Inventor General Discussion

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BIM Exchange

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10-23-2012 12:56 PM

Hey everybody, not really sure if this is a inventor or revit question, but since everything seems to look right in inventor I figured I would ask here. 

 

So anyways I am using 2013 inventor and revit. I am trying to use this BIM exchange in inventor and I am try to by creating a simple part/family with a couple of different sizes in a table. Everything looks good in inventor as far as the table having different size and when I activate one it changes the part. When I export I am going to tools, BIM exchange, hitting export and away she goes. There is only one export button and everything is pretty simple to understand. So inventor as far as I know, is good.

 

Now when I bring it into revit as the ASDK format from export with BIM exchange as I am getting is the model with whatever view happens to be active. I am not getting the table nor the parameters I set up for manually changing the family.

 

I have done some research and noticed that in previous verisons you needed to export the table in inventor after that model, but I am not seeing that option anywhere. 

 

So my question is, am I missing something and you can no longer export parametric parts from inventor to revit, or is there another set I am missing either in the inventor setup or the import into revit? 

 

I want to say thanks for any and all help.

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Re: BIM Exchange

10-23-2012 09:39 PM in reply to: cwwalder

ADSK file is a non-parametric model, so it cannot be driven through the table.

 

Table exporting you mentioned was a prototype we made to transfer iPart table from Inventor to Revit, you may know it from Labs. 

 

 

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