Inserting PDF Files In Autodesk Revit 2020
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Inserting PDF Files In Revit 2020

Using PDF files in Autodesk Revit 2020 just got much more simpler and easier with this novel feature.

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You can now insert a PDF in Revit.

The PDF will be placed as a 2D object in the current view only similar to previous image functionality.

You can modify your PDF like any other image and manage the PDF in the Manage Images dialog.

This re-sizable dialog newly supports adding or reloading a PDF.

With the PDF button in the insert tab, there is an option for large or small thumbnails.

If there are multiple pages, you can select the page with a thumbnail or by number.

The page number and the page size of the PDF are reported in the type properties.

The resolution of the PDF can be adjusted.

The PDF will have all of the functionality of other raster images in Revit such as copy, rotate, send to front/back, scale and more.

You can even use the PDF as an image in schedules.

Additionally, if the loaded PDF has vector data, you can enable Snap to the PDF and use Pick Line for quick tracing, creating line work or walls for example.

There are many options for PDF page load configuration.

When you select a page in a multi-page document, that page will come into Revit with its page number appended to its name.

Use Reload From to change a page ​of a PDF or to specify a new resolution for the PDF.

You may also use managed images in the insert tab to add more pages from the same PDF document.

This new feature supports construction workflows and enhances working with legacy documents for a more seamless Revit experience.

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