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  1. 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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    24th Nov 2015 05:49 pm Go to last post
  2. 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
  3. (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
    • Replies: 4
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    3rd Nov 2015 11:36 am Go to last post
  4. 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
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  5. 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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    30th Oct 2015 10:30 am Go to last post
  6. 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
    • Replies: 4
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    29th Oct 2015 04:22 pm Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. adding dimensions to all walls /columns/grids

    I was wondering; is there a way (or any addins/extensions) to add dimensions to all walls (or columns/grids/beams for that matter) at once?

    Started by Marco1979‎, 27th Oct 2015 10:31 am
    • Replies: 4
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    28th Oct 2015 07:56 am Go to last post
  10. 3D Scan to Revit

    Hello, I'm on the first step to using Revit after years of drawing 2D in Autocad. I'm using one of the Autodesk Revit MEP books as a starting block. My question however is a bit more advanced than...

    Started by Panda‎, 22nd Oct 2015 08:37 pm
    • Replies: 9
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    23rd Oct 2015 06:50 pm Go to last post
  11. Revision Cloud Help on Sheet

    Hello, I am using Revit 2015 and I had to add a revision to two sheets. They both use the same title block and they are the only two sheets in the revision. One of the title blocks acts as it should...

    Started by drewbranson10‎, 16th Oct 2015 05:10 pm
    revision, revit, troubleshooting
    • Replies: 4
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    16th Oct 2015 07:09 pm Go to last post
  12. Abou Family Components

    Hi guys, I'm trouble to insert a door,window. I'm choosing the the families, but when I try to put it through the wall, nothing is happening. Anybody Can help me out please? Regards

    Started by Madruga_SP‎, 15th Oct 2015 02:17 pm
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    15th Oct 2015 03:50 pm Go to last post
  13. Simple Question -

    I have attached a screenshot of my issue, which is that I cannot get my tag to work correctly. In the past, I have been able to drag the text on my dimension tag and a small, curved line will...

    Started by admc4360‎, 3rd Oct 2015 11:21 pm
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    5th Oct 2015 01:22 am Go to last post
  14. Reference level for Detail Views

    When i create a detail view, it always makes the view associated with the level under it (so everytime i must stretch/drag the view to the correct level). Is there a way to set that "reference level"?

    Started by Marco1979‎, 30th Sep 2015 09:55 am
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    1st Oct 2015 07:36 am Go to last post
  15. Revit Modifiers

    So... If I understand correctly the Layer Modifiers only allows you to make a modifier for walls. So that the different phases can go onto different layers when being exported? From all I have...

    Started by addesigns‎, 26th Nov 2014 05:20 pm
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    21st Sep 2015 03:44 pm Go to last post
  16. Solid fills (override) and lineweight

    Say i have a structural plan with conrete columns (cut-color A), walls (cut-color A, lineweight by category - walls) and masonry walls (lineweight by category-walls). How can i set that (only) the...

    Started by Marco1979‎, 8th Sep 2015 10:49 am
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    16th Sep 2015 02:50 pm Go to last post
  17. Snap wont work properly

    Hi, we recently had a 5-day Revit course, and i had some trouble snapping parallel or perp. to rotated objects. Mainly when creating a section on a rotated beam. It just wont snap parallel or...

    Started by Marco1979‎, 1st Sep 2015 08:09 am
    • Replies: 7
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    14th Sep 2015 09:29 am Go to last post
  18. Angry installing revit issues

    hi all, just downloaded and installed revit 2016 with the free educational license, 3GB download and 30min install all good, then it asked me to restart computer and thats where it all failed,...

    Started by bennyboy86‎, 10th Sep 2015 02:08 am
    • Replies: 1
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    10th Sep 2015 11:47 am Go to last post
  19. Vertical insert

    Well I attached a screen shot of what I achieved. Needed custom wall onto a footing. This was something else to figure out. I found an answer online but wanted to shout out and see if someone...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 8th Sep 2015 04:17 am
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    8th Sep 2015 04:04 pm Go to last post
  20. Dim-style question

    Is it possible to force the dim-text outside the dimlines? (like the top one). Its quite some work to stretch them outside manually. thnx.

    Started by Marco1979‎, 7th Sep 2015 07:53 am
    • Replies: 4
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    8th Sep 2015 10:40 am Go to last post
  21. rev symbol and labels

    Hello, I just made labels for every field I need in my title block sheet. I figure if the fields are very similar I would use same label but just edit label name not type. Revision numbers for...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 6th Sep 2015 03:08 am
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  22. Using GUID planning and fabrication

    In our project the choose is made to use Guid as identifier and link to other software. The revit (nwc files) use this as a rigid connection. This method surely has some cons and pros. Once a object...

    Started by hlammerts‎, 4th Sep 2015 09:51 am
    • Replies: 6
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    4th Sep 2015 08:03 pm Go to last post
  23. 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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    3rd Sep 2015 01:34 pm Go to last post
  24. 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
  25. 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
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 467
    22nd Aug 2015 03:16 pm Go to last post

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