Create a Collada (Lumion) Export from Revit w Dynamo - Touchless

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#1

Users here wait and wait and wait for these files to generate. I want to make a dynamo player ready script so I can run it at night via an automated server.
I will have to tell the script to open a 3D view, the lumion plug in won’t work otherwise. Clarity (server software) will target the project and open a local copy so I don’t think I’ll have to worry about that.


Anyway, it looks like there are some good nodes that will accept an input but I’m otherwise stuck.
I will need to tell the dynamo script to open an already created 3D view first. The only way this will be touchless is if the dynamo script calls up a specifically named view that has already been created. “3D View Lumion Export” or something like that. It should already be set up, turning off or on categories.


#2

Hi,

You can begin like this to select your 3D view :


#3

You could also check to see if the view exists first, and if not, create it. That way your script doesn’t fail if someone forgot to create the view.


#4

Sounds good. I will have to remember that.


#5

Ok, I got that part, it works, thank you.


Now for the export. I have spent some time looking through this list but I’m not sure which one will actually call up the action to export the view to a collada (Lumion) file. Anyone see anything that jumps out?