Creates a fully parametric window or opening based on a closed contour.
Accessing the Command
Quad: Select Boundary | Model | Create Window
Ribbon: Home | Classify | Create Window
Modeling | Building Elements | Create Window
Toolbar: BIM Toolbar | BIM
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select profile (boundary, closed polyline or grid) to create [wIndow/Opening] <Window>: ( Select a closed entity or boundary and press Enter, or type 'O' to activate the opening option).
A Dialog box displays:
Pick a window style.
The window(s) is (are) created using the selected style.
A series of parameters is created, which can be edited in the Parameters section of the Properties panel. Rectangular windows and openings have a W (Width) and H (Height) parameter.
Select the source geometry for the window or opening. The options are:
|Creates a BIM Window entity. An opening in the solid on which the profile entity lies is created automatically.|
|Creates an opening in the solid on which the profile entity lies.The opening is created by a solid on the BIM_SUBTRACT layer. This layer is frozen by default. Thaw the layer to select the opening.|
BimCurtainWall - Creates a curtain wall from the face of a 3D Solid as a block.
BimInsert - Inserts a window or door in a solid. Inserts a copy of a window or door in a solid.
BimGrid - Creates 2-dimensional rectangular and radial grids.
BimWindowUpdate - Updates the opening made by a window or door in a solid, in case the definition changed in such way that the opening was not correctly updated automatically.
Panelize - Creates a grid on the face of a 3D Solid as a block.