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Importing AutoCAD

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08-01-2012 07:00 AM

Hello everyone, Question; if I import an AutoCAD floor plan in to Revit; how can I get the elevations to show up?


I know I would have to add wall height. What is the best way to do this?

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Re: Importing AutoCAD

08-01-2012 10:00 AM in reply to: drafter1411

The best way I found to do that is place your Revit walls

in plan view according to the dimensions on the CAD drawing

by switching windows back and forth to look at the drawing.


In Revit, when you place walls in a plan view that looks like 2D,

they are also actually 3D. In addition to having wall specs and



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