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Mastering Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2012 by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel, Phil Read

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Exporting 2D CAD Data

When collaborating with others who require 2D CAD, planning a strategic workflow will allow you to share your Revit data more efficiently and consistently. We highly recommend that you determine and document the scope of data to be shared, the schedule by which it will be shared, and the software platforms to be used on a project. These aspects should be compiled in a BIM execution plan as explained in Chapter 7, “Working with Consultants.”

To facilitate the setup and ultimate export of plan data, you can create copies of floor plans and ceiling plans with a standardized naming convention in your Revit project. These should be easy to recognize yet help in building the export list. In Figure 8.25, a series of duplicated ...

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