Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding CAD inserts, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
There is a lots of ways to use CAD data in your revit projects.…Sometimes you don't need to maintain a link back to the original CAD file.…In such cases you can simply import the CAD file and embed it directly in your…revit project. The most common scenario where this might…occur is bringing in detail drawings. Most firms have large libraries of…standard details that they have accumulated over the years.…It's pretty common that a lot of those standard details would have been generated…in a program such as AutoCAD. So as you make the move to Revit rather…than redraw all of those details, you might want to reuse and leverage some of…that existing data and just simply import them into your objects.…
So in this movie, we're going to simply look at the process we could follow to…import a legacy cad detail and use it in our other project.…So, I'm in a file called import detail And I want to bring in a CAD file in here.…So at the moment I don't really have a good view anywhere in the project browser…in order to do this import. So I'm actually going to create a new view…
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
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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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