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Revit LT vs Revit

Revit LT vs Revit

Revit LT vs Revit

(OP)
We are just getting started in Revit and are looking at LT vs the full version.
Is Revit LT suitable for structural work? I looked at the comparison matrix for LT vs the full version and it says that LT does not do : Slanted Columns, Trusses, Advanced Steel Connections, Reinforcement / Rebar Modelling.
I'm not sure what it considers trusses, but other than that it doesn't seem to be a deal breaker (maybe slanted columns will be an issue at some point).
If others have used LT, is there an issue with collaboration?

Thanks!

EIT
www.HowToEngineer.com

RE: Revit LT vs Revit

We treat LT like a Revit Viewer. Lots of little things it either won't do or doesn't let you do as efficiently.

RE: Revit LT vs Revit

LT is basically a gateway drug, enough to get you hooked and think its enough, but after some time you will need to move to harder drugs.

RE: Revit LT vs Revit

For me, the main drawback is precisely the limitations on collaboration:

- No worksharing. Only one person can pee in the pool at one time.

- No copy monitor to see if things are changing and clashing.

- No ability to customize the visibility of a linked model. This one hurts badly even if you're not doing true collaboration.

Higher end structural modelling toys I could live without for the rather massive difference in price. LT basically only has a chance of working for your if you're not collaborating with a client's model which is rare.

RE: Revit LT vs Revit

Revit LT does not allow you to automatically create a column schedule = deal breaker

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