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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 Tutorials

    Can anyone tell me if the downloadable Revit trial version can be used for Revit tutorial exercises (even after 30 day trial period).

    Started by Thaumaturge‎, Yesterday 03:17 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    Yesterday 03:34 pm Go to last post
  2. Angry AutoCAD Structural Detailing 2010-macros

    I would like to explain my problem further clicking on the beam or Column icons in ASD doesn't bring the dialog box but instead it gives me "rbct_xcmacro Macro name: DReinfBeam Macro context:...

    Started by AMH‎, 30th May 2010 07:14 am
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    14th Apr 2014 03:21 pm Go to last post
  3. Revit Hardware

    We are just about to start a trial of Revit Architecture. Due to the small price difference I've convonced them to use the Premium Building Design Suite so we get full CAD as a fall back plus we can...

    Started by Glen1980‎, 28th Mar 2014 05:38 pm
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    • Replies: 24
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    9th Apr 2014 03:13 pm Go to last post
  4. Question File Organization

    I just started as a Revit modeler at an engineering firm in Anchorage, Alaska and I have a question about work flow; How are you all organizing your Revit files on your OS? It seems like my...

    Started by lkenshalo‎, 1st Apr 2014 12:20 am
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    • Replies: 10
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    8th Apr 2014 09:39 pm Go to last post
  5. Protecting Families

    Is there a way to protect families from un-skilled people in the office that insist on not following direction and change families? I would like to have only the few experienced people able to...

    Started by addesigns‎, 1st Apr 2014 07:04 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    1st Apr 2014 08:16 pm Go to last post
  6. Testing my computers performance on Revit before my training!

    Right, training starts tomorrow but I've downloaded the trial to try and evaluate the performance of my computer before we get our copies of Premium Building Design Suite. As my previous thread on...

    Started by Glen1980‎, 31st Mar 2014 08:43 am
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 180
    31st Mar 2014 02:08 pm Go to last post
  7. Drafting in Revit

    Does it exist? Discuss...

    Started by RobDraw‎, 26th Mar 2014 02:25 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    29th Mar 2014 02:14 pm Go to last post
  8. Question What should a REVIT drafter have at his/her desk?

    What sort of items are you all finding useful to have close by while you draft in REVIT? Shortcut commands hanging up? Scale rulers? I'm just curious to see what tools are in your box. Thanks...

    Started by lkenshalo‎, 25th Mar 2014 03:49 am
    • Replies: 8
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    28th Mar 2014 04:48 am Go to last post
  9. Site File - Moving the Project Base Point without changing the coordinates

    My company is finally looking to begin using Revit as a supplement for AutoCAD, as BIM is taking hold in the UK now. A part of the BEP, we have a Project Origin Point (0,0,0) which is located at the...

    Started by PotGuy‎, 19th Mar 2014 12:18 pm
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    • Replies: 18
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    26th Mar 2014 03:00 pm Go to last post
  10. Importing AutoCAD MEP

    Hey there, We've got a project that needs to interface with a Revit file. 99% of the time we work in AutoCAD MEP. I was curious if I work in MEP within a .dwg that was exported from the Revit...

    Started by Kremer‎, 25th Mar 2014 09:23 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    25th Mar 2014 11:03 pm Go to last post
  11. Wall Intersection problem

    On my pool I have these two cuts where my walls intersect and I don't want them. The walls have Butt joints but seem to snap into position and create the cut-out. The lower wall on the left of the...

    Started by qball‎, 21st Mar 2014 11:54 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    24th Mar 2014 04:23 pm Go to last post
  12. Is there a RVT file viewer?

    We are starting work on a new job in which we have been given access to the .RVT file via an FTP site. We have also apparently been told (I'm at the end of a long string of "he told me so") that we...

    Started by Glen Smith‎, 9th Apr 2010 09:20 pm
    • Replies: 6
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    21st Mar 2014 06:59 pm Go to last post
  13. Password Protection

    Is there a way to password protect a project on the Revit Server without using addon or another software so that one from another office cant access a project they have no business being in or are...

    Started by addesigns‎, 17th Mar 2014 09:27 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    18th Mar 2014 09:26 pm Go to last post
  14. Revit Rectangular box

    I actually can't find anywhere how to draw a rectangular 3d box. I want so bad to draw a rectangle and extrude it. Anyone help?

    Started by qball‎, 17th Mar 2014 05:46 pm
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    18th Mar 2014 07:50 pm Go to last post
  15. Plotting to a scale

    Hey, I've recieved a Revit file, and I've been asked to create a PDF for a Typical layout within the Revit file. I've created a suitable Plan view, and now need to print it off as a PDF. How...

    Started by PotGuy‎, 18th Nov 2013 12:23 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    6th Mar 2014 10:27 am Go to last post
  16. Monopitch Roofs

    Hi i am currently new to revit and this forum, i have a coursework submission for university and im struggling to work out how to draw my roof, any suggestions on how i can draw the roof in...

    Started by rickyi14‎, 5th Mar 2014 03:34 pm
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    5th Mar 2014 07:44 pm Go to last post
  17. Two different wall finishes on the same elevation and footing

    I am trying to have external aluminum cladding finish at certain points external of the wall while having rendered finish beneath it. I have provided a link to a similar building to provide a better...

    Started by geoge417‎, 1st Mar 2014 05:05 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    5th Mar 2014 03:31 am Go to last post
  18. how many years to learn revit

    how many years does it take to learn revit on average ?

    Started by bruce lee‎, 2nd Mar 2014 12:57 am
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    2nd Mar 2014 09:45 pm Go to last post
  19. Exports in Revit very slow

    I have recently reinstalled Revit Architecture on my Lap top. Everything seems to work fine with the exception of exporting. I'll select a piece of precast from the model, isolate it, go to export,...

    Started by davebin‎, 28th Feb 2014 02:08 am
    • Replies: 4
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    1st Mar 2014 09:44 pm Go to last post
  20. looking to start a business in the future with revit

    hi all need some advice and guidance i am learning revit 2014 i am learning the architectural and mep engineering side of things later. i am from uk not usa for starters i am self teaching my...

    Started by bruce lee‎, 1st Mar 2014 08:51 pm
    • Replies: 2
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    1st Mar 2014 09:20 pm Go to last post
  21. Need help with a file created on server.....

    Hi, I have received three revit files that have been created by another company (our sub-contractor). It looks like the files have been created on a central server and several users worked on...

    Started by hoss‎, 19th Feb 2014 04:37 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    19th Feb 2014 05:49 pm Go to last post
  22. To British Revit Users

    I am considering learning Revit. Partly as an interesting way to introduce me to the concepts of BIM, partly to help me improve my knowledge of construction technology and how simple and complex ...

    Started by j4cksincl4ir‎, 3rd Feb 2014 01:35 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    11th Feb 2014 02:58 pm Go to last post
  23. Smile Revit Wall and Structural Dimension

    Hi, I am new to Revit and would like to ask a few questions regarding walls. I have created a new wall type with structural wall 200 mm with painting finish of 2 mm thick. For annotation, I...

    Started by nicolas‎, 2nd Feb 2014 09:40 am
    structural dimension, wall
    • Replies: 2
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    4th Feb 2014 03:47 pm Go to last post
  24. Revit 2013 Templates and Libraries missing

    Hello! I have installed autodesk Revit 2013 (student version) and when I start it up there are no templates I can select. In Revit 2013 folder where it is installed Templates and Libraries folders...

    Started by Demtor‎, 30th Jan 2014 12:37 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    30th Jan 2014 12:37 pm Go to last post
  25. Autocad Solids import problem with Revit

    Hello everyone - been a long time since I was on here I've created a solid model using Autocad 2014 which has multiple solid entities that I want to export to Revit 2014 as individual entities. ...

    Started by Spacepig62‎, 24th Jan 2014 10:45 am
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    autocad, importing, problem, revit, solids
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 736
    27th Jan 2014 01:24 pm Go to last post

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