IDEA StatiCa Viewer for Autodesk Revit

This FREE plugin for Autodesk Revit allows you to export a steel joint to IDEA StatiCa – the global leader in the design of steel joints. Whether you have an IDEA StatiCa license or not, this plugin gives you the option to create an IDEA StatiCa file which you can send to your colleagues.

1 How to activate the plugin

After the installation finishes, the following window will pop-up, and depending on the version(s) of Autodesk Revit that you have in your computer, it will inform you which version has been installed.

IDEA StatiCa Viewer for Autodesk Revit

When you open Autodesk Revit, you will see an IDEA StatiCa tab in the top ribbon that has 2 buttons:

IDEA StatiCa Viewer for Autodesk Revit
  1. Code-check manager – Use this if you have IDEA StatiCa installed on your computer, and you want to export a connection straight into the desktop application. To find out more about Code-check manager, see the detailed step-by-step tutorial.
  2. Viewer – Use this if you don't have IDEA StatiCa installed on your computer, but you need to create and send an IDEA StatiCa project file to a colleague that uses IDEA StatiCa.

2 How to use the plugin

Open the attached project in Autodesk Revit. Then choose IDEA StatiCa in the upper ribbon, Viewer button and choose desired design code in the drop-down menu.

IDEA StatiCa Viewer for Autodesk Revit

Select the first part of the haunch connection. Then choose the second and third parts of the connection and confirm with the Finish button.

IDEA StatiCa Viewer for Autodesk Revit

Automatic data transfer is finished and IDEA StatiCa Viewer with the generated project is launched. Geometry, cross-sections, load effects (if present in the Autodesk Revit project) and all needed data from Autodesk Revit were imported.

IDEA StatiCa Viewer for Autodesk Revit

And now you can export connection to 3D DWG file or save it as IDEA StatiCa file.

IDEA StatiCa Viewer for Autodesk Revit

Watch the video to see how to work with IDEA StatiCa Viewer plugin.

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