I understand how to change material by family type but how can I change object subcategory by family type? Is this possible?
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in order to create Subcategories in Families :
thank you very much. Just for my understanding: I have a family with 3 types and I want to assign to each type a differnt subcategory. But there is no parameter for subcategory like for example for material.
Let's say I have a Box which I want to show in three different ways. Later I want to export the file to autocad and assign for each of the three family types a differnt layer.
in Family Editor :
thanks again for your assistance.
I have three family types of a box. Later I have to export the revit file to dwg and each family type has to be on a different layer. For this I have to create one subcategory for each family type. With materials I do not have this possibility.
"Subcategory" is a property that can be applied to elements that are created locally, not to elements that are nested families. Therefore, for nested elements, the subcategory must be created in the nested elements' own family file. Then, load those elements into a host family, create a Family Type parameter, apply that parameter to one of the elements, load the host family into a project, create multiple instances of the family, each of them with its own family type value. Now, if you export this project to dwg you will have on the list all the subcategories that you created, and you will be able to assign a different layer to each subcategory.