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I can't see model's geometry

asked 2020-12-22 09:20:09 -0500

MaRe's avatar

updated 2021-02-03 14:02:34 -0500

I did my model's geometry using FloorspaceJS, however, when I tried to see and edit the geometry of my model (osm), it doesn't appear when I went to the "geometry" panel. I only can see the 3D View. If I enter into the "Edit" button, I am not allow to use the "Preview OSM" button

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When you click the "Edit" button does it show you your 2d plan or is it asking you about making a new plan? If you don't see you 2d plan it is possible that the "floorplan.json" file was misplaced. That is what is used to view and edit the 2d plan. The OpenStudio Application does not dynamically crate a 2d plan from the OSM file.

David Goldwasser's avatar David Goldwasser  ( 2020-12-22 14:52:41 -0500 )edit

Thank you for your answer. When I clic the "Edit" button, I don't see my preview 2d plan nor the application is asking to make a new plan. I tried to look for the "floorplan.json" inside my model's carpets but I didn't find it.

MaRe's avatar MaRe  ( 2020-12-22 15:05:43 -0500 )edit

Do you just see a white empty area where the interface elements should be? It could be good to have a screenshot. One possibility is something happened to the "floorplan.json" file that prevented it from opening. It would be helpful if you went to and choose "Open Existing Floorplan" and upload a copy of your floorplan to see if that works. If it doesn't work there as well, then there might be an issue with the json file.

David Goldwasser's avatar David Goldwasser  ( 2020-12-23 12:42:40 -0500 )edit

Thank you again David. I can see the model in the 3D view, but when I clic in the "Edit" button, it doesn't show the interface that is shown when I follow the link "". It just appears descriptions about the IDF, gbXML, and FloorspaceJS (not a white empty area), but the button for "Preview OSM" and "Merge with current OSM" are grey and cant' be selected. I looked for the "floorplan.json" inside the principal file of the model, but I couldn't find it. I haven't found this since I used this model in the PAT application for running alternatives measures.

MaRe's avatar MaRe  ( 2020-12-23 14:06:14 -0500 )edit

Ok, sorry, I missed earlier that you can't find "floorplan.json" I thought you could. You mentioned you used this model in PAT. PAT brings a copy of the model into PAT project and should leave original un-touched. Are you looking in the copy within PAT or your original location. As "floorplan.json" didn't exist when PAT was developed it is possible that that file isn't copied into the PAT project with the rest of the files.

David Goldwasser's avatar David Goldwasser  ( 2020-12-23 15:06:22 -0500 )edit

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answered 2022-03-02 14:39:04 -0500

bpuskas12's avatar

I am a new user, and this issue is happening to me as well.

It seems once I merge the Floorplan with the OSM is corrupts the corresponding JSON file, so I cannot go back and edit the geometry.

Any ideas how to resolve this issue?

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Please post this as a comment under this question or as a new post, instead of as an answer (which it isn't). Can you also provide a detailed description of what you are seeing and what your workflow is like. I know you can't post pictures yet but you could link to external pictures or document.

David Goldwasser's avatar David Goldwasser  ( 2022-03-03 09:36:04 -0500 )edit

answered 2022-06-17 11:45:33 -0500

maj's avatar

I also met this problem.

At least you have to draw the floorplan again if you need it.

But you can draw it on another project and then copy the JSON file into your folder and merge it so that you don't need to configure the other settings again.

Attention! in the floorplan, the name of the rooms have to be the same and components(windows and doors) won't be matched.

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