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Understanding the Power and Utility of Wildcard Characters in Classification Rules

In an earlier article, Creating Classifications in SMC, we briefly touched on using wildcards characters in classification rules. This article will provide more details on their use and provide tips to avoid misclassifications. There are two wildcard matching characters that can be used in classification rules: * and ? * – Matches 0 or more characters […]

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Introducing AutoRun – Solibri’s Solution for Automating Your Workflow

The Autorun capability from Solibri was developed to reduce man-hours needed for running checks and producing checking results for review in Solibri Model Checker (SMC).  Instead of having to manually load models and rules in SMC, a user now has the option to schedule a check to be executed automatically.  Autorun can then report the […]

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Using the Markup Tools: Stamping XYZ Coordinates in Solibri Model Checker

Solibri Model Checker (SMC) boasts some excellent tools in the 3D view.   One of the best is the stamping tool found within the Markup menu. This allows you to add ‘stamps’ of images, component details, or coordinates to the model.  For example, if you would like to include the location of an element so the […]

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Property Values Must Be from Agreed List – SOL/9

Solibri Model Checker (SMC) includes the rule template named Property Values Must Be from Agreed List (Rule Template # SOL/9) that is able to validate the values of specific properties of specific components based on your own project-based list. Since the list of agreed property values varies from project to project, you must configure the […]

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Correcting Widely Scattered Models

When bringing models into SMC, you may find some components being displayed outside the normal 3-D View. These components can be the result of accidental placement of components outside the building, or simply legacy objects that are left behind from previous model versions. In SMC, these components cause issues with navigation because they generate such […]

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Easy and Effective Updating of the Federated Model in SMC

An important step in the Solibri Model Checker (SMC) coordination workflow is keeping the federated model up to date with the latest BIM files.  If a model contains multiple files, they can be easily updated as new versions of the files are created.  In SMC, this is done through the File Tree.  You can right […]

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Creating Your Own Custom Disciplines Through Classification

In the previous article Disciplines in SMC, we explained how the discipline of a file opened in Solibri Model Checker (SMC) is useful in the color mapping of components and use in rule filters. Currently, these disciplines are hard coded and limited to those in the list below: The discussion of disciplines arises during coordination when […]

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Why Result Counts can vary in the General Intersection Rule

The Results view in Solibri Model Checker (SMC) organizes issue results by category and provides the number of how many results within a category have been handled by approving or rejecting them and the total count of results for that category.  When running a check of the General Intersection rule, the categories of the results […]

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Clearing Checking Results In Solibri Model Checker

Why this is Important: There will be times when you may want to clear out all the results generated from a previous check and start with a fresh, unchecked model.  Perhaps you have modified a ruleset and you would like to repeat a check using the new version of the ruleset.  Or, maybe you have […]

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Enhanced and Advanced Model Comparison, using the Checked Components View

The purpose of this article is to explain and explore how the Checked Components feature in Solibri Model Checker (SMC) significantly extends the benefits of a typical Model Comparison check.  Comparing models is a basic, yet important capability within SMC. It allows you to load two different versions of a BIM file, then compare them […]

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