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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. What's the first step starting a residential dwelling

    I have some free time to start learning Revit, and I'm finding resource material difficult to locate. Most of the beginner material seems to start the user off drawing walls/floors on grid and...

    Started by nestly‎, 26th Feb 2015 12:07 pm
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    26th Feb 2015 06:48 pm Go to last post
  2. Revit & AutoCAD LT Workstation - Build or Buy?

    I am currently working my notice period and will be going to a place that hasn't quite made the jump to Revit. They know it is coming and have got consultants to do a development (all Resi) but they...

    Started by Glen1980‎, 26th Jan 2015 12:23 pm
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  3. Maximum Ridge height

    I am a new member. Need help as to a roof constraint in a Revit project I have taken over from another team. There is a Maximum Ridge Height set in the Construction dialogue . It is greyed out but...

    Started by ronaldu‎, 10th Feb 2015 12:40 am
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  4. Electrical Contractor moving to BIM

    I work for an Electrical contractor whom has decided to embrace BIM. We currently have 8 full time AutoCAD operators and have purchased Fabrication MEP licenses for all. In house training in...

    Started by www.cmorephotos.co.uk‎, 28th Jan 2015 04:10 pm
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    29th Jan 2015 05:07 pm Go to last post
  5. learning autocad revit / tutorials

    I would like to know if there is a possibility that I can download the tutorial videos on this forum, regarding autocad revit, so that I can watch and learn on my own time. Reason for this is that...

    Started by jamos‎, 9th Aug 2013 03:25 pm
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    28th Jan 2015 03:22 pm Go to last post
  6. Creating a filter to make cabletray into a linetype in plan view

    I am trying to create a view of my cable tray, in different types using a linetype for each so in fine view I can see the cable tray as it is. and in coarse view I can just see my cable tray in...

    Started by FIFTHTEXAS‎, 18th Jan 2015 09:14 am
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    19th Jan 2015 01:29 pm Go to last post
  7. so REVIT ... where do we start ?

    I work for a UK subsidiary of a large German lighting manufacturer with a global presence. Here we are now increasingly being asked for REVIT files of our luminaires by consultants and architects...

    Started by kippax‎, 18th Nov 2014 10:32 am
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  8. 'element 1298047 became corrupt at some time before session'

    I have just created a new project, linked in a file set up my floor plans etc. ready now to set up worksharing. but when i clip on worksharing my pc comes up with this error message. 'ELEMENT...

    Started by FIFTHTEXAS‎, 13th Jan 2015 11:29 am
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    13th Jan 2015 05:18 pm Go to last post
  9. Error At time installing Revit 2014

    Hii, Friends while i am installing the Revit 2014 on my laptop i am getting error 2908 & 1935 ,,,,My system is fully configured for the Revit..But still its not installing the Apllication. Plz...

    Started by Rahim Shaikh‎, 10th Dec 2014 01:04 pm
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  10. Star Interactive 3D presentations from Revit models

    New plugin available in the Autodesk Exchange App called CL3VER. It's an export plugin that exports the Revit 3D model hierarchy, geometry, materials and textures to the CL3VER platform where a...

    Started by LucaVido‎, 3rd Dec 2014 03:43 pm
    3d architecture, browser based 3d, interactive 3d
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  11. Revit Layer Mapping

    I am wondering if there is a way/anyone knows how/if it is possible to make Revit produce the leader into one layer and the text into another layer when creating a DWG from Revit. I understand...

    Started by addesigns‎, 20th Nov 2014 03:41 pm
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    1st Dec 2014 07:29 pm Go to last post
  12. 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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  13. 2d Draughting in Revit

    can anyone advise on 2D drawings in revit, being a new user i am trying to learn this software so far i have onlly been doing 3d. it has been suggested at my company that they want to ditch the...

    Started by FIFTHTEXAS‎, 20th Nov 2014 08:23 am
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    20th Nov 2014 03:38 pm Go to last post
  14. Family parameters export/import ?

    Hi, This is a shot in the dark but is it possible to export/import parameters (specifically shared parameters) from one family to another. I have searched and it appears Autodesk supplied a...

    Started by Cubes CDS‎, 7th Nov 2014 09:51 pm
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  15. 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, 23rd Apr 2014 03:17 pm
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  16. import revit rendered image to autocad

    i am new to revit i have a drawing created in autocad and i am doing a presentation drawing, i have also done some revit modelling i have a nice rendered image that i would like to insert into the...

    Started by FIFTHTEXAS‎, 6th Nov 2014 11:27 am
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  17. large flow arrows for presentation

    i am trying to do some large flow arrows in revit, heating and ventilation flow, large arrow flowing through windows, flow arrows flowing through ventilation ducts this is a presentation i am trying...

    Started by FIFTHTEXAS‎, 2nd Nov 2014 07:48 am
    • Replies: 2
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    2nd Nov 2014 03:15 pm Go to last post
  18. Upgrading projects.

    Do you guys bother updating your projects with each subscription release? I've had 2015 for quite a while and couldn't use it asthe other two guys didn't have it. Now that's not a problem I can...

    Started by Glen1980‎, 28th Oct 2014 12:48 pm
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  19. Importing UB's and UC's into model

    I don't know if I'm being stupid but I'm unable to import Steel Universal Beams and Columns into my model. When I try to import a family into my model the family simply isn't there. Can anyone...

    Started by stryder444‎, 28th Oct 2014 11:22 am
    • Replies: 3
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    28th Oct 2014 03:00 pm Go to last post
  20. Change default settings of Revit

    Hi all, It makes me sick that, everytime when i open a project, that i have to thick the box 'multiple' when i want to copy something. Still haven't found the solution to change it, so that it...

    Started by Wesley_Amsterdam‎, 22nd Oct 2014 11:55 am
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    27th Oct 2014 03:32 pm Go to last post
  21. M&E CAD Technician - Need some clarification on BIM

    The company i work for has decided to implement BIM by January 2015 as more and more tenders we receive are asking for it. Its been left to me to figure it all out. I've had a look online about...

    Started by Carl80‎, 25th Sep 2014 12:09 pm
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    30th Sep 2014 07:55 am Go to last post
  22. 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: 6
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    26th Sep 2014 08:46 pm Go to last post
  23. A quick BIM questionnaire for my college course?

    Hi all, Apologies if this isn't the best place to post this thread. As part of my current college course I am undertaking a research project on "How BIM will affect different sized companies" and...

    Started by Pil‎, 14th Aug 2014 08:56 am
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  24. Creating restrictions in Revit

    Hi everyone, I'm hoping someone can help me with this since it's driving me crazy. I am VERY new to Revit after many years of AutoCAD and the learning curve is not going well for me. We're trying to...

    Started by Shiloh‎, 9th Sep 2014 03:40 pm
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    10th Sep 2014 01:42 pm Go to last post
  25. Revit Help opens Microsoft Word Document as default

    This is an odd one. Pressing F1 for help in Revit opens up a blank Word document, with a tiny scroll image in the top left corner. This document is entirely useless and the image is not...

    Started by PotGuy‎, 8th Sep 2014 11:42 am
    • Replies: 3
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    8th Sep 2014 06:10 pm Go to last post

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