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*Glenn Nelson
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Solid imported from ACAD

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11-07-2004 05:11 PM
I created a large boulder using 3d faces & imported it OK into Revit. But it won't let me assign a material so it ends up looking very plain. Ideas?
*Scott Davis
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Re: Solid imported from ACAD

11-07-2004 05:49 PM in reply to: *Glenn Nelson
create a generic family, import the 3D into the family, then assign materials. Place the family in a project. "Glenn Nelson" wrote in message news:418ec7b9$1_1@newsprd01... > I created a large boulder using 3d faces & imported it OK into Revit. But it > won't let me assign a material so it ends up looking very plain. Ideas? > >
*Glenn Nelson
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Re: Solid imported from ACAD

11-07-2004 06:26 PM in reply to: *Glenn Nelson
That's what I did up front & there isn't a property value in the 3D import that will accept a material designation. I've taken the liberty to attach my cheesy rock. "Scott Davis" wrote in message news:418ecfce$1_2@newsprd01... create a generic family, import the 3D into the family, then assign materials. Place the family in a project. "Glenn Nelson" wrote in message news:418ec7b9$1_1@newsprd01... > I created a large boulder using 3d faces & imported it OK into Revit. But it > won't let me assign a material so it ends up looking very plain. Ideas? > >
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Miguel Miranda
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Registered: ‎12-19-2003
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Re: Solid imported from ACAD

11-08-2004 03:28 AM in reply to: *Glenn Nelson
Open your family and in the family editor go to "setings" - "materials", and there you have a "render material 127-79-63". This is the material assigned to your rock. Just rename it, change texture......etc..whatever you want , and close the dialog box "ok".

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Miguel Miranda
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sbrown
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Re: Solid imported from ACAD

11-08-2004 05:17 AM in reply to: *Glenn Nelson
The material is assigned by layer, check your object styles under imports and if you know what layer your rock is on, just change that layers materials.
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