What is Revit DB?

What is Revit database?

Revit DB Link allows you to maintain a relationship between a Revit project and a Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, or ODBC database. … The database displays Revit project information in a table view that you can edit before import.

Does Revit have a database?

Revit DB Link allows you to export Revit model data to a database, where you can edit the data and import it back into the model. There are two types of databases you can use with Revit DB Link: Microsoft Access.

When using Revit DB Link, you connect to an existing database, or create a new connection. Then you can link between Revit and the database. Click Add-Ins tab Revit DB Link panel Revit DB Link. The Link Revit Model with Database dialog displays.

How do I export a Revit database?

Export Revit Data to a Database

  1. On the Link Revit Model with Database dialog, select MS Access.
  2. Select a recently used connection, or click Select a new connection to create a new connection. If you selected Select a new connection, the Select database dialog displays. Browse to the desired location. …
  3. Click Export.

Can I get Revit for free?

Students can access free software to download at home. You will need an email account and will have to create an account at this website before the download can happen.

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Where can I download Revit families for free?

Websites to download Revit Families for free:

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What is ODBC database in Revit?

ODBC is a general export tool that works in conjunction with many software drivers. Revit has been tested with the following ODBC drivers: Microsoft® Access. Microsoft® Excel. An ODBC export to Excel creates one table per worksheet.

How do I access a database in Revit?

When using Revit DB Link, you connect to an existing database, or create a new connection. Then you can link between Revit and the database. Click Add-Ins tab Revit DB Link panel Revit DB Link. The Link Revit Model with Database dialog displays.

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