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kentanner1346
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Convert ACIS to Polymesh objects

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10-03-2012 10:21 AM

Importing autocad piping into project and recieve the following error : 'ACIS objects could not be imported, use qutocad to convert to polymesh objects'   any help would be appreciated !

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Lance.Coffey
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Re: Convert ACIS to Polymesh objects

10-05-2012 04:32 PM in reply to: kentanner1346

If you are using an AutoCAD MEP DWG file, have you tried going through the steps in the following blog posting:

Importing 3D geometry from AutoCAD MEP into Revit MEP

http://revitclinic.typepad.com/my_weblog/2011/04/importing-3d-geometry-from-autocad-mep-into-revit-m...

 

I also found the following help topic with information on the type of ACIS objects that Revit supports for import:

http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Revit/enu/2013/Help/00001-Revit_He0/0061-Start_a_61/0066-Using_In66/007...



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kentanner1346
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Re: Convert ACIS to Polymesh objects

10-15-2012 05:30 AM in reply to: Lance.Coffey

Files where exported into dwg format from CATIA. Don't and can't find alot out about this application, however found if I would explode and purge the files I could then turn them into blocks... worked fine for what i needed.. recorded a little macro and 57 files in about 2hrs...

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