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BIMx Application Settings on Mobile Devices

Daniel Kovacs
Graphisoft Alumni
Graphisoft Alumni

Location of BIMx Settings

Click the three dots icon shown in the top-right corner of the screen while you have a model open in BIMx. In the drop-down menu select the "Settings" button to reach all of the BIMx settings. Change any of them, then return to the model.

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Available Settings

Display

Markers & Hyperlinks

You can navigate between the 2D Layouts and 3D models using the blue hyperlink markers in both views. You can hide these blue markers by turning this switch off.

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Zones

Turn this switch on to display the 3D bodies of zones in the model. When the Zones are turned on, you can see their name and additional info when you walk inside them.

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Shading

You can switch between various shading options to see the your model with different textures and rendering styles. Your options are the following:

TexturesEdgesShadingBackground
RealisticRealistic TexturesHidden EdgesAmbient OcclusionHDRi Sky
Hidden LineWhiteVisibleNo shadingHDRi Sky
Simple ShadingRealistic TexturesVisibleSimplified ShadingHDRi Sky
MonochromeMetallic greyVisibleAmbient OcclusionHDRi Sky
Black and WhiteWhiteHidden EdgesAmbient OcclusionHDRi Sky (greyscale)
Camera View Cone

Use this slider to control the View Cone of the camera. This essentially controls the angle of corners in Perspective distortion.

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Units

Use this setting to pick what units you want the measurements to be displayed with, when you use the Smart Measure Tool.

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Joystick

The joystick in walk mode is in the bottom right corner of the 3D window by default. You can turn on the "Left-handed" option to move it to the left instead.

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Eye Height in Walk Mode

Use this slider to adjust the camera height in walk mode from 1,00m to 1,99m (from 3,28ft to 6,53ft).

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