, callouts, CAD symbols, images, stamps and more.

Overlay Pages
Pick points on two or more PDFs for comparison and assign different colours to each page so you can easily see the differences.

Multiview
Split your screen up to sixteen times to view different sections of a PDF simultaneously on multiple monitors, and sync tabs to pan and zoom in unison.

"It’s taken a stunning amount of time out of our QA/QC process."
Matt Forman
Cannon Design

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SUBMITTAL REVIEW

 

SIMPLIFY YOUR SUBMITTAL REVIEWS

Revu® simplifies submittals with powerful markup and editing tools and integrates seamlessly into many document management systems to keep your project running smoothly.

Stamps
Create and save custom stamps that include your company logo, dynamic date and time, signatures and more.

Multiview
Split your screen up to sixteen times to view different sections of a PDF simultaneously on multiple monitors, and sync tabs to pan and zoom in unison.

Markup Tools
Redline 2D and 3D PDFs with customisable markup tools, such as text, clouds, callouts, CAD symbols, images, stamps and more.

PDF Editing
Easily extract, combine, and organize PDFs with essential layout, page assembly and collation options.

"Bluebeam has helped us create a more sustainable communication process that has saved us time and money and provided better value to all project partners."
Robert Feille
Senior Project Manager, Balfour Beatty

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Takeoffs

 

BUILD A BETTER BID

Measurement tools in Revu® help you capture a project’s true scope and create a stronger bid-which gives you the competitive edge.

WHAT’S YOUR SPECIALTY?

Revu has unique markup and measurement tools for contractors in the specialty trades.

Civil
Effortlessly switch between different units of measurement on a single drawing to ensure you make the most accurate bid possible.

Concrete
Optimise your takeoffs by sharing a standardised set of takeoff tools with your team. Now it’s easy to get a comprehensive summary of concrete work, such as cubic volume of footings, linear footage of formwork and surface area of slabs.

Electrical
Easily apply industry standard symbols to identify and count electrical items and fixtures, measure lengths of conduit and segmented runs of wiring, including vertical rise and drop, and link your material takeoff quantities to Excel®.

HVAC
Measure segmented lengths of ducting (including vertical rises and drops), volume of rooms for air flow, and easily scan drawings for VAV devices, thermostats, or equipment tags.

Interior Finishes
Finishers love the ability to easily measure width and height of typical finish materials such as interior glazing, wall panelling, ceiling systems, flooring systems, and more when working in Revu.

Plumbing
Navigate and mark up complex bid sets, measure and total the lengths of supply, waste and gas lines (including rises and drops) and seamlessly link your material takeoff totals to Excel®.

PDF Measurement Tools
Go beyond length, width and area; Revu measures more, like volume, depth, radius, wall area, angle and arc, and performs area and volume cut-outs.

Markup Tools
All your markups appear in an integrated, customizable list for easy tracking and simple creation of PDF, CSV or XML reports.

Tool Chest
Save and organize custom markups and measurements for easy reuse and share them with colleagues to streamline 

"Using Revu’s Batch Link feature to hyperlink our RFIs not only saves time but is also a key part of our quality control program."
Danny O’Brien
Project Engineer, Mortenson Construction

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RFI Postings

 

IMPROVE YOUR RFIs

Revu® keeps RFIs clear and organized with smart markup, hyperlinking and visualization tools, helping your project stay on track.

Automatic Form Creation (eXtreme Only)
Simplify PDF form creation from scanned or digital documents that automatically detect fields such as signatures, dates, and checkboxes.

PDF Creation
Create 2D and 3D PDFs directly from Revit®, AutoCAD®, Navisworks® Manage, Navisworks Simulate, SketchUp® Pro and U3D, PRC or IFC files.

Snapshot
Embed photos—including 360º images—and videos, from the field or your image library, into any markup.

Hyperlinks
Easily configure hyperlinks to open websites and network files or jump to specific pages or snapshots within a PDF.

Batch Link® (eXtreme Only)
Automatically create an unlimited number of hyperlinks using file names, page labels or page regions.

Markup Tools
Redline 2D and 3D PDFs with customisable markup tools, such as text, clouds, callouts, CAD symbols, images, stamps and more.

PDF Editing
Easily extract, combine, and organize PDFs with essential layout, page assembly and collation options.

Stamps
Create and save custom stamps that include your company logo, dynamic date and time, signatures and more.

"Using Revu’s Batch Link feature to hyperlink our RFIs not only saves time but is also a key part of our quality control program."
Danny O’Brien
Project Engineer, Mortenson Construction

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PUNCH PROCESS

 

STREAMLINE YOUR PUNCH PROCESS

Bluebeam gives you all the tools you need to close punch items faster.

Markups List
All your markups appear in an integrated, customizable list for easy tracking and simple creation of PDF, CSV or XML reports.

Tool Chest
Save and organize custom markups and measurements for easy reuse and share them with colleagues to streamline communication.

Spaces
Define an area in a PDF as a Space to track and sort punch markups more efficiently.

Profiles
Store your preferred toolbars, tool sets and display settings in a custom interface profile or choose from preloaded profiles.

Punchkeys
Indicate jobsite deficiencies on a floorplan using the preloaded Punchkey symbols in Revu.

Batch Markup Summary
Create customized reports from information in the Markups List across multiple PDFs.

Capture
Embed photos, including 360° images and videos, from the field or your image library, into any markup.

Revu For iPad®
Access, navigate and annotate your PDF files from anywhere, anytime using the Revu for iPad app.

Project Rover
The new, easy-to-use project and field management solution allows you to effortlessly manage punch from anywhere. You can assign, track and close punch items; organize items with Revu Spaces and attach photos; and create punch lists from drawings and map view in real time. 

"Leveraging the power of Bluebeam Revu has allowed Sundt to be more effective and efficient while performing punchlisting. Bluebeam Revu afforded our project team the ability to simplify an otherwise complicated workflow."
Dominic Daughtrey
Project Engineer, Sundt Construction

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Site Logistics

 

TAKE CONTROL OF COMPLEX CONSTRUCTION SITES

Bluebeam® Revu® includes customizable markup and collaboration tools that allow you to create, manage and store site logistic plans, all within a single solution.

Tool Chest
Save and organize custom markups and measurements for easy reuse and share them with colleagues to streamline communication.

Layers
Assign markups to layers that can be toggled on and off to display desired PDF data.

PDF Measurement Tools
Go beyond length, width and area. Revu measures more, including volume, depth, radius, wall area, angle & arc, and performs area & volume cutouts.

Dynamic Tool Set Scaler
Create markups that automatically resize when placed on scaled PDFs.

Sketch Tools
Create polygons, polylines, rectangles, and ellipses based on a PDF’s calibrated scale.

Legends
Create a visual summary of markup data on your PDF, which automatically updates as markups are added or modified.

"When we’re in the field, it’s critical to have our shop drawings in front of us as soon as possible. Using Revu on iPads allowed us to have instant access to those drawings, offering a huge time savings."
L.J. Neri
Project Manager, Parenti & Raffaelli, LTD

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Project Handover

 

GIVE OWNERS WHAT THEY WANT

With the dynamic document creation tools in Revu®, you can deliver smart O&Ms that give facilities managers quick and easy digital access to critical building information.

Hyperlinks
Easily configure hyperlinks to open websites and network files or jump to specific pages or snapshots within a PDF.

PDF Editing
Easily extract, combine and organize PDFs with essential layout, page assembly and collation options.

Markup Tools
Redline 2D and 3D PDFs with customizable markup tools, such as text, clouds, callouts, CAD symbols, images, stamps and more.

"We use Revu to make the full electronic turnover packages in PDF that we can deliver to the owner on a thumb drive. The benefit of that isn’t just size or saving paper; it’s the fact that you can search it for any piece of information."
Mark Henry. Sr.
Field Engineer, McCarl’s Inc.

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