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    Summary: Revit already has all of the information required, it just isn't making the intelligent link. If you connect a piece of conduit to a device, add the circuits (or Wire Data) to that conduit. Objects such as Junction Boxes should also be able to inherit this data. Because Junction Boxes can have multiple conduits containing different wire information, consider using the shortest path to determine whether or not the circuit is part of the conduit or not.

    Description: Revit already has all of the information required, it just isn't making the intelligent link. If you connect a piece of conduit to a device, add the circuits (or Wire Data) to that conduit. Objects such as Junction Boxes should also be able to inherit this data. Because Junction Boxes can have multiple conduits containing different wire information, consider using the shortest path to determine whether or not the circuit is part of the conduit or not.

    Users can then utilize the conduit for more than just 3D coordination - it can be used to intelligently tag conduit with proper wire information and create schedules.

    Product and Feature: Revit MEP - MEP Electrical Cable Conduit - (Electrical)

    Submitted By: Shawn Brennan on 03/06/2014


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    Default Re: Circuit Data transferred into Connected Conduit

    Quote Originally Posted by Wish List System View Post
    Summary: Revit already has all of the information required, it just isn't making the intelligent link. If you connect a piece of conduit to a device, add the circuits (or Wire Data) to that conduit. Objects such as Junction Boxes should also be able to inherit this data. Because Junction Boxes can have multiple conduits containing different wire information, consider using the shortest path to determine whether or not the circuit is part of the conduit or not.

    Description: Revit already has all of the information required, it just isn't making the intelligent link. If you connect a piece of conduit to a device, add the circuits (or Wire Data) to that conduit. Objects such as Junction Boxes should also be able to inherit this data. Because Junction Boxes can have multiple conduits containing different wire information, consider using the shortest path to determine whether or not the circuit is part of the conduit or not.

    Users can then utilize the conduit for more than just 3D coordination - it can be used to intelligently tag conduit with proper wire information and create schedules.

    Product and Feature: Revit MEP - MEP Electrical Cable Conduit - (Electrical)

    Submitted By: Shawn Brennan on 03/06/2014
    The thought of Revit being able to actually use all the information stored with the device to assist with circuiting is appealing - agree this would be nice, but Revit can't even handle basic circuiting correctly, so I imagine this is quite a way off.

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    True, but it's clear that the system needs a pretty major overhaul, and I suspect that's why they haven't fixed it yet. While they fix it, lets ask for what we really want so they can have everything factored from the beginning.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sbrennan View Post
    True, but it's clear that the system needs a pretty major overhaul, and I suspect that's why they haven't fixed it yet. While they fix it, lets ask for what we really want so they can have everything factored from the beginning.
    It's 2014...still waiting for that major overhaul.

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