SimLab 3D PDF Exporter is a plugin for Autodesk Revit.
It is a software
component that adds a sharing feature to Revit application. The purpose
of this tool is to allow users to share their designs in 3D PDF (Portable
Document Format) technology; the format is natively supported and interactively
visualized by the free version of Acrobat Reader.
Versions Supported: 3D PDF Exporter works with Revit 2013 (32-bit and 64-bit), 2014 (32-bit and 64-bit) and 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 (64-bit).
This video tutorial shows the users how to export a 3D PDF file from Revit application using a specialized SimLab plug-in.
3D PDF files exported using SimLab 3D PDF exporter for Revit, in order to export 3D PDF files, press the export file button in the toolbar plugin, The user can select the scene(s) to be included in the generated 3D PDF file.
3D views are ready for selection from the Camera tab.
SimLab Designer is a standalone application used for designing templates which be used for exporting 3D PDF files, as well as exporting Html5 (WebGL).
The user can use one of the pre-designed templates included in the plugin, or to create a new customized one using the template designer.
This option enables users to merge two or more PDF files together. This can be used to append a 3D model to a company's header, or a project description available in PDF format.
PDF files can be generated using different programs, such as; Acrobat Adobe Reader.
Different 3D PDF files generated using SimLab products can also be merged together. Upon selecting this option the Merge PDFs window will open.
With Html support, users can embed 3D PDF files into Html documents, also users can share their 3D PDF files on the web.
If a new template needs to be designed, clicking the New button will launch SimLab Designer window.
After selecting the required 3D PDF template, clicking Export will open the Export Geometry dialog where a user can select the name and location of the Html5 file.