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Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 1:25:42 AM | Images slow Revit down

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Revit Architecture 2009

I am trying to import a TIFF file with a building plan on it, so that I can draw on top of it, but Revit gets unreasonably slow and immobile.  It still works but it acts as if it's dealing with some huge issue, unlike autocad which can certainly handle the equivalent raster load. Load being a TIFF smaller than 1 MB, at 150 dpi. of a 24x36 sized sheet.

Why is this happening?  Are there any workarounds?  I very much wish to be able to trace TIFFS and or JPEGS with ease, and not have to futz about reducing its already reasonably small file size into something unreasonably. 

 Please help if you are able.

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Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 1:54:29 AM | Images slow Revit down

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I would hope you are not "tracing" an image... terribly inaccurate.  Obviously, a jpeg would be smaller than a TIFF. 

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Sat, Jan 23, 2010 at 5:18:43 AM | Images slow Revit down

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Trace is a dramatic word, but laying a rastered image of a topo map where I don't have a CAD file, or a site plan where I would like to located things roughly such as sidewalks, trees, other landscape features or have a good sense if I'm in the ballpark in terms of required distances from other things, in these and many more instances there seems to be great value to having a TIFF, PDF or JPEG resized to full scale, such as one can do in Autocad. 

 One JPEG of less than 1MB slows my system down considerably, whereas the same JPEG would not, or rather does not, slow down AutoCAD 2006 in the same fashion, not even in the ballpark.

Has anybody experienced this difference between AutoCad and Revit?  Is there a workaround or a procedure to smooth this out while still having a legible raster image below?


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Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 1:43:07 PM | Images slow Revit down

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Yes, this is on my wishlist too.  We are in New England, where existing conditions dwgs are almost never in CAD.  It would be very useful to be able to trace a scanned image during the planning stage, and adjust for accuracy later.  Funny thing is, the AutoCAD 2009 that comes with Revit Architecture Suite, also struggles with the tif/jpegs.

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