The different types of Lists
When creating a list
in BIMcollab ZOOM, you are able to choose between three different list types, each with its own usage goals. Once created, you will recognize them by the icons in front of the list names: for the property table, for the pivot grid and for the dashboard data.
The property table is a simple table with rows and columns. Each row represents a component or group of components. Every column indicates one of the selected properties.
After creation the following features are available for the table:
Show corresponding 3D information
Clicking on one of the cells in the list will show all components of the selected row in the 3D view
Edit the order of the columns by dragging and dropping them in the List results panel
Sorting the data
Click on the column headers to change the order of the data according to the values in the clicked column. The arrow symbols
and indicate if the column is sorted in ascending or descending order.
Click on the filter icon next to each column to apply a filter on the results. The available options can vary, depending on the selected column
Merge uniform rows On/Off
By enabling 'Merge uniform rows', all rows with identical text values in the columns, will be combined into one row. All numerical values in these merged rows will be summed up.
The Pivot grid is a table which allows users to summarize model data and visualize relations between components.
Click the list in the Lists panel to show the results in the List results panel
- To configure the pivot grid, click the Field list button (1) in the Lists results panel
In the Field list panel, all properties which have been added to the list can be selected and rearranged. The panel consists of the following sections:
This section shows all properties which have been added in the settings of the List. Properties which need to be added to the Pivot grid can be selected.
By adding a property to this section, you can add an additional filter to include or exclude certain components by clicking the filter icon (2)
ColumnsProperties added to this section will be shown as columns in the pivot grid. These properties can be sorted in ascending or descending order (3), and can be filtered (4)
Properties added to this section will be shown as rows in the pivot grid. These properties can be sorted in ascending or descending order (3), and can be filtered (4)
ValuesProperties added to this section will be shown as calculated values in the Pivot grid. The calculation method for these values can be set by clicking the arrow behind the property (5)
Drag and drop the properties from the 'All Fields' section into the other sections to compose the pivot grid. Dragging anything outside the control will deselect it
Click the Field list button again to close the configuration window
After creation the following features are available for the pivot grid lists:
Show corresponding 3D information
Clicking on one of the cells in the list will show all components corresponding to the clicked value
Expand or collapse nodesClick the arrow next to the row-values to show or hide data
In contrast to the other two list types, this one is primarily meant to be used in other applications such as PowerBI. This type is created to be synchronized to BIMcollab and is thus only available for Shared nodes.
At first glance this table is identical to Property tables. However, it has restrictions on editability. Properties should not be changed on a frequent basis because it can cause issues with the connected applications template.
Dashboard data are only available for Connected and Enterprise plans
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