Tracer Tutorial – Using Power BI Calculated Columns to Convert Measurement Units

When an Autodesk Revit model is exported to the Tracer database, Revit’s underlying “decimal feet” unit values are used. That means that values representing lengths and areas are going to be based on “feet” or “square feet” (even if your model is metric based. This tutorial describes how to use Microsoft Power BI to perform simple unit conversion with Custom Columns.

– Learn about Revit’s used of underlying units (imperial)
– Learn how to create a custom column with a formula
– Learn how to use a formula to convert Revit units in the report

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