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How to Control Parametric Arrays Along a Path in Revit - Whitepaper

How to Control Parametric Arrays Along a Path in Revit - Whitepaper
One of our landscape architecture clients asked if I know of a way to parametrically control an array of trees (or any other family) along a path in Revit. This was a functionality they enjoyed while ...
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Revit Families - Taking Control with Subcategories

Revit Families - Taking Control with Subcategories
A Revit family is assigned a category when it is created (via the family template). This category defines the default display of line weight, colour, pattern, and finally material. If you want to enha...
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Autodesk Revit Folder Location Shortcuts - Or, Why I Still Have a Hole in my Carpet.

Autodesk Revit Folder Location Shortcuts - Or, Why I Still Have a Hole in my Carpet.
At home, I have a hole in one of my carpets. My dog made it one winter’s afternoon, I guess he was bored. My fault because I left him alone longer than I intended. It’s been there a long time. I remem...
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Autodesk Revit Tip - Visualising Revit Constraints

Autodesk Revit Tip - Visualising Revit Constraints
Building relationships between Revit elements is very common. Locking a dimension, directly or via the ‘Align’ tool allows us to define a relationship between elements and is incredibly useful. On the...
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Autodesk Revit’s Equality Dimension Display Options

Autodesk Revit’s Equality Dimension Display Options
Many people are familiar with the ability to apply an ‘Equal’ constraint to a multi-segmented dimension in Revit but did you know it’s possible to control the presentation of the value? Simply change ...
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Autodesk Revit’s Equality Dimension ‘Anchor’ Position

Autodesk Revit’s Equality Dimension ‘Anchor’ Position
Many people are familiar with the ability to apply an ‘Equal’ constraint to a multi-segmented dimension in Revit. (Determine the dimensions witness line location, select the ‘EQ’ symbol, look out for ...
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Adding Isometric Dimensions in Revit

Adding Isometric Dimensions in Revit
Adding Isometric dimensions in Revit is a relatively simple exercise, the conventional ‘Aligned’ dimensioning tool works fine, the trick is too correctly orientate the Work Plane the dimensions are pl...
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Revit Tip - Invisible Line Style

Revit Tip - Invisible Line Style
Invisible Line Style. First you see it, then you don’t. Revit uses various Line Styles to denote variation within a model. As you might expect, we have the usual suspects, Solid, Hidden, Centreline et...
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Revit Tip - Adding Impact With Sketchy Lines

Revit Tip - Adding Impact With Sketchy Lines
 Add some extra punch to your Revit Views with ‘Sketchy Lines’. Revit offers many ways to present your views, sketchy lines is a relatively new offering that adds more interest. Plans, Elevations...
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Revit Tip - Aligning Surface Patterns

Revit Tip - Aligning Surface Patterns
Many users are aware of Revit’s ‘Align’ tool, but not everyone knows that it can be used to align Fill Patterns. This post will show you how. The image below shows a typical problem, as a result of nu...
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