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How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit

How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit
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When placing components such as switches, sockets and other electrical devices in Revit , it is likely that at certain detail levels they may display as symbols. If this is the case then they will certainly be annotative, which allows them to maintai...
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How To Edit A Revit Circuit Path

How To Edit A Revit Circuit Path
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In the past, when creating circuits in Autodesk Revit the circuit length was a figure that appeared in the circuit properties but which couldn't be edited. In Revit 2018 & 2019 you now have more control over the length of the circuit, as you can ...
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Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part Three

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part Three
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In the previous tutorial in this series we looked at creating a Dynamo script to help us to manipulate the Revit circuit data and allow us to use it in the panel schedule. In this article, we are going to use a slightly modified version of the previo...
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Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part Two

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part Two
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The main reason behind these articles is that a question I get asked regularly whilst training the electrical section of an Autodesk Revit MEP course is, “can you re-format the circuit references for 3 phase circuits so they look more like the UK sta...
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Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part One

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part One
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This tutorial will take you through the process of transforming the circuit references in Revit. To start with we are going to create two new parameters for Phase and Way using a shared parameter file. For those of you that aren’t familiar, a shared ...
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Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo
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One of the things I get asked regularly whilst teaching the electrical section of a Revit MEP course is whether you can re-format the circuit references for 3 phase circuits so that they look more like the UK standard. Autodesk Revit  circuit re...
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Revit 2018.2 New Feature – Filtering by Fabrication Service Type

Revit 2018.2 New Feature – Filtering by Fabrication Service Type
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New and hot off the press is another new feature from the  Autodesk Revit 2018.2 update. This feature gives you more control over the visibility and the look of your fabrication content. Revit view filters have now become even better with the ad...
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Revit 2018.2 new feature – resizing Fabrication runs

Revit 2018.2 new feature – resizing Fabrication runs
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If you have installed the latest Autodesk Revit 2018.2 update you will hopefully find this time saving addition to the Fabrication toolset very useful. Using ‘Change Size’ you can now re-size an entire selected run of fabrication ductwork, pipework o...
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Powering Your Model with Revit Circuits - Part 3

Powering Your Model with Revit Circuits - Part 3
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Circuits in Revit can take many forms. Power, Data and Fire Protection to name but a few, whatever the circuit you wish to create, the process is very similar and relatively simple once you’re familiar with it. Naturally you need to have the correct ...
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See What You Require - Navisworks Section Planes

See What You Require - Navisworks Section Planes
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When working with Navisworks, quite often you will have quite a sizeable project in terms of area. In these cases, sometimes it’s difficult to take a good look at just the areas you need. Many design packages allow you to create sections and Naviswor...
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