There are some functions that are availble in Bluebeam REVU that are disabled while a document is being used in a Studio Session. Jim describes these limitations and explains why it is important to understand that documents in a Studio Session can be marked up, but the underlying content cannot be edited.
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- [Voiceover] Before we close our files and…move on to the next chapter,…I did want to take a minute just to show you…a few things that don't work with documents…when they're in a studio session.…These are things that you can normally do…to a document within Bluebeam Revu,…but you can't do them when they're in a studio session.…So let's just take a look at that.…I'm gonna go to edit on the top menu bar,…and I'm gonna go over here to content.…So, normally if I had just opened this…outside of a session and just opened it in Bluebeam Revu,…when I selected this I'd be able to edit text,…cut content, or erase content.…
So those are things that I cannot do to a document…that is in a studio session.…So the nice thing about this is,…what that means is that nobody can change anything…that's flattened to this document…once it's in a studio session.…So that might be something to think about before…you upload your documents to a studio session.…Flattening them might be a good thing to do…because at that point, again, nobody can edit,…
The end result is an easily accessible electronic package, with a hyperlinked chemical list that acts as a clickable table of contents—all with considerably less effort. Jim Rogers shows how to set up a project, start a studio session for collaboration, invite collaborators to the review process, set up an approval workflow, and combine all the submitted sheets into a single PDF file that can be searched and shared. Plus, learn how to keep a session open for additional submittals or archive it when a project is over.
- Setting up a project
- Initiating a session
- Involving the project team in reviews and approvals
- Finalizing the PDF
- Sharing the electronic documents
- Closing the sessions