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John Bennett

Revit 2020 - Installing the Steel Connections Package for Dynamo

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Steel Connections in Revit via the new Dynamo plugin for 2020. There is an option to create steel connections via the new package provided by Autodesk for Revit 2020, they have a nice blog explaining ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Save And Load Your Navisworks Workspace

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You know the feeling when you open your software and all the docked windows are gone, and tools added to the Quick Access tool bar are missing too. Well in Autodesk Navisworks  there's no need to...
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Alan Johnson

Using The Navisworks Appearance Profiler

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A fairly underused tool in Navisworks is the Appearance Profiler, which allows you to set up custom appearance profiles based on sets (search and selection) and property values and use them to colour ...
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Simon Locke

A Guide To Revit 'Or' Condition View Filters

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View filters in Revit have always been a very powerful and useful feature with a multitude of uses. Since the 2019 version, Autodesk have improved them even further with the introduction of ‘Or’ condi...
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Simon Locke

How To Use Enhanced MEP Fabrication Parts In Revit

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Since the introduction of the fabrication tools into Autodesk Revit 2016, they have been steadily developed over the years and the 2019.2 update for Revit is no exception. In this article we will look...
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Gary Edwards

BIM Compliant Document Management for Architects and Engineers

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No matter if you already have a good basic understanding of the current suite of 1192 documents and ISO 19650, or you are just starting to investigate the standard, you will probably have some outstan...
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Alan Johnson

Zoom In To Schedules In Revit 2019.2

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One of the new features of Autodesk Revit 2019.2 is the ability to zoom in to schedules. This means thatyou will now be able to use familiar keyboard shortcuts to zoom in and more easily read small fo...
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Pat Mullins

How To Paint The Top Of A Wall In Revit

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In the 2019.1 version of  Autodesk Revit  there is an expansion for the ‘Paint’ tools functionality. Now we can apply and modify a material on the top face of a wall as well as its side...
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Pat Mullins

How To Resize Dialogue Boxes In Revit

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Amongst the many new features which are included in Autodesk Revit 2019.1 is an enhancement to the ‘Go to View’ and ‘Add View to Sheet’ dialogue boxes. Now they can be resized! – this means that they ...
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Pat Mullins

A Guide To Revit Section Line Alignment And Snapping

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One of the many new features in Autodesk Revit 2019.1 is an enhancement to the ‘Section Line’ tool, as we can now Align and Snap to and from Section Lines. This means that whilst using the Align tool,...
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