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Simon Locke

How To Match The Building Footprint With An Extruded Roof In Revit

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There are many ways to create a roof in Revit and one of them is to use an extruded roof. Unlike the footprint method, the extruded roof generally won’t match the footprint of the building. No matter ...
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Simon Dickinson

How To Use Dynamo For Reporting Coordinates

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Imagine that you have several objects in Revit that you want to report or schedule the coordinates for. They could be piles, columns, survey marks. Whilst the out of the box Revit gives you the abilit...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

A Guide To The New Features In Revit 2019.1

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The latest release, Autodesk Revit 2019.1, is now available to download from your Autodesk Account browser. You just have to download and then go to the Updates and Add-ons tab. There are quite a few ...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

How to Manage Different Tiled Views in Revit 2019

How to Manage Different Tiled Views in Revit 2019
Revit 2019 includes a number of innovative new developments and tools including ‘View tabs.’ A feature similar to the one included within AutoCAD, when the user has a number of different drawings open...
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Simon Dickinson

Best Practices For Saving, Backing Up And Archiving Your Revit Projects

Best Practices For Saving, Backing Up And Archiving Your Revit Projects
It is vital to remember that data is a valuable resource and can cost your business thousands if lost or corrupted with no available backup for recovery. Standard RVT Files By default, when you s...
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Alan Johnson

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View
There is a fair chance that you have opened many different Revit project files, and that when you have opened them, especially if they are from other companies, the view that opens is different. Some ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Load Additional Detail Components And Repeating Details In Revit

How To Load Additional Detail Components And Repeating Details In Revit
If you have placed some detail components and repeating details in your Autodesk Revit project, but you want more, there are more details provided with your installation - you just need to know where ...
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Simon Locke

How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit

How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit
When placing components such as switches, sockets and other electrical devices in Revit , it is likely that at certain detail levels they may display as symbols. If this is the case then they will cer...
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Alan Johnson

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit
Are you aware that if you need to move objects in Autodesk Revit in a certain direction just ever so slightly without precision, you can nudge them by using the up/down/left/right arrow keys on your k...
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Alan Johnson

How To Save A Revit Schedule As A Template

How To Save A Revit Schedule As A Template
You may have come across the following scenario, where you want to schedule certain items from an Autodesk Revit model, and you spend quite a bit of time creating and then tweaking your schedule to co...
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