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Importing MEP Content into ARCHICAD

The two most commonly used file formats to import data from MEP applications to ARCHICAD are DWG and IFC. Importing MEP Data via DWG MEP data from engineers that use AutoCAD arrive in DWG format. The best practice is to import only the MEP content, plus the structural grid added for ...

Using the Mapping Table

•Each row represents a mapping rule. You can sort the rows by clicking the column headers. •Click on any rule, then use the list item controls to set data types or to enter custom text. –In each rule, use the four IFC data columns - Property, Property Set, Value Type, and ...

General Listing Parameters

Parameter Short Description Long Description 2D Cross Section Preview     2D Plan Preview     3D Axonometry     3D Length Length of construction element ...

ARCHICAD versions

Version Release Platform New Features ArchiCAD17 2013 Mac OSX 10.6 Mac OSX 10.7 Mac OSX 10.8 Windows Vista Windows 7 Windows 8 Model-Based Junctions, Building Material, 3D Cutting Plane, Link Element Height to Stories, Core-Based Reference Line, Curved…

ARCHICAD 16

ArchiCAD 16 was announced on May 2, 2012 . "BIM Components at Your Fingertips" is the main theme of ArchiCAD 16. The new features - Morph Tool, Built-in Energy Evaluation, BIM Components Portal, Improved 3D Editing, expanded Teamwork…

Import/Export File Formats in ARCHICAD

  ArchiCAD formats File format Import Export 2D 3D Notes .PLN Solo Project file File compatibility list .PLA Archive Includes all library parts, linked images and textures; File compatibility list .BIMX BIMx format - - For details, see BIMx…

Using the Mapping Table

•Each row represents a mapping rule. You can sort the rows by clicking the column headers. •Click on any rule, then use the list item ...

Use Standard Steel Column or Beam Profile

If you exchange data with structural softwares, using the IFC standard, it can be helpful to use standard elements as your profile Columns or Beams. During the data exchange process, those structural engineering programs will recognize and identify such standard elements accurately and ...