Hello, I’m trying to rotate a linked cad file in revit through dynamo with little success.
The ootb nodes aren’t working and I’ve found a few snippets of python code during a search on the forum but haven’t had any success.
My plan is to:
1 - Unpin
2 - Rotate 90°
3 - Move X Dir
4 - Move Y Dir
5 - Pin
Unfortunately I’ve hit a roadblock at step 2.
I have to link cads into multiple levels all with the same incorrectness so hope dynamo can help.
Does anyone know how to achieve this?
I would recommend to avoid that. Can you not prepare your data before? and store your dwgs in a .rvt container file.
You can use for the Element SetLocation and Element SetRotation custom nodes of the Genius Loci package for this task.
Thanks for your responses, @Draxl_Andreas I’ve used container files in the past but this is a legacy project with much baggage and we need the ability to query lines in the current model. That led me to either dynamo or an autocad solution.
Exactly what I was looking for @Alban_de_Chasteigner, thanks again. I got it working in 2021 and 2022 (FYI, in 2023, the Element SetLocation node doesn’t work. It only shows the preview point of the movement).
Here’s the solution I used for anyone searching in the future.