Monday, April 23, 2018

Naming Your Revit Elements with the Free Autodesk COBie Extension for Revit

From the CADD Microsystems website:

Naming Your Revit Elements with the COBie Extension

By Jason Kunkel
April 10, 2018

What’s in a name? If you are creating COBie deliverables, a lot.

Each element in a COBie spreadsheet needs to have a way to uniquely identify it. For most of the sheets, that is the “Name” field.

If you are creating a COBie deliverable from a Revit model, the best way to create and manage that data is with the Autodesk COBie Extension for Revit. The extension has a “Name Builder” feature for each COBie sheet that can be tracked in the Revit model, and it gives you a lot of flexibility when setting up the rules for creating your Revit element’s COBie names.

The Name Builder can be found under the settings for Space, Type, Component, and System under the COBie Extension Settings, and while each one can be configured differently, they all work exactly the same.

Read more on the CADD Microsystems website »

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