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    Scaling in Revit?

    I have a lovely (sarcasm) symbol in AutoCAD that I now need in Revit and was wondering if it's possible to 'scale' within a family or am I going about the thunking the wrong way again?
    See attached in-line axial fan drawing.
    I need the fan blades and motor to increase in size with the housing. I was hoping to have the housing in 3D and the fan & motor as a symbol visible in line mode in section and plan view.
    In AutoCAD I have it as a dynamic block - alter the housing diameter and the rest follows. Easy.
    In Revit I haven't been able to get it right yet...

    Ciao for now.
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    #2
    As is the case with everything created outside of Revit, use of those elements will never be completely compatible or function as well as the same elements created in Revit. Early on in my own experience I was determined to make use of our vast ACAD library, but found that I spent more time trying to hammer them into submission than I would have by simply recreating them for immediate Revit use & satisfaction. Keep moving on - those aren't the (ACAD) droids you're looking for...


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      #3
      Originally posted by Gabriel Black View Post
      ...In Revit I haven't been able to get it right yet...
      Don´t see why it should´t be doable in Revit! Build a parametric 3D family for the housing, nest in a parametric 2D detail component for the fan and motor, tie the parameters together, and you´d be done... Piece of cake - Right?
      Klaus Munkholm
      "Do. Or do not. There is no try."

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        #4
        Munkholm, you make it sound so easy...
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          #5
          Everything is easy once you´ve learned how to do it...

          Shoot away if you have any specific questions on how to do it :beer:
          Klaus Munkholm
          "Do. Or do not. There is no try."

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            #6
            I'll proceed as you've suggested. If (when) I hit a snag, I'll post!
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