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Transformations API

The Transformations API is a service that provides an ability to transform iModel data. A transformation process is always happening between 2 iModels. A source iModel is used as a transformation source and target iModel is used as a placeholder for transformed data.

Transformation API features:

  • Filtering based on a view definition.
  • Progress reporting.
  • History tracking.
  • Transforming changes.

Use cases:

  • Project collaborators are interested in only a specific part of a project. Transformations API might be used to filter out data and produce a targeted data set.

View Definition

A View renders geometry from one or more Models of an iModel in a web browser. A View is an element of the ViewDefinition class. More information here