BCF Topic reports

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BCF Topic reports

You can create different kinds of reports and filter the items in the reports in several ways.

To create a job-specific report on BCF Topics, do the following:
  1. In the Project Management module, double-click a job to open it.
  2. Click the Project Management ribbon tab.
  3. On the menu, select Reports or press Ctrl+R on the keyboard.

    The Project Management Report Filters dialog box opens.

  4. To create only the desired kind of reports, in the Report On section of the dialog box, ensure that the correct checkboxes are selected.
  5. To include only specific types of items, do the following (Optional):
    1. Select a filter type in the Type list, and click Select.

      The Filter dialog box opens.

    2. Do one of the following depending on the filter type:
      • Click the arrow buttons to move the items that you want to include in the report to the Included list.
      • Type the maximum and minimum values for the items that you want to include.
    3. Click OK.
  6. Click Make Report.

    The Report Selection dialog box opens.

  7. Select the report that you want to create for viewing, printing, or exporting.
  8. Do one of the following:
    To Do this
    View the report Click View.

    The report opens in Tekla PowerFab Report Viewer.

    You can use the Email Excel and Email PDF buttons at the top of the Tekla PowerFab Report Viewer window to email the report via Microsoft Outlook.

    Print the report
    1. Change the number of the printed copies by clicking the plus (+) and minus (-) buttons.
    2. Click Print.

      The Select Printer dialog box opens.

    3. Click a printer to select it.
    4. Click OK.
    Export the report
    1. Click Export

      The Export Options dialog box opens.

    2. In the Export Format list, select an export format.
    3. To select the location where you want to save the exported file, click Browse.
    4. Browse to the location where you want to save the exported file, and click Save.

      You can modify the file name as needed.

    5. To attach the exported file to a Microsoft Outlook email and send it to a recipient, select the Attach to Email checkbox.
    6. To open the file after exporting it, select the Open Exported Document checkbox.
    7. To export the file, click Export.

At the top of the report, you can find a link to the BCF Topics area in the Trimble Connect project.

For instructions on creating a report on all jobs, see Project reports.

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