A series of tools is available to aid the user in “converting” their existing discipline-specific dataset content to AECOsim Building Designer’s updated DataGroup schemas and single unified dataset.
Utilities associated with AECOsim Building Designer are loaded into MicroStation's Utilities drop-down menu when AECOsim Building Designer is started. These utilities reside as submenu items under the “Building Designer Utilities” menu, and include tools for upgrading DataGroup schemas, Families & Parts, Compound Cells, PAZ and BXF files.
AECOsim Building Designer SS4 has added some new utilities:
the operation of each new utility is covered in the help document, the notes below will be updated soon.