Hi, i'm a newbie in revit. I'm using revit achitecture 2013. I need to convert wall/hosted family into face based ones. Please guide me step by step to do this. I tried it but I seem to fail on the copy/monitor step because i cannot grab the families on my dummy link.
Thank you so much.
The fastest method is to use Batch Copy to Copy/Monitor all of the fixtures at once, which I will walk you through here. The following assumes that you have already linked the 'dummy' project into a new project.
1. Go to Collaborate tab » Copy Monitor ▼ Select Link, and then click on the linked Revit Model.
2. Click on "Coordination Settings", which is located on the ribbon.
3 In the following dialog, select the appropriate Category(ies) on the left.
4. Then, on the right, change 'Copy Behavior' to "Allow batch copy", and click 'Save & Close'.
5. Now click on "Batch Copy", which is located on the ribbon.
6. A message titled "Fixtures Found" will appear; just click "Copy the Fixtures."
7. Another message should follow regarding the Levels; just click "Continue Copying fixtures."
8. It should Revit a moment to process this, but then click on "Finish" on the Ribbon to finalize the process.
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Hi Cory! Thank you for your detailed response. Appreciate it. However, I'm lost after the first step. I didn't find the coordination settings on the ribbon. What I found on the riboon after clicking the revit link are the copy/monitor modify tools.
Help?! Thanks again.
I know you said that you're using Revit Architecture 2013, but I only have MEP and can't really verify this. I thought that they might be similar enough, but apparently not. Perhaps the best course of action is to post a question about C/M in the Revit Architecture forum.
I just found this procedure in a blog post yesterday. Works great!