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  1. H Kevin, We updated a week ago when the "good news" came that we could use VW 2018 with Mojave. So its the newest version..... Sad to say its not working out so well. The rest of the office are not updating to Mojave. Ida
  2. Hi, A colleague has updated to Mojave and is working on 2018 SP5. She can no longer edit the title block. Our title blocks are symbols with record formats. When she tries to edit the file locks and she has to restart the program. The workaround is to put a white square over and write on top of it. Not a good solution in the long run. No one else have updated to Mojave because of all the issues she is experiencing. Most projects still run on 2018 not 2019. Ida
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    Wall end cap to IFC

    Hi, Yes, my colleague found this link that explains it. For me it seemed to be logical that it was a wall and in Vectorworks its seemed to be a wall, so thats why I thought it was a bug. http://www.buildingsmart-tech.org/ifc/IFC2x3/TC1/html/ifcproductextension/lexical/ifccovering.htm
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    Ceiling grid to IFC

    Hi Mihail, The second one is the most important for our work. The first one we can achieve with workarounds. But I have stressed this issue, to our Norwegian distributer, Jim W, at the summit in Chicago and other VW people on several ocations. As I understood it the ceiling grid tool is an old tool that will probably not be developed further. As you see I started asking for this in 2015. It is something one can do in Revit and Archicad and its a really important feature for us. Since IFC is the main exchange for files and checking of instalations. If the ceiling grid could export like below to IFC that is what we are looking for.
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    Wall end cap to IFC

    It seems to me when you use wall end cap on a wall it is still a wall in VW but becomes covering in Solibri.
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    Federated floor IFC Solibri

    Yes, we use stories and assign them to layers. Location "Floor" is correct and shows the different stories right. Its only "federation floor" that is not logic. The issue might be that we are exporting from a reference file, since the contractor wants the building 1,52 degrees tilted and in the correct geo location. Everything else seems correct and there is no problems with hights or location. I just don't understand the feature "federation floor" and where in VW it comes from.
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    Federated floor IFC Solibri

    The random is that in one export the federated floor was"Etasje 1" for all floors and in the next it was "Kjeller U1" for all floors without me changing any settings. Just trying to understand what Federation floor is connected to in the VW file. As I understood when I read about it its suppose to show native stories form Vectorworks, that is not the case now.
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    Ceiling grid to IFC

    This is good for grid lines, but not for a ceiling grid. Way to much workaround and to complicated, for our process ūüôā What we are looking for is to be abel to get the ceiling grid tool to go directly into IFC with a 600x600 or 1200x600 panels. To be able to control the placement of HVAC and electrical installations.
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    Wall end cap to IFC

    Hi, Before we have had issues with the wall end cap to IFC. It has exported as "open sheets and not a solide wall into IFC. Then we did a work around to make it solide. In 2018 SP4 it export as solide, but its not a wall it export as covering not wall that is an issue for us. Is this fixed in 2019 or will there be another service pack on 2018?
  10. Hi, There is a new feature in Solibri in the INFO Location pallet called Federated Floor. I have done a couple of exports and don't understand how I can control this from Vectorworks to IFC. Seems like its random. Does anybody know how to control this from VW?
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    Ceiling grid to IFC

    Could you point me in the right direction in the document, at first glance I don't see what you are referring to. Our problem is that we would like to bring in the 600x600 pattern in a ceiling into IFC to check the placements of light fixtures, vent and other building equipment.
  12. Yes, the parameter as a 2D polygon and the text and a symbol
  13. Hi, We have a bit of an intricate wish for an export option. When we make finished documents for our client they would like our spaces to be exported as polygons and the text as a symbol (we also have to be able to decide the class of the text) In Revit there is an export option that supports this, but we do not have that in VW. Does anyone know if its possible or maybe a feature for 2019? Would make our workflow much easier... Ida
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    Ceiling grid to IFC

    Any news on the grid lines following in to IFC, on the ceiling grid tool! And also adjusting the thickness?
  15. Hi, Have made several concrete stairs. (The solid stair seems not to have the same problem) When I export to IFC the landing disappears. U-stair double landing and U-stair singel landing. Anyone with the same issue? Bug? Vectorworks 2018 SP2 Ida

 

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