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Import IFC categories to Organizer

Last updated September 6, 2017 by Tekla User Assistance tekla.documentation@trimble.com

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Import IFC categories to Organizer

Import IFC categories to Organizer

You can import the location breakdown structurelogical subdivision of the model into work units based on the location of the model objects

In Organizer, location breakdown structure forms a hierarchical tree-structure and it can be used to divide the model into projects, sites, buildings, sections and floors.

of an IFCfile format commonly used in BIM that facilitates software interoperability

IFC is an open specification developed by the IAI (International Alliance for Interoperability).

Model can be exported into an IFC file.

model as IFC categories to the location categories in Organizer.

  1. To open Organizer , click Manage on the ribbon and then click Organizer.
  2. Select a Project , right-click and select New IFC project.
  3. Select the IFC model.
  4. Click Import.

    The IFC categories are imported at the bottom of location categories. The objects of the imported IFC model are automatically included in the IFC categories.

  5. If the IFC model is changed, you can update the latest version of the model to the categories. Select the highest IFC category level in the category tree, right-click and select Update.

If you import IFC categories that have the same name as existing IFC categories, Organizer adds a running number to the category name. You can rename the categories.

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