RevitCity.com Logo

Home  |  Forums  |  Downloads  |  Gallery  |  News & Articles  |  Resources  |  Jobs  |  FAQ  |  SearchSearch  |  Join  |  LoginLogin

Welcome !

408 Users Online (230 Members): Show Users Online - Most ever was 626 - Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 2:00:17 PM

 

Forums

Forums >> Revit Structure >> Technical Support >> Filtering Imported CAD Files

Search this ThreadSearch this Thread | Page 1 of 1 |

Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:09:17 AM | Filtering Imported CAD Files

#1

raja15


active

Joined: Mon, Feb 21, 2011
84 Posts
5 Stars: 1 Votes


Hi there.

 

I am currently using Revit 2012 on Windows 7.

 

I was wondering if anybody knows of a way to select all "imported CAD" files for review to be deleted or kept, maybe similar to the way you can manage Raster images in the project. (see attached)

 

We have a few cad imports sitting somewhere in the project that are taking up room in the already large file size.  However with 80+ views to sift through, it can be quite time consuming to find them and delete them.

 

I'm not expecting that revit has this feature, but if there is a simpler way to do this, I'd appreciate knowing.

 

Thanks in advance.



Attached Images

105297_mangeimages.jpg

This user is offline

 

Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 8:03:30 PM | Filtering Imported CAD Files

#2

teafoe5


site moderator|||
teafoe5 Avatar

Joined: Fri, Nov 12, 2010
1749 Posts
4 Stars: 40 Votes


I do not believe there is a built in way to manage imported cad files, if you have linked them in then you can use the manage links tool.  However I poked around in some other threads and found this http://www.revitcity.com/forums.php?action=viewthread&thread_id=18933  with http://www.revittools.info/ attached from WWHub, I have not tried it but it looks like it may be helpful.


This user is offline

View Website

Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 1:06:34 AM | Filtering Imported CAD Files

#3

raja15


active

Joined: Mon, Feb 21, 2011
84 Posts
5 Stars: 1 Votes


Thanks for that teafoe5


This user is offline

 

Thu, May 18, 2017 at 4:31:58 AM | Filtering Imported CAD Files

#4

k065167


active

Joined: Sat, Oct 4, 2008
0 Posts
No Rating


Sorry for digging this up, but I followed teafoe5's link today and was kind of lost.

 

rajra15, did you manage to get revittools from the link in that thread? That link doesn't seem to work anymore. Did you test revittools back then?

 

I'm using DWG Explorer to manage linked & imported CAD files in my models. It lets me see & individually delete them directly from VG \Imported Categories or from the model itself. Still on the lookout for any better solutions though.


This user is offline

 

Search this ThreadSearch this Thread | Page 1 of 1 |



Similar Threads

Thread/Thread Starter

Forum

Last Post

Replies

Revit Project Managment of Linked and Imported files

General Discussion >> Revit Project Management

Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 4:39:14 PM

2

Errors with hatches in imported cad files

Revit Building >> Technical Support

Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 8:16:31 PM

1

Delete imported categories

Revit Structure >> Technical Support

Tue, May 23, 2017 at 3:26:44 PM

6

Purging CAD files

Revit Building >> Technical Support

Fri, May 19, 2017 at 5:06:54 AM

6

Remove hidden CAD imports

Revit Building >> Technical Support

Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 3:32:16 PM

3

Site Stats

Members:

1021763

Objects:

18571

Forum Posts:

147222

Job Listings:

3

Sponsored Ads

Home | Forums | Downloads | Gallery | News & Articles | Resources | Jobs | Search | Advertise | About RevitCity.com | Link To Us | Site Map | Member List | Firm List | Contact Us

Copyright 2003-2010 Pierced Media LC, a design company. All Rights Reserved.

Page generation time: 0.3365

Login

User Name:

Password:

Remember Me  

Forgot Password?

Search Forums

Advanced Search

Search Forums

Advanced Search


Clear Highlights


Clear Highlights