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HOW TO: Setup your Rhino File

Conveyor uses a combination of Layer organization and user text attributes to manage the translation of Rhino objects into Revit elements. Conveyor comes with utilities for setting up a Rhino file from scratch or exporting a Rhino file with setup information from Revit.


Option 1: ‘ConveyorSetup’ Command in Rhino

In Rhino 6, perform the following steps to setup your file for use with Conveyor.

  1. Run the “ConveyorSetup” command from the Rhino command line.
  2. Verify that the Conveyor nested layer structure has been created
  3. Assign objects to Conveyor categories using the UI
    • Alternative: Assign objects to Conveyor layers using the Rhino layer manager.
  4. Save the Rhino file

Option 2: ‘Setup Rhino File’ from Revit

In Revit, perform the following steps to create a Rhino file that can be used with Conveyor:

  1. Run the “Setup Rhino File” command from the Revit ribbon
  2. Name and save your Rhino 3DM file to a desired location
  3. Open the Rhino file
  4. Verify that the file exported with Levels, Grids, and a Conveyor layer structure
  5. Assign objects to Conveyor categories using the “ConveyorSetup” command UI
    • Alternative: Assign objects to Conveyor layers using the Rhino layer manager.

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