Many of the Valis/Valitypes within the top level components of your project will have the formula function“SOC()” .

soc(): Stands for "sum of children", it sums up all the Valis of the same type in the components one level below (sub - components).

Whenever a vali has SOC() function as formula, Valispace automatically creates and updates budget tables and charts for Valis with the formula “SOC()”, like the ones below.

Pie Chart

Note that pie chart is shown for the mass distribution. The mass distribution is only shown for its immediate lower level. To view the pie chart , click on the vali name(1) and the details tab on the right side opens. Within the details tab, Click the “pie chart symbol”(2).

 

Budget Table

The budget tables gives the user the overall breakdown/distribution of the property over all the component within the project. User will have the possibility to see even the lowest element of the system. To view the budget table for the property, click on the vali name(1) and the details tab on the right side opens. Within the details tab, Click the “budget symbol”(2).

Note that user have the possiblity to toggle margins/collapse all/ expand all/ copy(3). You can copy the budget table and directly paste in the excel sheet if needed.

Pro Tips:

  • You can copy the budget table and directly paste in the excel sheet if needed.

  • If you have set up your word plugin, you can directly import the budget table/pie chart and if the values are updated in your deployment, you can use refresh button on the word plugin to update the values in word document(refer word plugin section)

  • You can add the budget table in analysis document easily (refer Analysis section)