Revit Dimensions – Calculator and a Unit Converter

I have used several cad packages over the years, one of the things I got very used to doing was opening up the windows calculator or a conversion website to work out what inches were to mms etc.

With Revit I can do all of this inside my dimensions, this is fairly commonly known tip but for those that don’t this can be a little time saver.

If you want to move something and you need to add some numbers that are slightly out of range of quick head maths you can put an “=” symbol into the dimensions then the equation you are trying to do as seen below.

Revit Dimension Calculator
Dimension Calculator

On top of that If I know how far I want to move something and its in inches while I’m working in metric mm’s all I need to do is prefix the number I type into the dimension with “in” this will also work for feet (“ft”) metres (“m”).

Revit Unit Converter

Hopefully this will save you that little bit of extra time with your drawings.

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