In this installation of Customizing Bluebeam Revu, we’ll take a look at Panels in Revu. Panels contain in-depth features that require special interfaces. Panels are hidden behind their icons, and are found on the left side of the Main Workspace. Panels can be repositioned to sit at the bottom or right side of the Main Workspace. Select one of the icons to hide or reveal the panel.
Panels vs. Toolbars
You can distinguish a panel from a toolbar by these properties:
- A toolbar will always have a string of dots (……) near its top or left side called a handle.
- After selecting a toolbar icon, the dynamic Properties Toolbar becomes active.
How to customize panels
Certain panels are visible in the Revu interface by default depending on the profile you’re using. You can enable or disable a panel by selecting Window > Panels and choosing the panel from the dropdown list. This menu also provides a helpful reference for each panel’s keyboard shortcuts.
When you enable a panel, you can place or combine them in many different ways:
- Drag any panel icon to the left, right, or bottom of the Main Workspace.
- Drag a panel icon to the Main Workspace and then release it to create a floating panel. Floating panels hover over the Main Workspace, and allow you to work while retaining access to the panel.
- Drag additional panel icons into the floating panel.
- Drag a panel icon over any open panel, and you’ll see a circle with four arrows. Move the panel icon over one of the arrows, and the panel will split in your chosen direction. Splitting panels allows you to have multiple panels open at the same time.
A split panel displays a gray line underneath its icon. To undo split panel mode, drag the lower panel icon to another area in the panel row.
- Right-click a panel icon to access the context menu. Select Hide to remove the panel from the panel row. To quickly move a panel to an area of your choosing, select Attach > Left / Right / Bottom / Detach.
Saving panel arrangements
Any arrangement of toolbars and panels can be saved to a profile.
To save your panel and tab arrangement to your active profile, go to Revu > Profiles > Save Profile.
To change your active profile, select Revu > Profiles and choose a default or previously saved profile.
To edit or delete profiles, go to Revu > Profiles > Manage Profiles.
Panels in Revu
To learn more about a particular panel, choose from the list below:
This article is part of the Customizing Bluebeam Revu series:
|Main Workspace and Menu Bar
|Navigation and Status Bars
Interface & Navigation