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Alan Johnson

Drawing Walls To Brick Dimensions In Revit

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Brickwork dimensions should be used in Autodesk Revit whenever possible at the design stage to minimise the need for cut bricks. Tables 1 & 2 below give dimensions for vertical and horizontal bric...
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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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Alan Johnson

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View
There is a fair chance that you have opened many different Revit project files, and that when you have opened them, especially if they are from other companies, the view that opens is different. Some ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Load Additional Detail Components And Repeating Details In Revit

How To Load Additional Detail Components And Repeating Details In Revit
If you have placed some detail components and repeating details in your Autodesk Revit project, but you want more, there are more details provided with your installation - you just need to know where ...
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Alan Johnson

A Guide To Revit Architecture Grid Creation

A Guide To Revit Architecture Grid Creation
When you begin your Revit  projects, the first thing you will need to do is to set the levels, and then you will often need to set up a grid layout. However, if you set these up first it wil...
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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 cer...
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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 c...
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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 k...
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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 co...
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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...
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