Working with DWG files


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Working with DWG files

Revit Architecture is a robust architectural design and documentation software package. It requires no other software to function. However, the building industry utilizes many software packages and tools. Fortunately, Revit can read and write most of the popular file formats. The most common file format that you're likely to encounter is Autodesk's own DWG file format, native to the AutoCAD program. If you need to share files with other architects and engineers, there is a really good chance that somebody on the team is going to be sending you data in DWG format.

So, fortunately, working with these files in Revit is easy. So, I'm here in a blank, empty file, started with the default template. I am going to click the LinkCAD button here on the Insert tab. Now, there actually are two ways to bring CAD data in: LinkCAD and ImportCAD. We are really going to want to choose LinkCAD if we are sharing data with somebody else in the project team, and we have any suspicion that that pe...

Working with DWG files
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Working with DWG files provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Paul F. Aubin as part of the Revit Architecture 2011 Essential Training

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