Trimesh BIM Objects Create from 12da

3D Objects exported as a 12da file can be inserted along at string at each vertex. Create a new Vertex Type:  12da Object In Row 1, enter the following values; Active: On (H) Type: 12da File LMB in the Properties cell and enter; 12da File:  yourFile.12da Then <Set> to apply the changes, and <Finish>. <Preview> [...]
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Split Trimesh by Vertical Plane

BIM=>Trimesh=>Split Cut=>Split by vertical plane Split a trimesh along a vertical plane. Origin:  Location to split trimesh Angle:  Measured from Origin, counter-clockwise from North (0°) Width:  Measured perpendicular, normal to the trimesh at the Origin Height:  Measured parallel, normal to the trimesh at the Origin The width and height define a bounding box to test [...]
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Trimesh BIM Objects Apply

BIM=>Trimesh=>Create=>Trimesh BIM Objects Apply Select the Data Source Select the Vertex-Segment Type Enter a Trimesh Model name Select the Vertex Type and tick-on ALL Then <Process> to create the footings.
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Trimesh BIM Objects Create

BIM=>Trimesh=>Create=>Trimesh BIM Objects Create/Edit Before you can create new objects, you need to create an editable file in the Working Folder.  This can be done by copying an existing object. Select <Copy> and enter the name of an existing object, such as General fences/F08, then select <Working> Abbreviations The following abbreviations will be used throughout [...]
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Attribute Manipulator – Concatenate Attributes

This Post is Under Construction, please stay posted for updates. Major projects tend to favour long string/object names that define things like type, location, discipline, stage, etc.  Normally this information would be stored as attributes (metadata) on the object. The 'Attribute Manipulator' (AttMF) allows users to concatenate these attributes into single value.  Concatenating allows complex, [...]
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Service Chamber Many

When receiving survey data, you may have the location for pits as a single point with the details as attributes.  Using the Service Chamber Many you can quickly create the pits as 3d objects. With just a Model of points and attributes to define the dimensions (width, depth, rotation), BIM=>Trimesh=>Create=>Service Chamber Many To create a [...]
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Service Chamber

You can create one-off chambers and pits using the Service Chamber tool. To create a single service chamber, go to: BIM=>Trimesh=>Create=>Service Chamber If you need to quickly create multiple pits, you can use the Service Chamber Many option.  Visit this post: Service Chamber Many The values for Wall and Floor Thickness apply for all chamber [...]
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