Orientation analysis for rooms through windows, doors, curtain walls in the enclosing wallsAbout files with the extension .mpifThe file with the .mpif extension is a special installation file of the ModPlus (ModPlus Install File).
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The orientation analysis for rooms is performed for windows, doors, curtain walls. The result of the analysis can be written to a room parameter or to a window, door or curtain wall parameter.
Write result to a parameter of: - select where the results of analysis are to be written. The selected option affects the availability of fields for indicating the parameter.
Filter rooms: - optional filter of rooms by parameters. If nothing is specified, all rooms will be processed, depending on the option selected.
Parameter: - the name of the parameter for writing the result of analysis. The parameter must be of string type. The field is available, if in the drop-down list Write result to a parameter of: you have selected the option Rooms or Rooms and elements.
Elements for analysis: - selection of element types, by which the analysis will be performed. To perform analysis you must choose at least one type.
For each type you can set the optional parameter filter and parameter name to record the result. The field Parameter: is available if in the dropdown list Write result to a parameter of: you have selected the option Elements or Rooms and elements.
Execute - switch to selection of rooms (selected, in current view or in the whole model) with further analysis of orientation through windows, doors or curtain walls, located in enclosing constructions of rooms.
Orientation is recorded as values "N", "S", "E", "W", "NW", "SW", "NE", "SE". If the orientation is written to a room parameter and several orientations will be found in the room, they will be written with a "+" sign. For example, if the room has a window facing north and a window facing east, the result will be written as "N+E".
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