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Enrich the Model

You can add new data from external sources like Excel into the model.

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Step 1 – Add the properties you need

When you use enrichment you typically first add a set of properties to the model. Please see the ‘Adding your own properties to an IFC model’ scenario for instructions how to do this.

Step 2 – Add data to the properties

Worksheet Enrichment

In the Enrichment section you define the Object Class (Space in this example) and the property used for finding the matching objects (Space Number in this example). If needed, consult the Enrichment –worksheet chapter of this guide for more information about using the Enrichment system.

The simple example below reads like this

For all spaces where the Space Number is ‘1’, set the Occupancy Count to 3 and the Floor Finish to ‘Carpet’

For all spaces where the Space Number is ‘2’, set the Occupancy Count to 2 and the Floor Finish to ‘Laminate