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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. My BIM Vision - Does it Exist?

    It seems clear to me that BIM, where a CAD file represents not only the appearance and dimensions of a structure, but also all the actual data about the structure represents the future of nearly all...

    Started by David_Feynman‎, 10th Aug 2014 12:15 am
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  2. Stepping into BIM: some (a lot) questions

    (I don't know if this is the wright section to ask) Our company is thinking of moving to a "BIM" style designing. Both our architectural en structural departement work in "normal" autocad. What we...

    Started by freebutterflyx‎, 13th Nov 2016 09:24 pm
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  3. Linking DWG's - hatches follow assigned materials

    Hi , I'm getting zero results using objects styles. What i need to have is a way work with linked DWG models in a decent fashion that i can make sections. So hatches should follow the assigned...

    Started by halam‎, 25th Nov 2016 10:28 am
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    25th Nov 2016 02:19 pm Go to last post
  4. Removing Detail Bubble's "Selection Tail"

    Good morning all! To date our company works partially in CAD and partially in Revit. We've made our Revit families match the older CAD style for uniformity. One item we've been half-assing is our...

    Started by Kremer‎, 16th Nov 2016 08:29 pm
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  5. Electrical Circuitry on REVIT

    Hi, I'm looking to do some circuitry on a project I'm currently working on. The content of the project ie (switches/sockets/floor boxes etc) has been populated by a third party. On the...

    Started by Penfold‎, 7th Nov 2016 09:55 am
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  6. linked DWG for some groundwork

    Working on a model that contains great amount of groundwork Off course, Civil3D would be a more high-end sollution for that kind of work However, i'm the type of guy that likes to keep it simple so...

    Started by halam‎, 3rd Nov 2016 10:36 pm
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    7th Nov 2016 03:57 am Go to last post
  7. Revit Residential Template customised for Southern Africa

    Hie guys Ive been learning Revit on my own since its not very common in the region i come from.I always download tutorials and follow them. It has been an amazing thing especially coming from a...

    Started by Tawez‎, 2nd Nov 2016 06:57 am
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  8. Embarrassed Revit Newbie

    Hey guys I have worked as a MEP CAD Draughtsman/technician for about 5 years now working with client / contractors mark-ups and providing them with the AutoCAD drawings. However I have now...

    Started by Stevery‎, 13th Sep 2016 05:16 pm
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  9. Revit 2013 Sample Project.

    Hi, I'm just starting out using Revit after years of Autocad use and am starting by trying to draw a simple building and getting the levels of floors/ceilings/walls/etc correct. I'm using Revit...

    Started by SAA84‎, 23rd Oct 2016 01:24 pm
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  10. The basic stuff

    I have been following a course now for a while and they are using a book as an example, I must say I am really enjoying this new way of working, but there are a few points, the first project is an...

    Started by steven-g‎, 9th Oct 2016 06:10 pm
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  11. Precast wall problems

    Hi There, I have a problem with trying to create a precast wall panel with a chamfered edge. My approach is to create the panels with square edges and use a vertical reveal to create the...

    Started by stevo99‎, 11th Oct 2016 10:07 pm
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  12. Large section box?

    Hi all, Newby here - I have a massive section box on my drawing which has been linked and copied/monitored with the architects model. (this is just a past completed file that im using to train...

    Started by Stevery‎, 3rd Oct 2016 10:08 am
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    4th Oct 2016 01:35 am Go to last post
  13. Autodesk Revit Certificate

    Dear All, How to check online Revit Certificate is Valid or no? By Certificate Number.. anybody has idea... please share the link... Thanks in advance

    Started by CAD USER‎, 27th Sep 2016 01:55 pm
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  14. Object Aligning

    Hello! I have tried to find an answer for this but to no avail I was watching a video tutorial of a duct system, and after the guy places his first diffuser there was a straight line coming...

    Started by Stevery‎, 14th Sep 2016 01:59 pm
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  15. Activating worksets: what is going on behind the screen?

    Been staring at the screen for way too long now. I have some rvt model of about 75 mb with 10 workset def. When i set them to 'editable' it takes ages to close with ok. Even activating the workset...

    Started by halam‎, 11th Sep 2016 09:20 pm
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  16. Revit course in Belgium (Sint-Niklaas)

    This is a slightly different question, I have just signed up for an evening course in the city of Sint-Niklaas in Belgium, the problem is there aren't enough people to fill the course, so this is...

    Started by steven-g‎, 8th Sep 2016 06:04 am
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  17. Revit File Naming Conventions

    Is there a naming convention in Revit? I know that, like, the file labeled MEP is the MEP link into the main file. But does anyone know what the Plant file would be? Or the PKA? I ask, because...

    Started by resullins‎, 1st Sep 2016 07:03 pm
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  18. Dissertation Questionnaire - International BIM Collaboration

    Hello everyone, I am an MSc student in Construction Economics and Management at University College London and recently, I am conducting a research on international collaboration between domestic...

    Started by TianqiXu‎, 29th Jul 2016 04:53 pm
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  19. Changing levels without moving associated items

    I've working on a fairly messed up MEP model at the moment. The levels that are in the MEP model are different to those on the architectural model. I've got a lot of items that are associated to...

    Started by Penfold‎, 4th Jul 2016 10:30 am
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  20. Callout Customization

    I'm trying to create a detail callout without the bubble or leader line. Can this be done? If so... How... I just want to be able to utilize the detail reference tag (circle with detail number...

    Started by nnutting‎, 1st Jul 2016 05:48 pm
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  21. Exporting DWG file, what's this .PCP doing?

    This format has been obsolete for about 10 years. Autodesk Revit doens't seem ro work with CTB and STB. I think the purpose of pcp per sheet would be have the ability to plot dwg with like the Revit...

    Started by halam‎, 24th Jun 2016 10:25 am
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  22. How I can get rid of this? Please help me..

    Dear All, Befor format the system, It was working fine with me, after format the system getting above message, please help me solve this issue.. Thanks in advance..

    Started by CAD USER‎, 19th Jun 2016 09:51 pm
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  23. Advance Steel Model to Revit

    Hi all, It's been a while since I was on here but I have a bit of a problem and I think that somebody here might be able to help.Can somebody tell me how to convert an Advance Steel model into...

    Started by tonyj‎, 20th Jun 2016 10:58 am
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  24. Casement vs. double hung windows in Revit

    Are different window TYPES treated as different families when it comes to Revit? How would each type of window mentioned above appear in plan view? Thanks in advance for replying.

    Started by ReMark‎, 18th May 2016 02:20 pm
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    19th May 2016 11:58 am Go to last post
  25. Pipe connection in revit MEP

    Is it posibile to connect pipe with small diameter to a pipe with a large diameter without a tee and reducer. Just small pipe welded into a biger pipe.

    Started by sakinen‎, 4th Sep 2009 02:09 pm
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    18th May 2016 12:42 pm Go to last post

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