Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 5 Wrapping Up

Time to put a nice bow on this whole package. We did a full round trip of exporting data from Navisworks, adding some more data, and then bringing it back in to the Navisworks file. Here are some general grab bag thoughts and resources you can use. This is a really powerful addition to the … Continue reading Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 5 Wrapping Up

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Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 4 Connecting Excel to Navisworks

This is the last stop on our journey. We have made selection sets in Navisworks, exported a custom list of data to a .CSV file, opened that file and added more data in Excel, and now it's time to get that new data to connect up to our items in Navisworks. We need to get … Continue reading Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 4 Connecting Excel to Navisworks

Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 3 Editing Data in Excel

Back in Part 2 we were able to export data from the items in our Navisworks model, with the critical step of adding a key to each item, a unique identifier that we can use to round-trip that information back into Navisworks. In this post we are going to open up the exported .CSV file, … Continue reading Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 3 Editing Data in Excel

Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 2 Exporting Data

The first article in this series got us through the potentially confusing steps of selecting items in our Navisworks file based on Revit criteria. Now that we have our items selected (either from the Set we made or just because we have them selected)¬†we are ready to move on to the next step; selecting the … Continue reading Linking Excel Data Into Navisworks – Part 2 Exporting Data