Advance Steel 2017 Extension

Advance Steel 2017 Extension

Win64, English

Autodesk, Inc.
Advance Steel 2017 Extension enables BIM data exchange between Autodesk® Revit® 2017 and Advance Steel 2017, through a complete set of functionalities like import, export or synchronize.

General Usage Instructions

Using the Advance Steel Extension, the 3D structural models created in Revit, can be exported in a BIM data format ( smlx). The smlx file can then be imported in Advance Steel, and continue the workflow with structure detailing capabilities and creation of the fabrication documents. 

Conversely, models can be exported from Advance Steel and then can be imported in Revit.

Users can also track changes in the same model in the different applications using the synchronization feature.




The installer that ran when you downloaded this application from Autodesk Exchange Apps has already installed Advance Steel 2017 Extension. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in.

To uninstall Advance Steel 2017 Extension, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer by downloading it again from Autodesk Exchange Apps, and select the 'Uninstall' button, or you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features' (Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1) or Add/Remove Programs, just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

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Company Name: Autodesk, Inc.

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Autodesk, Inc.

Version History

Version Number Version Description


New features and enhancements in 2017 version: - Transfer and synchronization of structural steel connections: all the connections available in Revit 2017 are seamlessly transferred with Advance Steel 2017 - The synchronization dialog was enhanced to display any appended/deleted/modified connections - All connections parameters, as well as the approval status are transferred and synchronized - Transfer and synchronization of grids - Synchronization dialog uses Revit project units - Synchronization dialog uses Revit tolerances - Export based on view settings: increases usability by offering the possibility to export objects using the Revit view settings ( Visibility/Graphics overrides, Isolate Elements and Temporary View Properties ) - UI improvements - New section mapping lines for US, UK, Australia, Germany and France profiles - Compatibility with the new Revit families for Germany, France, Poland and India - The synchronization dialog was enhanced to highlight the selected element in the model Visit “What’s New” online section for more information.
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