IfcRelConnects is a connectivity relationship that connects objects under some criteria. As a general connectivity it does not imply constraints, however subtypes of the relationship define the applicable object types for the connectivity relationship and the semantics of the particular connectivity.
HISTORY New entity in IFC2x.
|1||GlobalId||IfcGloballyUniqueId||Assignment of a globally unique identifier within the entire software world.|
|2||OwnerHistory||OPTIONAL IfcOwnerHistory||Assignment of the information about the current ownership of that object, including owning actor, application, local identification and information captured about the recent changes of the object, |
> NOTE only the last modification in stored - either as addition, deletion or modification.
> IFC4 CHANGE The attribute has been changed to be OPTIONAL.
|3||Name||OPTIONAL IfcLabel||Optional name for use by the participating software systems or users. For some subtypes of IfcRoot the insertion of the Name attribute may be required. This would be enforced by a where rule.|
|4||Description||OPTIONAL IfcText||Optional description, provided for exchanging informative comments.|
IfcRoot assigns the globally unique ID. In addition it may provide for a name and a description about the concept.
Ownership, history, and merge state is captured using IfcOwnerHistory.
ENTITY IfcRelConnects ABSTRACT SUPERTYPE OF (ONEOF (IfcRelConnectsElements ,IfcRelConnectsPortToElement ,IfcRelConnectsPorts ,IfcRelConnectsStructuralActivity ,IfcRelConnectsStructuralMember ,IfcRelContainedInSpatialStructure ,IfcRelCoversBldgElements ,IfcRelCoversSpaces ,IfcRelFillsElement ,IfcRelFlowControlElements ,IfcRelInterferesElements ,IfcRelPositions ,IfcRelReferencedInSpatialStructure ,IfcRelSequence ,IfcRelServicesBuildings ,IfcRelSpaceBoundary)) SUBTYPE OF (IfcRelationship); END_ENTITY;