Sort and group your models in the model tree
In BIMcollab ZOOM, the model tree is sorted alphabetically. To sort and group models, prefixes can be used on the models in your file:
- Right-click a model in the model tree
- Choose ‘Add prefix’ to give models a prefix
Models with the same prefix will be grouped.
Prefixes are stored in the project folder or project file, so next time you open the project the models will be sorted the same way.
Browse through a federated model
BIMcollab ZOOM provides you with two different tree views which let you browse through the federated model’s IFC structure, find specific components and review those component’s properties. The Model Tree allows you to browse through the hierarchy of ...
Coordinate models with different origins
BIMcollab ZOOM will automatically coordinate your models so that they are correctly aligned, by placing the IFC Global Origins of all files at the same location. In those rare cases where a model does not align correctly, you can make use of the Move ...
What added features does BIMcollab ZOOM offer on top of IFC model viewing?
ZOOM offers a lot more than IFC viewing, such as: Visual model validation of IFC models with the help of smart views Check your model against an IDM* with smart views, and create issues Create a federated model from multiple IFC files and save as ...
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 ...
Why do the model names in my project have different colors?
The files displayed in the model tree of BIMcollab ZOOM can have the following colors: Black = loaded model Grey = model file found, but not loaded. Right click the model, and choose Load model if you want to show the model in BIMcollab ZOOM Red = ...