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I have imported an IFC file via the CAD / BIM interface. How does the conversion of IFC elements into Members / Surfaces / Solid work?

Answer

In principle, you can select the IFC elements graphically. When you open the shortcut menu (click with the right mouse button), you can decide for each element whether you want to convert it to a member, surface, or solid.
When converting to a member, it is now important whether the required information is available. In the CAD / BIM Navigator, you can access the information for the respective IFC objects. If the corresponding cross-section and material descriptions have been assigned, the transformation can be carried out without further adjustments. The check mark "Define cross-section, material and surface thickness for conversion" remains deactivated. If the descriptions do not correspond to those of the Dlubal libraries, you can use the conversion tables (see: https://www.dlubal.com/en/support-and-learning/support/knowledge-base/000794 ).
If no information has been saved, it is possible to specify the cross-section and material before the conversion. The check box must be selected.

Keywords

IFC CAD BIM Conversion Coordination View

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