SketchUp components with Revit--not importing

I am currently using Revit and when I need custom items, I download components from the SketchUp 3D Warehouse and insert them into my Revit model. I just tried the new Revit importer included with SktechUp studio. When I looked at my model in SketchUp Studio, it imported everything EXCEPT for the SketchUp components that I had placed in Revit. Does anyone know how I can fix this? It would be great if I didn’t have to go back in and replace all the items from the 3D Warehouse.

I don’t know for sure what is happening here, but placing SketchUp models into Revit doesn’t properly import them, but creates sort of links. Native Revit objects use a solid modelling system. External face geometry objects can be displayed but they won’t become a real part of the Revit model. I am not sure if I can explain this correctly. @olivia_feng might have insights about how the SketchUp importer treats CAD links in Revit files.

This does not fix it for your current model that you have already imported the SketchUp components into. But in the future in Revit if you do Architecture>Component>Model In Place, then you have to chose the family category, then you do Insert>Import CAD and then chose the skp file, then close the component, then save your Revit model…then use the Revit Importer it will import the geometry you brought in from SketchUp.
On your existing model you could potentially cut/copy all of the SketchUp components that you imported into Revit then do Architecture>Component>Model in Place and paste that into the component and then close it.

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