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Linked Cad Drawing (EDIT)

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07-11-2011 03:44 PM





I am trying to find out if there is a quick launch for editing a linked cad file in autocad?


for example:  I have a linked cad plan on a sheet in revit and would like to edit some layers, is there anyway to select the cad in revit and have it launch autocad and open that file?


or do you have to manually open the file from it's folder path, save, and reload?




also i am primarily using 2009, sometimes 2011


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Re: Linked Cad Drawing (EDIT)

07-12-2011 06:11 AM in reply to: yetirawr

Unfortunately there is no method to launch a CAD link and edit the CAD file in AutoCAD.

You can select the CAD link in Revit > Delete Layers, should you wish to remove specific layers from all project views.


Thank you,

Ryan Duell
Autodesk, Inc.

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Re: Linked Cad Drawing (EDIT)

08-22-2011 07:54 AM in reply to: ryan.duell

So it is not possible to link a CAD file to another CAD file? ..

Because I have a map with buildings and I want every building has a link...


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