How To Create a Trimble Connect Project
Step 1: Go to https://connect.trimble.com/
Step 2: Click on Sign In
Step 3: Click on Create new Trimble ID
Please Note:If you already have a Trimble ID from the Tekla Online Services (i.e. tekla user assistance, warehouse, forum, etc) you can use that login and you do not need to create an additional ID. You can skip to Step 6.
Step 4: Create your account
Step 5: Click on link within your email to activate your account
Step 6: Sign in to https://connect.trimble.com/
For information on getting your Trimble Identity joined to your company organization please see here This is required to download some extensions needed to work with Trimble Connect.
For troubleshooting sign in issues please see here
Step 7: Complete your Profile
Step 8: Click on New Project
Step 9: Name your Project (only need to fill out name)
Step 10: Click on Add to Upload your Files
Please note these instructions are for Trimble Connect Web, to use Trimble Connect Desktop or Trimble Connect Mobile click here
Steps 10 & 11 are for manual file uploads. To upload from within Tekla you would use the Trimble Connector, see instructions here. Using this method you can export models such as reference models or your actual Tekla project directly from Tekla using the Trimble Connector.
Step 11: Upload all of your Files
Using the Upload Files button you can add any file, such as PDFs, excel, etc... If you want to upload a Tekla a model from Tekla Structures you will want to export an IFC from Tekla which will then be used to upload into Trimble Connect. See here for instructions on how to export an IFC.
Step 12: Click on Team and then Invite
Step 13: Invite Users and Assign Roles