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Missing Revit Properties

Occasionally, users find that their Revit properties (Identity Data, Constraints, Other, etc) are missing in their exported IFCs when opened in SMC.   The reason most often is that the IFC2X3 Coordination View 2.0 export setup was used in the IFC Export. By default, the IFC2x3 Coordination View 2.0 setup does not export internal Revit property […]

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Using the Component Distance Rule to Verify Compliance with Design Requirements

A common problem in BIM Design is misplaced objects of all kinds that are frequently left in the model at incorrect locations. A typical example of this would be light fixtures that are not correctly attached to a ceiling or are floating in space at heights that are not aligned with the design specifications, or […]

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Transferring your License to Another Machine

Solibri Model Checker makes it easy to transfer a license between your computers.  All that is required is to provide your Solibri Solution Center (SSC) username and password on the other machine when you start SMC. The SSC will register that new machine and unregister the old one. However, you are only able to register/run […]

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Model Structure – SOL/176

Solibri Model Checker (SMC) has an extremely powerful QA/QC checking rule template named Model Structure (SOL/176).  This rule template is unique, as the parameters consist of simple check boxes for specific checks against the model.  This makes it one of the easier templates to setup; however, to get the best use of the template, it […]

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Silent Installation and Other Administrator Documentation

System Administrators are able to silently install Solibri Model Checker (SMC) and Solibri Model Viewer (SMV) remotely to the machines of users by running the installer in unattended mode.  This can be done by passing the -q command line argument to the installer. This information is found in the “Documentation for SMC System Administrators.pdf” document […]

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Creating Presentations on-the-Fly in SMC

The core functionality of Solibri Model Checker (SMC) is to run rules-based checks on your Building Information Model (BIM), review the results of those checks, and generate issue slides of those results to create a presentation/report of issues.   The presentation and report can be generated automatically by selecting the “From Checking Results” option in […]

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Forward and Backward Relations in SMC

In Solibri Model Checker (SMC), relationships exist between components and are reflected as “Relations”.  These are similar to properties and are grouped into folders within the Relations tab of the Info view. These relationships can be termed ‘forward, backward, or forward and backward’. We’ll explain what this means to you, as an SMC user. In […]

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Resetting a Forgotten Password

You use your Solibri Solution Center (SSC) username and password to log in the Solibri Solution Center as well as register Solibri Model Checker (SMC). If you forget your password or wish to change it, you can easily do so by going to the SSC at https://solution.solibri.com/ and click the Forgot Your Password link: A dialog will […]

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Expanded Wildcard Search of Property Set Data

The wildcard can be used in various ways throughout Solibri Model Checker (SMC), allowing for more intelligent searching and sorting of components based on some common value. In previous versions of SMC, wildcards could not be used when searching or identifying information from Property Set data.   In the latest version (v9.7.15), this feature has been […]

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Saving Custom Layouts in SMC

Version 9.7.11 of Solibri Model Checker (SMC) and Solibri Model Viewer (SMV) adds the ability to save sets of layouts of views.  Previously, you could move/undock/resize views in the layouts to the way you want or create additional layouts of specific views and those changes would persist across sessions.  However, you couldn’t save the layouts for later […]

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