Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Tracing CAD files, part of Migrating from AutoCAD to Revit.
Sometimes the Project is begun in AutoCAD and then the team decides to transition over to Revit.…There are many possible scenarios where this can happen, some of the team members may not have yet learned Revit.…The project could have started a long time ago in CAD, and now it's being revived.…It could be some members of the extended project team working outside of your current firm…that don't use Revit, many others scenarios are possible.…In any case there are basically two strategies that you'd want to employ.…There's the so-called Convert Strategy and then there is the Hybrid Strategy. In this…movie I'd like to focus on the Convert Strategy.…
So to do this, I am in an empty project created from the Revit Default Architectural Template…and on the Insert tab I'm going to click on the Link CAD button.…Now the file I'm going to bringing is called 02 Space Plan, so you'll notice here in the…background I opened up the Level 2 Floor Plan on my project browser.…So I've got the 02 Space Plan selected, and I want to make sure that I choose Current View only.…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- Comparing AutoCAD and Revit
- Customizing Revit settings
- Exploring the Revit interface
- Organizing with categories versus layers
- Understanding families and groups versus blocks
- Using links instead of Xrefs
- Tracing, nesting, and exploding CAD files
Skill Level Intermediate
Revit Architecture: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 17m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Getting Comfortable with Revit
3. Using AutoCAD Files in Revit
4. Working with AutoCAD Architecture
Using the IFC format7m 54s
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