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James Parsons-Moore

Autodesk Revit Tutorial - Continuous Cavity Wall Joins

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A question that I get asked a lot in Revit is “ how do I get my walls to behave properly so I can take a party wall cavity through the external wall ”. (As shown in Figure A ) Figure A This process is...
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Simon Locke

How To Create Revit Sloped Piping 1 in 1

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Sloped pipework in Autodesk Revit has been around for some time now and is very useful for producing drainage/gravity piping systems. A question I get asked quite a bit during Revit MEP training cours...
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Alan Johnson

How To Define Column Widths And Row Heights In A Revit Schedule

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We know that Autodesk Revit schedules are very powerful - if we have modelled it then we can schedule it, and the information will be live and up to date. Revit schedules save us lots of time. A lot o...
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Alan Johnson

How To Set Your Autodesk Revit Perspective View

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One new feature that may have passed you by in Revit 2019 is the Projection Mode. In previous versions you could not change the ‘Projection Mode’ of a 3D view. You would have to create a new camera vi...
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Simon Locke

Migrating Your Fabrication CADmep Database To Revit And Other Locations

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When you are working with Autodesk Fabrication CADmep on projects, it is quite common to use a custom fabrication database relevant to the requirements of the job. These databases are generally associ...
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Alan Johnson

Missing Close Hidden Windows In Revit 2019

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One of the things that has changed in the 2019 version of  Autodesk Revit  from 2018 that you might have missed is the Close Hidden Window option disappearing, or rather it has changed to Cl...
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Simon Locke

How To Match The Building Footprint With An Extruded Roof In Revit

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There are many ways to create a roof in Revit and one of them is to use an extruded roof. Unlike the footprint method, the extruded roof generally won’t match the footprint of the building. No matter ...
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Simon Dickinson

How To Use Dynamo For Reporting Coordinates

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Imagine that you have several objects in Revit that you want to report or schedule the coordinates for. They could be piles, columns, survey marks. Whilst the out of the box Revit gives you the abilit...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

A Guide To The New Features In Revit 2019.1

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The latest release, Autodesk Revit 2019.1, is now available to download from your Autodesk Account browser. You just have to download and then go to the Updates and Add-ons tab. There are quite a few ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Compare Your Navisworks Models

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Whilst working on a project, have you ever been provided with a model by someone and then received a revised model without being told what has changed? Fortunately, if you use Autodesk Navisworks ther...
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