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Frequently Asked Questions About IFC

What is IFC and MVD? The IFC file format is ISO-certified and developed by the IAI (BuildingSMART). IFC is the only open and standard 3D object-oriented exchange format used by BIM (Building Information Modeling). IFC is available free to all software…

Data Conversion for IFC Export

File > Interoperability > IFC > IFC Translators Choose a Translator for Export and open the Data Conversion preset. Use this dialog to define which data, in addition to element geometry, should be exported to IFC. Such data can be useful in data exchange with facility ...

IFC based data exchange - Troubleshooting guide

General recommendations for IFC based data exchange between ArchiCAD and Revit products Always use the up-to-date version of ArchiCAD and the Revit Add-Ins as GRAPHISOFT constantly improves the data exchange between the two applications through the…

IFC File Types Supported by ARCHICAD

ARCHICAD supports the export and import of the following IFC data file formats:   •.ifc: the default IFC exchange format using the STEP physical file structure •.ifcXML: IFC data file using the XML document structure. This format is recommended for architects whose ...

Detect IFC Model Changes

This command (File > Interoperability > IFC > Detect IFC Model Changes) detects the geometric differences between two versions (IFC files) of a single model, and merges only the modifications (new, deleted and modified elements) into the currently running project (that project ...

Data Conversion for IFC Export

Use this dialog to define which data, in addition to element geometry, should be exported to IFC. Such data can be useful in data exchange with ...

Detect IFC Model Changes

This command (File > Interoperability > IFC > Detect IFC Model Changes) detects the geometric differences between two versions ...

What are ifc's

Originally published at Digital Vision Automation, Inc.: http://www.digitalvis.com/archicadtips written by John Stebbins Associate AIA ifc is a 3d file format specific to the Building Industry that allows a user of 3d software to Save as or export a file…

Export/Import Markup Using BIM Collaboration Format (BCF)

Use this feature to import and export Markups in BCF format when exchanging a model in IFC. From ARCHICAD’s Markup Palette, you can import a BCF (BIM Collaboration Format) file, whose contents are converted into Markup Entries in ARCHICAD. After adding your own Markup changes, you can ...