Importing Selective IFC Entities from IFC Files

You can select which IFC entities to import from the IFC files by defining filters in System Options.

The file format, IFC, is added to Tools > Options > System Options > Import > File Format.

To import selective IFC entities from IFC files:

  1. In an IFC file, click Tools > Options > System Options > Import.
  2. Under File Format, select IFC.
  3. Under Entities to import, expand the IFC entities under Classification.
  4. Under Import, select the IFC entities to import.
  5. Click OK.

After you open the IFC file, only the IFC entities that you specified in the System Options dialog box are imported.