IMPACT Designation Prefix

IMPACT Designation Prefix is a family parameter that defines a prefix used in IMPACT Element Designation value.  

Add IMPACT Designation Prefix parameter to all element types that are families in IMPACT Revit: Columns, Beams, Prestressed Beams and Hollow Cores.

IMPACT Designation is a value that is formed by the following formula: 

IMPACT Designation prefix for current element +  the element width in cm + “/” +  the element height in cm.

For example WP 20/ 240

  • Column, Beam & Hollow core

    Add IMPACT Designation Prefix parameter to the Column, Beam or Hollow core family. It must be a Family Type parameter, shown under Data. See the picture below, where parameter settings are displayed. 

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    Figure 1 - IMPACT Designation Prefix parameter in the element family. 

  • Wall, Slab & Form Slab

Element types that are definitions in the IMPACT database - Wall, Slab and Form Slab, have a field in the definition called Prefix Designation. This field is used instead of a parameter in order to define the Designation prefix. 

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Figure 2 - Prefix Designation in the element definition window.  

 

IMPACT Group

IMPACT Group is a family parameter that defines the Element Group value in IMPACT. 

  • Column, Beam & Hollow core

    Add IMPACT Group parameter to the Column, Beam or Hollow core family. It must be a Family Type parameter, shown under Data. See the picture below, where correct settings are displayed. 

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    Figure 3 - IMPACT Group parameter in the element family. 

     

     

  • Wall, Slab & Form Slab

    Element types that are definitions in the IMPACT database - Wall, Slab and Form Slab, have a field in the definition called Group. This field is used instead of a parameter in order to define the Element Group value. 

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Figure 4 - IMPACT Group parameter in the element definition window. 

 

IMPACT Product

IMPACT Product is a family parameter that defines the Element Product value in IMPACT. 

  • Column, Beam & Hollow core

    Add IMPACT Product parameter to the Column, Beam or Hollow core family. It must be a Family Type parameter, shown under Data. See the picture below, where parameter settings are displayed. 

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    Figure 5 - IMPACT Product parameter in the element family. 

     

  • Wall, Slab & Form Slab

    Element types that are definitions in the IMPACT database - Wall, Slab and Form Slab, have a field in the definition called Product. This field is used instead of a parameter in order to define the Element Product. 

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    Figure 6 - IMPACT Product parameter in the element definition window. 

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