Building Project Model Co-Authoring Using Revit and the ACC

Exercise: Building Project Model Co-Authoring Using Revit and the ACC

Task 1: Set Up Collaboration

  1. Accept the Project Invitation in your email.
  2. Create a new Project Model from your template, or open an existing model you want to upload.
  3. On the Manage Collaboration tab of Revit, click the Collaborate button.

  1. Select In the Cloud.

  1. Select the ACC Account, Project, and Team folder to upload the model to and click Save.

  1. Monitor upload progress until complete.

Task 2: Edit, Check Standards, Sync, and Publish

  1. Modify model components and documentation in Revit.
  2. Save your changes locally as you work.
  3. Use the Model Checker for Revit to check for standards compliance.

  • Refer to the “Check Standards Compliance on Building Projects Using Revit” module for more information on setting up and using the Model Checker for Revit.
  1. On the Collaborate tab in Revit, click Synchronize with Central. The modifications you have made locally are synced to the cloud central file.

  1. Monitor the sync progress in the pop-up window.
  2. Publish the latest version of a WIP model to the Team folder in Autodesk Docs. On the Revit splash screen, click the three dots next to a Revit model and select Publish Latest.

  • You can also publish from the Manage Cloud Models tool in Revit.

Task 3: Link Models from Other Teams into WIP Revit Model

  1. On the Manage tab of Revit, click Manage Links.
  2. Add a new link or reload an existing link to the cloud.
  3. Click Add or Reload From.
  4. In the Add Link dialog box, use the External Resources shortcut.
  5. Find the model you want to link in the Account, Project, and Team folder.

  1. Click Open to finish linking.
  2. Verify the location of the link. The path should start with ‘Autodesk Docs’.

Task 4: Edit, Check Standards, Sync, and Publish

  1. Modify model components and documentation in Revit.
  2. Save your changes locally as you work.
  3. Use the Model Checker for Revit to check for standards compliance.

  • Refer to the “Check Standards Compliance on Building Projects Using Revit” module for more information on setting up and using the Model Checker for Revit.
  1. On the Collaborate tab in Revit, click Synchronize with Central. The modifications you have made locally are synced to the cloud central file.

  1. Monitor the sync progress in the pop-up window.
  2. Publish the latest version of a WIP model to the Team folder in Autodesk Docs. On the Revit splash screen, click the three dots next to a Revit model and select Publish Latest.

  • You can also publish from the Manage Cloud Models tool in Revit.