Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing AutoCAD files into Revit, part of Revit: Fire-Alarm Systems Design (2015).
- I bet you have a bunch of auto CAD details,…don't you?…You don't want to throw them away either, do you?…Don't worry, we can still use them.…By creating a drafting view,…we can simply import our auto CAD details…or typical notes.…We can explode them and work with them…as if they have always been in Revit.…So let's get started and jump into Revit.…What I'd like to do is go to the view tab.…I'd like to click on drafting view.…This is where it gets a little bit tricky…when we're dealing with auto CAD…because auto CAD doesn't know much about scale,…whereas Revit does.…
So what we have to do is either A,…figure out what the scale is of the drafting view…we're bringing in from auto CAD,…or scale it one to one,…which is what I'm going to do now.…So let's go 12 inch equals one foot.…For the name, let's call it typical symbols.…Then let's click OK.…Now what I'd like to do is go to the insert tab.…Let's click on import CAD.…Never link a detail like this.…Import it.…Click on import CAD and browse to where…you're keeping your files,…
- Linking to architecture
- Creating views
- Adding wall and ceiling devices and control panels
- Placing a cable tray and conduit
- Adding circuitry
- Working with drawing sections
- Importing AutoCAD files
Skill Level Intermediate
Creating Concrete Buildings with Revit Structurewith Eric Wing1h 56m Intermediate
1. Project Setup
2. Incorporating Different Fire-Alarm Devices
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