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Cannot see Link autocad files revit 2012

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01-29-2014 01:41 AM

hi Guys,


Maybe you could help me with this problem. i tried to link autocad files im my revit but i cannot see the files anywhere even in manage link 

when clik yes (please see attached) still the same. What could be the problem.Please help

Thank you in advance.

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Re: Cannot see Link autocad files revit 2012

01-30-2014 06:51 AM in reply to: ennujozlagam

Make sure that you are Linking the DWG file, and not just Importing it. Linking is akin to Xref-ing in AutoCAD and the file should appear in the Manage Links dialog, under the 'DWG Formats' tab. Importing is the equivalent of inserting a block in AutoCAD - the imported DWG object will retain no connection to the original file.


When you import or link a DWG file into a View, Revit will want to import the contents of that file's Model Space. If imported/linked into a Sheet, then Revit will want to import the contents of Paper Space. From the image you posted, you are attempting to Import/Link a DWG file into a View, but the DWG file does not contain any information in Model Space. If this is not the case, can you post the DWG file here?

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