Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Cleaning up the CAD details, part of BIM Manager: Managing Revit.
- [Instructor] Importing CAD can get messy.…Here's a few tricks I like to do for each detail coming in.…Let's jump into Revit.…Under Projects, let's go Open.…I'm going to grab Master Details-Cleanup…and I'm going to click Open.…What I'm going to do now is, under Drafting Views,…I'm going to open up my PULL BOX.…Now, I'm going to select the imported CAD…and what I want to do is I want…to click the Explode drop down…and I want to do a Full Explode.…Perfect, it's been exploded.…
The problem is now, if I select one of these lines,…notice that it's on it's on E-DETL.…We may or may not want all…of these different layers to come into here.…Now there's a couple of things we can do.…If I pick a window around everything,…and if I go to my Filter, and I click Check None…and I select everything except…for Detail Items and Text Notes and I hit OK,…we can put these all on one Line Style.…So usually what I do, is I just put 'em on Medium Lines.…
Hit Escape.…Now, depending on what line-type system you have…you can start putting these lines on a different line type.…
- Setting up the Revit folder structure
- Creating a revision schedule
- Adding a symbol list
- Creating shared parameters
- Configuring your text
- Creating line types, weights, and patterns
- Configuring the underlay settings
- Creating custom grids
- Viewing templates
- Importing CAD details
Skill Level Intermediate
AutoCAD Customization for CAD Managerswith Josh Modglin2h 6m Intermediate
1. Company-Wide Workflow
2. Global Template Content
3. File Sharing
4. Master Details
Importing CAD details3m 22s
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