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Forum: Revit General

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. Links not aligning with my models base point

    I've received a dwg-file from an architect, and it shows the project outline in relation to a base point and its local coordinates. I was under the impression that if I specify the coordinates of my...

    Started by Siberian‎, 13th Aug 2018 10:04 pm
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 87
    15th Aug 2018 08:22 pm Go to last post
  2. The best way to get experience with Revit

    Hi all. I am interested in getting hands on experience with Revit and BIM. So far I have watched a number of videos of how the software works, but would be interested in attending a course or...

    Started by dblacker‎, 11th Aug 2018 10:37 pm
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 140
    14th Aug 2018 03:48 pm Go to last post
  3. A couple of issues with my CAD links

    I'm having two issues with my CAD links. 1) I am able to unload it when I need to, but if I then attempt to reload it, it seems to work on it for a second or two as usual - and there is no error...

    Started by Siberian‎, 9th Aug 2018 02:37 pm
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 95
    9th Aug 2018 07:14 pm Go to last post
  4. CAD links won't work when hosted on OneDrive

    The files I work on are hosted on OneDrive so that I can also do some work at home when needed. The issue is that my CAD links for some reason won't work at both locations. If I link a file at work,...

    Started by Siberian‎, 31st Jul 2018 07:36 am
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 177
    1st Aug 2018 07:54 pm Go to last post
  5. Schedule doesn't show borders.

    Hello, New on Revit and every bit of information is very much apreciated. I just created a schedule, I can see all the data but there are no borders to the table. When Selecting cell border(in EDIT...

    Started by tazzzz‎, 20th Jul 2018 05:01 pm
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 149
    20th Jul 2018 07:59 pm Go to last post
  6. 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: 250
    5th Jul 2018 07:31 pm Go to last post
  7. 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: 176
    30th Jun 2018 10:35 pm Go to last post
  8. 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: 310
    22nd Jun 2018 04:51 pm Go to last post
  9. 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
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    31st May 2018 01:29 pm Go to last post
  10. 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: 342
    29th May 2018 03:45 pm Go to last post
  11. 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: 284
    25th May 2018 01:51 pm Go to last post
  12. 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: 341
    16th May 2018 09:21 pm Go to last post
  13. 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: 437
    7th May 2018 04:24 pm Go to last post
  14. 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: 586
    28th Apr 2018 04:47 pm Go to last post
  15. 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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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 922
    10th Apr 2018 04:50 am Go to last post
  16. 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: 706
    18th Mar 2018 10:18 pm Go to last post
  17. 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: 402
    18th Mar 2018 02:13 am Go to last post
  18. 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: 283
    15th Mar 2018 03:39 am Go to last post
  19. 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: 557
    9th Mar 2018 12:50 am Go to last post
  20. 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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    • Replies: 17
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    16th Jan 2018 07:24 pm Go to last post
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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: 4,147
    4th Oct 2017 10:16 pm Go to last post
  24. 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: 608
    3rd Oct 2017 05:50 pm Go to last post
  25. 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: 4,530
    1st Sep 2017 10:32 pm Go to last post

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