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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. '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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  2. (Batch-) plotting pdf or to plotter

    Is there a way to simply batch-plot all my sheets with different sizes all at once (hopefully creating seperate files). In acad this was very nice using sheetsets. only workaround i found is this:...

    Started by Marco1979‎, 29th Oct 2015 04:04 pm
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  3. *.rfa File

    Is there a quick 'n simple way to open a Revit *.rfa file in "vanilla" AutoCAD? :unsure:

    Started by Tankman‎, 12th May 2009 08:33 pm
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  4. .RFA to .DWG conversion?

    I have several .rfa drawing that I need converted to .dwg so that I may edit them. Is there a utility that can handle this?

    Started by DNK‎, 12th Jul 2011 05:48 pm
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  5. 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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  6. 3 Day Revit training course: Anyone intersted in notes?

    Been on a beginner - Intermediate Revit training course, and got a bunch of fairly organised notes from it. Anyone interested in me scanning them and uploading them from home? Topics covered...

    Started by PotGuy‎, 22nd Aug 2014 04:23 pm
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  7. Question 30"monitor

    OK: I am looking for a new Monitor. I currently use a 28" HD monitor 1920x1200 resolution. I am thinking about the 30" Dell Ultrasharp 2560x1600 or the 30"HP monitor. My concern is with my...

    Started by olecarman‎, 19th Apr 2013 06:30 pm
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  8. 3d Lumber

    In Revit I noticed that the framing is 2D. At least the package that I have the studs are 2D. I have heen looking high and low for 3D 2x4, 2x6, 2x8, 2x10, 2x12, 2x14 but with not luck.I know that...

    Started by laison‎, 3rd Jun 2009 02:40 am
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  9. 3D Pipe Fittings?

    Hey there our company just got revit 2009 MEP, and I was playing with the piping tools (we do aquatic engineering) but all I could seem to get out of it was single line piping with symbols in place...

    Started by Kremer‎, 27th Oct 2009 05:21 pm
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  10. 3d pocket door

    i was instructed to use a pocket door in a plan im drawing up. revit 09 doesnt offer a pocket door. are there any ways to achieve this without going to the extremes?

    Started by darris07‎, 3rd Dec 2008 05:15 am
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  11. 3D Scan to Revit

    Hello, I'm on the first step to using Revit after years of drawing 2D in Autocad. I'm using one of the Autodesk Revit MEP books as a starting block. My question however is a bit more advanced than...

    Started by Panda‎, 22nd Oct 2015 08:37 pm
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  12. 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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  13. Abou Family Components

    Hi guys, I'm trouble to insert a door,window. I'm choosing the the families, but when I try to put it through the wall, nothing is happening. Anybody Can help me out please? Regards

    Started by Madruga_SP‎, 15th Oct 2015 02:17 pm
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  14. Activating worksets: what is going on behind the screen?

    Been staring at the screen for way too long now. I have some rvt model of about 75 mb with 10 workset def. When i set them to 'editable' it takes ages to close with ok. Even activating the workset...

    Started by halam‎, 11th Sep 2016 09:20 pm
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  15. Add RPC Lib to Revit 2009

    Hi I have several rpc lib in my pc, How I can added to the rpc lib include in Revit. Thanks

    Started by larva33165‎, 3rd May 2009 07:28 pm
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    6th May 2009 02:45 pm Go to last post
  16. Add siding to a stacked wall?

    :oops:Hi I am working on a project that has a stacked wall. Brick at the bottom and wood siding at the top. I would duplicate the stacked wall in the imperial template and just change the materials...

    Started by crosscad‎, 7th Dec 2009 08:03 pm
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  17. Adding a vertical pipe segment

    I'm attempting to learn AutoCAD MEP, and I'm trying to draw a simple pipe and change its elevation as I go to add a vertical segment. Sounds simple but I still don't manage. I'm trying to use the...

    Started by Siberian‎, 11th Mar 2008 10:17 pm
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  18. adding another floor plan level

    im justing starting out with revit 2009 and im trying to add another level to my layout so it will show a basement 1st floor and roof. how can i do this

    Started by darris07‎, 2nd Dec 2008 10:51 pm
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  19. adding dimensions to all walls /columns/grids

    I was wondering; is there a way (or any addins/extensions) to add dimensions to all walls (or columns/grids/beams for that matter) at once?

    Started by Marco1979‎, 27th Oct 2015 10:31 am
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  20. adding kitchen cabinets

    its no secret im new to revit. im working on my kitchen and i dont know how to add cabinets and appliances to my kitchen. help? ideas? im all ears

    Started by darris07‎, 28th Jan 2009 06:13 am
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  21. Adding surface to a wall under a roof

    not sure how to explain this correctly, so hopefully the image attached helps. okay, basically what i want to do is fill the red circle area with the same material as the blue circle (or a...

    Started by Richo‎, 19th Dec 2010 04:10 pm
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    21st Jan 2011 06:02 pm Go to last post
  22. Adding text in one view only.

    I've added some text with arrows and some just plain text. Problem is when I switch to a different view, the text and arrows are still there although in all the wrong places. It's prints that way...

    Started by Langerhans‎, 13th Aug 2015 07:11 am
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  23. Advance Steel Model to Revit

    Hi all, It's been a while since I was on here but I have a bit of a problem and I think that somebody here might be able to help.Can somebody tell me how to convert an Advance Steel model into...

    Started by tonyj‎, 20th Jun 2016 10:58 am
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  24. Aligned Dimension

    I have a series of straight walls creating a section of anarc and joining each other at different angles. I want to place dimension alignedto a wall at its end points. Basically I want to select the...

    Started by BernardDobson‎, 9th Oct 2013 12:22 pm
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    9th Oct 2013 03:27 pm Go to last post
  25. Unhappy Annotation Offsets

    I have done a fair amount of scouring the internet for a solution, to no avail, hopefully someone here can help me. For example, I have a hosted electrical receptacle device with a loaded...

    Started by magic_man1‎, 23rd May 2011 08:40 pm
    annotation, offset, parameter, reference line, symbol
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