Basepoint Explorer is a tool for importing and managing all shared coordinate systems in host and linked project. With this tool you can easily set the shared coordinates of the host document to match those of the linked .rvt or .ifc file.


The main features of the tool are:


Before using this tool you need to have at least one Revit or IFC file linked to your project. To link a file to your project, go to Insert tab and use Link Revit or Link IFC tool.

The workflow is Following:


In order to apply the copied coordinates they have to be activated in the project. You can change and activate different shared coordinates of the host model. The coordinates returned are with respect to the shared coordinates between the models.

  1. Run Location from Project Location panel in Manage tab,
  2. Switch to the Site tab,
  3. Select one of the copied coordinates from the link you wish to activate,
  4. Click on Make Current


Notes and Tips:

After copying coordinate system from a linked file, all copied coordinate system can be viewed in the "Shared Coordinates at Internal Host Origin drop-down menu.

The changes made when activating new coordinate system will be documented and visible in the project base point properties. If needed they can be modified there also.