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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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Simon Locke

How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit

How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit
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 maintain size regardless of scale. However, this can be problematic at certain scales when you need to place devices next to each other. Take a look at the ex...
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Simon Locke

How To Edit A Revit Circuit Path

How To Edit A Revit Circuit Path
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 manipulate the path to suit. Even though you won’t be using Revit to size cables in the UK, you should however be able to get more accurate circuit le...
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Alan Johnson

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit
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 around quickly. When the elements are selected, you can use the arrow keys to move the elements horizontally or vertically in small increments. Each pre...
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Yasmin Talbot

3D Rebar Detailing Software – Create Bar Schedules Automatically in Revit

3D Rebar Detailing Software – Create Bar Schedules Automatically in Revit
If you use industry leading Autodesk Revit software and want an enhanced toolset for rebar detailing and concrete design, then Advance BIM Designers – Concrete series, is a must have comprehensive add-on. Graitec’s 3D Rebar Detailing software is a key BIM solution that will not only increase productivity, but will also help improve management of structural projects. In this blog and short video, w...
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Alan Johnson

How To Save A Revit Schedule As A Template

How To Save A Revit Schedule As A Template
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 a certain way. So far so good. You then start a new project, and when you get to the scheduling stage, you need to schedule the same category items an...
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