The “Property window” in the application displays and allows users to modify the properties and attributes of selected objects or elements within a IFC file.
Change property set
You can select property set by the combo box above the property window. Property set is a set of properties related to object which you specify.
You can explore the properties. Press ‘+’ button to open property more, and press ‘-‘button to close.
Press ‘Apply’ button after editing properties in the window so that change values. You can save modified file by using ‘Save(S)’ or ‘Save As(A)’ command in the ribbon.
Menu options in the property window
You can show a menu by right-clicking on the item in the property window.
You can select an instance from the list.
Please select one of instances which you want after the dialog displayed and press ‘select’ button.
You can set an instance attribute NULL by this option.
You can create new instance and set it to the selected attribute.
If the selected attribute type is instances you can delete an instance and set it NULL by this option. Please be carefully because the instance will be deleted from the IFC file.
For Select types
Change Select type
Change types of the ‘Select type’. Please press the option.
And then you can see a ‘Change a select type’ dialog. You can select a type by the combo box.
If you select an entity type by the combo box, The ‘Create’ button and the
‘Select’ button become active.
If you want to create a new instance, pleasepress the ‘Create’ button.
You will see ‘Add new instance’ dialog to select an entity type.
If you want to select an existing instance in the file, press the ‘Select’ button.
After displaying the ‘IFC explore’ dialog, please select an instance that you want.
For entity arrays
Add a new cell into the array attribute by this option.
Please select or create a new instance after adding cells.
Select an instance from the list. Please select one of instances which you want after the dialog displayed and press ‘select’ button.
Create new instance and set it to the selected attribute.
If the selected attribute type is an instance in an array, you can remove an instance from an array and shorten array size. This option doesn’t delete an instance itself but expels it from an array.
For primitive array
Add a new cell into the array attribute. Please input new values after adding cells.
Remove the selected values from array.