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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. R18 - User left local open overnight, others couldn't open new local

    Hello, We had a user that left their local open overnight and this morning the 'create new local' box was grayed out for anyone trying to open a new local. Once the local that was left open...

    Started by Atropyne‎, 3rd Jul 2018 05:09 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 167
    5th Jul 2018 07:31 pm Go to last post
  2. Linking of dwg won't show up under links

    I've come across an issue with linking dwg-files into Revit. I seem to remember that the link used to show up in the project browser under Revit Links so that it can be loaded/unloaded, but it...

    Started by Siberian‎, 30th Jun 2018 08:59 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 128
    30th Jun 2018 10:35 pm Go to last post
  3. Comprehensive Understanding Of BIM 360 Services

    Hi everyone, Our company is interested in switching to Revit, we had couple of projects before however now, we think about getting more into it, we have one seat of Revit and that is it. As far as...

    Started by vdiagi‎, 20th Jun 2018 02:27 pm
    bim360, collaboration, revit
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 205
    22nd Jun 2018 04:51 pm Go to last post
  4. How do I organize my project browser?

    As part of creating a good template I've started looking into setting up my project browser to fit my needs. I've got a few questions regarding what is necessary and what is not. I deal with...

    Started by Siberian‎, 30th May 2018 11:22 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 404
    31st May 2018 01:29 pm Go to last post
  5. Aligning views to prevent weird drafting angles

    When I link models or dwg-files from architects they are often aligned so that north faces straight up on the screen. This often creates weird drafting angles, and so I wonder how I can align certain...

    Started by Siberian‎, 28th May 2018 12:22 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 247
    29th May 2018 03:45 pm Go to last post
  6. control the section visability

    hi after creating walls and windows i created a section, now i want to control the visability of this section, i want to applay different hatch to walls and dim the windows how can i control...

    Started by samifox‎, 25th May 2018 08:38 am
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 198
    25th May 2018 01:51 pm Go to last post
  7. IFC open vs. linking

    If I understand things correctly the ability to link an IFC-file only came around a few years back. Until then you had to open the IFC-file and have Revit generate an rvt-file from it which you then...

    Started by Siberian‎, 16th May 2018 09:10 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 274
    16th May 2018 09:21 pm Go to last post
  8. Ducts show through other building elements

    I'm not very experienced with Revit, so I just finished som tutorials getting familiar with some of the more typical commands. It involved drafting a small house, but as I am an MEP-engineer I...

    Started by Siberian‎, 6th May 2018 09:41 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 344
    7th May 2018 04:24 pm Go to last post
  9. shared parameters

    Hello, I am wondering why you can only have one shared parameter for label on a titleblock. Took me long enough to figure out how to share the label on titleblock successfully with a project...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 26th Apr 2018 09:59 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 456
    28th Apr 2018 04:47 pm Go to last post
  10. Star 3D drawings Autocad/Revit

    Hello people, I want to make 3D drawings. I have extended knowledge of some 3D rendering programs. I only have limited knowledge of AutoCAD and I have no experience with Revit. I work for a ...

    Started by Solvax‎, 8th Apr 2018 10:08 pm
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    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 744
    10th Apr 2018 04:50 am Go to last post
  11. Filters not printing onto the PDF

    I'm iusing a fill pattern for my mechanical equipment via filter, it displays correctly but doesn't print. I have tried changing several settings but nothing I do will make it print on the PDF...

    Started by Cheap Belt‎, 15th Mar 2018 03:44 am
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 629
    18th Mar 2018 10:18 pm Go to last post
  12. Cannot Create Wall

    Hi, I am trying to learn Revit Structure 2015. I have been able to create a grid, insert and change concrete column to 150x150, insert 1200x1200x350 isolated pad footings. However impossible...

    Started by nicolas‎, 18th Mar 2018 12:05 am
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 323
    18th Mar 2018 02:13 am Go to last post
  13. Question Filters not printing to PDF using 'Hidden Line' style

    I'm iusing a fill pattern for my mechanical equipment via filter, it displays correctly but doesn't print. I have tried changing several settings but nothing I do will make it print on the PDF...

    Started by Cheap Belt‎, 15th Mar 2018 03:39 am
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 218
    15th Mar 2018 03:39 am Go to last post
  14. Can I 3D model in detailed insulation ( link ) to avoid thermal bridging ?

    Hi, am learning basic drawing skills on Revit (Lynda.com) , as I want to experiment with Rivet's analytical / simulation tools. However I wonder if it's possible to 3D model in details like...

    Started by DrMaximum‎, 7th Mar 2018 06:10 pm
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 475
    9th Mar 2018 12:50 am Go to last post
  15. BIM Time is Here

    I've been advising clients that sooner or later everything will be done in BIM. At least the bigger commercial projects. Well, this morning I had to watch as a client had to turn down a big contract...

    Started by Bill Tillman‎, 9th Jan 2018 09:10 pm
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,373
    16th Jan 2018 07:24 pm Go to last post
  16. Can you add add leaders to text inside of a generic annotation family?

    Hello, We are working on converting our old AutoCAD details into Revit details and I have noticed that when we create text inside of the generic annotation family, it will not let us add a leader to...

    Started by drewbranson10‎, 16th Nov 2017 05:52 pm
    generic annotations, revit
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,301
    20th Nov 2017 08:38 pm Go to last post
  17. Linked Revit Model Moving Unexpectedly

    Hello, We are working on a project where we are linking in the architects model into our MEP model. We have been updating our model every time we get a new one and have had no issues for the last...

    Started by drewbranson10‎, 6th Nov 2017 04:37 pm
    revit coordination
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,236
    6th Nov 2017 09:03 pm Go to last post
  18. Open new view in existing window?

    Every time I open a new view, it opens in a new window. I know it this was the only way in the early days, but is there still no way to make the view open in the existing window?

    Started by Siberian‎, 3rd Oct 2017 04:01 pm
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,037
    4th Oct 2017 10:16 pm Go to last post
  19. Materials display in all views except 3D

    As part of a learning process I'm following an instruction video designing a small house. For some reason materials aren't displayed during 3D views with shaded visual style and fine detail level....

    Started by Siberian‎, 3rd Oct 2017 05:50 pm
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 547
    3rd Oct 2017 05:50 pm Go to last post
  20. Unhappy I cant export IFC format from my Revit Model.

    Hi every one, I just started to learn Revit (2018). I import one of my Autocad 3D Model in to Revit and send it to client. But Client need that model in to IFC format, because they don't have...

    Started by BIJI SAMUEL‎, 1st Sep 2017 09:56 am
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,418
    1st Sep 2017 10:32 pm Go to last post
  21. Finding Newly Created View

    So, I'm not great at Revit, I know enough to pull out the information I need. So I know how to navigate and create views... but what I can't remember is how to FIND the view I'm in in the Project...

    Started by resullins‎, 30th Aug 2017 04:40 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 937
    31st Aug 2017 04:55 am Go to last post
  22. 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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    18th Aug 2017 01:01 am Go to last post
  23. 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
    • Views: 1,669
    25th Jul 2017 11:48 am Go to last post
  24. 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
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 30,286
    12th Jul 2017 07:01 pm Go to last post
  25. 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
    • Views: 3,235
    23rd Jun 2017 11:29 pm Go to last post

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