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Getting Comfortable with the Solibri Solution Center (SSC)

Getting Comfortable with the Solibri Solution Center (SSC) The Solibri Solution Center (SSC) is an online portal for users to gain access to Solibri software, third-party content and administrator functions. There are two different sections of the SSC, the Admin View and the Products View. When logging in, you will be taken to the Products […]

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Automatic Visualization

The best way to view the results in Solibri Model Checker will depend on what sort of model checks have been run, which means they will change for different rules or rulesets. Solibri Model Checker attempts to create the best visualization experience for the user by picking the most appropriate visualization settings. As a user […]

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Extension Manager: Creating and Managing Your Own Company Extensions

Solibri Model Checker version 9.7 introduced a new tool to create, save, export and open company-specific extensions (Extension Manager) from the Rule Set Manager (RSM) view. This new capability makes it possible for more advanced SMC users to build and share company, location, or project-specific rulesets and extensions. Additional information on the Extension Manager and […]

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Info Pop-up of the 3D View

When you hover the mouse cursor over a component in the 3D View of Solibri Model Checker (SMC), a window will pop-up in the view to briefly display properties of the component.   This is called an Info Pop-up, and you are able to change the information displayed, how long it is displayed, or turn […]

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The Result Summary View

The Result Summary view reports the counts of issues grouped by their severity and whether they are accepted or rejected. The summary is associated with the specific check that is highlighted in the Checking > Ruleset view (as below). Selecting a cell in the table isolates and colorizes those components in the view. Below the […]

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Space Groups and Areas in Revit

In a Building Information Model (BIM), it is common to model spaces defined as gross areas, apartment areas, departments, etc. that group other spaces. This is accomplished in Revit through area plans, and the IFC exporter in Revit provides area information in the “Other” property set. Below is a gross area space named Circulation that […]

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Space Group Containment – SOL/175

Solibri Model Checker (SMC) includes the rule template named Space Group Containment (Rule Template # SOL/175) that is able to check that specific space groups exist in your model and that those space groups contain the correct spaces and counts of those spaces. Since the list of required space groups and their required spaces varies […]

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Using the Space Validation rule to Ensure Model Accuracy

In Solibri Model Checker (SMC), there are many existing use cases around the idea of space checking.  To take advantage of the rules used for space checking requires correct modeling of spaces, and measuring of interferences or inaccuracies to ensure that results in SMC are correct.  Only when model spaces are detailed to the level […]

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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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