Revit 2020.2 - Internal Origin

Revit OpEd

The latest update for Revit introduces a new icon to mark the location of the file's Internal Origin. Coordinate System Internal Origin New Features Origin Project Base Point Revit Update Survey Point

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New Structural Content in Revit 2018.2

Branch Mesenger

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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Revit 2021.1 Reset Shared Coordinates and Acknowledge Acquire Coordinates

Revit OpEd

Acquire Coordinates New Features Reset Revit 2021.1 I saw that Daniel Stine and Autodesk both wrote about the new point release for 2021. Daniel mentioned my past post about resetting shared coordinates because the latest update includes a new feature dedicated to that task.

Revit 2016 - Collaboration for Revit 2016 is Available

Revit OpEd

The 2016 version of C4R (Collaboration for Revit) is available now. A360 Add-ins Autodesk 360 C4R Cloud Hosting Collaboration Collaboration for Revit Revit 2016 Revit in the Cloud

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Revit 2021 Line Style Naming Tweak

Revit OpEd

I've been telling people for years that the brackets meant "these belong to the Revit system" but then there were several other rogue line styles that came along without brackets. of Subtle Line Styles New Features Revit 2021 Update

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Segmentation of Precast Walls in Revit

Branch Mesenger

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 Road Map

CAD Shack

I did not expect to see the first ever public road map of where Revit is going to be published on the Autodesk Community porthole. Revit Road Map. Autodesk News BIM Neat-O Resources Revit

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Revit 2020.2.1 Hot Fix Posted

Revit OpEd

Regarding my last post - a Revit 2020.1 This fix does not repair models which have encountered loss of family data, for more information refer to Family Corruption in Revit 2020.2. bugs Corruption Errors Families Issues Revit 2020.2 Hot Fix is now posted. Of specific interest.Autodesk writes: Issues Resolved: Fixed an issue that resulted in the loss of family data in some workshared models when family definitions had not been recently modified.

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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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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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 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 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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Autodesk Releases Revit and Dynamo Software Updates

Construction Dive

Revit 2019 improves the interface while Dynamo 2.0 offers a new file format, simplified script language and easier browsing

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 2020.2 Corrupt or Unusable Families Issue

Revit OpEd

Issue: The Revit team has identified a defect with Revit 2020.2 In order to reduce the likelihood that customers come across this issue, we have temporarily removed the Revit 2020.2 For customers that have already installed Revit 2020.2, A change in the way that Revit 2020.2 This issue affects only Revit 2020.2. The issue can affect workshared models that were created or upgraded in Revit 2020.0 which are then repeatedly modified in Revit 2020.2.

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 Sunrise Release Preview

BIM & Beam

Experience additional features in the preview that build on the significant project productivity improvements in Revit 2016. Because this is an early in-progress release, there are no guarantees all the features you might see or read about will appear in a future release of Revit.

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Dynamo Now Pre-Installed with Revit

BIM & Beam

Autodesk’s open source computational design tool Dynamo is now automatically installed with Revit as of Revit 2015 R2. Using visual programming and popular scripting, it is possible to drive Revit geometry by programmatic means, super charging the design process.

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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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Revit 2021 - W Shapes-Column Family is Missing

Revit OpEd

Column content Critique Family Missing Revit 2021 Structure UpdateThe stock imperial architecture template has the W Shapes-Column family loaded with two types: W10X33 and W10X49. I was experimenting with new features and noticed the family isn't part of the 2021 content deployment, weird.

Revit 2020.2 Internal Origin Redux

Revit OpEd

applications Customization Dynamo Dynamo Player Graphics Internal Origin Issues Revit 2020.2 Happy Thanksgiving to those who observe!

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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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Structural Precast for Revit – Configuration Settings

Social Intelligence

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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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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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 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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A360 Collaboration for Revit

BIM & Beam

Or you’re a project stakeholder and don’t use Revit software yourself, but do need to have the deeper view into project models that you can only get by opening the software. A360 Collaboration for Revit is for you. .

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Autodesk Admits It's Underinvested in Revit Development, More Firms Join Letter Requesting Change

ENR Construction

35 architecture firms are now requesting more development of Revit as Autodesk admits it hasn't been investing in building out the platform in recent years

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 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 - 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 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 Type Catalogs

CAD Shack

This article comes from my Revit Basics Blog which I have decided to shut down. Revit reconizes this as a heading for Family type which will start below it. How To Revit Tricks and Tips

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Tennessee Targets Downtowns For Revitalization

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

A dozen Tennessee communities have been selected to participate in the fifth round of the state’s downtown revitalization program, Tennessee Downtowns.

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 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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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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New York: Niagara Falls Revitalization Moves Forward

Business Facilities

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.

Autodesk releases new Revit 2020.1 for MEP

Contractor Magazine

For mechanical design engineers, systems analysis new features enable a design and analysis workflow fully integrated in BIM.