Define Clash Tests

Define Clash Tests

Win64, English

Virtual Projects
Automatically defines Autodesk® Navisworks® clash tests from a Clash Matrix CSV file.

General Usage Instructions

  1. (Optional) Edit the Navisworks Clash Matrix Excel file template from the following installation path:
    • 2019: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Navisworks Manage 2019\Plugins\CreateClashTests\Navisworks Clash Matrix\02. Clash Detection Matrix-S2-P01.xlsx
    • 2020: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Navisworks Manage 2020\Plugins\CreateClashTests\Navisworks Clash Matrix\02. Clash Detection Matrix-S2-P01.xlsx
  2. Make sure the Search set names in Navisworks match the Test Names in the Excel file and that the connecting cell has “Test Name” written in it
  3. The tolerance (in mm) is written in the intersecting cell between two search set names in the Excel file
  4. Save the Excel file as a CSV (Comma delimited) file
  5. Run the Add-In
  6. Browse for the CSV file, press “Open”
 

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Installation/Uninstallation

After downloading the app from the Autodesk App Store, just double-click on the 'Navisworks_-_Define_Clash_Tests_V1.1.msi' file to install the app.

You need to sign in with A360 account (from the information center) the first time you run the Add-In to make sure you are allowed to use it.

Installation location are:

  • C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Navisworks Manage 2020\Plugins\CreateClashTests
  • C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Navisworks Manage 2019\Plugins\CreateClashTests

Uninstall:

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Remove" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Sample file is available in the following path: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Navisworks Manage 2019\Plugins\CreateClashTests\Navisworks Clash Matrix

Options: Edit the Separator from the settings.ini file in the installation path, the plugin will add a space before and after the separator

Known Issues

  • If the test name from the Excel file doesn’t match any defined Navisworks Search Set, no clash test will be created
  • If the tolerance is not written in the Excel file, no clash test will be created

Contact

Company Name: Virtual Projects

Author/Company Information

Virtual Projects

Support Information

For any information or support, email: support@virtualprojects.build

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1.1.0

- Changed App Icon - Added a message at the end of processing

1.1

- Changed App Icon - Added a message at the end of processing
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