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Alan Johnson

How To Find Your Revit 2019 Content Library

How To Find Your Revit 2019 Content Library
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A recent issue that I have noticed is that some installs of Revit 2019 are missing the content libraries. After conducting some research on this issue it appears that this is not always the case, however during some installs the content libraries are...
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Alan Johnson

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View
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There is a fair chance that you have opened many different Revit project files, and that when you have opened them, especially if they are from other companies, the view that opens is different. Some will open in a 3D view, whilst some will be in a p...
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Alan Johnson

How To Load Additional Detail Components And Repeating Details In Revit

How To Load Additional Detail Components And Repeating Details In Revit
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If you have placed some detail components and repeating details in your Autodesk Revit project, but you want more, there are more details provided with your installation - you just need to know where they are. The first thing to do is to open or crea...
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Alan Johnson

A Guide To Revit Architecture Grid Creation

A Guide To Revit Architecture Grid Creation
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When you begin your Revit  projects, the first thing you will need to do is to set the levels, and then you will often need to set up a grid layout. However, if you set these up first it will make creating and editing your project much easi...
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Alan Johnson

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit
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Are you aware that if you need to move objects in Autodesk Revit in a certain direction just ever so slightly without precision, you can nudge them by using the up/down/left/right arrow keys on your keyboard. Nudging is a simple way to push things ar...
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Alan Johnson

How To Save A Revit Schedule As A Template

How To Save A Revit Schedule As A Template
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You may have come across the following scenario, where you want to schedule certain items from an Autodesk Revit model, and you spend quite a bit of time creating and then tweaking your schedule to contain the correct information and to make it look ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Use The Revit Linework Tool

How To Use The Revit Linework Tool
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There are several tools available in Revit to manipulate, modify, and manage the way elements display in the drawing area. The Linework tool is one useful tool that does not create new model or detail lines in the view. Instead, it overrides the curr...
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Alan Johnson

Revit Tip - Placing an Angled Dimension

Revit Tip - Placing an Angled Dimension
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Whilst using Revit , have you ever tried to place a dimension on an angled wall which is part of a larger wall system, but found that you couldn't configure the dimension to run parallel to the angled wall?   One option for correcting this would...
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Alan Johnson

Revit Switch Join Order - A Quick Guide

Revit Switch Join Order - A Quick Guide
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Are you aware there are several tools available in Autodesk Revit for manipulating, modifying and managing the way elements are displayed in the drawing area? Switch Join Order reverses the way in which elements join together, and I will quickly show...
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Alan Johnson

Revit Cut Profile - A Quick Tip

Revit Cut Profile - A Quick Tip
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When we are creating details in Autodesk Revit we can use sections created from our 3D model; however, what we get is not always what we want. Here is a quick tip for editing the shape of elements that are cut in the view, which is a tool that works ...
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