IFC data validation with Smart views
Smart views can be used in a variety of ways: to visualize properties, to check if your model complies to IDM (Information Delivery Manual) agreements, or to filter certain elements.
ExampleIn this example we will create a Smart view to visualize and check the following IDM rule:
Assign every MEP element to the correct system".
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Create a value dictionary to simplify IFC data with Smart Properties
When adding data to a BIM model, different languages, abbreviations and typos are inevitable. In order to smooth out these differences, Smart Properties help to get a predictable outcome for consistent model validation. To be able to create and use ...
Create Smart Properties
Smart Properties in BIMcollab ZOOM are user-defined properties, based on existing object attributes. They help you to reorganize and structure BIM data. When working with IFC files delivered by multiple authors, it is inevitable that they contain ...
Basics of making smart views
Smart views are rule based filtering and colouring of objects. Based on properties you can show, hide, or colour components in the 3D window. It is great for visually checking against an IDM. The smart views are a functionality of ZOOM Free. Creating ...
Set up Smart views that work on any model.
The Smart views can be created to be used on any IFC model. To ensure that the Smart views can work on any model, you should try to avoid custom properties and only use common IFC properties. If the use of custom properties is necessary for your ...
Organize Smart views
All Smart views are placed in Smart view sets to make them easier to manage. You can right-click on one of the two folders ('Local' or 'Shared') and choose 'Add smart view set'. You can also use the '+' button to add a Smart view set or a Smart ...