Ideate Automation Basics - Featuring Quantity Takeoffs for Revit
Gathered together into one place, these brief instructive videos will teach you how to harness the power of Ideate BIMLink for Autodesk Revit data, families, parameters, schedules, codes, and materials. Bring clarity to your Project Browser, or to clean-up and manage your Revit Family content. Easily rename families and types or populate large values of parameter values.
Learn how Ideate BIMLink exports data to Microsoft Excel for editing, and then imports the changes back into Revit projects. With Ideate BIMLink you can safely map your existing parameter values to a new-shared parameter before deleting the old parameter. Also use Ideate BIMLink to quickly populate your Revit Schedules with the data you need. Quickly and accurately edit Revit's Assembly Code data within an Excel environment. Assembly code data can be used to connect the Revit model to specification data. Learn more about how BIMLink manages your Revit family content with ease.
Watch this four-minute video to learn how to quickly rename shared parameters in a Revit project with Ideate BIMLink. See how to set up a new Multi-Category link or use the out-of-the-box sample link included with BIMLink that will enable you to: 1) Export the data from Revit to Excel, 2) Use the simple “=” formula in Excel to map the value in the existing parameter into the new parameter, and 3) Import the data back into Revit via BIMLink.