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Bluebeam University – Power Package

$249.00

Looking for the ultimate training experience? The Power Package gives users access to every Bluebeam University course, including our Basics course, for an extensive education of Revu. Windows only. *Each purchase is valid for one-year access for a single user.  Purchase multiple courses for multiple learners.

Within 1 US business, you will be emailed your Login Credentials

Gain access to the following 3 courses:


Document Control Course Curriculum

Course Description:  In this course, you will learn how to use Revu to organize, navigate and manage changes within large digital document sets throughout the project lifecycle. Additionally, you will learn how to use Revu to keep track of all revisions and create easier accessibility to document sets for all project team members.

Course Audience:  This course is designed for users with some experience in Revu who work with PDF documents in the architecture, engineering and construction industries.Course

Length:  4 hours

Credits:  4 AIA Learning Units

Course Format:  The course is self-paced with online content delivered via PowerPoint, step-by-step video tutorials, learning exercises, quizzes and case studies. You will have one year to complete the course.

A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion.

Prerequisites:  Bluebeam Basics or equivalent experience

Learning Objectives:  After taking the Document Control Course, users will be able to:

  • Automatically generate page labels and bookmarks to better organize a combined document (Section 2)
  • Extract documents for fast and easy access downstream (Section 2)
  • Digitally slip-sheet revised files into the current document set (Section 2)
  • Understand why hyperlinking a drawing set is useful (Section 3)
  • Create hyperlinks and Places from the Links tab (Section 3)
  • Hyperlink a document set using Batch Link (Section 3)
  • Use Compare Documents, Overlay Pages, Batch Compare and Batch Overlay to detect changes between documents (section 4)
  • Explain the differences between a Set and a multi-page PDF document (Section 5)
  • Set up and manage Sets to automatically recognize drawing revisions (Section 5)
  • Publish a Set as a project deliverable and share with team members via Studio Projects (Section 5)

Section 1: Introduction to Document  Control

  • Overview of the challenges managing project documents
  • Key tools within Revu used to solve these challenges

Section 2: Organizing Your Document Set

  • Viewing your document set in the Thumbnails tab
  • Changing page labels manually
  • Using AutoMark to automate setting page labels and bookmarks from title block info
  • Organizing your drawing sets in various ways
  • Extracting all pages to individual files
  • Slip-sheeting through a manual or batch process (eXtreme only)

Section 3 – Creating a Navigable Drawing Set with  Hyperlinks

  • Understanding why hyperlinking is helpful
  • Understanding why hyperlinking is helpful
  • Differentiating between relative vs. absolute paths
  • Adding links via Edit Action feature
  • Manually adding links via the Links tab Using Places to save time

Creating and editing links

Linking to a page vs. linking to a snapshot view Linking to external files or web addresses

  • Using Search + Link command
  • Batch Link (eXtreme only) Generating search terms

Setting link options and running Batch Link

Section 4 – Managing Changes and  Revisions

  • Detecting changes using Compare Documents Using Batch Compare Documents
  • Detecting changes using Overlay Pages

Overlaying two different sized sheets using pick points Using Batch Overlay

Section 5 – Easy Navigation and Distribution

  • Using Sets to view separate PDF files from various sources in one place
  • Setting up your Set
  • Creating filters to view previous revisions in Sets
  • Managing revisions in Sets
  • Sharing project files with project team members in the field or office Publishing the Set so project partners can view it without Revu Overview of Studio Projects

Setting up a new Project

Inviting project partners and setting permissions


Takeoffs and Estimation Course Curriculum

Course Description:  In this course, you will learn how to use Revu to efficiently perform takeoff and estimation tasks. You’ll learn how to use Revu’s built-in measurement tools and create your own to perform detailed takeoffs. You’ll also find out how the Markups list can help make estimation much easier. You will see detailed takeoff workflow examples for flooring, electrical, concrete and structural steel.

Course Audience:  This course is designed for users with some experience in Revu who are responsible for takeoff and estimation workflows in the architecture, engineering and construction industries.

Course Length:  3 hours

Credits: 3 AIA Learning Units

Course Format: The course is self-paced with online content, including step-by-step video tutorials, learning exercises, quizzes and case studies. You will have one year to complete the course.

A certificate of completion will be awarded upon successful completion.

Prerequisites: Bluebeam Basics or equivalent experience

Learning Objectives:

After taking the Takeoffs and Estimation Course, users will be able to:

  • Apply the Takeoff Profile to Revu (Section 1)
  • Calibrate a document to the correct scale for measurements (Section 2)
  • Utilize measurement tools in takeoff workflows (Section 2)
  • Create custom tools for use in your own takeoff workflows (Section 3)
  • Add legends to your documents to convey information about your markups (Section 3)
  • Explore how the Markups list tracks all of your markup data for you (Section 4)
  • Create Custom Columns to calculate material and labor costs (Section 4)
  • Export markup information from the Markups list into reports or Excel (Section 4)
  • Apply concepts from industry-specific takeoff and estimation workflows in your own workflows (Section 5)

Section 1: Takeoffs  and Estimation  Introduction

  • The Takeoffs Profile
  • Identify key areas and tools in the Revu interface
  • Accessing takeoff-specific tools and toolbars

Section 2: The Measurement  Tools

  • Calibrate a drawing and use advanced options
  • What are viewports? Creating new viewports and deleting old ones.
  • Vector vs. raster and how this affects measurement tools
  • Using measurement tools: length, area, perimeter, diameter, radius, angle, volume and counting
  • Adjust measurement options such as captions, add depth to get wall area, create curved lines and arcs, and add cutouts

Section 3: Custom Markups and Tool  Sets

  • Customize the properties of a measurement markup
  • Create a custom measurement tool set and recognize their advantages in expediting your workflow
  • Create sequence counts from tool sets
  • Create markup legends for takeoffs

Section 4: The Markups List

  • Viewing measurement markups in the Markups list
  • Sorting and filtering columns in the Markups list
  • What are Custom Columns?
  • Create Custom Columns, including special fields such as dropdown menus, for materials and formulas
  • Exporting takeoff data to Excel
  • Create a Batch Markup Summary from multiple PDFs

Section 5: Takeoff Example Workflows

  • Observe three industry-specific takeoff and estimation workflows
  • Concrete
  • Electrical
  • Structural Steel

Prefer Training with a live instructor?  Consider our onsite training options with one of our Bluebeam Certified Instructors.

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