Import autoCAD’s file which contains architecture and civil drawings. At the Ribbon select “Insert” then “Import CAD”.

import cad1

Select the CAD’s file.

Colors option:

Invert: reverse the color (red to blue and so on ….)

Preserve: import colored drawing as drawn in AutoCAD or Black and white

color

Layers, levels:

All: import all layers at the drawing

Visible: import only visible layers as AutoCAD setting

Specify: asking after importing about the layer you want to select

layers

Import units: choose your unit as your CAD’s file, or select Auto-Detect: Revit will detect your units easily

import units

Positioning: specify the position of your CAD in the view

positioning

Places at: select your level “floor”

place at floor

You can select as shown

import cad2

After importing, to prevent it to move click on Pin

pin

For editing your drawing, you can use same attribute in AutoCAD “Explode”, choose if you want to explode it partially or full.

If you select partially explode: you will explode only 2-D

But for all floors and 3-D too choose full explode

explode

Save your project to start design your MEP project

save

Choose the file name then click on options

save2

Specify how many backups you want then click on OK

save3

Now you are ready to start your design

save4

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