How do I export an AutoCAD drawing to Revit?

Can you export from AutoCAD 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.

How do I convert DWG to Revit?

Step 1: Prepare Your DWG Files.

  1. Open the file in AutoCAD.
  2. Check for xrefs (externally referenced DWG files). …
  3. Run SETBYLAYER. …
  4. Run PURGE. …
  5. Freeze any layers you don’t need.
  6. Use SAVEAS to save a copy of the file in your “CAD Links” folder (or wherever your standard linked file location is).

How do I export a 3D model from AutoCAD 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 CAD file in Revit?

You can import data from other CAD programs into a Revit model. Supported CAD formats include AutoCAD (DWG and DXF), MicroStation® (DGN), Trimble® SketchUp® (SKP and DWG), SAT, and 3DM (Rhinoceros®). When you import a file, the format of the imported file may support varying qualities of geometry.

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What 3D files can Revit import?

Revit supports the import of ACIS objects contained in DWG, DXF, DGN, and SAT files. You can incorporate a Trimble® SketchUp® design into a Revit project to provide a starting point for the building model. You can import 3D geometry from supported file formats and applications.

Can you convert 3D CAD 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.

Link a CAD File

  1. Open the Revit model.
  2. If you want the linked file to display only in a particular view, open that view.
  3. Click Insert tab Link panel (Link CAD).
  4. In the dialog, for Files of type, select the desired file type.
  5. Navigate to the folder that contains the file to link, and select the file.

How do I export 3D Revit to 2D CAD?

[REVIT] HOW TO EXPORT A 3D VIEW FROM REVIT TO A 2D . DWG

  1. Place a 3D view on a Sheet.
  2. Choose File, Export, CAD formats, DWG.
  3. Choose file location, name and . dwg version.
  4. Open . dwg file with a 2D lines of a perspective / axonometry 3D view.
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