It is not well known that you can expand all branches and sub-branches of the model tree in the Model view, rulesets in the Checking view, and results in the Results view by pressing the Ctrl + ► key combination. Likewise, you can collapse all branches by hitting the Ctrl + ◄ key combination.
Benefit: Save time and see all information at once using the Ctrl + ► key combination.
Select an item such as spaces on a specific floor in the model tree:
Press Ctrl + ► to expand all branches of items below the selected item:
All spaces and their contained components are listed in the model tree.
Select a ruleset such as one that checks for intersecting components, and press Ctrl + ► to expand all branches of rules below the selected ruleset:
All rules are expanded grouped by their parent rulesets:
More information on hotkeys can be found in the article:
In Solibri Model Checker (SMC) there are many short cuts, or hotkeys that can be used to quickly access useful functions. You can quickly find information on these hotkeys by hovering the pointer over items within SMC to display a tooltip with a listing of corresponding hotkeys:
Below, we have created a table of some of our most used short cuts, or ones that we find particularly helpful to know. By applying these short cuts, significant time can be saved changing between functions or tools in SMC. Once you have incorporated some of these short cuts into your workflow, you should quickly notice improved efficiency.
The following article will provide a brief explanation of the various icon buttons in the Classification view. Remember, you can hover over buttons within Solibri Model Checker (SMC) and a tooltip will open providing the button name. For more information on Classification view and its ClassificationSettings dialog, please browse to the Contents > Views > ClassificationView topic in the online Solibri Model Checker Help:
Switch to Containment Hierarchy– Elements in the Classification view are displayed using a hierarchy as below:
Switch to Classification Hierarchy– Elements in the Classification view are displayed using a hierarchy as below:
New Classification– Creates a new classification, and opens the Classification Settings dialog.
Open Classifications– Opens the Add Classifications dialog to browse and open one or more .classification files.
Close Classifications– Closes any selected classifications and removes them from the Classifications view.
Enable/Disable Visualization– When enabled, selecting elements in the Classification view isolates those items in the 3D view. Also, the elements are colored according to the color set in the Default Classification Name table in the Classification Settings. When disabled, the view remains unchanged when selecting elements in the Classification view.
Classification Settings– Opens the Classification Settings dialog for the classification currently selected in the Classification view.
Manual Classification– Opens the Manual Classification dialog for the classification currently selected in the Classification view
Add to Selection Basket– Adds components selected in the Classification view to the selection basket.
Remove from Selection Basket– Removescomponents selected in the Classification view from the selection basket.
Set to Selection Basket– Setscomponents selected in the Classification view to the selection basket.
Dock/Undock– Docking places the Classification view into a specific position in the current layout. Undocking undocks the Classification view from the layout to float anywhere on screen.
Maximize– Resizes the Classification view to fill the entire screen.
SMC Classification Icon– An SMC classification icon appears next to classifications that were created in SMC.
IFC Classification Icon– An IFC classification icon appears next to IfcClassifications that are part of an IFC model.
You can easily access Online Help and Tutorials within Solibri Model Checker (SMC) with the click of a button. Each out-of-the-box layout (File, Model, Checking, Communication, and Information Takeoff) has an online video tutorial. To view the tutorial, click the Tutorial Video of Selected Layout button in the top right of the application:
The tutorial for whatever layout you currently have open will load in your browser:
You can access these tutorials outside the application by clicking the link below: