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  1. Pipe/duct fittings are shown in halftone

    So it's me again :) Seems not a day goes by without me posting a question here. Today's problem: I've been working on a specific level for a while and pipes and fittings are displayed correctly....

    Started by Siberian‎, 6th Aug 2018 09:52 pm
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  2. How to change the system name of a disconnected pipe run

    I'm having some trouble with piping system names that reside within the same system type. As you probably know, strings that aren't connected are given uniqe system names like sewage 1, sewage 2...on...

    Started by Siberian‎, 2nd Aug 2018 11:45 am
    • Replies: 3
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    6th Aug 2018 01:53 pm Go to last post
  3. Revit forces branch to have certain direction

    Imagine a plan view of a piece of horizontal pipe drawn "sideways" on the screen. I am able to insert a 45° branch so that it points up to the right. If however I attempt the same thing - only to the...

    Started by Siberian‎, 30th Jul 2018 05:59 pm
    • Replies: 1
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  4. The rise/drop symbol size is the same for all pipe sizes

    I deal with pipes that vary from Ø10 mm to Ø200 mm. When placing pipes vertically it would be helpfull if the size of the rise/drop symbol reflected the actual diameter - at least to some extent -...

    Started by Siberian‎, 4th Jul 2018 06:31 pm
    • Replies: 5
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    5th Jul 2018 10:09 pm Go to last post
  5. I need pipes and rise/drop symbols to have different line weights

    I like certain pipe systems to have a certain line weight, say 6. That's not the difficult part, I can do that using either a filter or override the system's display settings. But - I would still...

    Started by Siberian‎, 24th Jun 2018 08:47 pm
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  6. How to work on a model that is skewed

    Alot of the time arcitectural drawings have real world orientations that might look skewed on screen - even if the building itself is perfectly rectangular. Dependent views is one way that ables me...

    Started by Siberian‎, 1st Jul 2018 04:28 pm
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    3rd Jul 2018 12:38 pm Go to last post
  7. Removing lines on pipe fittings

    Where I'm from elbows and tees in a pipe run are typically displayed without the lines at each connection shown in the picture so that an elbow would only look like an arc. I know I can edit the...

    Started by Siberian‎, 8th Jun 2018 08:10 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    8th Jun 2018 10:59 pm Go to last post
  8. Drawing lines in revit

    Hello. I am running revit MEP 2017...I am fairly new to revit but am learning...I'm attaching a little picture of what i am trying to accomplish. it's a simple line with 2 segments. I need to add...

    Started by Jessica28‎, 2nd Jun 2018 12:57 pm
    • Replies: 4
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    8th Jun 2018 05:40 pm Go to last post
  9. Revit Valve Families

    Hi All Could some one point me in the direction of flanged valve Families , eg: Gate Vales, Non Return valves etc for large bore piping ?

    Started by DonovanPorter‎, 6th Jun 2018 10:44 am
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    8th Jun 2018 04:55 pm Go to last post
  10. Placing a grill at the duct's open end

    I've got a piece of horizontal rectangular duct on a level. I would like to place a grill at the duct's opening, but I just can't accomplish this supposedly simple task. For whatever reason the grill...

    Started by Siberian‎, 5th Jun 2018 07:22 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    6th Jun 2018 09:52 pm Go to last post
  11. How can I add an Emergency Light Type to existing lights?

    Im trying to figure out how to add an option of shading half an existing light to show that its an emergency light. I would like to be able to change between types (emergency and regular) similar to...

    Started by brandwmarsh‎, 30th May 2018 08:34 pm
    • Replies: 1
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    30th May 2018 09:37 pm Go to last post
  12. Do I need rfa-files for pipe segements?

    I've got some rfa-files for pipe parts from a manufacturer. However, I only have files for the parts - not the pipe itself - is that an issue? Or are rfa-files for pipe segments unneeded as a pipe is...

    Started by Siberian‎, 13th May 2018 08:03 pm
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  13. Revit - Beginner

    Morning all, I recently downloaded the trial version of Revit 2019. I was wondering if anyone could point me in the direction of some free learning material for a complete beginner. It would be...

    Started by scoey1001‎, 20th Apr 2018 08:52 am
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  14. Connect pipes to a manhole

    It is very difficult to connect pipes to manholes. Can somebody ex-plan a correct way.

    Started by wimal‎, 23rd Mar 2018 06:19 am
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    24th Mar 2018 09:01 pm Go to last post
  15. Trying to cut a section through my Plantroom Model

    Hi, i am trying to cut a section through my plantroom model that i have received from my client. Unfortunately i am constantly getting the error message below. Is there a simple solution that i am...

    Started by Sismith‎, 22nd Nov 2017 10:30 am
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    23rd Nov 2017 11:08 am Go to last post
  16. Single Line Display of Families (Specifically valves)

    I'm at a point where I can model a piping system in "Fine" detail level that our installers can use. Now, I'm trying to use Revit to produce single line (Course or Medium detail) for our estimators,...

    Started by wildirish317‎, 3rd Oct 2014 03:12 pm
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  17. Trying to switch families

    I have a series of panels (Panelboard ) that I'm trying to change to a different a newer panel family , which has better label and clearance options. I have both in the same room, but when I pick...

    Started by yrnomad‎, 7th Aug 2017 09:23 pm
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  18. new material

    Hello, I am using the 30 day free trial for Revit 2018. I am familiar with Revit but not an expert. I seem to be having a problem with materials and colors of selected objects. I found that a...

    Started by bjenk8100‎, 12th Jul 2017 09:44 pm
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    13th Jul 2017 12:30 pm Go to last post
  19. Copying sheet notes

    I have general sheet notes set up on on sheet (using a sheet note schedule) and would like to make a copy of it and change a few of the notes to insert on a different sheet. I can't seem to figure...

    Started by yrnomad‎, 14th Jun 2017 12:50 am
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  20. Opening revit file

    Hi Everyone, I am a new Revit user and when I try to open a file, this message pop-up on my screen, can anyone please tell me what is the problem? Thanks in advance!

    Started by roshen_aliary‎, 16th Mar 2017 08:40 am
    • Replies: 2
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    16th Mar 2017 09:44 am Go to last post
  21. Managing links

    Hi Everyone, I am here again because when I manage a links, this message pop-up again on my screen, I need to know why this message come out? So sorry, please anyone can help me! Thanks in...

    Started by roshen_aliary‎, 16th Mar 2017 09:02 am
    • Replies: 2
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    16th Mar 2017 09:33 am Go to last post
  22. Family Duct Fitting connection problem

    Hello, I am having trouble getting my Duct fitting family to connect to a length of Duct, my connector Height and Width are both Instance based, which I assume takes on the dimensions of whatever...

    Started by PAWEL17‎, 10th Mar 2017 01:03 am
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  23. Linetypes for Pipework in Revit MEP

    Hi there, I am trying to use different line types for my pipework in Revit. In medium I want my 2D line to appear dashed but in fine I want my line pattern to be solid. Anyone know how to do this...

    Started by ShaneOB‎, 7th Mar 2017 11:56 am
    • Replies: 3
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    8th Mar 2017 08:51 am Go to last post
  24. Star Not getting flowrates for AHU supply and return main ducts

    Hello everyone . I am a newbie here new to this forum. Please help me with this small issue . I have attached my revit project file. Im completely new to revit , just installed yesterday. I cannot...

    Started by Moghul-Kahn‎, 24th Feb 2017 10:02 pm
    • Replies: 3
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    25th Feb 2017 05:59 pm Go to last post
  25. Pipe Bends and pipe edge lines are missing

    Hi Friends, Greetings! I am facing a problem while exporting the fire fighting and Plumbing layouts from revit views to Cad. Bends are moving away from the actual position and the vertical...

    Started by Ramana‎, 27th Dec 2016 07:46 pm
    • Replies: 0
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    27th Dec 2016 07:46 pm Go to last post

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