OptiBIM

OptiBIM

Win64, English

Corinne Astori
OptiBIM helps you renumber rebars and create rebar schedules according to the Swiss standards. OptiBIM also contains a Rebar Shapes Library.

General Usage Instructions

Workflow for Rebar Schedule:

  1. Click Rebar Schedule
  2. Select the partition
  3. Select the output folder
  4. Select the schedule language
  5. Edit/check the fields in the dialog
  6. Click OK 

If you are using Rebar Schedule for the first time, then read the help file that is provided with it by clicking F1 after moving the cursor over the command.   

The workflow for Renumber Rebar (nothing selected):

  1. Click Renumber Rebar
  2. Select partition and current rebar number
  3. Enter the new number
  4. Click OK 

The workflow for Renumber Rebar (rebar is selected):

  1. Click Renumber Rebar
  2. Enter the new number
  3. Click OK

Screenshots

Commands

Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

Renumber Rebar

Renumbers a structural rebar.

Rebar Schedule

Creates a rebar bending schedule (in .docx format) for a certain partition according to the Swiss standards in German, French, Italian, English, Danish or Dutch.

Rebar Shapes Library

Open the help file explaining where to find the OptiBIM Rebar Shapes Library.

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin. 
You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" 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

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: Corinne Astori
Support Contact: optibim@bluewin.ch

Author/Company Information

Corinne Astori

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

3.0.0

- Supports Autodesk® Revit® 2022. - Supports varying rebars (free form and varying length). - Rebar shape image creation for multiplanar rebars in the Rebar Schedule as .docx document. - Rebar shape image creation for 3D standard rebars in the Rebar Schedule as drafting view. - Added options: rebar weight per unit length (possible to use custom values), forms and bends, length of rebar bar, area reinforcement. - Added chair families (continuous chair and bar chair) to the library and the corresponding automated editing of the accessories table in the Rebar Schedule.

2.0.0

Supports Revit 2021. Added Danish and Dutch as Rebar Schedule languages. Option to create the Rebar Schedule as drafting view. Improved rebar shape image creation for free form rebars.

1.1.0

NEW: Added English as Rebar Schedule language

1.0.0

Initial release
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