If the project is set up as Revit worshared model then sometimes a user can forget to relinquish his/her worksets and leave the office. Such situations often cause unnecessary frustration. However, there is a simple way to relinquish worksets, even if the user is not available. Read More
Setting Revit project units may sound trivial, but there are couple of hidden gems that everyone should know about.
To run project units dialog, on Revit ribbon go to Manage > Project Units, or use keyboard shortcut UN (as United Nations) like everyone do. Read More
Linking Revit files is an essential method to collaborate on BIM project, primary, but not exclusive, for interdisciplinary collaboration.
When multiple phases are present in project model (more than one phase), phase mapping occurs. Read More
Project Base Point (PBP) and Survey Point (SP) are one (two) of the most misunderstood features in Revit. Although the concept is very complicated, it can be explained in simple words (with help of few images, of course) so everyone can easily understand it. Read More
As you already know, there are three kinds of families in Revit®: system families, model-in-place families and external (loadable) families (also know as .RFA files).
Some Revit® categories are exclusively system categories (families of those categories can be created only in project environment), for example: Walls, Stairs, Floors and similar categories. There are, however, hybrids (can both have system and external families in the same category), for example Structural Foundation categories but they are topic for some other time. Read More
Did you know that you can show your PDF drawing with vector lines? (simply said: lines that have constant (thin) line weights no matter how much you zoom in).
You will need to open your drawing with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Thin lines feature in Adobe® Reader® shows content the same way such as Thin Lines command in Revit®, for example. Read More
Creating (producing) PDF with layers from Revit®, using Print to PDF option is, unfortunately, not possible.
The solution, however, is simple. If you have AutoCAD®.
Let’s say you have Revit® view or sheet that you want to have in PDF with layers so they can be turned on/off appropriately. The procedure to achieve this is simple: Read More