Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating Revit links, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
In this movie we're going to add a link Revit file.…There is lots of scenarios where we might choose to link one Revit project to another.…Perhaps, you are working on a multi building project or may be you have…multiple disciplines where you have mechanical and electrical and structural…and you're all working in the same building.…Whatever the scenario might be, you can take one Revit project and link it into…another Revit project. And in the similar fashion to the way it…worked when we linked CAD files in, in a previous movie.…If the original Revit file changes, you can go to Manage Links and select that…file and simply reload it to see the latest changes.…
So, I'm in a file here called Office Building.…And I'm going to do a really simple example just to go through the mechanics…of how to set up a linked file. And I'm going to link in a small out…build, so I'm going to go to the Insert tab and click the Link Revit button.…That brings up my Exercise Files folder and I"m going to grab this Shed file here.…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- What is BIM?
- Understanding Revit element hierarchy
- Navigating views
- Creating a new project from a template
- Refining a layout with temporary dimensions
- Adding walls, doors, and windows
- Adding plumbing fixtures and other components
- Linking AutoCAD DWG files
- Rotating and aligning Revit links
- Working with footprint and extrusion roofs
- Adding openings
- Adding railings and extensions to stairs
- Creating stacked and curtain walls
- Hiding and isolating objects
- Adding rooms
- Creating schedule views and tags
- Adding text and dimensions
- Creating new families
- Plotting and creating a PDF
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Is this course valid for all of the Revit architecture products? Are there any movies in this course that do not work in Revit LT?
A: This course is designed to work for anybody learning any of the Revit architecture products, including Autodesk Revit (available as part of the "Autodesk Building Design Suite"product), Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Autodesk Revit LT.
However, some individual movies in the course are not valid in Revit LT, due to the limited feature set of that application. Those movies are:
Chapter 3 - Accessing multi-user worksharing projects
Chapter 5 - Establishing shared coordinates
Chapter 6 - Using the shape editing tools to create a flat roof
Chapter 7 - Working with stairs
Revit Architecture: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 16m Intermediate
Revit Architecture 2012: Renderingwith Paul F. Aubin4h 26m Intermediate
Revit Architecture: The Family Editorwith Paul F. Aubin6h 40m Intermediate
Designing a House in Revit Architecturewith Brian Myers6h 56m Intermediate
1. Core Concepts
2. Getting Comfortable with the Revit Environment
3. Starting a Project
4. Modeling Basics
5. Links, Imports, and Groups
6. Sketch-Based Modeling Components
8. Complex Walls
9. Visibility and Graphic Controls
11. Schedules and Tags
12. Annotation and Details
13. The Basics of Families
14. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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