• Exporting object IDs

    As explained here, every object in BriefBuilder gets a unique ID. These IDs are often used to exchange data with other applications. For every tree in BriefBuilder, it is possible to download these IDs in an Excel format. You only have to do the following: The export gives you the…

  • Working with typicals for spaces and segments

    This article will explain the concept and practicalities of working with ‘typicals’. The typicals feature allows you to easily manage the requirements of objects that frequently reoccur in the Spaces & locations tree of your project. Think of patient rooms in hospitals, classrooms in schools, or segments in road or…

  • History. Who did what and when?

    There are several ways to find out what has happened in the requirements model, distinguishing between changes to requirements and changes to analysis/verification data. Changes to requirements To view all the latest changes in the entire requirements model: 1. Go to the project home 2. Find the history icon ()…

  • How to change the language of my model?

    BriefBuilder comes in multiple languages. You can choose the language for your model when creating it. It can be, however, that you want to switch language after you have created the project model. For example: you started out in Danish, but want to change to English because you are aiming…

  • How to switch object type

    Sometimes, you want to change the type of an object. For example: it can happen that you have just created a nicely specified system, but that you are finding out that it would have been better if it were a spatial element (e.g. because you want to link it to…

  • Connecting to a document management system (DMS)

    You might wish to use documents from a document management system (DMS) in BriefBuilder. The most common reason for this is usually verification. You can support your verification result by connecting your verification to certain demonstration documents (e.g. test reports). These documents are often stored and managed in a DMS….

  • Requirements Overview

    In the main menu, under Overviews, you can find the Requirements Overview. This is a relatively simple overview which shows all the requirements in your model in a table format. In that sense, it is quite similar to the Analysis and Verification tables. Selections and Filters Once you open up…

  • What are Object IDs?

    When working in BriefBuilder, you may have noticed that all objects (spaces, connections, systems, users etc.) have an ID. These object IDs can be seen at the top of each detail view. See image below. These IDs are automatically generated and they are unique. They are also ‘fixed’ in the…

  • Guide & tutorial videos

    Below is a compilation of all our videos explaining several of BriefBuilder’s features. Quick guides are short and succinct explanatory videos without a voiceover. They simply showcase how to perform certain actions in BriefBuilder. Our tutorial series is longer and more in-depth, including plenty of practical examples and tips through…