Where can Smart Properties be used?
Smart Properties are available in BIMcollab Zoom as if they are native properties. They are usable in all other functions of BIMcollab Zoom, like Smart views, Clash rules, Lists and any other place where IFC properties can be found.
To be able to create and use Smart Properties in BIMcollab Zoom, you need an active Zoom license.
This means they can be found and used in the following locations:
- Property panel of a selected component
If a Smart Property is valid for the selected element, the Smart Property set will show up property panel. For every Smart Property set, a new tab will be added, and the Smart Properties of the set will be located in the property grid of the tab.
- Smart views/Clash rules/Lists
Smart Properties can be chosen from the property dropdowns to filter elements in Smart views, Clash rules and Lists.
- List properties
Smart Properties can be chosen as one of the properties to be retrieved in a List.
- Tooltip and Stamp tool settings
The properties can be used to display information about elements in the 3D window. Go to Extra > Settings > Properties > Tooltip and Stamp tool settings to choose which properties should be displayed.
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 ...
The different types of actions for Smart Properties
With Smart Properties, you can either map existing properties to a new property, or define a new property value for an element based on certain criteria. To be able to create Smart Properties in BIMcollab Zoom, you need an active Zoom license. Do you ...
Wildcards which can be used in BIMcollab Zoom
The following wildcards can be used in BIMcollab Zoom for values set in Smart views, Clash rules, Lists, Smart Properties and IDS specification values: * = Matching any amount of characters ? = Matching 1 character ~ = Ignore the next wildcard (this ...
Share Smart properties with my team members
Smart Properties can be easily shared with team members within a project by following these steps: Start BIMcollab Zoom Connect to the correct space and project Go to Validate > Smart Properties Drag and drop the Smart Properties you wish to share ...
Edit Smart Properties as CSV files
When creating a Smart Property to structure the data in IFC files, a lot of input might be required to define the property completely. In order to make this process easier, Smart Properties can also be imported, exported and edited as CSV files. To ...