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Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 12:44:40 PM | Odd problem when linking files

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Our structural office is beginning to get architectural files in Revit format.  While I'd like to link to the files, I've come upon a problem that I can't pin down.  When linking, I don't see any walls.  I can in fact see everything but walls.  Even if i try to copy/paste the architectural walls into a structural revit file, I still lose the walls.  I've checked VG settings and anything I can think of that affects walls, but I must be missing something.  Any ideas?


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Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 1:18:33 PM | Odd problem when linking files

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I've had this happen to me before. I would copy arch walls to use in my file and they wouldn't show up. To see them, go to View Properties and under the "Graphics" section, change the "Discipline" from Structural to Architectural. The arch walls should now be visible. Click the wall and go to Element Properties and set the "Structural Usage" to Bearing. The walls should now show up fine when you set your "Discipline" back to Structural.

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Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 4:18:12 PM | Odd problem when linking files

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Something to be aware of, but you didn't specifically ask about:

 

Revit Stacked Walls have no structural useage parameter. You will need to mouse over the stacked wall (I do this in 3D) and tab until a piece of the wall lights up. Go to the properties of THAT piece and change it. Repeat for each piece of each stacked wall. It's a pain. Touching a beam to it will ask you if you want it to be load-bearing, but it will only change the portion of the wall that you touched. You could string a bunch of bar joists from wall to wall to wall and wipe out all of one level of wall pieces at once?


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