Add a Project Template

This article helps you understand how to add a new project template on Asite.

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Pre-requisites:

  • Privilege for adding new project templates, assigned to you by Asite System Administrator.

To understand how to save an existing project as a project template, click here.

Below are the steps to follow while adding a new project template:

1. Navigate to 'Projects' tab and click on 'Add Template' option in the left hand menu.

2. 'Create Template' popup page comes up. This page has five tabs as shown below:

User needs to enter required values for all mandatory fields on 'Basic Information' tab in order to navigate to other tabs. This tab contains below details:

1. Project Name - Enter the name of project template.


2. Client Name - To select the client organization (owner of the project template) from a list of organizations registered with Asite.

'Client Name' selected while creating a project template cannot be changed later once created, even while creating a cloned project out of that template.

3. Geography - To select a geographical location for saving your project template. Options currently available - United Kingdom (EU01), North America (US01), Australia (AU01) and Netherlands (EU02).

'Geography' selected while creating a project template cannot be changed later once created. However, it can be changed while creating a cloned project out of that template.

4. Viewer - The 'Universal Web Viewer' will be selected by default while creating new project templates.

'Viewer' selected while creating a project template cannot be changed later once created, even while creating a cloned project out of that template.


5. Status - A project template can be assigned different status based on the accessibility that administrator wants, below are the available statuses and their details:

  • Open - By default every newly created project template will have 'Open' status.

  • Closed - Based on system level privilege a user can change the status of project template to 'Closed'.

6. Upload Image - To upload image which will be used to list the project template being created with a thumbnail image under 'Projects' tab.

7. BIM Enabled - To enable BIM (Building Information Model) on the project template being created.

Two new roles named 'cBIM Publisher' and 'cBIM Viewer' are created by the system automatically within such project templates.

To understand the options in other tabs, click on the respective links below:

Additional Information - To enter additional information of the project template.

Project Settings - To configure the project template settings as required. While editing a project template, you cannot change the configuration for 'Enable Object level visibility of private information' and/or 'Enable Comment Review' once enabled under the 'Project Settings' section.

Email Notifications - To set the notification email details as required.

Working Calendar - To add the working days and / or holidays in the project template as required.

Click 'Save' to complete adding a project template after entering required details.


Next Collection: Edit a Project Template


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