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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. 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
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    25th May 2018 01:51 pm Go to last post
  2. 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
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    16th May 2018 09:21 pm Go to last post
  3. 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
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    7th May 2018 04:24 pm Go to last post
  4. 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
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    28th Apr 2018 04:47 pm Go to last post
  5. 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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    10th Apr 2018 04:50 am Go to last post
  6. 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
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    18th Mar 2018 10:18 pm Go to last post
  7. 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
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    18th Mar 2018 02:13 am Go to last post
  8. 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: 152
    15th Mar 2018 03:39 am Go to last post
  9. 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: 387
    9th Mar 2018 12:50 am Go to last post
  10. 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
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    16th Jan 2018 07:24 pm Go to last post
  11. 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
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    20th Nov 2017 08:38 pm Go to last post
  12. 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
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    6th Nov 2017 09:03 pm Go to last post
  13. 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
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    4th Oct 2017 10:16 pm Go to last post
  14. 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: 485
    3rd Oct 2017 05:50 pm Go to last post
  15. 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
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    1st Sep 2017 10:32 pm Go to last post
  16. 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
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    31st Aug 2017 04:55 am Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
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    12th Jul 2017 07:01 pm Go to last post
  20. 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
  21. 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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    23rd May 2017 10:38 pm Go to last post
  22. 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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    12th Mar 2017 09:55 pm Go to last post
  23. 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
    • Replies: 0
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  24. 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
  25. 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
    • Views: 2,508
    23rd Feb 2017 04:25 am Go to last post

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