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How to deal with IfcGrid using Revit 2020

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IfcGrid is a planar design grid defined in 3D space used as an aid in locating structural and design elements. 

Figure 1 Adding a Grid
  1. Architecture tab > Datum – Grid
Figure 2 File>Export>Options>IFC Options

Be aware that by default in Revit the mapping of Grid is set to Not Exported. This can be adjusted by filling IfcGrid

Figure 3 Set the Revit Category Grids to IfcGrid
Figure 4 Result in IFC – shown in BIM vision

Updated on July 29, 2022

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