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Revit is Autodesk's Building Information Modelling (BIM) software and maybe in 5 year's time we'll all be using it. Better find out what it's all about!

  1. Revit: DWG sheet on coordinats

    Most Civil engineer know that is very important to have a design made according to your local coordinate system. Typically in AutoCAD you draw your top view in coordinates. What I did not accomplish...

    Started by halam‎, 29th Jul 2015 09:52 pm
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    26th Aug 2015 05:13 pm Go to last post
  2. Adding text in one view only.

    I've added some text with arrows and some just plain text. Problem is when I switch to a different view, the text and arrows are still there although in all the wrong places. It's prints that way...

    Started by Langerhans‎, 13th Aug 2015 07:11 am
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    22nd Aug 2015 06:23 pm Go to last post
  3. topograhy

    I was wondering if there is a way to get your points in desired locations besides pin pointing in general areas. I would like to not have to import autocad with 3d points or text point file...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 22nd Aug 2015 02:08 am
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    22nd Aug 2015 03:16 pm Go to last post
  4. How to create Y shape stairs in revit

    Hi please help how to create this "Y" shape stairs in revit cuz whenever i try using stair by sketch i couldnt please help

    Started by helpme‎, 26th Jul 2015 01:35 pm
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    27th Jul 2015 03:34 pm Go to last post
  5. Creating padstone for beam to wall connection

    Is there a quick way to create a beam to wall connection incorporating a predetermined pad-stone? At the moment I am cutting away the wall and creating a separate padstone. I am sure the genius...

    Started by daveyboyd‎, 9th Dec 2011 01:25 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    17th Jul 2015 03:40 pm Go to last post
  6. Is AutoCAD REVIT the right software for me?

    Hi I have been asked to gain some 3D drawing skills at work, I have used AutoCAD LT for 12+ years, using AutoCAD LT 2008 at moment My problem is which package to use to do the 3D drawing, I...

    Started by manchest‎, 1st Sep 2008 02:42 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    25th Jun 2015 04:02 pm Go to last post
  7. Graphics / Visibility

    Ok, I know just enough about Revit to get my CAD files out of an Architect's file... so forgive the newb. I am using a view the architect created, 1/16 scale, overall floorplan, to create the...

    Started by resullins‎, 18th Jun 2015 03:37 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    21st Jun 2015 01:26 pm Go to last post
  8. Question Revit Beginner - Linking files

    Hi I work for an engineering consultant who is stepping into the Revit mine field for the first time. I have limited experience in using revit but no experience at all regarding the linking of the...

    Started by GIB39‎, 26th May 2015 02:55 pm
    mep, revit
    • Replies: 3
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    27th May 2015 05:54 pm Go to last post
  9. Creating families

    hi anyone know if it is possible to create a family using existing family members and not extrusions?what i have to do is make a family comprising of a solitary vertical plane unistrut outline that...

    Started by Ariakas‎, 17th May 2015 12:24 pm
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  10. Angry Change the label border size of room tag

    Hi all, I am newbie in Revit. I want to scale down the "room tag" (defined in original "M_Room Tag.rfa" or "Room Tag.rfa" files) to use it in some small areas. I know how to change the font size of...

    Started by Ahankhah‎, 18th Apr 2015 12:39 pm
    label, revit, size, tag
    • Replies: 2
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    19th Apr 2015 05:58 am Go to last post
  11. Export Model Group as 3D Block

    Ok... a disclaimer, again. I'm new to Revit, and don't know much. But I have this casino model, and there are these little kiosks that we are putting displays on. I need this kiosk in 3D in AutoCAD...

    Started by resullins‎, 15th Apr 2015 12:14 am
    • Replies: 5
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    15th Apr 2015 02:44 pm Go to last post
  12. Family with Transparency Issue in Navis

    I made a family for equipment that has a transparent access space. It looks fine in the family editor and in the revit project, but when I make a NWC and put it into navis it shows up with the...

    Started by Epicurwin‎, 8th Apr 2015 03:10 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    11th Apr 2015 12:16 am Go to last post
  13. Revit Links

    Forgive me... I'm only a baseline Revit user... I pretty much use it to export my views from the architect's model into AC. But I'm having a little trouble with the current model I'm working on. I...

    Started by resullins‎, 3rd Apr 2015 04:38 pm
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  14. Convert Revit to an useable dwg file

    I have the Revit viewer and my client has sent me a Revit file but I need to work in AutoCAD 2014. I do handrails on stairs and the plan views and elevations make a big difference in work time. Can...

    Started by Handiman‎, 7th Apr 2015 10:48 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    9th Apr 2015 02:29 pm Go to last post
  15. Revit links in view templates

    Hi! I work in a MEP firm and we are having a difficult situation with revit links in view templates in Revit 2014. I want to be able to include VG overrides for revit links in view templates but we...

    Started by kzoppo‎, 30th Mar 2015 07:10 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    8th Apr 2015 07:59 pm Go to last post
  16. Plan Region Causing Error When Syncing

    I made a plan region to create a new view range for a portion of a plan view. It worked great but when I tried syncing to the central I got this error, "Multiple Spaces are in the same enclosed...

    Started by Epicurwin‎, 19th Mar 2015 04:38 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    19th Mar 2015 06:39 pm Go to last post
  17. Dimensioning Hell!

    Hey guys, Well just started my class on Revit and all good so far but now I am doing a basic floor plan and as part of the tutorial I am supposed to change all the dimensions. Sounds simple I...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 12th Mar 2015 09:27 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    14th Mar 2015 12:33 am Go to last post
  18. What's the first step starting a residential dwelling

    I have some free time to start learning Revit, and I'm finding resource material difficult to locate. Most of the beginner material seems to start the user off drawing walls/floors on grid and...

    Started by nestly‎, 26th Feb 2015 12:07 pm
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  19. Bim 360?

    Are they still making the Autodesk BIM360 lineup of collaboration software? We have been trying to get pricing for BIM360 field from our reseller. They do not have a price sheet for this product...

    Started by hertz hound‎, 1st Mar 2015 09:52 pm
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    1st Mar 2015 09:52 pm Go to last post
  20. Revit & AutoCAD LT Workstation - Build or Buy?

    I am currently working my notice period and will be going to a place that hasn't quite made the jump to Revit. They know it is coming and have got consultants to do a development (all Resi) but they...

    Started by Glen1980‎, 26th Jan 2015 12:23 pm
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  21. Maximum Ridge height

    I am a new member. Need help as to a roof constraint in a Revit project I have taken over from another team. There is a Maximum Ridge Height set in the Construction dialogue . It is greyed out but...

    Started by ronaldu‎, 10th Feb 2015 12:40 am
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  22. Electrical Contractor moving to BIM

    I work for an Electrical contractor whom has decided to embrace BIM. We currently have 8 full time AutoCAD operators and have purchased Fabrication MEP licenses for all. In house training in...

    Started by www.cmorephotos.co.uk‎, 28th Jan 2015 04:10 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    29th Jan 2015 05:07 pm Go to last post
  23. learning autocad revit / tutorials

    I would like to know if there is a possibility that I can download the tutorial videos on this forum, regarding autocad revit, so that I can watch and learn on my own time. Reason for this is that...

    Started by jamos‎, 9th Aug 2013 03:25 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    28th Jan 2015 03:22 pm Go to last post
  24. Creating a filter to make cabletray into a linetype in plan view

    I am trying to create a view of my cable tray, in different types using a linetype for each so in fine view I can see the cable tray as it is. and in coarse view I can just see my cable tray in...

    Started by FIFTHTEXAS‎, 18th Jan 2015 09:14 am
    • Replies: 2
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    19th Jan 2015 01:29 pm Go to last post
  25. so REVIT ... where do we start ?

    I work for a UK subsidiary of a large German lighting manufacturer with a global presence. Here we are now increasingly being asked for REVIT files of our luminaires by consultants and architects...

    Started by kippax‎, 18th Nov 2014 10:32 am
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    17th Jan 2015 12:30 pm Go to last post

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