Bluebeam Revu Fundamentals

This course covers all the fundamental concepts and tools of Bluebeam Revu, allowing you to create, edit, markup, and collaborate using PDFs.

Course Length: 12 Hours

What you'll learn

  • Create, assemble, and work with PDFs
  • Add markups to your PDFs
  • Save your commonly used markups and markup properties to Bluebeam’s patented “Tool Chest”
  • Create, edit, and apply stamps to your PDFs
  • Track, sort, and filter your markups and stamps in the “Markup List”

Course Description

Bluebeam Revu is an award-winning software application that allows you to create, edit, markup, and collaborate using PDFs. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Bluebeam Revu’s core features on a basic level.

To get the most out of this course, we strongly recommend you review every topic within the course, and use all the learning styles to ensure you retain the important information within. We also encourage you to take all the progress tests to ensure you have retained the knowledge, and most importantly practice with the real world, Let Me Try examples.

Course Outline

Bluebeam Revu Fundamentals Course Outline

Getting Started

  • What is Bluebeam Revu?
  • Open/Create PDFs
  • The Bluebeam Revu Interface
  • Tabbed Navigation

Working with PDFs

  • Accessing Files
  • Search
  • Document Manipulation
  • Using the Thumbnails tab
  • Layers and Document Comparison


  • Markup Basics
  • Line Tools
  • Shape Tools
  • Pen Tools
  • Text Tools
  • Images and Snapshot
  • Oddball markups
  • Rotation, Snap, and Grid


  • Introduction to Stamps
  • Making Your Own Stamps
  • Building a Stamp Library

Tool Chest

  • Introduction to the Tool Chest
  • Tool Sets
  • Organizing your Tools

Markup List

  • Introduction to the Markup List
  • Organizing your Columns
  • Filters
  • Exporting Data (Summaries)

Navigation Strategies

Beginners: Complete the course in order from beginning to end. Once any topic is completed, you will have full access to it at any time for one year after registration, to use as a resource.

Intermediate/Advanced Users: Use the course as a flexible resource tool to find what you need, whenever you need it. Try the assessment tests first, if you get 80%+ you can move to the next level, if you get less than 80% you should complete the lecture. This gives you a pre and post-assessment score, which can be used to track your skills improvements.

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