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Opening Revit projects directly from web.

A - answer Autodesk Revit can open RVT and RFA files (projects, families) also directly from a URL address on web.

In the file open dialog (Ctrl+O) try e.g. to enter the file name as:

http://www.cadstudio.cz/dl/TociteSchody.rvt

Revit will download the file from the internet to a temporary folder and open it for editing. Possible changes are saved back to this temporary file (not back to the web).

Another option for using web repositories is inserting Revit families (libraries) directly from web (e.g. from the Block Catalog) by mouse-dragging with the iDrop technology. Try e.g. to use the "eyedropper" and drag the chair from the block web page "Dining chair" to your Revit application window.

Revit2009
100% *  CAD 
22.8.2008    6769x  
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applies to: Revit 2009 ·

See also:
Tip 10541:Fusion 360 open offers only a limited number of CAD formats.
Tip 10487:How to save a DWG/DXF in older format from AutoCAD 360?
Tip 10426:How to display any web page in Inventor?
Tip 10329:Easily share your Fusion 360 design.
Tip 9528:Using Autodesk Fusion 360 as a CAD converter.


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