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Alan Johnson

How to Change the Reference Level of a Beam in Revit

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If you have placed beams in Revit, you should be aware that they have a Reference Level that they are constrained to. If we look at the properties of that beam, you can see the Reference Level at the ...
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Alan Johnson

How to Copy Multiple Doors from One Revit Project to Another

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Let’s say you working on a new project, and you need to start placing some doors (or Windows) and you remember that the doors you want are not already loaded in to the project but you know the doors y...
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Yasmin Talbot

Architects, Engineers, Fabricators and Contractors – Join us for a Global Digital BIMUp Conference

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On the 8th, 9th and 10th October we are holding our first Global Digital BIMUp Conference which is a must attend online event for Architects, Engineers, Fabricators and Contractors. With over 170 clas...
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Simon Locke

How To Colour By Numbers In Revit With Duct Colour-Fill Legends

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Before you start creating colour legends in Autodesk Revit it is best practise to make a duplicate of your required floorplan, if you have not already done so and ensure it is re-named accordingly. An...
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Yasmin Talbot

Time-Saving Keyboard Shortcuts in Advance Design

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As software users, we know that shortcuts make a huge difference in productivity, what can take a few minutes can be cut down to a few seconds just by pressing a few keyboard buttons, especially when ...
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Aleck Giles

A Guide To Advance Steel Custom Model Templates

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There are certain tasks or operations that need to be done in pretty much every Advance Steel project. You can save time by having the required elements already existing in your model rather than sett...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

The AutoCAD Layer Status Icon Mystery Solved In Three Easy Steps

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Layer Status Icon Mystery Solved in Three Easy Steps In this  AutoCAD video, I’ll share with you the knowledge to understand what those icons in the status column of the Layer Properties Manager ...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

How To Split A Building Across Several Sheets And Work With Dimensions That Detail Across A Split View In Revit

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The Complete Guide Often, with larger buildings in Autodesk Revit , we need to split the building to have different parts of the building in separate views so they can be placed on different sheets at...
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Alan Johnson

How To Insert SketchUp Into Revit Using FormIt

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Have you ever needed to take a model from SketchUp in to Autodesk Revit ? In Revit Insert Tab > Link Panel > Link CAD > change the file type to SKP, browse for file and open, but when yo...
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Rob Merriman

Checking Your Advance Steel Model

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My woodwork teacher had a saying that has stuck with me since school - “measure twice, cut once”. Whenever I’m attempting a DIY project I always remember this saying, and I have one for Advance Steel ...
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