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Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 3:04:07 PM | DWG import scale as parameter

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johnpaulrogers


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 Using Revit 2010.

Hi, I hope someone can help me out on this.

 I want to use a 2D cad detail in a family that can scale up and donw in size using the Scale Factor field.  I have tried assigning the Scale Factor as a parameter within a Detail Family, which appears to flex within the family.  However, when I nest it into another family or into a project, the parameter value is available to be changed but the details size won't change.  I have attached the family for reference.

Can what I am trying to achieve be done?

I'd be grateful if anyone can provide some advice.

Cheers, J-P



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Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 12:55:35 AM | DWG import scale as parameter

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Im not exactally sure if that can be done, but could the error have something to do with the fact that the cad is not exploded in the family?

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Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 3:03:48 PM | DWG import scale as parameter

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I'm having exactly the same issue (10 years later...).

In family everything works perfect, in project the scale is fix.

I'd love to represent trees with 2D drawings on plan - and I have a lot of those in DWG.

When you explode the drawing, you loose the scale option. And when you make a group, you cannot scale it anymore, you can only put an infinite number of parameters and reference lines that will never do what the "importation scale" does so easily.

Is that a bug of Revit...?


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