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Show Different Detail Levels for Different Categories in Revit View

Revit has three Detail Levels that can be assigned to a view, which are Coarse, Medium, and Fine and these control how much detail is shown for model elements in the view.  499 more words

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Controlling Material of Nested Revit Families

Being able to control the displayed materials and finishes of nested families is an important part of creating complex Revit families.  As families are created to provide more options or be more efficient, additional families are created and placed into a Host family.  764 more words

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Revit Keyboard Shortcut List

Autodesk has kindly provided a keyboard shortcut list for Revit users.  The list is broken down by each tab and contains a brief description of the command represented by the shortcut.  47 more words

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Create a Sanitary to Vent System Transition in Revit - 2nd Method

Earlier this year, I posted about creating a sanitary to vent system since Revit does not have a default way of showing where the piping changes from sanitary system to a vent system.  402 more words

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Creating multiple levels in Revit

Creating levels in Revit is an essential task and one that can be accomplished with relative ease if only a few levels are needed. When a project requires multiple levels that run into double figures we may need to change our approach. 338 more words

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Revit is for Residential Architecture Too

Not very long ago, I was talking with some Architects about Revit and they made the comment that Revit doesn’t work for residential design.  I was surprised at their comments, especially with Revit’s roots being in residential design.  830 more words

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Revit 2016 Electrical Improvements

Revit 2016 has been released and you can find various sources for information on the enhancements of the software.  There are lots of nice changes, but I want to focus on electrical enhancements. 417 more words

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