Syncing integrations in Bluebeam Cloud

This article applies to:

  • Bluebeam Cloud

Using integrations in Bluebeam Cloud

Using the Bluebeam Cloud web app, Admins can add drawings to a project by uploading them from a local device or importing them through an integration. This article explains how to import drawings from an integration and how to sync any updates with the drawings in Bluebeam Cloud.

Integrations supported in Bluebeam Cloud

  • Studio Projects
  • SharePoint Online
  • OneDrive
  • Dropbox
  • Box
  • Google Drive
  • Egnyte
To learn more about specific product integrations, visit the Bluebeam Marketplace. From there, you can contact our integrations team or Partners for more information about setup and activation.

Importing drawings to Bluebeam Cloud

You can import drawings to Bluebeam Cloud from Studio Projects in Revu, or through an integration. Select an option below to learn how to import drawings to your Bluebeam Cloud project.

From Studio Projects

Importing drawings from Studio Projects

You can import drawings from a Studio Project directly to Bluebeam Cloud. There’s no need to sign into your Studio Project because Studio automatically connects to Bluebeam Cloud; all you have to do is select which drawings to import and then publish them in Bluebeam Cloud.

Learn how to prepare your drawings in Revu before importing them to Bluebeam Cloud.

To import Studio Project drawings to Bluebeam Cloud:
  1. Sign into Bluebeam Cloud.
  2. Go to the Drawings panel and select Add Drawings.
  3. Go to Import Drawings > From Studio.
  4. Select a Studio Project, then choose the individual drawings you want to import.
  5. When finished, select Confirm Selection.

Your drawings will start to upload. You’ll receive an on-screen and email notification when they’re ready to review.

From an integration

Importing drawings from an integration

Only Admins can connect to integrations and upload drawings to a project. To learn more, see Permission levels in Bluebeam Cloud.
First, share your drawings with the Bluebeam Cloud app:
  1. Sign into to Bluebeam Cloud.
  2. From Projects, select your desired project.
  3. Go to Settings, then select the Integrations tab.
  4. On your desired integration, select Connect Your Account and follow the on-screen prompts.
    An Account Connected dialog box will appear when the connection is successful.
  5. From the dialog, select the drawings you want to share with the Bluebeam Cloud web app (you’ll have a chance to review them before publishing).
  6. Select Share with Project.

A dialog will notify you when your drawings have finished importing. You can also view the status of your drawings from the File Activity menu.

After drawings have been shared, publish them to your project:
  1. Go to the  Drawings panel and select the drawings you want to publish.
  2. Select Confirm Selection.
  3. Go to the Uploads tab to review and publish your drawings.
Attaching files from an integration to an RFI

Attaching files from an integration to an RFI

You can provide additional context to your RFIs by attaching specification sheets, photos, and other files. Files can be uploaded from a local device or inserted through an integration that’s already connected.

To insert files from an integration:
  1. Go to the RFIs panel.
  2. Open the RFI, and select Insert Files.
  3. From the dialog, select an account and insert your files.
    Files attached to an RFI won’t appear in the Drawings panel.

If you select an integration but don’t see your files, your account may not be connected. To connect your account, go to Settings > Integrations.

Syncing your integrations

Syncing helps you maintain version control and ensures that users in your project only see the drawings you give them access to. For example, if a drawing is updated in its source location, such as SharePoint or Google Drive, those updates won’t appear in Bluebeam Cloud until you sync them.

You can sync your integrations by going to Settings and selecting the Integrations tab, or by following the steps below.

When a drawing is updated in the integration it was shared from, you’ll see a notification in the Connected Accounts menu in Bluebeam Cloud.

To sync a connected integration:

  1. From Projects, select your desired project.
  2. Go to Settings, then select the Integrations tab.
  3. Under Connected Accounts, select the integration you want to sync.
  4. Select Sync and then Save Changes.

Your drawings in Bluebeam Cloud have been synced with the drawings in the integration.

The changes you make to your drawings in Bluebeam Cloud aren’t automatically saved to their source location. To update your drawings in their source location, you’ll need to export your drawings from Bluebeam Cloud to the integration.

Exporting project data to an integration

To export data or drawings from Bluebeam Cloud:

  1. From Projects, select your desired project.
  2. Go to Settings, then select the Project Settings tab.
  3. Under Export Project Data, select one of the following options:
    1. Request Download Link: This lets you select files to download on your device. You’ll receive a download link via email when your files are ready.
    2. Export Project Data: This lets you export your data to integrations or Studio Projects.

Once you’ve exported your drawings or data from Bluebeam Cloud, import the files to their source location as you would any other drawing. If you give the Bluebeam Cloud drawing the same name as your source drawing, the edited drawing will replace the original.

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