Mark Calloway

How To Create A Revit Colour Scheme

Want to know how to create and add a colour scheme to your Revit floor plan? There are many types of colour schemes you can create in Revit from rooms and areas to pipes and ducts. Maybe you want to colour code rooms by function or maybe by area. All this is possible in Revit …

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Unable To Move Revit Element

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Unable to move something in Revit? I will go through the 3 most common causes of why something cannot be moved and why. Revit is an excellent program however when it comes to conveying to the user information about why something isn’t behaving how you expect, Revit can be a little lacking at times. Unless …

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Reference Sections – How to Create One In Revit

Reference Sections, what are they and how do I create one? I will answer both these questions and show you how to create one in 3 easy steps. Firstly what is a Reference Section? It may be that up until now you have never heard of a reference section or didn’t know that Revit has …

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Creating a Soldier Course in Revit

Creating a Soldier Course in Revit

Creating a Soldier Course in Revit couldn’t be easier, following the below 5 steps I will show you how to do this quickly and easily. Revit has many ways in which you can achieve the same task, today I am going to show you how you can create a soldier course using the wall sweep …

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Revit Cannot Run the External Application

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Error:“Revit cannot run the external application “Collaborate”. Contact the provider for assistance. Information they provide to Revit about their identity: Autodesk, www.autodesk.com” This is commonly caused by the version of Revit and the Collaboration for Revit plugin not matching. This can easily be solved by uninstalling Collaboration for Revit and downloading and installing the latest …

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Revit – Turning Snaps On or Off

Revit comes with a number of standard snaps to help when working in projects however you are able to control which ones to have on or off. To turn access snap settings: Go to the Manage Tab. Click the Snaps button. Use the Snaps Off tick box at the top of the snaps window to …

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Revit – Split Face

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The Revit split face tool allows us to split the face of a surface without having to split the element.For example if I had a wall and wanted to apply paint but for a shorter length of wall I can use the Split Face tool to split the area I wish to paint. How to …

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Revit – Selection Sets

In Revit we can save selection sets if we have a group of elements we know we will want to easily select again. Creating Selection Sets Select all the elements you wish to save as a Selection Set. Go to the Manage tab in the Ribbon bar. In the grouping “Selection” click the Save button. …

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