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Forum: Revit General

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 stand alone or Revit Suite Premium or Ultimate

    I need to now should we just get Revit without any other software or should we get a suite that includes AutoCAD and other software? Do we need AutoCAD to get the 2D shop drawings from Revit? And...

    Started by Handiman‎, 5th Apr 2016 07:55 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    8th Apr 2016 02:56 pm Go to last post
  2. Exclamation Announcement: Revit 2016 R2 Enhancements

    If you're a Revit 2016 user, you'll want to update to R2 through your subscription update center. Many product enhancements came out that are subtle yet considered "much needed" or even considered...

    Started by tzframpton‎, 30th Oct 2015 07:11 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    6th Apr 2016 11:28 am Go to last post
  3. Revit 2015 Model Performance Issue

    I am working on Revit 2016 with a file size of 40MB containing and with Revit Arch file as a link. i have the following Hardware Parameters 1. Intel Core i7-4770 CPU 3.40 GHz. 2. 32 Installed...

    Started by kulfi‎, 29th Mar 2016 12:57 pm
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    31st Mar 2016 05:37 pm Go to last post
  4. Revit and DWG: what about attributes?

    What is your way to get attributes into dwg before issueing digital data? :twisted: 1. do it by hand 2. Schedule, Excel, then script and lisp new block 3. Use a Autodesk addon to do it 4....

    Started by halam‎, 24th Mar 2016 02:42 pm
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    29th Mar 2016 10:41 am Go to last post
  5. Urban Design land use plans??

    Hi all I understand that there is better software for this use - but I'm wondering if anyone uses Revit for this - see attached image as example I'm particularly interested in being able to...

    Started by pixel8er‎, 25th Mar 2016 03:51 am
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  6. Customise options settings

    Hi all How do you automatically customise all the options settings? See image. I would like them to be set at startup. In AutoCAD I would use lisp and set in the acad.lsp and acaddoc.lsp....

    Started by pixel8er‎, 23rd Mar 2016 02:30 am
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    25th Mar 2016 01:55 pm Go to last post
  7. Angry Revit...Its Evil! and Hates Me

    Hey all, Well after my session of bashing my head against the wall that is Revit, and getting past that with the help of this forum I continued on with my project. Only to run into another...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 25th Feb 2016 04:39 am
    • Replies: 7
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    24th Mar 2016 03:10 pm Go to last post
  8. Question Revit Training Manual

    hi all, so i have done an online training course for revit witch contained only videos which was fine, but i wondering is there a downloadable training book? im old school and would rather read...

    Started by bennyboy86‎, 4th Feb 2016 11:25 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    18th Mar 2016 03:27 pm Go to last post
  9. Drawing View Issues

    Hey Guys, Doing some Revit stuff again, and its not my forte, I have used the program enough to be dangerous but I don't know enough to find the setting I need to solve this problem. I am...

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 18th Feb 2016 05:30 pm
    • Replies: 8
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    20th Feb 2016 12:47 am Go to last post
  10. Central Model Setup

    Hello, I have been working with Revit for a while but still have trouble remembering how to set up central models for the first time. As far as I have gotten I have set up an Arch model because we...

    Started by drewbranson10‎, 29th Jan 2016 06:01 pm
    revit
    • Replies: 8
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    29th Jan 2016 10:44 pm Go to last post
  11. General Text with sub categories

    Does anyone have a work around that they can suggest for General Notes and Special Inspections that involve sub categories of text. Currently I got my office too shift to using a schedule with two...

    Started by addesigns‎, 27th Jan 2016 08:20 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    28th Jan 2016 01:08 am Go to last post
  12. Angry Graphical Glitches?

    Hey guys, Doing some Revit schoolwork and I came across something that is driving me insane. I made a very simple office layout, and the exterior walls have several layers of sheeting etc....

    Started by Behemothrex‎, 26th Jan 2016 08:38 pm
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    27th Jan 2016 08:44 pm Go to last post
  13. SAT / DWG export failure

    Hi, I am having difficulties exporting these elements in release 2014. What could be the cause of this? Mirroring behavior? I need DWG SAT to do some (steel)work and rebar detailling in...

    Started by halam‎, 19th Jan 2016 11:36 pm
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    21st Jan 2016 09:26 pm Go to last post
  14. Placing dimensions (in need for tips & tricks)

    Hi , I was wondering how you guys deal with dimensioning complexer shapes that just youre avarage walls of a condo. Especially with round objects and faces that are not parallel (in infra this is...

    Started by halam‎, 7th Jan 2016 11:24 pm
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  15. Gridlines

    Im drawing up an existing building, and putting an extension on. What is the best way to place gridlines? Would 2 gridlines for the existing building suffice, and then just GLs for the new part?...

    Started by ARCHI78‎, 13th Jan 2016 02:33 am
    existing building, location of gridlines
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    14th Jan 2016 01:25 am Go to last post
  16. Windows show up different colours

    Hello I am a bit lost and need assistance.. In my existing drawing plan my windows show up as solid grey and gold? in the new construction drawing plan same walls and windows are clear/white (This...

    Started by craigten‎, 28th Dec 2015 02:28 pm
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    7th Jan 2016 08:02 pm Go to last post
  17. point cloud

    Hello, I have a point cloud rvt file. I want to create a tin or mesh with it and export it to sketchup. Is this super complicated? I do not know revit. thx

    Started by Rudbeckia‎, 29th Dec 2015 05:49 pm
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    29th Dec 2015 09:55 pm Go to last post
  18. Items Not Showing

    Ok, I'm not great at Revit, and I have a MONSTER file that's giving me some trouble. I'm attempting to create some views to export to AutoCAD with the model. So, for example, I'm in the...

    Started by resullins‎, 16th Dec 2015 10:03 pm
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  19. Hatching horizontal/vertical sections for families

    Hi everyone. It has been a long time since I posted here. Several weeks ago I started learning Revit. Just to mention that I have huge experience with AutoCAD and almost no secrets exist for me...

    Started by gmarkov1‎, 22nd Nov 2015 08:25 pm
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    30th Nov 2015 06:33 pm Go to last post
  20. custom Span direction symbol

    Im quite lost with this one, did a quick look on the forum....no answers. Im trying to make a custom span direction symbol (new, annotation symbol, category "span direction symbol". Now how do i...

    Started by Marco1979‎, 3rd Nov 2015 11:55 am
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    5th Nov 2015 12:00 am Go to last post
  21. (Batch-) plotting pdf or to plotter

    Is there a way to simply batch-plot all my sheets with different sizes all at once (hopefully creating seperate files). In acad this was very nice using sheetsets. only workaround i found is this:...

    Started by Marco1979‎, 29th Oct 2015 04:04 pm
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    3rd Nov 2015 11:36 am Go to last post
  22. fbx file exported from Revit

    Might this contain additional information to a straight dxf export and could there be any benefit from --- Revit > fbx > dxf over... Revit > dxf

    Started by kippax‎, 30th Oct 2015 10:30 am
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  23. Question Revit Kepler

    Hi friends, who can explain what facilities Revit Kepler added to Current Versions? Where the test version of it can be obtained?

    Started by Ahankhah‎, 28th Oct 2015 08:41 am
    revit;kepler
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    29th Oct 2015 04:22 pm Go to last post
  24. Changing beam system boundary but perlins wont update new lengths?

    Hello, im just starting to use revit and going through a few tutorials, I have modeled a steel frame with a roof, I am now adding some roof perlins, I am doing this by using a beam system with...

    Started by raj banerjee‎, 28th Oct 2015 10:10 am
    • Replies: 1
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    28th Oct 2015 01:42 pm Go to last post
  25. Drawing Help Converting old file to Revit LT 2015

    Hello all, I'm trying to gain access to an old Revit college project from back in 2005. The file is pre 8.1 and cannot be opened/converted with Revit LT 2015. Would someone be willing to...

    Started by Redeemed548‎, 25th Sep 2015 07:10 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    28th Oct 2015 08:47 am Go to last post

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