How do I link 3D AutoCAD to Revit?

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.

How do I link Civil 3D to Revit?

Use the new Link Topography command (Revit 2019.1 and later):

Solution:

  1. Go to a 3d View.
  2. From the “Massing and Site” ribbon tab choose “Toposurface”
  3. From the “Modify | Edit Surface” ribbon tab choose “Create from Import > Select Import Instance”
  4. Now select the linked DWG file.

Can you convert DWG to Revit?

Outmoded DWGs can be updated to Revit files in a few steps. Revit is one of the most popular Building Information Modeling (BIM) applications, and DWGs are AutoCAD drawing files. Both programs are owned by Autodesk, so converting a DWG to Revit is very simple.

Can you convert AutoCAD 3D 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.

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Is Civil 3D a BIM?

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How do I import an XML file into Revit?

Inside of Revit, a Site Designer plugin will appear in the ribbon at the top. Select that tab, and select Import LandXML file on the left. Now, the Import LandXML dialog box will appear. Select the file to import by using the “…” and choose the positioning system.

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.

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 draft in Revit?

Create a drafting view to provide details that are not part of the building model. Use the detailing tools on the Annotate tab to sketch the details. Click View tab Create panel (Drafting View). In the New Drafting View dialog, enter a value for Name, and select a value for Scale.