Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Switching back to Revit, part of Navisworks 2017 Essential Training.
…The Switch Back tool is available for…Revit and Auto-Card and a few other applications.…What this does, is it allows us to select an item in Navisworks.…Right click, and jump to that object in whatever software it was created in.…So let's use Revit as an example.…By activating the Switch Back function in Revit, and having your model open, you can…navigate to that object in Navisworks, then…force Revit to zoom object right in Revit.…To get started, let's have Revit open and Navisworks open.…Don't have any files open in either program.…
In Revit, let's click the Open button.…Browse to where you're putting your Exercise files.…Let's go to the Revit folder.…Let's grab Electrical, let's click Open.…Let's switch to a 3D view.…Let's…go to our add-ins tab.…For external tools let's export this to Navisworks.…Scroll to where you're keeping your Exercise…files, let's go to the Navisworks folder.…Let's overwrite the Electrical model, that's already there.…Yes, you can replace it.…Now that that's been exported, let's go over…
- Appending and merging different file types
- Walking through your model
- Working with viewpoints
- Reviewing and marking up a model
- Manipulating and finding objects
- Adding links to objects
- Sorting and grouping
- Creating clash tests
- Adding a timeline with the Timeliner
- Creating material takeoffs
- Creating custom animations and scripts for an interactive movie
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 05/09/2016. What changed?
A: We added one new tutorial on BIM 360 and a whole new chapter of videos on rendering in Navisworks.
Q. This course was updated 03/21/2017. What changed?
A. Three videos were updated in the first chapter. The following topics were also updated in chapters 8 and 12: creating a simluation for the TImeLiner, changing the survey point and project base point in Revit, finding and running Civil 3D Object Enablers, and combining Civil and Revit.
1. The Navisworks File System
2. Navigating in a Model
3. Working with Viewpoints
4. The Review Tab
5. Dealing with Objects
6. Sorting and Grouping
7. Clash Detection
8. The TimeLiner
10. Presenting, Animating, and Exporting
12. Combining Site and Buildings
Combining Civil and Revit3m 40s
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