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JeremySie
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Files Missing from Metric Library

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02-06-2011 09:06 PM

Hi Everyone,

 

I'm just having a few problems with the Metric Library in Autodesk Revit Architecture 2011. I downloaded & licenced revit from the Autodesk Education Community. I have tryed a number of times to redownload & uninstall & reinstall the software with little success.

 

The problem is that I'm missing files from the Metric Library > Structural > Columns the folder "Concrete", "Precast Concrete" and "Wood" are missing, the folder "Steel" is the only one in the available in the Columns directory. I know they are missing becasue I am trying to complete this tutotial - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJyzZy5h_b4 which requires it. 

 

I have also checked on the University computers & these files are also missing. 

 

Would greatly appreaciate your help!

 

Thanks, Jeremy

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Re: Files Missing from Metric Library

02-07-2011 01:17 PM in reply to: JeremySie

Hi Jeremy,

 

I would suggest downloading the Metric Content again from here: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/item?siteID=123112&id=14973523. The file you want to save and extract is IntMet.cab.

 

Please let us know if this helps!



Katie Langan
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Autodesk, Inc.

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JeremySie
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Re: Files Missing from Metric Library

02-07-2011 11:55 PM in reply to: kathryn.langan

Worked ike a charm! Thank you so much! 

 

For anyone with a similar problem, unzip the .cab into the Metric Library folder found at "C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\RAC 2011\Metric Library", that does the trick!

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marina84
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Re: Files Missing from Metric Library

01-10-2012 08:43 AM in reply to: kathryn.langan

Hi, 

My issue is that there is no Metric library folder any ideas?

thank you Marina

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k.laffaille
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Re: Files Missing from Metric Library

02-21-2012 06:55 PM in reply to: JeremySie

Thak you so much!! :smileyvery-happy:

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Re: Files Missing from Metric Library

03-22-2012 02:45 AM in reply to: marina84

I also had no Metric Library or Metric Templates folder in my R2011 installation from download. So I simply made myself the folders (next to the Imperial ones) and installed the contents as per other instructions in this thread (IntMet.cab and IntMetTempl.cab respectively) into those folders.

 

Puzzled why this problem would arise though...?

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franmaisto
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Re: Files Missing from Metric Library

05-20-2012 04:12 PM in reply to: roundhay125

Thanks for all information, i have the same problem with revit 2012. and i need some template families for make some doors, need the template door in metric.

where i put this if i dont have any folder named library or something like that?? i created a new folder when i installed revit and i didnt use the default one.

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Re: Files Missing from Metric Library

12-18-2012 03:58 AM in reply to: JeremySie

Where can i find the metric library for Revit 2010?  need reinforced concrete columns. Thanks

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