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Justin Taylor

A handy tip for Section Shapes in Revit Structural Framing and Columns

A handy tip for Section Shapes in Revit Structural Framing and Columns
Here’s an interesting and useful tip for your Autodesk Revit Structural Framing and Columns. When you read it, the first thing you will ask is ‘why isn’t this setup like this by default?’ well… I’m guessing because the feature I will be using only came into Revit a couple of years back, and the shipped content in Revit has never been updated (I stand to be corrected). Ever needed to calculate...
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Alan Johnson

How to use the Audits tool in the iConstruct Navisworks Extension

How to use the Audits tool in the iConstruct Navisworks Extension
The Audits tool is a powerful feature in the iConstruct Navisworks Extension for quickly creating viewpoints and selection sets based on model properties and/or predetermined search criteria (search sets). You can utilize predetermined search sets within your model. Alternatively, you can take advantage of iConstruct’s auto filtering option, to identify and isolate model geometry based ...
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Alan Johnson

How to add 'Checked by' to your Revit Revision Schedule

How to add 'Checked by' to your Revit Revision Schedule
Here’s a quick tip for adding a Checked By field to an Autodesk Revit Revision Schedule, which can be applied in Revit Architecture or Revit Structure. We start with a very basic revision schedule with Rev, Description and Date: We are going to add a 'by' and a 'checked' column to our schedule. Select Revision Schedule in the Project Browser and then in Properties we go in to Fields, and add ‘Is...
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Justin Taylor

Modifying your Revit Walls to extend layers

Modifying your Revit Walls to extend layers
On the topic of Autodesk Revit Walls, I frequently get asked whether there is a way to have a portion (one or more layers) in a compound wall extend beyond the bottom or top of the wall. In fact, this is very straightforward to do, and I shall outline how in this blog. The trick to making this work is to modify the structure of the wall in a section view. You also have to unlock the...
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Simon Locke

Revit 2018.2 New Feature – Filtering by Fabrication Service Type

Revit 2018.2 New Feature – Filtering by Fabrication Service Type
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 additional option of using Fabrication Services type. This allows you to now add the colours back to the design once it has been converted from design in...
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