Model Inventory


1.  Assemble logo is a quick link back to your Project Dashboard.

2.  Your project name is a quick link back to your Project Inventory.

3.  Save View bar provides access to create a new view or modify your existing view. To learn more about Views, click here.

4.  The Model Tree provides an easy way to navigate, select and change the visibility of models and their objects in a project with multiple models and various states of visibility. The Model Tree displays all models and objects visible in the Project, and more importantly, the models and objects that are not currently visible. Objects in the Model Tree are organized by Category Name, Family Name and Type Name. Instances are not displayed in the model tree, but can be selected from the Inventory, 3D Viewer, and 2D SmartSheets. To learn more about the Model Tree, click here.

5.  Visibility Settings provide you with greater flexibility and specificity in creating views. Use the Rules in the Visibility Settings panel to change visibility of objects in the view based on user defined properties that are not available in the Model Tree. Rules can be added and edited for every model or all models in the Project. To learn more about Visibility Settings, click here.

6.  Model version number provides access to change the version of the model you are currently viewing. It's important to note that Assemble creates the version number, and may not be an accurate representation of versions available for your model(s) if previous versions were deleted.

7. Model toggle button help you in turning a model on or off. Turning off the model will make that model disappear completely and you will not see any of the instances from that model. If the model is toggled on, you can make changes to the visibility to the categories, families and types within that model. click here to learn more about turning toggle button.

8.  Show Changes button provides access to view changes between model version. To learn more about Model Comparisons, click here.

9.  Groups organize and display data in a view, and multiple properties within a group are nested. You can use any of the available properties to group the data in the grid. To learn more about Working with Groups, click here.

10.  The Selection bar appears when an item or items have been selected using the Model Tree, Inventory, and Model Viewer. The selection bar provides a total count of all items selected, the ability to Inspect the objects using the Properties Manager, and the ability to show or hide selected objects. To learn more about the selection bar, click here.

11.  The Columns button provides access to all of properties available within the model(s) you are viewing, which can be added as columns to your Inventory view. To learn more about Working with Columns, click here.

12. The Estimate button provides users an option for automatically assigning costs to items in a model inventory, provided that assembly codes are assigned to the items. To learn more about Automated Estimating, click here.

13.  The Import/Export button provides access to our Microsoft Excel integration and our Autodesk Navisworks integration. To learn more about our integrations, click here.

14.  Viewer control icon allows users to turn on or off the viewer, the inventory, or the 2D sheets. Using this button, you can control the visibility of the viewer, the inventory and 2D sheets so that only one of them, two of them or all of them appears. To learn more about working with the viewer, click here.

15. Share button allows users to share their saved views to other applications outside of Assemble, like iSqFt and Procore. The user controls who has access to the views in those applications anf the shared views will always be read-only. Click here to learn more about sharing views to iSqFt and click here to learn more about sharing views to Procore.

16.  Properties panel provides access to editable and non-editable instance and type properties of your inventory. To learn more about the Properties panel, click here.

17.  Alignment allows users to move models when appearing as unaligned after publishing. To learn more about aligning models, click here.

18.  3D Viewer provides a 3D representation of your model. The 3D model viewer is interactive with the inventory, the model tree, and the 2D SmartSheets viewer. To learn more about all of the functions of the model viewer, click here

19. 2D SmartSheets Viewer provide a representation of Revit 2D sheets and worksets. 2D SmartSheets viewer is interactive with the 3D viewer, the inventory, and the model tree. Visibility rules doesn't apply to the instances in 2D SmartSheets. To learn more about 2D SmartSheets, click here.

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