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Autodesk Revit Content Library

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When you install Autodesk Revit it will install the content library to suit the region you set during the installation. This should include Family Templates, Libraries and Discipline Templates. Then when you open Revit you can just select the template or families you need. Sometimes these don’t install for some reason or you may need …

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Better Presentation in Revit using Guide Grids

If presentation is key to your drawing sheet deliverables there is a little used tool within Revit that allows you to align views over multiple sheets. Guide grids will improve the overall look and feel of your presentation drawings and gain consistency over your outputs. Guide Grids can be activated in a sheet view only …

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Revit Model Checker – Rule Configurator

This short blog takes you through some of the steps to allow you to create auditing rules on Revit using one of the free tools available to all Revit users. This process could aid with model auditing and validation processes as part of your BIM Execution Plan, company standards or ISO 9001 quality management process. …

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Eye for Details – Using Decals in Visualisation

Often when creating images or visualisations within Revit the details are what sets the project apart and adds that extra level of realism detail which can be easily achieved with the often-missed decal tool. The Decal tool will allow you to place images within your scene which will be applied directly to surfaces and scaled …

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Revit Model Checker – Model Auditing Reports

This short blog takes you through some of the steps to allow you to create model checking reports using one of the free tools available to all Revit users. This process could aid with model auditing and validation processes as part of your BIM Execution Plan, company standards or ISO 9001 quality management process. This …

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Enscape – Change Time of Day in Video Animations

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When creating animations within Enscape it is possible to change the time of day during the animation to give the impression of time has passing by. This is also the ideal opportunity to showcase any artificial lighting within your model. I will show you how this can be done within Enscape when used with Autodesk …

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Apparent Revit Crash Activating IFC Export

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Issue When creating IFC exports from Revit, the pop-up box for the IFC settings does not appear and the Revit screen freezes with no way of activating it, saving or exiting without a program force close. This normally occurs when using multiple screens and swapping between screens when using Revit and IFC exporter. Detail When …

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