IFC 4.3.0.1 (IFC4X3_TC1)

8.13.3.5 IfcTextLiteral

8.13.3.5.1 Semantic definition

The text literal is a geometric representation item which describes a text string using a string literal and additional position and path information. The text size and appearance is determined by the IfcTextStyle that is associated to the IfcTextLiteral through an IfcStyledItem.

The text string is placed within the planar extent (the box) defined within the subtype IfcTextLiteralWithExtent.

DEPRECATION The use of IfcTextLiteral is deprecated and it will be made abstract.

8.13.3.5.2 Entity inheritance

8.13.3.5.3 Attributes

# Attribute Type Description
IfcRepresentationItem (2)
LayerAssignment SET [0:1] OF IfcPresentationLayerAssignment FOR AssignedItems

Assignment of the representation item to a single or multiple layer(s). The LayerAssignments can override a LayerAssignments of the IfcRepresentation it is used within the list of Items.

StyledByItem SET [0:1] OF IfcStyledItem FOR Item

Reference to the IfcStyledItem that provides presentation information to the representation, e.g. a curve style, including colour and thickness to a geometric curve.

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IfcTextLiteral (3)
1 Literal IfcPresentableText

The text literal to be presented.

2 Placement IfcAxis2Placement

An IfcAxis2Placement that determines the placement and orientation of the presented string.

3 Path IfcTextPath

The writing direction of the text literal.

Table 8.13.3.5.A

8.13.3.5.4 Formal representation

ENTITY IfcTextLiteral
 SUPERTYPE OF (ONEOF
	(IfcTextLiteralWithExtent))
 SUBTYPE OF (IfcGeometricRepresentationItem);
	Literal : IfcPresentableText;
	Placement : IfcAxis2Placement;
	Path : IfcTextPath;
END_ENTITY;

8.13.3.5.5 References