Customizing Revu – Introduction (2018)

Summary

Learn how to customize the Bluebeam® Revu® 2018 interface.

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Revu 2018



Revu has many features designed for different stages of the design and review process. To meet the workflow needs of every role, Revu gives its users control over many elements of the Revu interface. In the Customizing Revu 2018 series, we’ll show you how you can tailor Revu to fit your needs throughout the interface, and help you get accustomed to the new design.

Below, you will find a summary of each installment of the series. Click on the buttons below to learn more about each topic.

General Preferences

The General Preferences affect the general accessibility of the interface:

  • Switch between light and dark themes.
  • Auto-hide document tabs.
  • Make Revu’s icons bigger.
  • Change cursor size.
  • Change the way file names are shortened in document tabs.
  • Change Revu’s default mode.

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Panels

Panels are in-depth Revu features with special interfaces. They can also be customized in many different ways:

  • Move panels to different sides of the interface.
  • Create a floating panel separate from the main Revu window.
  • Save your panel arrangements.

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Main Workspace and Menu Bar

These are two of the most fundamental features of Revu. The Main Workspace — where your documents appear — can be customized to suit your workflows.

The Menu bar is where most of Revu’s functions and settings can be accessed and customized:

  • Use MultiView™ and MultiView Extended™ to view multiple documents, or multiple views of a document(s).
  • Use Presentation Mode to share your documents in meetings.
  • Learn where everything is arranged in the new Menu bar.

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Navigation and Status Bars

Navigation Bar

The Navigation bar provides different options for viewing and interacting with your documents.

  • Use MultiView™ to view multiple documents, or get multiple views of a single document.
  • Change between various tools used to zoom, pan, or turn pages in documents.
  • Quickly change Profiles.
  • Use the Dimmer.
  • Change document security settings.
  • Hide and reveal the Navigation bar with a keystroke.

Status bar

The Status bar displays information like page size and file properties, as well as buttons that affect cursor movement and markup placement.

  • Learn how to get context-sensitive help.
  • See page dimensions for your open document.
  • View the coordinates of your cursor.
  • Use the Snap feature to accurately place markups.
  • Use the Sync tool along with MultiView to assist with multitasking.
  • Hide or reveal the Status bar with a keystroke.

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Toolbars

Toolbars contain markups and many other features commonly used in Revu. Like panels, they can be customized in a variety of ways:

  • Click and drag toolbars within the window, or create a floating toolbar.
  • Add or remove toolbars from the interface.
  • Add or remove individual tools from a toolbar
  • Save toolbar arrangements to a profile.

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