BimClassify

BricsCAD (Windows) BIMBricsCAD (Mac) BIMBricsCAD (Linux) BIM

 

Classifies an entity as a Building Element and get a name and an internal GUID (= globally unique identifier).

Any dwg entity can be classified as a Building Element.

Accessing the Command

command bar:  bimclassify

menu bar:  BIM | Classify As Building Element

toolbar:  BIM |

Quad: BIM |

 

: bimclassify

Prompts you in the command bar:

Classify entities as: Wall/Column/Slab/Beam/wIndow/Door/buildingElement/Other/Auto/Unclassify: (Select an option.)

Select entities to classify <Drawing>: (Select ore or more entities or press Enter to classify the drawing as a building element.)

Command Options

Option

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Description

Wall

Classifies the selection as wall elements. This option is applicable to any 3D Solid.

Attaching a Wall composition to a solid automatically classifies the solid as a wall.

Column

Classifies the selection as column elements. This option is applicable to any 3D Solid.

Slab

Classifies the selection as slab elements. This option is applicable to any 3D Solid.

Attaching a Slab or Roof composition to a solid automatically classifies the solid as a slab.

Beam

Classifies the selection as beam elements. This option is applicable to any 3D Solid.

Window

Classifies the selection as windows. This option is applicable to any block reference

Door

Classifies the selection as doors. This option is applicable to any block reference.

Building Element

Classifies the selection as unspecified building elements.

Other

 

Allows to classify the selection as building elements or convert the selection to a block and classify the block reference as a building element.

Displays a dialog box:

Do the following:

  • (option) Type a search string in the Search field to filter the available element types.

  • Select a building element type.

  • (option) Check the Convert to block ... option and type a name in the Block name field.

  • Click the OK button.

Auto

Automatically classifies the selected entity or entities.

Unclassify

Removes all BIM data from the selected entities.

 

Drawing

 

Classifies the entire drawing as a building element, e.g. a window, a door or a curtain wall.

When the entire drawing is classified a number of appropriate properties can be defined in the Properties Bar.

The following properties are available for windows:

  

 

   

Related Commands

BimAttachComposition - attaches a BIM composition to solids.

BimSpatialLocations - opens the Buildings & Stories manager. This explorer allows to create and edit site, buildings and stories.

Bimify - analyzes the model and runs automatic classification and spatial location assignment for the entire model.

Export - exports drawings in a variety of vector and raster formats, including *.ifc

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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