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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. 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
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    8th Feb 2016 11:20 am Go to last post
  2. 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
    • Replies: 8
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    29th Jan 2016 10:44 pm Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. 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
    • Replies: 6
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    27th Jan 2016 08:44 pm Go to last post
  5. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    21st Jan 2016 09:26 pm Go to last post
  6. 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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  7. 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
  8. 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
    • Replies: 7
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    7th Jan 2016 08:02 pm Go to last post
  9. 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
    • Replies: 8
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    29th Dec 2015 09:55 pm Go to last post
  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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
  13. (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
  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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
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    29th Oct 2015 04:22 pm Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. 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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    28th Oct 2015 08:47 am Go to last post
  19. 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
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    28th Oct 2015 07:56 am Go to last post
  20. 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
  21. 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
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  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
    • Replies: 4
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    21st Sep 2015 03:44 pm Go to last post

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