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Interactive Component Scheduling From 3D-Documents

Tonic Arch
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Hi team.

 

Is there some secret to populating a component schedule with objects from a 3D-document ?

We use the 3D-document method for preparing reflected ceiling plans, and these typically incorporate many objects that describe lighting and electrical fittings.

 

We are also looking at incorporating FF+E schedules, particularly for RCP's but also for plumbing fixtures and appliances, within Archicad itself rather than externally in excel.

 

The main issue is with the RCP in 3D-document format.

Any objects in the 3D-document aren't populating in the component schedule.

Are we missing something ?

 

If the objects are copied to a regular plan ( ie; to a storey level ), the schedule will populate.

But doing this defeats the purpose of using 3D-document to depict RCP's.

 

Anyone know of a way to pursue this ?

The schedule scheme settings are depicted below; while providing this is not exactly helpful, it indicates what we're aiming to do is not really reinventing any wheels.

 

2021-09-03 09_07_34-Scheme Settings.png

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Matthew Johnson
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Schedules will only list elements that have a home storey, which means they have to be placed in a floor plan (or at least be attached to one. 2D Elements placed in an elevation, section, detail, worksheet or 3D view will not have a home storey and therefore won't schedule.

No secret workaround that I know of. It just doesn't work. 

Matthew Johnson - P O W E . Architects
AC25, Windows 10 64bit
Dell Precision 5520 i7 w/ Nvidia Quadro M1200 4K dual
I'd rather be sailing.

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Matthew Johnson
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Schedules will only list elements that have a home storey, which means they have to be placed in a floor plan (or at least be attached to one. 2D Elements placed in an elevation, section, detail, worksheet or 3D view will not have a home storey and therefore won't schedule.

No secret workaround that I know of. It just doesn't work. 

Matthew Johnson - P O W E . Architects
AC25, Windows 10 64bit
Dell Precision 5520 i7 w/ Nvidia Quadro M1200 4K dual
I'd rather be sailing.

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thanks, Matt

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Windows 10 Pro
Core i7-6700 @ 3.40GHz | 32GB RAM | Quadro M2000

Tonic Architecture + Design | 7 Prospect St | Fortitude Valley
tonic.cc

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