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    Create a family in the Family Editor. Select Metric Generic Model.

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    Once the Family template is open, click Insert tab Import panel (Import CAD).

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    In the Import CAD Formats dialog, navigate to the folder that contains the SKP file.

    Specify the desired import settings.

    The following settings are recommended:

    • Colours: Preserve
    • Layers: All
    • Import Units: Auto-Detect
    • Positioning: Auto - Origin to Origin
    • Place at: Level 1 or Ref. Level
    • Orient to View

    Revit_Sketchupfile_GS_03.png

    Click Open and place in desired location.

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    Once in your Revit Family save to your Workstation or Select ‘Load into Project’.

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