Elements

Subclasses of Elements. See the learning articles.

Classes

Name Description  
AnnotationElement2d 2d element used to annotate drawings and sheets.  
Callout A graphical DetailingSymbol that calls out a reference to another drawing.  
DefinitionContainer A DefinitionContainer exclusively owns a set of DefinitionElements contained within its sub-model (of type DefinitionModel).  
DefinitionElement A Definition Element holds configuration-related information that is meant to be referenced / shared.  
DefinitionGroup A non-exclusive set of DefinitionElements grouped using the DefinitionGroupGroupsDefinitions relationship.  
DefinitionPartition A DefinitionPartition element establishes a Definition modeling perspective for its parent Subject.  
DefinitionSet This abstract class unifies DefinitionGroup and DefinitionContainer for relationship endpoint purposes.  
DetailCallout A graphical Callout that references a detail drawing.  
DetailingSymbol A graphical detailing symbol that is placed on a Drawing or Sheet.  
Document An InformationContentElement that identifies the content of a document.  
DocumentPartition A DocumentPartition element establishes a Document modeling perspective for its parent Subject.  
Drawing A document that represents a drawing, that is, a two-dimensional graphical representation of engineering data.  
DrawingGraphic 2d element used to persist graphics for use in drawings.  
DrawingGraphicRepresentsFunctionalElement Relates a DrawingGraphic to the FunctionalElement that it represents  
DriverBundleElement Element used in conjunction with bis:ElementDrivesElement relationships to bundle multiple inputs before Beta
Element Elements are the smallest individually identifiable building blocks for modeling the real world in an iModel.  
ElevationCallout A graphical Callout that references an elevation drawing.  
An information element that links to an embedded file.  
FunctionalBreakdownElement A FunctionalBreakdownElement is a folder node in the functional hierarchy.  
FunctionalComponentElement A FunctionalComponentElement is a leaf node in the functional hierarchy.  
FunctionalComposite  
FunctionalElement A FunctionalElement captures functional requirements that will ultimately be fulfilled by a PhysicalElement.  
FunctionalElementIsOfType Relates a FunctionalElement to its FunctionalType  
FunctionalModel A container for persisting FunctionalElements.  
FunctionalPartition A FunctionalPartition element is a key part of the iModel information hierarchy and is always parented  
FunctionalType Defines a set of properties (the 'type') that can be associated with a Functional Element.  
GenericDocument The Generic:Document class is used when a document cannot be further classified.  
GenericGraphicalModel3d A generic container for persisting BisCore:GraphicalElement3d instances.  
GenericGraphicalType2d The Generic:GraphicalType2d class is used when graphical types cannot be further classified.  
GenericPhysicalMaterial The Generic:PhysicalMaterial class is used when the physical material cannot be further classified.  
GenericPhysicalType The Generic:PhysicalType class is used when the physical type cannot be further classified.  
GeometricElement An abstract base class to model real world entities that intrinsically have geometry.  
GeometricElement2d An abstract base class to model information entities that intrinsically have 2d geometry.  
GeometricElement3d An abstract base class to model real world entities that intrinsically have 3d geometry.  
GeometryPart A Definition Element that specifies a collection of geometry that is meant to be reused across Geometric  
Graphic3d The Generic:Graphic3d class is used when 3D graphics cannot be further classified.  
GraphicalElement2d An abstract base class for 2d Geometric Elements that are used to convey information within graphical presentations (like drawings).  
GraphicalElement3d A 3d Graphical Element  
GraphicalPartition3d A GraphicalPartition3d element establishes a 3D Graphical modeling perspective for its parent Subject.  
GraphicalType2d Defines a set of properties (the type) that can be associated with a 2D Graphical Element.  
Group The Generic:Group class is used when the group cannot be further classified.  
GroupInformationElement Group Information is an abstract base class for modeling entities whose main purpose is to reference a group of related elements.  
GroupInformationPartition A GroupInformationPartition element establishes a Group Information modeling perspective for its parent Subject.  
GroupModel A generic container for BisCore:GroupInformationElement instances.  
InformationContentElement Information Content Element is an abstract base class for modeling pure information entities.  
InformationPartitionElement An abstract base class for elements that establishes a particular modeling perspective for its parent Subject.  
InformationRecordElement Information Record Element is an abstract base class for modeling information records.  
InformationRecordPartition An InformationRecordPartition element establishes a Information Record modeling perspective for its parent Subject.  
InformationReferenceElement Information Reference is an abstract base class for modeling entities whose main purpose is to reference something else.  
LineStyle The definition element for a line style  
LinkElement An information element that specifies a link.  
LinkPartition A LinkPartition element establishes a Link modeling perspective for its parent Subject.  
PhysicalElement An Element that is spatially located, has mass, and can be touched.  
PhysicalElementFulfillsFunction Relates a PhysicalElement to the FunctionalElement elements that it fulfills.  
PhysicalMaterial A PhysicalMaterial defines the matter that makes up physical elements.  
PhysicalObject The Generic:PhysicalObject class is used when physical elements cannot be further classified.  
PhysicalPartition A PhysicalPartition element establishes a Physical modeling perspective for its parent Subject.  
PhysicalType Defines a set of properties (the type) that can be associated with a Physical Element.  
PlanCallout A graphical Callout that references a plan drawing.  
RecipeDefinitionElement Defines a recipe for generating instances from a definition. Beta
RenderMaterialElement Defines a rendering material.  
RenderMaterialElement.Params Parameters used to construct a RenderMaterial.  
An information element that links to a repository.  
RoleElement A real world entity is modeled as a Role Element when a set of external circumstances define an important  
SectionCallout A graphical Callout that references a section drawing.  
SectionDrawing A document that represents a section drawing, that is, a graphical documentation derived from a planar  
SectionDrawingLocation A SectionDrawingLocation element identifies the location of a SectionDrawing in the context of a SpatialModel. Beta
Sheet A digital representation of a sheet of paper.  
SheetBorderTemplate The template for a SheetBorder  
SheetTemplate The template for a Sheet  
SpatialElement An Element that occupies real world space.  
SpatialLocation The Generic:SpatialLocation class is used when spatial locations cannot be further classified.  
SpatialLocationElement Identifies a tracked real world location but has no mass and cannot be touched.  
SpatialLocationPartition A SpatialLocationPartition element establishes a SpatialLocation modeling perspective for its parent Subject.  
SpatialLocationType Defines a set of properties (the type) that can be associated with a spatial location.  
Subject A Subject is an information element that describes what this repository (or part thereof) is about.  
TemplateRecipe3d A TemplateRecipe3d is a DefinitionElement that has a sub-model that contains the 3d template elements. Beta
TextAnnotation2d 2D Text Annotation  
TextAnnotation3d 3D Text Annotation  
Texture Defines a rendering texture that is associated with a Material and applied to surface geometry.  
TitleText A graphical DetailingSymbol that contains title text.  
TypeDefinitionElement Defines a set of properties (the type) that may be associated with an element.  
An information element that specifies a URL link.  
ViewAttachmentLabel A graphical DetailingSymbol that contains a view attachment label.  
VolumeElement A Volume Element is a Spatial Location Element that is restricted to defining a volume.  

Last Updated: 13 August, 2020