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Two-way and Three-way switch

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10-02-2012 06:37 AM


How can I connect a two-way and three-way switch? I need to connect two-way using the same family of switch to two different circuits. I also need to do the same with three-way.

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Re: Two-way and Three-way switch

10-02-2012 07:35 AM in reply to: paulo

A single Lighting Device (Switch) element can be chosen as the "Switch" for multiple Switch Systems. However, a Switch System cannot be connected to two separate switches. So currently, three-way switches are not possible in Revit, and are commonly addressed by adding Shared Parameters to them in order to label them correctly. Searching through this forum should net you some more details on this work-around.

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Re: Two-way and Three-way switch

10-09-2012 08:08 AM in reply to: CADastrophe

If you would like this functionality added to Revit, this link is setup for you to submit feature requests, or feedback, directly to our Development group.

I encourage you to use the feedback link as our Development group is always interested and would like to hear your feedback directly, since you are better suited to state the business case for a feature request.

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