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Revit Export DWF Origin & Coordinate System

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11-06-2012 07:32 AM

I'm exporting a Revit file to DWF for coordination purposes within BIM360 Glue.

The DWF format doesn't export the Shared Coordinates, but the Project Origin as 0,0,0. In there a way I can manually indicate whether the exported file will use the internal coordinates of the Revit project, or coordinates that are shared with other linked models (simialr to DWG/DXF units and coordiantes export options)?


This is incredibly frustrating when merging several AutoCAD based DWG files or Navisworks NWC files (with same insertion point) and one architectural DWF that appears roatated 90 degrees in the federated coordination model.

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Registered: ‎10-07-2011
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Re: Revit Export DWF Origin & Coordinate System

11-28-2012 10:22 AM in reply to: bhedges


Kindly review this other thread:



As far as exporting thr shared coordinates to DWF please see below:

From the following thread:


Currenlty, there is no shared coordinate setting when exporting DWF.


I would encourage you to log enchancement request with the link below, our product design team will read all the submitted forms. Select the Autodesk Navisworks for the product field.




Hope that helps.

Fernanda Lima Firman
Technical Support Specialist
Customer Service & Support
Autodesk, Inc.

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