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Learning Revit

Welcome: Learning Revit
Welcome: Learning Revit
Skill Level Beginner
3h 58m
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Q: Will Revit 2014 files work in a previous version of Revit? Will the exercise files for this course work in Revit 2013?

A: Revit file formats are not backwards compatible. A new file format is introduced with each new release. Newer versions of Revit can open older version files without issue. However, files will be upgraded to the latest file format during the initial open. Once saved in the current version, there is no way to save them back to a previous version. Therefore, it is important to consider this issue carefully and discuss it with all project team members before beginning a project. For example, it is not possible for the architect to use a newer version of the software than the consulting engineers and vice-versa. All members of the team must collaborate using the same version/file format. This course was authored using Revit 2014. Therefore, its exercise files can be used with any flavor of Revit (Architecture, MEP, Structure, or LT) 2014 and later. Files cannot be opened with versions 2013 and prior.

Skills covered in this course
3D + Animation Architecture BIM CAD Revit LT

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