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System Options > Export > IFC

This topic contains two tables. The information in the table:

  • appearing immediately after the dialog corresponds to the settings on that dialog.
  • titled Obsolete Enumerators contains enumerators that previously appeared on the dialog but are now obsolete.

To display the dialog:

Click Tools > Options > System Options > Export > IFC in File Format.

- or -

  1. Click File > Save As.
  2. In Save as type, select IFC 2x3 or IFC 4.
  3. Click Options.

 

 

 

Setting

Get/Set Methods

Return Value
or
<Value>
or
<OnFlag>

Comment

Output as - OmniClass

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swIFCOmniClassPreference)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swIFCOmniClassPreference, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

 

 

 

 

Output as - UniClass2

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swIFCUniClass2Preference)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swIFCUniClass2Preference, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

 

 

 

 

Output as - Custom Properties

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swIFCCustomPropsPreference)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swIFCCustomPropsPreference, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

 

Output as - Material and Mass Properties

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swIFCMaterialsMassPropertiesPreference)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceToggle(swUserPreferenceToggle_e.swIFCMaterialsMassPropertiesPreference, <OnFlag>)

Boolean value

 

Output as - Units

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swExportIFCUnits)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swExportIFCUnits, swLengthUnit_e.<Value>)

Any of the following swLengthUnit_e values:

  • 0 = swMM (millimeters)   

  • 1 = swCM (centimeters)  

  • 2 = swMETER

  • 3 = swINCHES

  • 4 = swFEET

 

IFC4 Export - Save - BREP,  BREP and Tessellation, or Tessellation

ISldWorks::GetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swIFCExportSaveType)

ISldWorks::SetUserPreferenceIntegerValue(swUserPreferenceIntegerValue_e.swIFCExportSaveType, swIFCExportSaveType_e.<Value>)

See swIFCExportSaveType_e for valid options

 

 

Obsolete Enumerators

Enumerator

Comment

swIFCOmniUniClassPreference

Obsolete

swExportIFCUniClass2

Obsolete

swExportIFCType

Obsolete

 



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