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Ideate BIMLink and Rename Renumber Simplified

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Watch this five-minute video to learn how to dramatically decrease the amount of time your architects and engineers spend renaming and renumbering elements in Autodesk Revit by using Ideate BIMLink.

BIMLink lets you pull data from a Revit file into Microsoft Excel for editing and then push it back into Revit with equal ease. 

Whether changes are driven by customer naming specifications, design updates, or owner requirements, you can use Ideate BIMLink to move the editing process from Revit into Excel. In Excel, you can use simple-to-implement strategies to tackle a variety of naming and numbering problems.

Follow the example in the video, which uses the requirements of the Construction Operations Building Information Exchange (COBie), now mandated for all federal government projects in the United States. Learn the simple steps taken that reduced the time spent on a renaming project from more than an hour to less than five minutes. 

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