3DPDF Exporter for Autodesk® Revit®

3DPDF Exporter for Autodesk® Revit®

Win64, English

ProtoTech Solutions
3DPDF Exporter For Autodesk® Revit® exports your model to secure and encrypted 3D PDF file.

General Usage Instructions

1. Download and install 3DPDF Exporter plugin for Revit.

2. Run Revit and Load a model.

3. There’s a new menu named as 'Prototech 3DPDF Exporter' in Add-Ins tab of ribbon bar. It contains following three menu items as shown in the image below. 

A) Export

After clicking Export, a “Secure PDF” dialog will display on your screen as shown below. You can encrypt and secure your PDF document by assigning a password to it. This is a user password and will be needed to open the document.

After ticking the “Require a password to open a document” check box on, the password fields will be enabled where you can enter your password. If you tick that check box off, password fields will be disabled and no password will be assigned to the pdf.

If you do not wish to pop this dialog every time, you can tick the checkbox “Do not show this dialog again” and it won't prompt you for password. You can revert this setting from preferences.

After you press OK, a 'Save As' dialog will display on our screen. Click Save button to export the current model to PDF file. 

B) Preferences

It contains following options as shown in the image.

  • Precision: You can control how accurately your model needs to be exported. If you need fine representation of the model, just check the “use Precision” check box and the slider will be enabled. You can slide and select the values from 1 to 15. Higher is the value, finer is the representation you will get and larger is the file size.
    Default is full precision.

  • Export Normals: You can select whether you want to export normals or not.

  • Tessellation: You can choose from Body level and face level.

  • Security: You can encrypt and secure your PDF document by assigning a password to it. 

C) About

It displays the information about product. It provides facility to activate your product license

at any time from this control.

Screenshots

Commands

Installation/Uninstallation

The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

Contact

Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

4.5.19249.3115

Fixed: Issues in license mechanism.

4.4.19134.3040

1.New Feature : Watermark Support. 2.Enhancement:Upgraded licensing system. 3.Fixed : Position of 3D model in template corrected.

4.3.0.0

1.Enhancement : Added support for Autodesk Revit 2020. 2.Fixed : Fixes to license system 3.Fixed : Model tree hierarchy was incorrect in 3D PDF. 4.Fixed : Precision value was not fixed for Default tessellation option. 5.Fixed : Options 'Export Properties ' and 'Disable Selection' were not in sync. 6.Fixed : Revit main window was not parent window for some messages from Exporter. 7.Fixed : PDF Export was failing, if elements with NULL 'category' were present in RVT file.

4.2.0.0

Enhancement : Added support to export views from Revit in 3DPDF. Enhancement : Allow user to disable any user selections in 3DPDF. Enhancement : Added support for Default tessellation. Enhancement : Added support for Texture scaling. Fixed : Settings in preferences dialog were not retrieved correctly.

4.1.0.0

Enhancement : Added support for RPC entities Enhancement : Added option for user about opening file after export Fixed : Disable measurement was not working Fixed : PDF attachments were not exported if templates are used

4.0.0.0

1. Enhancement : Added support for Autodesk Revit 2019. 2. Enhancement : Added support for Textures 3. Fixed : Colors were not getting exported for specific models.

3.2.0.0

1.Feature : Added support for user defined page size of 3D PDF. 2.Fixed : Rebar entities were not exported. 3.Fixed : Application was crashing for some types of pdf templates 4.Fixed : 3D PDF data cannot be placed on any page of template pdf

3.0.0.0

1. Update : Added support for Revit 2018. 2. Update : Updated technical support contact details.
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