This tip is really obvious but I’m surprised by the number of people that still get caught out by it, so I figured it was worth mentioning.
Scenario; you select an element that you wish to edit in sketch mode, such as a floor slab, but the Edit Boundary command is greyed out?
Well over a year after I first came across M-SIX (on LinkedIn), VEO has finally been released. After much hype and anticipation, and a delayed January launch, Veo is now available to the public. There is even a trial version available.
I was lucky enough to See VEO in action last [...]
Reading a recent post about the behaviour of leaders in Revit over at Steve Stafford’s Blog, Revit OpEd, gave me all the motivation required to write this quick post (more of a rant really!). While Steve points out the inconsistency of leader placement between text and keynotes, I’m taking it one step further [...]
Earlybird Registration for the ninth Australasian Revit Technology Conference opened today. This year the conference is being held at The Langham Hotel Auckland, New Zealand, Thursday, 16 May – Saturday, 18 May.
As I have mentioned previously, in my opinion this is the best value Revit focussed event [...]
A while ago I posted a request calling Add-In writers to create an Add-In or mini program that would clearly display programmed keyboard short-cuts when executing a command in Revit to help new users pick up them up quickly. A month or so ago I renewed this request with Harry Mattison from Boost Your BIM and [...]
Autodesk has released a Hotfix for Revit 2013. It addresses:
Prevents data loss during upgrade of families containing specific material parameters. Improves stability and memory usage within graphics display. Improves vector print output of transparent elements and masking regions. Prevents accidental data loss during cancellation of the in-place family editor.
and Revit Server [...]
If you are affected by the AutoCAD Revit Suite upgrade (as previously discussed) you may have received one of these emails over the weekend:
So now is the time to let your users become even more creative and productive with full access to Building Design Suite Premium 2013.
Ok, so maybe [...]
I apologise for any difficulties that you may have had accessing the blog over the weekend. A move to new hosting was necessary and to say it went smoothly wouldn’t be quite true!
I think that everything is back up and running properly, and hopefully the blog will now be more responsive too. Please let [...]
The Revit Technology Conference (Australasia) is fast approaching and Wesley Benn announced today that the RTCAUS App is available for download.
The #RTCAUS app is available for download from the AppStore!!Expect to see lots of content input this coming week
— Wesley Benn (@WesleyBenn) January 14, [...]
I’ve always been frustrated by the moments when Revit seems to hang momentarily, normally while executing a single threaded command. Sometimes its only for a second or two, other times it longer, but either way it seems like an eternity when you’re trying to push through your work.
Seeing as I generally use well specified [...]
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