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    Question converting from Autocad 3D to revit

    I have a project that is saved on Autocad 3D , and i wanna convert it into revit !
    my question is , do i need to rebuild all the elements (walls, floors, piping , cable path ...) ?
    is there are any extensions or another softwares that allows me to find the elements builded while converting !
    Best regards !

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    To do it right, you'll have to remodel it. There is one known workaround where you can import the 3D model into an In-Place Family as a Generic Model which gives you a certain level of control but it's far from an ideal solution.

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    Smile Work Clean, Less Mean

    In order to avoid issues and use clean "families", it would be best if you imported a 2D version of the MEP objects and used Revit families to re-create your project. It'll take less time than it seems, and your end-result should work well and be 100% Revit-friendly. AutoCAD imports tend to be inconsistent based on whether or not you're importing 2D lines or 3D complex MEP objects.

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