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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. Installing from Autodesk virtual agent

    Hi Guys I just downloaded Revit 2018 trial from Autodesk virtual agent, thought i would give this software a go and see what its like, it comes in 3 parts and i have downloaded it all. After i have...

    Started by DODGE‎, 4th Aug 2017 02:49 pm
    • Replies: 9
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  2. project browser font

    Hello, I am using two screens while using revit 2018. I like to put project browser on 2nd screen. Anyone know how to increase the font in the project browser on second screen without effecting...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 24th Jul 2017 12:02 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    25th Jul 2017 11:48 am Go to last post
  3. Question inserting PDF's into Revit

    Hello all, is it possible to insert PDF's into Revit as an underlay? from what I can find out its a big fat no, but wanted to check here. using revit 2015 release 13. Thanks all.

    Started by bennyboy86‎, 11th May 2016 01:34 am
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  4. Why would my triple dash line appear as a double dash line?

    Hello, I am using some filters in Revit 2018 to make my piping show up as certain lines, and I have my hot water return line set up to be orange and triple dash. I have my regular hot water line set...

    Started by drewbranson10‎, 23rd Jun 2017 08:25 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    23rd Jun 2017 11:29 pm Go to last post
  5. STEP file into Revit

    What is the best way to get a STEP file into Revit. I've tried to import into AutoCAD (in a effort to export to a dwg, etc.) but AutoCAD will not open it either. Is there another Autodesk...

    Started by prophici‎, 23rd May 2017 08:12 pm
    • Replies: 1
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  6. Component problems

    I am a Revit newbie so this may be simple to fix. I am using a student version of Revit and started having trouble placing items from families. I was placing detail items into a structural detail and...

    Started by marvinrb1‎, 10th Mar 2017 09:00 pm
    • Replies: 3
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  7. Export room boundary polylines (not GIA)

    Hi folks I'm trying to get the boundary connections that define the centre point of partitions. I've managed to export the floor plan with gross internal areas but haven't been able to export the...

    Started by SOliver‎, 7th Mar 2017 07:49 pm
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  8. Revit MEP 2017 - tips for hydraulic design documentation (Australia)

    Hi all. Long time listener first time caller. I am an inexperienced CAD drafter and have tried to make the leap into Revit from AutoCAD MEP for years. I am focused on three key things: ...

    Started by Crow‎, 1st Mar 2017 12:28 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    1st Mar 2017 02:29 pm Go to last post
  9. cleaning IFC links in Revit

    Hello, I am an MEP drafter, and this is the first time I am working with a Linked IFC file in Revit (16), The Architect has modelled their building in Rhino, and have exported it in IFC, after...

    Started by PAWEL17‎, 22nd Feb 2017 12:07 am
    • Replies: 4
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    23rd Feb 2017 04:25 am Go to last post
  10. Unable to get Spot Coordinate from Linked 3D CAD

    Hi All I have an AutoCAD 3D drawing linked to my Revit Architecture 2016 model using shared coordinates. My System family:Spot coordinate has Include Elevation checked. I am using Spot...

    Started by NYATI‎, 21st Feb 2017 03:49 pm
    • Replies: 7
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    21st Feb 2017 11:39 pm Go to last post
  11. Revit Keyboard Shortcuts

    Hi, I am using Revit 2016 & have set some keyboard shortcuts for commands. what i would really like to do is set a keyboard shortcut for "flip section" & "go to view". can any of the revit gurus...

    Started by shennig‎, 18th Jan 2017 02:52 am
    • Replies: 2
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    20th Feb 2017 08:29 am Go to last post
  12. components merge up

    hi im new to revit, i draw a wall, than i draw a column attached to it. when they are connected, they somehow merges into one, in the attached image you can see the same geometry, on the right...

    Started by samifox‎, 5th Jan 2017 09:33 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    9th Jan 2017 03:36 pm Go to last post
  13. what is the different among Revit, Revit Structure,Revit Architectural?

    Hi im totally new to Revit, i would like to know, what is the different among Revit, Revit Structure,Revit Architectural?

    Started by samifox‎, 29th Dec 2016 10:09 pm
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  14. Level's Plane View Types dont list all categories

    hi im totally new to Revit 2017, when adding levels, in the Plane View Types list, i cant see categories like Floor Planes,Cilling Planes, the only category is Structural Planes. why is that?...

    Started by samifox‎, 29th Dec 2016 10:13 pm
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  15. 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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    5th Dec 2016 02:31 pm Go to last post
  16. 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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  17. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    25th Nov 2016 02:19 pm Go to last post
  18. 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
    • Replies: 9
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  19. 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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  20. 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
    • Replies: 3
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  21. 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
    • Replies: 4
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    2nd Nov 2016 12:38 pm Go to last post
  22. 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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  23. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    23rd Oct 2016 09:46 pm Go to last post
  24. 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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  25. 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
    • Replies: 0
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