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Building information modelling is becoming synonymous with the architectural and construction industries, and with key stakeholder and building owners demanding decreased costs, on time and on budget delivery, and post completition building information. The adoption of BIM will continue to grow both in the private and public sectors as well as in the construction supply chain where BIM content and deliverables are being demanded as part of project expectations.

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Alan Johnson

How To Use The Revit Linework Tool

How To Use The Revit Linework Tool
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 current line style of the selected line and applies a different line style. You can use the Linework tool to change the line style of projection edges for...
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Revit Tip - Placing an Angled Dimension

Revit Tip - Placing an Angled Dimension
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 be to remove one of the walls adjacent to the angled wall, then select the angled wall, and a temporary dimension that is aligned with the angled wal...
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Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part Three

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part Three
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 previous script, which will work on Revit wires. We will also modify a wire tag to complement it. Once created, our Dynamo scripts can be used time and time...
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Alan Johnson

Revit Switch Join Order - A Quick Guide

Revit Switch Join Order - A Quick Guide
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 you how to use this handy feature. Open a view that displays the elements to be joined. Click Modify tab > Geometry panel > Join drop-down...
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Revit Cut Profile - A Quick Tip

Revit Cut Profile - A Quick Tip
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 in plan, RCP and section views. For example, if we have a wall and a floor we may want the structural element of the wall to extend through the floor ...
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