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Rough display of round objects (e.g. pipes) in Navisworks.

A - answer When you load a 3D DWG file in Autodesk Navisworks and this DWG contains round (circular) objects like pipes or cylinders, these objects may appear facetted, not properly smoothed.

This is controlled by the setting "Faceting Factor" available in Navisworks options. Go to N > Options > File Readers > DWG/DXF and increase the "Faceting Factor" value from the default "1" to e.g. "10". Higher values give better and smoother display but increase the workload on your workstation.

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7.6.2015    2267x  
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applies to: Navisworks ·

See also:
Tip 11106:Displaying IfcSpace in Autodesk Navisworks.
Tip 10211:How to detect duplicate elements in a 3D model?
Tip 9842:Interactive cloud viewer for 3D CAD data in Autodesk 360.
Tip 9470:Rooms from Revit projects into Navisworks.
Tip 9369:Viewing 3D models from Navisworks in PowerPoint presentations.


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