Export Setup – settings where you can define CNC file locations, project information parameters, identification and marking of elements, CNC command naming, etc.
Configuration – configuration with export settings. You can use sample or create new configurations. Also, you can rename or delete the existing configurations.
By default, CNC Exporter configurations are saved in C:\Users\user name\AppData\Roaming\Tools 4 Revit\BTLWood (or other version)\Export Configuration catalog. The content from this catalog can be copied to other users' computers if needed. The path can be changed in CNC Exporter – Weinmann BTL and BTLx Exporter → Configuration Files’ Location.
Location for export of CNC files
Location for export of CNC files – select where to export CNC files. It can be project file location or any other custom location.
Project Information Parameters
Project Information Parameters – define parameters to take values of project name and project number. These parameters comes from Revit → Manage → Project Information:
Result in exported BTL file:
Element Identification and Mark
Element Identification and Mark – select element identification and marking configuration. This goes to advanced settings where you can predefine marking for plates/rims joists, girders, studs, joists and columns. Also you can make special element filtering.
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Automatically skip not marked Elements
Automatically skip not marked Elements – automatically skips elements if CNC Part Number parameter is empty.
If this option is switched OFF then the product will show a warning message with information about missing value.
Such element is not exported in BTL file:
Automatically skip filtered out Elements
Automatically skip filtered out Elements – automatically skips filtered out element from configuration.
Marking Orientation by
Marking Orientation by – marks can be oriented by host (Wall, Floor, Roof, Truss) or by structural framing elements.
Assembly Station Mode
Assembly Station Mode – select if export has to be in one file or in separate files for each wall/floor/roof panel.
Export Frame – CNC Exporter exports main frame of wall, floor, roof.
Split to Separate Files by – select parameter for splitting elements into separate files.
Order Hosts by – possibility to order hosts by ID or Mark.
Export Wood Details – exports information about the details.