Issues in Model Coordination

Issues are used by teams to identify and communicate about areas of concern or required improvements in project files and models. Issues can be created and viewed in several ways in Model Coordination, for example using the Issues tool, when viewing models or views, or when reviewing clashes.

Project administrators control permissions and settings for issues in Model Coordination. These are controlled in Docs, and inherited by Model Coordination:

Issues tool


1. Coordination space

Click the coordination space drop-down to select the desired coordination space. The issues log will change to display the issues from the selected coordination space.

Note: Project administrators can click Manage coordination spaces in the drop-down list to be taken to the Settings tool, where they can create, activate, and deactivate coordination spaces.

Last clash check...: This shows the date and time of the clash check that determines the issues which are displayed. Issues display from the last successful clash check. If there has never been a successful clash check, all models will display from the last unsuccessful clash check.

2. Manage issues in Docs

Hover the information icon to learn about the actions that can or need to be completed in Docs to affect issues in Model Coordination. Click Go to Docs to go to the Issues tool in Docs.

3. Issues log

The issues log in Model Coordination lists issues under various attributes (column headings) corresponding to entries in the details panel (see 8. Issue details panel) and updates to the issue. You can update the attributes shown using attributes settings (see 4. Attributes settings).

The issues log includes:

The issues log does not include:

Click an issue to open and review the details panel for that issue.

4. Attributes settings

: Click the gear icon to search, sort, and update the attributes which display in the issues log.

5. All issues or clash issues

Use the drop-down to filter the log of issues to show either:

6. Export

You can export a report for all, multiple, or individual issues.

For all and multiple issues, you can choose from the following options:

To export an individual issue:

  1. Click the More menu of the relevant issues in the issues log.
  2. Click Export as PDF.
  3. Click Export in the dialog.

You will receive an email with a link to download the issue report.

For full details on exporting issues, see Export Issues and Issues Reports topic in the Docs help site.

7. Search and filter issues

8. Issue details panel

Click an issue in the issues log to open the issue details panel where you can review and edit the details for that issue. See Edit issue details section of the Create Issues in Model Coordination topic for full details.

You can also view the details panel in the viewer if you need more model context. Click an issue in the issues log, scroll the details panel to the Placement section and click the file name. The details panel in the viewer also allows you to update your issue thumbnail and thumbnail markups if desired.

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