Setup Lists in BIMcollab Zoom
Lists are used to extract information from IFC models and to share these results within a project.
Creating a new List
- Start BIMcollab ZOOM with an active license
Select the Lists panel
Expand 'Local' or 'Shared' and select an list set in which you want to create the new List.
If necessary, you can create a new list set by clicking the [+] button. It will be automatically selected once created
All lists must be added to a list set
Click the [+] button again to create a new list inside the selected list set
When you want to create a list in 'Shared', make sure you are connected to the correct space and project
You can share Lists with your team, you can do so by dragging and dropping Lists from 'Local' to 'Shared', or by immediately creating the List in 'Shared'. To do this you have to be connected to a project where you have ZOOM editing rights.
When creating a new list you can edit the following fields:
Give your list a clear and unique name.
Choose the type of list you want to create. For more information on the different list types, consult the article The different types of Lists.
The different types are:
- Pivot grid
- Dashboard data (shared only)
- Source set
Define a set of components which will be used as your source set by filtering them out by defining rules. The filter works similarly to that of the Smart Views.
Each rule exists of:
- An Element type you want to add to the set (e.g. walls, doors, columns)
- A Property, Operator and Value to be used to filter out elements with a specific property value
- An action which defines whether the elements found should be added or removed from the set, and if they should get an override
Test the set by clicking on the play button to show the selected set.
Select which properties are to be used in the list.
Provide the list with a clear description so its purpose is easily identifiable.
Click on 'Save'
Once the List has been created, you can show the results in the list results panel at the bottom of the screen
- Double-click or use the Run button to execute a selected List (group)
- Right-click on a list to run on components in My view
To be able to create and edit lists in BIMcollab ZOOM, two conditions need to be met: ZOOM license Lists are a ZOOM feature, not a ZOOM Free feature. You need to be logged in with a ZOOM license. Read this article how you purchase a ZOOM license and ...
View shared results of Lists
When the results of a list have been shared by one of the team members, they can be viewed by the whole team in BIMcollab ZOOM and BIMcollab Cloud. For more information on how to share the results, consult the article Share results of Lists with my ...
The different types of Lists
Do you want to advance your knowledge about Lists? Go to our BIMcollab Academy and enroll in the BIMcollab ZOOM Model data extraction course. When creating a list in BIMcollab ZOOM, you are able to choose between three different list types, each with ...
Share results of Lists with my team members
Do you want to advance your knowledge about Lists? Go to our BIMcollab Academy and enroll in the BIMcollab ZOOM Model data extraction course. When a list is created in the shared node, its results can be shared in two ways. They can be either ...
Share List definitions with my team members
List definitions can be easily shared with team members within a project by following these steps: Start BIMcollab ZOOM with an active license Connect to the correct space and project Select the Lists panel Drag and drop the lists you wish to share ...