This glossary describes key Revizto concepts, terminology, and products.
A section of Revizto application that contains project sheets.
An issue attached to a sheet.
A section of Revizto application that displays the 3D model.
An issue attached to a 3D model.
A full set of scenes included in a Revizto project.
Tasks that a user is permitted to perform.
A license member with the "Active" status in a Revizto license. Active license members have access to projects and other data associated with the license.
"Administrate" (project role)
A predefined project role that grants all access rights available in the project.
Predefined roles can be edited, so the "Administrate" role in your project might include a different set of access rights. To learn how to view the access rights included in a role, see Viewing project roles.
A role that grants full control over a Revizto license, except for transferring the "Super administrator" role to another person. Administrators can grant themselves access to any project assigned to their license.
A visual state of a 3D model, which defines what is hidden, transparent, colored, and required.
A saved appearance that can be applied to a 3D model. It can be personal (visible only to the author) or shared (visible to anyone on the project).
A project that is not available to Revizto application users, except for the project owner who can open it in read-only mode. Archived projects do not occupy project slots in a Revizto license. A license administrator or a project owner can restore an archived project at any time.
An email domain associated with an authentication method.
When a license administrator invites users to a license from the User Management page, users from email domains that are associated with any authentication methods are assigned the respective methods.
A way to authenticate a user to Revizto application and Revizto Workspace.
An authentication method consists of type (Revizto login or single sign-on) and additional parameters (valid for SSO methods only), such as SSO server address and SSO authentication rules.
A set of items that perform a function like moving hot air, or water, or gas.
The position and gaze direction of a virtual viewer in a 3D model.
A file in a CDE storage integrated with Revizto. Depending on the file format, you can view or download it in Revizto application.
See also: CDE sheet.
A CDE document that is added to Revizto as a sheet. Only single-page PDF files can be added to Revizto as sheets.
All updates of the sheet in the CDE become immediately available in Revizto.
A diagram that displays project data arranged and broken down by specific criteria.
An issue pane that contains text comments, attachments, issue field changes, and markup changes.
A result of two 3D objects intersecting with each other.
An issue that indicates a clash.
A project that stores its data (scenes, sheets, and Issue Tracker data) in a protected cloud storage.
For more information, see Cloud storage.
A role that grants a license member access to projects they were explicitly invited to. Their rights in the project are controlled by their project roles.
A folder of an object tree. It usually represents a group of objects. Examples of collections are furniture, the ground floor, or an architectural model.
Common Data Environment
A cloud data storage integrated with Revizto. Revizto supports the following cloud storages: Autodesk BIM 380, Box, and Procore.
A role that grants the rights to add projects to a Revizto license and invite people who are not license members to projects. Content creators only have access to projects they created or were invited to. Their rights in the project are controlled by their project roles.
A dashboard that contains data on several projects that share the same Revizto license.
An object property that is added to the 3D model in Revizto.
A set of charts that are arranged on a single page.
A template that stores a set of charts and their order. Project administrators can use dashboard presets to create dashboards.
deactivated license member
A license member with the "Deactivated" status in a Revizto license. Deactivated license members cannot access projects and other data associated with the license. They do not occupy user slots in the license. A license administrator can restore their access to projects at any time.
default authentication method
The default authentication method specified in a Revizto license.
When a license administrator invites users to a license from the User Management page, users from email domains that are not associated with any authentication method are assigned this authentication method.
"Edit content and collaborate" (project role)
A predefined project role that grants the following access rights:
- View public issues.
- Create issue tags and tag issues.
- Revert projects to older versions.
- Import, overwrite, transform, and delete scenes.
- Import, overwrite, rename, tag, and delete sheets.
- Create, rename, and delete sheet folders, and move sheets between folders.
- Detach sheets from CDE.
Predefined roles can be edited, so the "Edit content and collaborate" role in your project might include a different set of access rights. To learn how to view the access rights included in a role, see Viewing project roles.
An item of an object tree that represents a physical object.
favorite properties preset
A predefined set of favorite properties. If your project includes several favorite property presets, you can switch between them at any time.
An object property that is selected for easy viewing. Favorite properties are grouped at the top of the properties pane. On desktop computers, they also appear in object tooltips.
See also: favorite properties preset.
Full license members usually occupy user slots in the license. However, the super administrator and deactivated full members do not occupy user slots.
See full license member.
A part of an element. For example, a chair is an element, while its legs, seat, and back can be geometries if they were modeled separately.
See guest license member.
A license member with the "Guest" license role. Guest license members do not occupy user slots in a Revizto license.
See guest license member.
A role that grants the same rights as Collaborator but does not require a license slot.
This role can be granted only to a full member of another license that allows its members to be guests in licenses issued in the same region.
The default appearance that is applied to the 3D model when a project is opened.
If the home appearance is not specified, Revizto uses the appearance stored in the home viewpoint as the default one.
The default viewpoint of a Revizto project.
A log available in Revizto application. It contains events that require the user’s attention.
For more information, see Managing the in-app log.
See Revizto issue.
A single badge that replaces several clustered issue pins on a sheet. It displays the number of clustered issues and their breakdown by issue status.
A section of Revizto application where you can view and manage issues.
A visual element that indicates an issue position and issue type in a 3D model or on a sheet.
A horizontal plane associated with a 3D model, defined by its name and height. You can use levels to navigate through a model or to find objects located at specific height.
A license member with "Administrator" or "Super administrator" license role.
license administrator (project role)
A special project role that is automatically assigned to license administrators. It grants almost all project access rights.
For more information, see License administrator (project role) access rights.
A picture associated with a license, usually your company’s logo. It can appear in project reports.
A person that is entitled to use a Revizto license.
A set of rights granted to a license member, which determines the license and project management options available to them.
This term was replaced by "model" in Revizto 5.5.
A set of 3D objects and their properties. A link is generated from a single file that is exported from an authoring tool. A link always belongs to a scene.
This term was replaced by "model preset" in Revizto 5.5.
A predefined set of links to be loaded. It is shared across the project team.
A project that stores all its data (scenes, sheets, and Issue Tracker data) on a local device.
For more information, see Local storage.
The log files generated by Revizto application. They store events that occurred on the local device.
For more information, see Viewing log files.
A picture associated with an issue, one of the following:
- 3D model snapshot
- Sheet snapshot
- Two aligned sheets
- Custom picture
Revizto users can add drawings to markups using the built-in graphic editor. Drawings added to 2D issues are also visible on sheets.
This term replaced "link preset" in Revizto 5.5.
A predefined set of Revizto models to be loaded. It is shared across the project team.
A hierarchical view of a 3D model structure where top-level nodes represent scenes and bottom-level nodes represent physical objects.
A stage or time period in the construction process of a building project.
For more information, see Using custom properties to visualize phases.
See issue pin.
predefined roles (project)
An issue that is visible only to its reporter, assignee, and watchers.
See Revizto project.
An optional prefix that is added to all issue IDs of a project. If a project administrator changes the prefix, it changes in both existing and new issues.
A license administrator, a project owner, or a person that has a project role with the "Administrative rights" access right selected.
For more information, see Project administrator access rights.
A dashboard that contains data on a single project.
A person that is granted access to a Revizto project.
A set of access rights granted to a Revizto project member, which determines the tasks that they can perform in the project.
A tag that can be associated with a project. License administrators can filter projects by tags.
A picture associated with a project. Thumbnails appear in project selection menus and project reports.
A pane that displays properties of a selected object.
An issue that is visible to all project members.
See quantity take-off.
A detailed measurement of materials and labor needed to complete a construction project.
registered Revizto user
A user registered at Revizto Workspace. Only registered users can open projects in Revizto application.
A 3-dimensional representation of a building in Autodesk Revit. When a Revit model is exported to Revizto, it becomes a scene in a Revizto project.
A desktop or tablet application for viewing and managing design and construction projects, and for tracking project issues in a navigable 2D or 3D environment.
An individual piece of work that is assigned to a project team member. An issue is usually linked to a point in the 3D model or a point on a sheet. It can include a markup, a task description, and comments added by project team members.
The default authentication method in Revizto. Users with this authentication method sign in with their email address and the password that they provided when they created a Revizto account.
This term replaced "link" in Revizto 5.5.
A set of 3D objects and their properties. A Revizto model is generated from a single file that is exported from an authoring tool. A Revizto model always belongs to a scene.
A set of scenes, sheets, issues, and related metadata. The 3D model and sheets are always created in third-party authoring tools, while issues can be either imported or created in Revizto application.
A Revizto project role that grants full control over a Revizto project, including project deletion.
A Revizto project always has a single owner. A project owner can be changed only by the current project owner or by a license administrator. When a Revizto project owner is deactivated or deleted from a license, all their projects are transferred to the super administrator of the license.
For more information, see Project owner access rights.
A sheet stored in the "2D" section of a Revizto project. Sheets can be exported to Revizto from authoring tools, or imported from PDF files (including those stored in CDE).
You can align a Revizto sheet with a 3D model, or link issues to specific points on a sheet.
Revizto working folder
A folder on your computer that stores Revizto project cache, logs, and local settings. You can change it in Revizto application preferences.
A web application that provides an interface for managing Revizto licenses, projects, users, reports, and notifications. It is available at ws.revizto.com.
A set of rules that form a query to find specific objects of a 3D model by their parameters.
Search sets can be personal (visible only to the author) or shared (visible to anyone on the project).
A box that crops the 3D model to create a view that shows the box content and hides the rest.
A plane that cuts a 3D model into two parts to create a view where one of the parts is hidden.
A tool that lists the values of favorite properties for selected objects.
shared location project
A project that stores its scenes and sheets in a local network, but stores its Issue Tracker data in a protected cloud storage.
For more information, see Shared location storage.
A 2-dimensional drawing that represents a building or its part.
A sheet property. If a sheet is imported from Revit, it is the Revit revision. If a sheet is imported from a PDF file, it is assigned according to the sheet naming pattern.
A Revizto license that is issued for a single construction project. It might have multiple slots for Revizto projects.
An authentication scheme where a user can sign in to several software systems using the same ID and password.
Revizto supports single sign-on authentication with the following identity providers:
- Active Directory
See stamp issue.
A unique 1-, 2- or 3-character string that is associated with a stamp template. It goes to the "Abbreviation" field of stamp issues.
A predefined set of issue properties that is used for quick creation of issues.
A role that grants full control over a Revizto license.
A Revizto license always has a single super administrator. A super administrator does not occupy a license slot. A super administrator can transfer this role to another person.
A license becomes suspended in the following cases:
- The license is expired.
- The number of projects or license members exceeds the license limit.
When a license is suspended, all its members become suspended. However, license administrators can sign in to Revizto Workspace and perform some actions, such as archiving projects, deleting projects, and deleting license members.
A license member with "Suspended" status in a Revizto license. Suspended license members cannot access projects and other data associated with the license.
A license member becomes suspended in the following scenarios:
- They are assigned an Active Directory authentication method but their username in the Active Directory domain is not specified.
- Their authentication method was deleted and they have not been assigned another one.
- They are a guest member in this license and they do not have full membership in a license issued in this region that allows adding them to this license as a guest.
- The entire license is suspended.
For more information, see Recovering suspended license members.
A function that replicates the current Revizto view to an authoring tool. This includes the camera position, section, selection, and, to some extent, appearance (whenever possible, varies for different authoring tools).
See building system.
A tag that can be associated with a license member. Some filters that apply to license members and project members include user tags.
"View and collaborate" (project role)
A predefined project role that grants the following access rights:
- View public issues.
- Create and comment issues.
Predefined roles can be edited, so the "View and collaborate" role in your project might include a different set of access rights. To learn how to view the access rights included in a role, see Viewing project roles.
A phenomenon in 3D rendering that occurs when two or more elements have identical distance to the camera, causing flickering as one is displayed varyingly behind or in front of the other.