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By Roopa A
In that case, the Revit modeller needs to export ideally to IFC 4 using the Design Transfer MVD and the ARCHICAD translator has to be checked for the best import settings.[/quote]

Then how to do this.
Thank you.
By Roopa A
James B wrote:
Roopa A wrote:...If I opened the settings it not using the ok button. its greyed!!!...
The RVT file is Hotlinked - you can only place an RVT file via the Hotlink. You can't edit any Hotlink directly. If you no longer want it Hotlinked, you should embed (break) the Hotlink (therefore no longer linked to an external file). This is why the OK button is disabled.
Ok. I will try.
Then we can edit the wall and other things it will be parametric?
Or only few parameters we can change?

Thank you
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By James B
Roopa A wrote:Then we can edit the wall and other things it will be parametric?
Or only few parameters we can change?
As described in the RVT/RFA documentation, content is not parametric (the geometry is fixed). Please make sure you read the documentation :) as others have mentioned as well. The documentation isn't that long!
Then try it out.
By ponaelius
Great tool Link - especially when you just need a quick import for context and such.

One thing I have found is that the file seems to crash if the add on is not installed locally, particularly when you try to go to 3D view and the .RVT hotlink is selected.
Once the add on is installed, it does appear to fix the problem however.
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By sboydturner
redens wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:40 pm
Can someone direct me on how to import a Revit file into ArchiCAD 20?
The only way to get Revit file content into AC20 is via IFC, you will need to have file saved as IFC from Revit

By redens
So I was able to import the modeling side of the revit file into archicad20, but is there any way to be able to transfer both the 2d and 3d properties from revit to archicad? I have an entire house plan in revit that I want to open up in archicad.
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By sboydturner
Only by saving out 2d dwg from Revit, but all ‘smarts’ in annotations are lost