Linked Models in Revit


#1

I am taking a crack at Dynamo after seeing some really cool sessions at AU 2014. Being relatively new I may be overlooking something simple but I can’t find a way to reference rooms from a linked model. Has anyone found the ability to do this?

I thought I heard Marcello mention it in his session. I have also looked around and rarely see anyone mentioning linked models. I did find the add-in package from clockwork that lets you see what is linked but does not seem to interact with it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


#2

You’ll need package SteamNodes by Julien Benoit. The node you’ll want to use is called Element.GetFromLinkedFile …


#3

I’m running 0.7.5.3566 and I can’t seem to get this node to work. Maybe I’m not plugging something in right. Can anyone define for me what nodes I should be using for the inputs?


#4

Works with the node Get.Documents

Rooms from link


#5

It seems I am able to get the rooms but dynamo refuses to let me locate elements in rooms. In this case I am trying to find spaces within the room. If the room and space are in the same model, no problem, it just works. Is there a limitation somewhere I am not aware? There is an example here that seems to do exactly what I am trying to achieve with success:

http://whatrevitwants.blogspot.ca/2014/10/mep-space-bounding-and-revit-links.html