BCF interface to BIMcollab
(part of the IFC interface)
The BCF format (BIM Collaboration Format) is used to edit assigned issues and is available in many software products (cross-platform).
The direct editing in CARF offers the advantage that the position in the CAD model, as well as the viewing direction/camera, is applied directly in MicroStation and any CARF objects involved are highlighted.
The BCF (BIM Collaborative Format) adresses issues. An issue is defined by: Properties, comments, image (snapshot), graphical data …
The properties of an issue include name, type, scope, milestone, priority …
Any comments can be added to an issue. Each comment in turn can have its own context, image (snapshot) and graphical data.
Issues can be placed either in a local BCF file (offline) or in a BIM Collab project (online).