Chapter 12

Working with Other Files

Although Autodesk Revit Architecture is entirely capable of working as a stand-alone platform that can be used to bring a project from conceptual design through construction documentation, there are many times where interacting with other file formats will be necessary or advantageous.

Working with other Revit models, CAD files, or raster images is routinely required on many projects. Revit has functions for linking, importing, and exporting multiple file formats. Revit project files can be linked into one another for modeling and scheduling purposes or can be permanently combined. CAD files can be linked in and used as a background to begin a new project, for site plans, or as final construction details. ...

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