If you haven’t been hiding under a rock you are sure to have heard that Autodesk is really pushing 3D printing at the moment (refer to this latest initiative). As it happens it’s great timing as I’m speaking on this very topic at next weeks’ RTC Australasia in Melbourne! If [...]
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, [...]
I’m busy preparing for the Revit Technology Conference Australasia 2013 which is kicking off on Thursday in Auckland. If you haven’t booked yet it’s not too late…
If you’ve ever wondered how to highlight doors in a schedule if they don’t meet minimum clear opening requirements, or show a warning if they are used in a wall [...]
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?
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 [...]
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