143 Convert DWGs

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Welcome to this demonstration on Bonus Tools – 143 Convert DWG’s. This tool allows you to Convert Linked CAD files to Revit Line Work.

  1. Find the tool Bonus Tools Tab and select to run.
  2. Select a DWG.
  3. The dialog will appear.
  1. Selected DWG.
  2. Select to convert lines directly in the Project or a Family.

    1. If Project is select
    2. Select Detail, Model, Area, Room or Space line type.


      If Family is selected.
    1. Browser to the location of your family templates.
    2. Select the family template to use.
    3. Select Detail or Model line type.
    4. Select the Family View.
    5. Select to move the DWG to 0,0,0 before the conversion starts.
    6. Enter the Family Name.
    7. Select the output location.


  1. Select the Categories to map the CAD Layers/Lines to.
  2. Note: any un-mapped CAD Layers will be skipped.

  3. Select OK to create.
  4. Note: Large DWG's will take time to convert.

  5. Save the Category/CAD mapping.
  6. Load previously exported settings.
  7. Re-load Category/CAD mapping.
  8. Category/CAD mapping settings.

143 Convert DWGs

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