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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. 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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  2. 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
  3. 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
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  4. 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
  5. 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
    • Replies: 7
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  6. 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
  7. 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
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    10th Sep 2015 11:47 am Go to last post
  8. 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
    • Replies: 1
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  9. 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
  10. 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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  11. 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
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    4th Sep 2015 08:03 pm Go to last post
  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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
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    17th Jul 2015 03:40 pm Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. 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
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    21st Jun 2015 01:26 pm Go to last post
  19. 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
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  20. 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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  21. 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
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    19th Apr 2015 05:58 am Go to last post
  22. 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
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  23. 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
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    11th Apr 2015 12:16 am Go to last post
  24. 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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  25. 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

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