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Using Routing Preferences to Define Fittings in Duct Types

Using Routing Preferences to Define Fittings in Duct Types
Duct Types define the variation in Ductwork. Within any given Duct Type the ‘Routing Preferences’ property determines which fitting family is used for elbows, junctions, transitions etc. To define the...
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Why are three question marks shown in my Project Browser while using Revit?

Why are three question marks shown in my Project Browser while using Revit?
Revit uses the Project Browser to organise ‘Views’ in an organised manner. Views can be listed by Discipline, Sub Discipline, Scale, etc. In fact almost any property can be used to organise views. How...
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Transferring data between projects with Revit

Transferring data between projects with Revit
Frequently, we want to import data from previously created projects. If we were forced to reproduce our data with each new project, we would waste a lot of time and money doing so, fortunately, Revit ...
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Placing an Aligned Dimension across the corners of Air Terminals in Revit

Placing an Aligned Dimension across the corners of Air Terminals in Revit
Ever tried placing an Aligned Dimension across the opposite corners of an Air Terminal and it hasn’t worked. This blog will explain how it’s done. Normally, using the Aligned Dimension tool will resul...
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How to model eccentric ductwork in Revit MEP

How to model eccentric ductwork in Revit MEP
By default, concentric Ductwork will be created by Revit , if you want to use eccentric fittings a new ‘Type’ will have to be defined or imported from another Project. In this post we will work throug...
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Creating a Custom Duct Tag in Revit

Creating a Custom Duct Tag in Revit
The ‘Tag by Category’ command in Revit will display a tag based on the category selected. The value of the tag will be based upon the tag family cross referenced to the category. Numerous tags are ava...
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Creating a Co Ordination View in Revit MEP

Creating a Co Ordination View in Revit MEP
When using the default ‘Systems-DefaultGBRENU’ template for Building Services Model Design you may notice that we have Electrical Power and Lighting views, Mechanical HVAC and Plumbing views but are n...
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Setting up the Revit Project Browser to display views by scale.

Setting up the Revit Project Browser to display views by scale.
Recently I was asked to help one of our clients to set up the Project Browser to display views by their ‘scale’ property then by their ‘discipline’. I thought this might be of interest to others, so t...
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