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Bluebeam - how to disconnect / remove / reserve items?

Jeff Kogut
Participant
Trying Bluebeam Connection for the first time with our engineer and he marked shearwalls with a fill in Bluebeam along with all his other notes and indicators. The shearwall fill is over top of some other items and not fully aligned with our walls, as are the posts. So we talked and decided I would transfer his Bluebeam drafted shearwalls and posts to our Archicad drafted standard. I moved the Bluebeam data from the Layout view to the View Map view and used our Archicad indicators, erased the Bluebeam fill and lines, looked good.

I came in this morning and the Bluebeam file seems to have been reread and is now shown Layout view as a duplicate, see attached. Unlike yesterday the Bluebeam data now seems to be hardlocked somehow and I can't figure a way to even delete/unlink/detach it, whereas yesterday I could move/delete/manipulate it.

Is there a way to get rid of Bluebeam data once it is in a file?

Can I unlock the Bluebeam data somehow and just move it out of the way?

Is there a way short of getting the engineer to remove his shearwall fills and posts to correct this? (Engineer's time is at a premium and I don't want to waste it.)

The only thing I seem to be able to do is turn off the layer that the Bluebeam data was imported on to hide the data.


This seemed to be going so well yesterday but today I'm reconsidering ever using it again.
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Jeff Kogut
Participant
Figured out one thing since last post. The Bluebeam data in the Layout is 'Free for Reservation' but cannot be reserved. This is obviously a Teamwork project.
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Jeff Kogut
Participant
One more learning along the way today -

I put the Bluebeam information on layer 'LATERAL'. Yesterday I had also drawn some other information on this same layer, so Archicad native lines. This morning I reimported the original in an earlier attempt to fix this. this reimport seems to have deleted all the Archicad native lines when this operation was done.

So consider whatever layer the Bluebeam data is on as sacrificial!
AC19-23 | Win10 Pro | i7-8700K | Quadro P600 | 500gb 960 EVO M2 | Dual 28" 4k Samsung U28E590

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