Free Form Rebar Aligned Distribution in Revit 2019.1

BIM & Beam

Building on Autodesk’s strategy to make Revit a robust model authoring tool for designing and detailing, the Revit 2019.1 Learn more on Free Form Rebars in Revit: Revit 2019: Free-form Rebar Shape Matching. Free Form Rebar Distribution in Revit 2018.1.

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Revit Roadmap

Revit OpEd

Autodesk's Sasha Crotty discussed the big picture for Revit's development at RTC in Porto. Sasha is the current Revit Core Product Manager which means (from her bio) she is responsible for the direction and evolution of Revit's multi-disciplinary tools, performance, and the API. Development Features Future News Planning Revit Roadmap

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Revit Viewer

Revit OpEd

I've been doing some work with Autodesk as a Revit Mentor helping users navigate their 30 day trial. One of the recurring themes is, " I only need Revit to view other peoples models. In the old days a version of Revit that lacked a license turned into viewer mode.

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Structural Precast for Revit – Configuration Settings

BIM & Beam

A few weeks ago I published an overview video for Autodesk Structural Precast Extension for Revit and now I think it is the right time to get up to speed on the latest Precast tools in Revit. Autodesk Structural Precast Extension for Revit 2018 was released along with Revit 2018.1

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New York: Niagara Falls Revitalization Moves Forward

Business Facilities Blog

Andrew Cuomo’s $70-million revitalization of Niagara Falls State Park, aimed at strengthening the tourism industry in downtown Niagara Falls. Read: New York: Niagara Falls Revitalization Moves Forward at BusinessFacilities.com.

Rebar in Revit: Power up your productivity with BIM Designers

BIM & Beam

Power up your productivity in Revit and manage your rebar project in the most effective way with BIM Designers. With an intuitive user interface, you can easily handle complex geometry features in Revit, like creating an opening around pipes or depressurizing pipes within a few clicks.

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Revit OpEd: Happy Birthday Revit

Revit OpEd

Revit OpEd. Welcome to Steve Staffords Blog ~ Revit OpEd = OPinion EDitorial ~ My view of things Revit, both real and imagined. Happy Birthday Revit. Revits 10th anniversary of joining Autodesk was on April 1st. of Echo , Photos , Revit , Revit Trivia.

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Revit 2016 - IFC Observations

Revit OpEd

In the past we had to open an IFC which created a Revit project file we could then link. There are three files that Revit creates based on the source IFC we link. When I use Reload From and select the IFC file I linked in the first place Revit creates those three files all over again.

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New Structural Content in Revit 2018.2

BIM & Beam

Revit users can choose between various types of I-shape, T-shape, trapezoidal and many other beam cross sections. Learn more on what’s new in Revit 2018.2. The post New Structural Content in Revit 2018.2 New Precast Content.

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What's New in Revit 2019

Revit OpEd

I have no idea what is in Revit 2019, or rather until I read THIS POST. I hope you, dear reader, enjoy the new features in Revit 2019. Oh, Revit 2018.3 New Features New Release Revit 2019 UpdatesIt's a teaser blog title. I'm looking forward to exploring the new features myself once I actually have time to download it. As for not knowing what was coming like in the past.

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Revit mEp - Design Master

Revit OpEd

I''ve been hearing good things about this add-on for Revit from Design Master. Add-ons Electrical Plug Revit MEP If you''re doing electrical work then you ought to have a closer look at it. It has a tab for HVAC but it appears to only support AutoCAD for that, for now?

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Revit Viewer and Worksharing

Revit OpEd

Reading a thread at Autodesk's Revit Community forum David reminded me of the quirky issues related to the Viewer when worksharing is being used. If someone launches Revit Viewer and then tries to open a project that has enabled worksets they'll get this warning.

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Revit 2017 - Enabling Worksharing

Revit OpEd

The process for enabling worksets has changed with this release because Collaboration for Revit (C4R) has been incorporated into Revit directly. FWIW, it used to be able to dock inside the Revit UI but it doesn't do that now.

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Revit Toolbars

CAD Shack

I have been thinking about Revit and speed. I also watched a Revit youtube video the other day the guy keyed everything in. Keyboard short cuts will have to play a big part of laying off the ribbon, and I posted on Revit short cuts for Old People a while back.

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Revit and AutoCAD

Revit OpEd

It''s been 14 years since Revit formally began knocking on the doors of architectural firms. As Revit matured there were fewer opportunities for showstopper items. We can''t justify the time and effort required to move to Revit". Revit was the new kid on the block.

Revit Updates for 2015 and 2016

Revit OpEd

New updates are available for both Revit 2015 and 2016 now. These are the three related release note files that The Revit Clinic shared the other day. Revit 2015 Update Release 13 readme and release notes Revit 2015 Update Release 13 for R2 readme and release notes Revit 2016 Release 2 Update 3 readme and release notes. 2015 2016 Release Updates Revit 2015 R2 Revit 2016 R2 Updates

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Segmentation of Precast Walls in Revit

BIM & Beam

All the connections and built-in parts are Revit families and can be customized according to the project’s requirements. First, we need to convert a wall into Revit Parts. Autodesk Structural Precast Extension for Revit Software Overview. Precast Column with Corbels in Revit.

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Revit Schmevit

Revit OpEd

PLEASE, in the year of Two Thousand Fifteen, finally abandon your disconnected ways and use Revit (or.Archicad). of Opinion Rant Mode Revit Standards WorkflowPlan, Section and Elevation.the bread and butter of architecture. Why would anyone want to work on these three kinds views of a project and not find that the elements (doors, windows, walls, etc) they present don't match? If I create an enlarged plan shouldn't it match the plan it was generated from, but have greater detail?

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Revit OpEd: Revit LT

Revit OpEd

Revit OpEd. Welcome to Steve Staffords Blog ~ Revit OpEd = OPinion EDitorial ~ My view of things Revit, both real and imagined. Revit LT. Autodesk has announced a new version of Revit that they are calling LT. Users referred to it as a Revit Lite then and it seems Autodesk agreed with the branding. I have also provided support to small firms via my Revit Lifeline that LT could serve well. The downside of that perspective is Revit LT may not either.

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Revit 2016 - Loss Method and ASHRAE Tables

Revit OpEd

Fittings and loss errors have been annoying in Revit MEP for quite some time. In Revit 2015 R2 and 2016 we've got the option to assign fitting's Loss Method parameter to Coefficient from ASHRAE Table.

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Revit 2017 - Text Editor Features

Revit OpEd

Long awaited, much rejoicing was heard when Revit users heard the news, there is a new text editor. Yes they've revisited the text feature in Revit! Part of the process of building the new text editor involved comparing how Revit worked with AutoCAD. New Features Revit 2017 tex

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Revit OpEd: Revit 2013 - Sunshine

Revit OpEd

Revit OpEd. Welcome to Steve Staffords Blog ~ Revit OpEd = OPinion EDitorial ~ My view of things Revit, both real and imagined. Revit 2013 - Sunshine. Labels: Image , Revit 2013 , Visualization. Revit OpEd Sub Pages. Revit OpEd. Revit Lifeline.

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Revit 2016 - IFC Links and Rooms

Revit OpEd

IFC Linked Files New Features Revit 2016 RoomsA linked IFC file can provide room boundaries.

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Revit 2016 - Deleting Revisions

Revit OpEd

Select all the rows (except just one, Revit needs one Revision to function) and click Delete. New Features Revisions Revit 2016 TipsIt's possible to select more than one Revision at a time now. In the past we could only select one at a time.

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Revit 2016 - Open Sheet

Revit OpEd

Revit 2016 brings us a new feature which allows us to right-click on any view and choose Open Sheet for any view that IS on a sheet. of Subtle New Features Revit 2016 Sheets Tips Views If you read this blog much you know I like subtle stuff and this is right-click subtle.

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Revit 2017 - New Features and Enhancements

Revit OpEd

With little fanfare Revit 2017 is here, brandishing a slightly changed big R logo. In past years I've proposed a What's New in Revit session for RTC Australasia. I'll still do what I've done in the past and tackle features with dedicated posts as the new Revit season progresses.

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Revit 2017.1 and Space Naming

Revit OpEd

While I was on a job site yesterday Autodesk released Revit 2017.1. it will just be waiting for them on the ribbon, no extra installation for EyeTee or Revit Managers to remember to deploy. As usual Luke has shared some very useful links on his What Revit Wants blog. Features New Release News Revit UpdatesIn the past they've called this release R2. I think 2017.1 is better. Finally the Space Naming Utility is just Space Naming and built-in.

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Revit 2016 - Rendering Engines

Revit OpEd

Revit 2016 has both Mental Ray and Autodesk Raytracer options available to us when we decide to render via our desktop (not using Cloud Rendering). Unfortunately it takes quite some time to plug in and unplug something so intrinsic to how Revit works. New Features Rendering Revit 2016

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Revit 2016 - Truss Chord Rotation

Revit OpEd

New Features Revit 2016 Structure TrussesWhen we rotate a truss we can either allow the chords to rotate with the truss or stay aligned with the truss placement plane (usually vertical).

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Revit Coordinate Systems Video

Revit OpEd

This morning I saw our cutting boards drying next to the sink and realized they could serve as metaphorical coordinate system planes (Project and Survey) work in Revit.

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Revit 2015 Improved Performance

Revit OpEd

The Revit Clinic''s recent post describes how Revit 2015''s performance compares with Revit 2014. improvements New Features News Performance Revit 2015 Update Here''s the graph they provided to compare the results for various operations in both versions.

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Revit in a Browser

CAD Shack

In conjunction with Amazon Web Services and OTOY, we can now run Inventor, Revit, Maya, and 3ds Max, from a web browser. To be clear this means the computing power comes from the web and you run Revit through a browser via Autodesk Remote. Neat-O Rant Revit Autodesk News

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Revit Speed

CAD Shack

No matter how fast our machines get, I have yet to have someone say "Revit is too fast"! Well if you are looking for a lot of little ways to speed up Revit, here is a list of things to try. Purge the crap out of all your linked Revit files. Compact your Revit files once a week. Restart Revit every 4 hours. Tricks and Tips Revit Fixes It seems the opposite is always true.

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Revit 2015 Subtle Changes

Revit OpEd

Here''s what it looked like in Revit 2014 and how Revit interpreted/applied the formula to a value. There are two articles (in AUGIWorld) that discuss the new Revit features. of Subtle New Features Plugs Revit 2015

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Rebar Projects in Revit

BIM & Beam

For example, SOFiSTiK, a German software development company provides a rebar detailing add-on to complement Autodesk Revit. Their use of Revit and SOFiSTiK on the Moorgate Shaft project is well documented.

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Wish - Revit Safe Mode

Revit OpEd

Revit will crash from time to time. It would be handy if there were a way to start-up Revit in safe mode - add-in free so to speak so it can run on its own and help us diagnose an issue. Speaking of Wishes - Autodesk started a new community forum called Revit Ideas to post this kind of thing. of Wishes Ideas Issues Revit Safe Mode TroubleshootingI'm echoing something I heard David Baldacchino suggest, good idea Dave.

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Revit 2016 - New Door Content

Revit OpEd

The What's New documentation for Revit 2016 doesn't mention this but if you look closely you'll find that it provides new door families separated into Residential (19 each) and Commercial (16 each) folders. content Doors Families Libraries New Features Revit 2016 Update

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