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We just had a discussion about documenting our standards in case all the BIM Managers in the firm got hit by a bus. Then I see this!
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Revit Family Basics, The Bookcase Example
This article comes from my Revit Basics Blog which I have decided to shut down. It will help the beginner learn about making families by starting with a simple concept and progressively making it harder. It's not a light fixture, air handling unit, or custo...
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Top 20 Revit Tips, Tricks, and Handy Tools
Here are some of my favorite Revit Tips and Tricks. 1)   Previous Selection Set Ctrl + the left arrow key on your keyboard
will re-select the previous selection set. 2)   Filter Selection Sets Use
the Filter tool    to refine selection
sets to just the item...
Here are some of my favorite Revit Tips and Tricks. 1)  Previous Selection Set Ctrl + the left arrow key on your keyboard will re-select the previous selection set. 2)  Filter Selection Sets Use the Filter tool   to refine s...
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Revit Type Catalogs
This article comes from my Revit Basics Blog which I have decided to shut down.  When you have a family that has a lot of options, using a Type Catalog may be the best choice for helping users navigate those options. An obvious example is structural steel. ...
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Browsers on the Right Click
I should be used to little things slipping by unnoticed with Revit by now. Today's discovery, Missing a browser, just right click. There you will find Properties, and now in 2015 you will also find the Project Browser and the System Browser.  Is it HUGE? Na...
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Receptacle Family Example
This article comes from my Revit Basics Blog which I have decided to shut down.  Electrical construction documents depend upon the use of symbolic representations of devices in plan view. The symbolic representation on a receptacle, for example is larger th...
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 That sounds about right.... You go Lewis Beck! Happy Throw-back Thursday.
 That sounds about right.... You go Lewis Beck! Happy Throw-back Thursday.
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So.... do I take the stairs or not? 
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Radius v. Diameter for MEP Connectors
When placing round connectors in families, Revit allows you drive the dimension of the connector with either the diameter or the radius, but there is a catch. All of the round connectors must be driven the same way.  When editing an existing HVAC family to ...
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Make a Company Logo for a Titleblock
This article comes from my Revit Basics Blog which I have decided to shut down.  To build a logo for a title block, create a new annotation family. Select the application browser, then  New  and finally  Annotation Family . Revit offers many templates for a...
This article comes from my Revit Basics Blog which I have decided to shut down.  To build a logo for a title block, create a new annotation family. Select the application browser, then New and finally Annotation Family. ...
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