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Is it possible to create a custom classification? How it's done in Revit. Our customer wants to provide his classification.

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I think that it is not impossible using GDL.

My idea would be to write a GDL script to read the TXT file, interpret what is happening (e.g. the next line in the TXT file is a level 1/2/3/4 item, or it is the Child entry of the item in the previous line, or it is a new item in a higher level (e.g. after five level 4 items, the next line in the TXT file is a level 3 item), and based on that regenerate the same structure in XML, but following the formatting that Archicad requires.

I would be using the TXT I/O GDL extension to read from the TXT file,  and the XML I/O GDL extension to write the XML file.

I definitely do not have the time to do it, but if I did something like this, this is the approach I would take.

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Here is another approach using Excel in another thread:

 

https://community.graphisoft.com/t5/Document-Visualize-forum/Custom-classification-creation/m-p/3051...

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Or you could write a script to parse the Revit Assembly Code text file and make an XML from it. But yes, the method in the other thread could be followed as inspiration.

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