This isn’t a new feature but still useful, especially if you have any beginners that you are trying to wean off direct support;
Pressing F1 whilst hovering over a tool not only takes you to the Autodesk Revit WikiHelp website, but directly to the page associated with that particular tool.
There’s been a lot of talk recently about scaling families in Revit. This was perhaps first stirred up last year by Marcello Sgambelluri in a blog post that stated, contrary to popular belief, that families could indeed be scaled. This was followed by various posts from others (including Andy Milburn, [...]
Another quick tip, obvious but a bit too hidden for some;
Question: Why don’t my exported DWGs relate to the shared Revit coordinates?
Answer: If you want your exported DWGs to retain the shared co-ordinates you’ve set up in Revit, ensure that you have the correct settings enabled! The required setting is tucked away under [...]
This problem has not only been around for a long time but has also been fairly well documented, including workarounds. But I’m still surprised how often I hear about people battling with it! It can be triggered by all manner of miniaturised problems but one that seems to occur more frequently is moving an element by a [...]
I recently read a post on Temporary Dimensions over at the Revit Geeks Blog (BD Mackey Consulting). Brian Mackey goes through some tips on getting more from your temporary dimensions. I thought it was worth mentioning that Temporary Dimensions can be resized to make them easier to use.
Click on the [...]
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?
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 [...]
As expected at Autodesk University, information was plentiful. Even the various break-out areas, such as The Lounge, were furnished with wealthy snippets of data. One such example was the ‘Top 11 Tips & Tricks for Revit 2013′ courtesy of the Revit QA group. It was provided in three parts, one available each day, but [...]
This is a very old tip, but unless you’re aware of it you can quite easily miss it. I only mention it because it has come to my attention during recent discussions that it isn’t commonly known.
During sketch mode, either in the Project Environment or Family Browser, when [...]
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