How do I convert CAD to Revit?

Can you convert a CAD file to Revit?

You can easily convert 3D cad solids to Revit Families using CAD to RFA tool from PowerPack for Revit® available in Autodesk Exchange App Store. This command can be very useful for creating 2D and 3D Generic Model Families in Revit, using existent CAD blocks and geometry.

Why can’t I see my linked CAD file in Revit?

Causes: The CAD file has values much higher than the 20 mile limit for geometry from internal origin that was applied for Revit. The values themselves are not a problem but the CAD file has reference blocks that refer to 0,0,0 which is the cause of not displaying the CAD link.

Can you import 3D CAD to Revit?

Open a Revit project or family, and use the Import CAD tool to import 3D geometry from supported applications. For information about how imported 3D shapes can be used in families and projects, see About Importing 3D Shapes.

How do you draw details in Revit?

From the Type Selector, select Detail View: Detail. On the Options Bar, select an appropriate detail scale. To reference another detail or drafting view, on the Reference panel, select Reference Other View, and select a view from the drop-down list.

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How do I view imported CAD files in Revit?

To see a CAD file in a good Revit view or delete it, simply click on the Show or Delete. This also helps locating a particular imported DWG in your hundreds of views & sheets! Another nice feature is the chance to select one CAD file from the list and click Find Views.

How do I unhide a element in Revit?

Do one of the following:

  1. Click Modify | tab Reveal Hidden Elements panel (Unhide Element) or (Unhide Category).
  2. Right-click the element, and click Unhide in View Elements or Category.

How do I export 3D DWG to Revit?

Open the 3D view of the project to export. Click File tab Export CAD Formats (DWG files). In the DWG Export dialog, click (Modify Export Setup). On the Solids tab of the Modify DWG/DXF Export Setup dialog, select Export as AutoCAD Architecture and AutoCAD MEP Objects.

Can I open a STP file in Revit?

Import STP file in AutoCAD and save as DWG. Link the DWG in Revit. When you get the updated STP, just re-import to the same DWG and the link in Revit will be updated.

How do I import a Revit model?

Click Insert tab Import panel (Import CAD). In the dialog, for Files of type, select the desired file type. Navigate to the folder that contains the file to import, and select the file. Tip: Make sure you import the geometric data needed for the Revit capability that you plan to use.

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