Working with Plant 3D 2021 Projects on BIM 360

Starting with Plant 3D 2021, we are now able to host projects on the BIM 360 Docs site. To work on a project in BIM 360 Docs, you will need to upload an existing project. There are no options when creating a project to have the project created on BIM 360 Docs. When starting a new project, you will go through the normal process of creating the project on your local system or on a network location utilizing either an existing project as a project template or as a new project. You will then proceed through the setup wizard. Once a project is created or an existing project was set current, then the project can be uploaded to the site. A drawing will need to be open to access the Collaborate tab. If not, the command to Share Project will be grayed out.

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Open a file that is part of the project or just start a new file.

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Select the Share Project button, if the open drawing is part of the project the file will be closed, and you will receive this message:

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Select Get Started. Next, you will be prompted to select the hub and the project folder in which to place the Plant project and then select Upload Project.

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The project is placed in the root folder of Project Files

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When the upload process is finished, this message will confirm that.

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Now you can start working or invite additional team members to the BIM360 site

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Paul Sills

Sr. Support Specialist<br><br>Paul is responsible for client technical support as well as the set-up and configuring of plotters; support and service calls; and the installation, demonstration, and education of clients in AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD MEP, AutoCAD P&ID, Advance Steel, Navisworks, Raster Design, Revit Architecture, Revit MEP, Revit Structure and 3D Studio MAX. He draws upon his years of experience as a technical engineer to assist customers in the creation and implementation of standards, the set-up of plotter and pen styles and the creation of custom blocks.

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