Upload and download files

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Upload and download files

When creating a new project Trimble Connect for Browser provides a separate view where it is easy to add the first project files. Later on, the files can be added and created using menu commands or automated synchronization.

Drag and drop files

  1. Go to the Explorer page of your project.
  2. Select the files on your desktop.
  3. Drag and drop them to the Explorer page.

Create a new folder

  1. Go to the Explorer page.
  2. Click the +Add button.
  3. Select Create Folder.

    The Create Folder in dialog box opens.

  4. Type in the folder name.
  5. Click Submit.

    You can set folder permissions to users or user groups. For more information, see Folder permissions.

Create a new SketchUp model

  1. Go to the Explorer page.

    Alternatively, go to the my.sketchup.com page.

  2. Click the +Add button.
  3. Select Create 3D Model.

A new window opens where you can create a SketchUp 3D model. You do not need to install the tools on your local computer.

Create a new map workspace

In the map workspace, you can manage GIS data collection.

  1. Go to the Explorer page.
  2. Click the +Add button.
  3. Select Map Workspace.

    The Map workspace details dialog box opens in a new window.

  4. Type in a name and a description for the new map workspace.
  5. Click Save.

Interoperability

You can upload files to Trimble Connect directly from SketchUp and Revit:

Upload files

  1. Go to the Explorer page.
  2. Select the folder to which the files are uploaded.
  3. Click the +Add button.
  4. Select Upload files.
  5. Use the Browse button to select the files or drag the files to the drop files area.
  6. Click Open.

The files are uploaded to the folder.

Download files

  1. Go to the Explorer page.
  2. Select the files or folders you want to download.

    The pane on the right side lists the selected files and folders.

  3. Click the Download button at the top of the pane.

The selected files and folders are added to a .zip file which is downloaded to your local computer.