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Occupancy Tags & Macro Fun with Ideate BIMLink

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Watch this six-minute video to learn how to automate occupancy tags in Autodesk Revit by using Ideate BIMLink.

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

Building occupancy calculations present the need for a calculated Revit property to be pushed into a tag. Although not allowed in Revit, Ideate BIMLink has assisted with this since Revit 2011. However, due to a Revit API limitation, you haven’t been able to programmatically access the Revit calculated value or the formula for the occupancy load. This limitation has opened the door for errors as users have had to retype the data into Excel. Ideate has now developed an Excel template to address this challenge.

Follow the video to learn the six steps that will:

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