01. Initial Setup

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Welcome

Let’s get started with 3D Repo. In just a few simple steps you will learn how to:

  • Create a 3D Repo account & Log in
  • Create your first project
  • Create your first model & federation container
  • Upload your first model

For a best optimal experience please use one of the following 64-bit web browsers:

Sign Up to 3D Repo Account

  • Open your internet browser and go to www.3drepo.io
  • On the main page select SIGN UP button
  • Fill in the required details and click on the SIGN UP button
  • In a few moments, you will receive a verification email (check your spam inbox)
  • In the email sent to you, click on the Confirm Email Address button
  • Once successfully verified your account, go to the home page and log in

Log In to 3D Repo Account

  • Open your internet browser and go to www.3drepo.io
  • Fill in your login details and press Enter
  • Note that Usernames are case-sensitive
  • You can also log in using your e-mail address

Create a new project

  • To add a new project press on the Green Plus button
  • Select Add project
  • Alternatively, you can add projects directly to your teamspace by pressing on the small Grey Plus button

  1. Specify a teamspace where you want to create a new project
  2. Give the project a name
  3. Press the Save button

New Model

  • You can add a new model container straight to your project
  • Open the project tab and navigate over to the + box
  • Hover over the left side of the box
  • Click on the greyed-out option ‘Model’

  1. Specify a Teamspace
  2. Select a Project
  3. Provide a model name
  4. Select model Units
  5. Model Code is an optional field (alpha-numerical values only)
  6. Select Model Type
  7. Press the Save button

New Federation

  • You can add a new Federation straight to your project
  • Similarly to adding a new model open the project tab and navigate over to the + box
  • Hover over the right side of the box
  • Click on the greyed-out option ‘Federation’

  1. Specify a Teamspace
  2. Select a Project
  3. Provide a Federation name
  4. Select model Units
  5. Select available models from the list (select the box next to Available for all models)
  6. Add models to the federation
  7. Remove models from the federation
  8. Press the Save button

Upload a model

  • Click on the model options button highlighted below
  • Click on the upload icon to upload a new model revision

  1. Specify a revision name
  2. Provide revision description (Optional)
  3. Click on the Select File to locate your model
  4. Press the Upload button

Once you click on the Upload button the following will happen:

  1. The model will start uploading to 3D Repo’s servers
  2. Once uploaded it will start Processing
  3. Once processing is completed you will see a new model revision timestamp
  4. In some cases, your model may be in the Queue.
    This may happen due to a high volume of model uploads on our servers.
    Don’t worry, your model will start processing shortly

Open a 3D Model

Once your model has finished processing you can start viewing it in our web-viewer.
Simply click on the model container to open the latest model revision.