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Export Revit to CAD - family to block names

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10-10-2012 02:07 PM

I am trying to figure out the best way to rename families that become cad blocks when the revit plan is exported to cad.

I need to follow another companies standard.  Lets say the  family  is called "Single Door" and the type is "flush 36x84 -DF01". When exported I end up with


Single Door - Flush 36x84_DF01 - View Name. 


How do i get it so it is just named DF01. Which is the companies standard for that cad block?

is there a way to do this in Revit or will I have to write a lisp/script to do it in autocad?



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Re: Export Revit to CAD - family to block names

10-12-2012 02:42 PM in reply to: dglenn9000

I have not found an option within Revit to change the block name used for families when exporting to DWG.


However, when searching online for lisp routines to change block names, I found several postings:

Multiple Block rename in sequence

Renaming a block using LISP

Rename multiple blocks

Lance Coffey

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