Selection of to be imported layers, material assignment

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Selection of to be imported layers, material assignment

Often, not all of the data in a DXF file is needed for the analysis (e.g. hatch, axis). In flixo, you can choose to maintain certain elements while importing, which are found on different layers. The layer visibility determines which elements on certain layers are to be imported.

: Optionally you can assign a material to the domains, based on the layer information of the imported polylines.

 

Sample 1: window construction

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Sample 2: roof-wall junction

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Summary

Layers which are not to be used in the import can be hidden in the Layers flyout by deactivating the visibility option in the column.

To facilitate the legibility, the layer color can optionally be changed.

: Optionally you can assign automatically materials to the domains, based on the layer of the domains. The layer material assignment can be imported either from existing files or defined manually.

You can open the layer material assignment dialog window by clicking the button in the DXF Import message line or by selecting the layer context menu item Materials....

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