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Type definition

IfcReal is a defined type of simple data type REAL. It is required since a select type (IfcSimpleValue), cannot directly include simple types in its select list.

In principle, the domain of IfcReal (being a Real) is all rational, irrational and scientific real numbers. Here the precision is unconstrained, but in practice it is implementation specific.

Type: REAL

HISTORY  New type in IFC1.5.1.
Formal representations
XML Specification
 <xs:simpleType name="IfcReal">
  <xs:restriction base="xs:double"/>
EXPRESS Specification
TYPE IfcReal = REAL;

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References  References: IfcCartesianTransformationOperator IfcCartesianTransformationOperator2DnonUniform IfcCartesianTransformationOperator3DnonUniform IfcDirection IfcRationalBSplineCurveWithKnots IfcRationalBSplineSurfaceWithKnots IfcConversionBasedUnitWithOffset IfcSimpleValue IfcSurfaceStyleRefraction IfcTextureCoordinateGenerator IfcLightSourcePositional IfcLightSourceSpot IfcGeometricRepresentationContext IfcGeometricRepresentationSubContext IfcMapConversion

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