How do I link shared coordinates in Revit?

How do you fix shared coordinates in Revit?

Reset Shared Coordinates

  1. Open the host model whose coordinates you want to reset.
  2. Click Manage tab Project Location panel Coordinates drop-down (Reset Shared Coordinates).
  3. Click to close the message indicating the shared coordinates have been reset.

Which point is associated with the shared coordinate system?

Survey Point (SP – Blue Triangle)



This is the point that stores the universal coordinate system, or a defined global system of the project to which all the project structures will be referred. It shows as a blue triangle. And: It is the origin that Revit will use in case of share coordinates between models.

How do you publish coordinates in Revit?

Publish Coordinates

  1. Open the host model whose coordinates you want to share with the linked model.
  2. Click Manage tab Project Location panel Coordinates drop-down (Publish Coordinates).
  3. Place the cursor on a linked model instance and click.
  4. Select a named position from the linked model, and click OK.

How do I get shared coordinates?

Acquire Coordinates

  1. Open the host model.
  2. Link the file from which you want to acquire coordinates. The link can be topography, a DWG or DWF file, or a Revit model.
  3. Click Manage tab Project Location panel Coordinates drop-down (Acquire Coordinates).
  4. Place the cursor on a link, and click.
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How do I change shared location in Revit?

Relocate the Model by Specifying Coordinates

  1. Optional: Display the project base point and the survey point in the current view.
  2. Click Manage tab Project Location panel Coordinates drop-down (Specify Coordinates at Point).
  3. Place the cursor on a reference point of the model. …
  4. Click the reference.

How do I move a linked model in Revit?

In the drawing area, select the linked model instance, right-click, and click one of the following options: Reposition to Project Base Point: Positions the RVT link using the model’s Project Base Point as the insertion point, and aligns it to the Project Base Point in the host model.

How do you align a CAD file in Revit?

To manually align a DWG with a Revit model:

  1. Open the Revit model.
  2. Link the DWG: Click Insert tab Link panel (Link CAD).
  3. Manually move the DWG to the correct place.
  4. Use ‘Specify Coordinate at a Point,’ and specify the desired coordinate value.

How do you share in Revit?

Enable Worksharing

  1. Open the project file (RVT) to use as the central model.
  2. Click Collaborate tab Manage Collaboration panel (Worksets). …
  3. If desired, rename the worksets.
  4. In the Worksharing dialog, click OK. …
  5. In the Worksets dialog, click OK. …
  6. Click Save As (Project).

How do you use coordinate models in Revit?

When reloaded, the coordination model retains its position and orientation in relation to the Revit model.

  1. Click Insert tab Link panel (Coordination Model).
  2. In the dialog, select the coordination model.
  3. To reload the selected model, click Reload.
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What the option acquire coordinates and publish coordinates do in Revit?

When you acquire coordinates from a linked model or file, the coordinates of the linked model establish the shared coordinate system of the host model. When you publish shared coordinates from a host model to a linked model, the linked model is updated with the new coordinates.

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