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Revit MEP 2012/13 .. Open IFC not working

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05-16-2012 11:13 PM

hi all,


I am unable to open any IFC files with Revit MEP 2012 or 2013 ... there is simply no reaction once i select the IFC file and click Open. Revit doesn't crash nor do i get any error message, it just doesn't appear to even try opening the file.


No problem doing the same in Revit Arch + Structure 2012 and 2013.


I've uninstalled MEP 2012 & 13, reinstalled and updated to UR2 and no change.


I've also tried Graphisofts 'Improved IFC Impor' Add-In (which works in Arch+Str) and this at least gives me an error message - although not a particularly informative one (see attached)


This is occuring in a Windows 7 (fully updated) VM running under Parallels 7


any suggestions as to cause / solution?







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Re: Revit MEP 2012/13 .. Open IFC not working

05-17-2012 06:16 AM in reply to:

I can only be of very limited (if any) help here, but does your 'export to .IFC' function properly?

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Re: Revit MEP 2012/13 .. Open IFC not working

05-24-2012 10:09 PM in reply to: CADastrophe

Hi CADastrophe,


Apologies for the late reply - i did not receive any email notifications of your response to my post


Yes Export>IFC works (as does the Graphisoft 'Export to ArchiCAD' plugin which uses the IFC format)





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