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mike taylor
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Revit Tip
Copy/paste from one project to the next will include any PROFILES that are embedded! So copy/paste with confidence.

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Profiles are Included in Copy/Paste
If you need to copy a system family (stair, railing, wall sweep, fascia, gutter, etc.) that has a specific PROFILE embedded, from one project to another.. you can do a copy/paste with confidence. The system family will copy over and bring with it any profil...

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Revit 2015 now has SKETCHY LINES!

Sometimes the clients want to see the design in a looser style.. so they don't think the Architect is getting too far ahead of them with respect to design. Well, show them your design in Sketchy Lines and they will get what they are looking for.. and all the while.. the exactness of BIM can be going on behind the scenes!! Hooyah!
Win-win.

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Sketchy Lines - in Revit 2015
One of the fun features that has now been incorporated into the current version of Revit is Sketchy Lines . You can turn this feature on in any elevation, section, 3D view, etc. and it can also be set up in a View Template (example: Sketchy Presentation). H...

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Revisions made Easy.
If you know which buttons to push.. Revit has it all figured out with regards to revisions.

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Revisions
When working with revisions, the workflow is thus. You place a CLOUD  around the items that have been revised and you also place a TAG directly adjacent (and touching) the cloud that gives reference to the cloud, letting people (mostly the contractor or ins...

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Grid Heads move magically .. but is it really magic?

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Magical Moving Grids
Ever work on a project and find the Grid Heads moving on other Views when you intended them to only be moved in the current view? Grid heads have a 3D and a 2D feature built into them. Typically.. out of the box... they are set to 3D.. which means when move...

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Guide Grids in Revit
Great tool to align plans from sheet to sheet.

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Guide Grids
Ever want to make sure your plans are aligned from one sheet to the next? Rumor has it that contractors can't build it unless the plans align exactly from one sheet to another. So, thankfully Revit has a quick easy solution for this. Guide Grids. Yep, Autom...
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