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Accessing Extensible Storage on OwnerFamily in Project - create SchemaHelper that contains one single field Id of type Guid, implement command to write data to extensible storage before invoking command in any project document in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 26, 2014

The Universal Lollipop Tree - fix family by adding height to type name or by creating new height template, adjusting parameter shape by type, height by instances in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 26, 2014

Trying to Reinstall Previously Installed Product Result in Install Errors - uninstall Autodesk BIM 360 add-ins for each product before attempting to install Revit 2015, David Metcalf, A Word on BIM, Aug 26, 2014

Custom Project Browser Organizations in Revit - access 'browser organization' settings from UI panel on 'view' menu, organize views into groups, Ian Nichols, BIMscape, Aug 27, 2014

Precise Placement of Revit Sections - draw reference plane, place section with beginning, end reference clicks, delete reference plane before pinning section in place, Jordan Mussett, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Aug 25, 2014

From Rhino to Revit - create Revit model from Rhino surface, export surfaces as ACIS file, import .sat file in new conceptual mass family before adjusting position, creating curtain system by face in Revit, Simon Moreau, BIM 42, Aug 23, 2014

Dynamo for the 99% - Selecting Objects a Different Way - use string node to type out category with prefix 'OST_' when selecting objects, Edwin Guerra, BIM Blog, Aug 21, 2014

Specify Worksets and Save - verify if specify option is selected when project is opened, enable worksets before saving file for first time in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 20 2014

Setting the Phase of a View - employ RevitLookup to determine what storage type built-in parameter VIEW_PHASE is expecting, set storage type using element id in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 20, 2014

Getting Linked File Data Without Opening the RVT - tips to employ transmission data class to obtain information about linked files without opening Revit files, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Aug 20, 2014

Apply Electrical Panel Template to Panels in Revit - select electrical panel schedule in panel schedules section, open change template dialog to apply desired panel as existing panel, or visit manager templates option to change selected panel schedule appearances, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Aug 19, 2014

Handling Duplicate Types on CopyElements - create new class that implements interface IDuplicateTypeNamesHandler before calling CopyElements in Revit, Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, Aug 19, 2014

Accessing Discipline and Duplicating View Template - employ View.Discipline to return discipline of view, apply copy, paste API to duplicate templates in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 19, 2014

Right Reading Text Labels - save family with different name, copy generic annotation, align, lock to vertical reference plane before setting instance visibility parameter in Revit, Chuck Jolin, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Aug 18, 2014

FBX File Format from Inventor or Revit and AutoCAD - install 'FBX Review' tool to review 3D assets, animations, apply FBX format to transfer data from Revit to 3ds Max design, Dennis Collin, CADline, Aug 15, 2014

Revit Fails and Fixes - work in wireframe mode, open only required worksets, compress Revit files often to avoid speed fails, set lined backgrounds to evade visibility fails, zoom in to escape size fails, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, Aug 15, 2014

Select Previous - select items in plan view, change to 3D view to unselect items, hold ctrl key while hitting left arrow to reselect previous selection in Revit, Mike Taylor, BIM Wits, Aug 15, 2014

Outer Space - employ swept blend tool to swept blend with straight line, create void extrusion with hole in middle, closed loop at each end, set 2D splines on reference planes to create cushion in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 18, 2014

Set the Revit Survey Point - open plan view, turn survey point from visibility graphics, unclip survey point before moving point to preferred location, select specify coordinate at point command in Revit, Mathew Miller, Revittize, Aug 13, 2014

Revit: Corrupt Central File Troubleshooting Overview - visit user machine to ensure if video driver is up-to-date, clean temp folder items, check network latency, troubleshoot errors related to central file before checking syncing, local copy creation issues, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Aug 13, 2014

Filter the Project Browser by Discipline - right click on views to open browser organization, pick edit button to specify filtering rules in Revit, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Aug 12, 2014

Activate Your Family Symbol Before Using It - FamilySymbol regenerates in commit transaction only, not when it is created in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 12, 2014

The Ultimate Revit Custom Material Marathon  - tips to find custom material maps, create custom materials like polished concrete floor, custom CMU wall, realistic glazing in Revit, Jeffrey Pinheiro, YouTube, Aug 6, 2014

Beam Me Up, Scotty: Using Autodesk Revit Beam Annotations Tool - tag beams in linked model, user can select up to 6 different tags to appear on beam, choose information to be displayed for sloped beams, Kate Morrical, CADdigest.com, Aug 12, 2014

View Titles for Views Rotated on the Sheet - right click on family view title located under annotation, turn on reference planes in visibility/graphics before counteracting rotation of view to keep view title horizontal in Revit, Chuck Jolin, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Aug 11, 2014

Room Finishes Update - model floor finishes inside every room by selecting floor type, height offset, pick unbounded height room parameter to create insulation at correct elevation in Revit, Simon Moreau, BIM 42, Aug 9, 2014

Purge Unused Wish - 'purge unused' tool searches entire database to select unused types, uncheck all to avoid purging types that should be retained in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 11, 2014

Modeling the Finnish Drum - create section outline of column by constraining 2 arcs to left, right of reference plane, link reference point's rotation parameter to angle of column in Revit, BIM Troublemaker, Aug 10, 2014

Accessing a Revit Server Central Model Path - Q&A to determine existence of saved project during DocumentSavingAs event in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 11, 2014

Curtains That Flex - apply reference lines to draw rectangle, add equalization plus parameters for width, depth, include dimensions for curtains, reference line along top face to vary depth of troughs/valleys in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 10, 2014

Visibility Graphics Grayed Out - visit ‘view template’ to ensure that visibility/graphics window is not included in Revit view properties, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Aug 8, 2014

Linking Projects with Different Shared Coordinates - tips to control ability to use shared coordinates in Revit, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Aug 7, 2014

Location Marker - place family at base point of project, insert negative values to position snap point in Revit, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Aug 8, 2014

Text Leaders in Revit - determine type of leader, position of arrows located beside text before placing arrow in Revit, Mathew Miller, Revittize, Aug 8, 2014

Apply a View Template to All Views on a Sheet - right-click on sheet, select 'apply view templates to all views' option to apply template properties to all views currently attached on sheet, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Aug 8, 2014

System Families Filter and Beach Aerial Picture - apply WhereElementIsElementType(), ElementClassFilter() sequentially to return all system families in Revit, Jaime Rosales, AEC DevBlog, Aug 7, 2014

Revit MEP 2015 Tutorial - Viewing the Model in 2D and 3D - BIM tool allows viewing 2D floor plans, ceiling plans, elevations, detailed views, expand 3D views in project browser to avail 3D view of plan, Kayla Baum, Infinite Skills Blog, Aug 7, 2014

Create a Local Copy of a Central Model - select folder where central model resides, pick Revit Server that hosts central model, click save as dialog to create local copy of central model that is already open, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Aug 5, 2014

Revit Low Wall Cut Display - set top constraint to same level as in base constraint before adjusting top offset as required height, Justin Doughty, CADline, Aug 7, 2014

Building Topography in Revit from SketchUp - tips to create topography for project massing model by leveraging SketchUp data in Revit, David Beach, YouTube, Aug 1, 2014

Revit Architecture 2015 - Wall Cladding - unlock wall cladding layer, modify bottom of instance of wall, new grips at bottom of wall help offset bottom of wall, John Flanagan, CADline, Aug 5, 2014

Tagging Elements - set tag to be used by default when tagging elements in Revit, or select everything to be tagged, then use 'tag all' option, choosing tag type to be used, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 5, 2014

The Way We Build - using Revit to research heritage buildings, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 5, 2014

Revit Performance Tips - displaying complex views, loading large models, Simon Moreau, BIM 42, July 12, 2014

Drawings in Navisworks - load contents of DWF file into Navisworks from project browser menu, prepare all sheets/models, select element to display it in other view, Simon Moreau, BIM 42, Aug 2, 2014

Batch Adding Shared Parameters to Revit Families - install Revit extensions to avail tool hidden on extensions tab, copy modified families into 'updated specialty equip' folder, load families in single blank project file to confirm workload, Glynnis Patterson, Ideate, July 31, 2014

Revit Origin and Exporting to AutoCAD - discusses project base point, survey point, original origin, unclip, move project base point to differentiate 0,0 point in AutoCAD export with project base point in Revit, Jordan Mussett, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Aug 4, 2014

Matching Workset Naming with Linked File Worksets - employ 'manage links' dialog to alter open status of linked file in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 4, 2014

Fixing Branch Panel Load Issues in Revit - add wiring to devices on few circuits for low voltage panel, check connection between 120/240 panel, transformer, ensure if distribution systems between transformer, three phase panel is set to 480/277, David Butts, The MEP BIM Engineer, Aug 4, 2014

Adaptive Component Water Volume - make points adaptive to avail new properties, set Z workplane before placing reference point, map parameter to offset value of points before associating points, mapping parameter in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, July 28, 2014

Revit Phases - visit project phases tab to define phases, determine lifespan of every object, create graphic overrides to change object colors by phase status, Simon Moreau, BIM 42, July 5, 2014

Yes, Revit Can Produce a Hand-Sketched Look - access graphic display options dialog box, check 'enable sketchy lines' box, adjust jitter, extension parameters, Ian Nichols, BIMscape, Aug 3, 2014

Revit Architecture: Are Your Levels Black or Blue? - level heads are blue if they have associated plan view, else they are black, uncheck 'make plan view' option if associated plan view is not required when creating new level, Ian Nichols, BIMscape, Aug 1, 2014

New Features for Family Creation in 2015 - sort parameters automatically with move up or move down tools, avail tooltip descriptions before creating families, adjust new image parameters before entering images as instance/type parameter in Revit, Chuck Jolin, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, July 31, 2014

Revit - Double Click Options - open UI area from options menu, open 'customize double-click' settings dialog, change double-click action for family to 'do nothing' in Revit, Liam O'Connor, CADline, July 30, 2014

Launching a Stand-Alone Executable - call LaunchExe method that employs .NET System.Diagnostics process functionality to launch external executable command in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 30, 2014

Revit Architecture: Displacement Sets - pulling whole curtain wall panel out of model of corner of building, Ian Nichols, BIMscape, July 29, 2014

Revit Central File Issues Diagnostics - Saving to a New Location - allow one user open central file, select yes button from audit warning dialog box, pick detach, preserve worksets in open dialog, save project before clicking on synchronize, modify settings, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 29, 2014

Dockable Windows - discusses nuances involved in docking properties palette, project browser in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 29, 2014

Turnstile Families - create tripod, add 2 reference places to generic model, visit left elevation to generate sweep, finish path by setting workplane to profile plane in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, July 29, 2014

Solving the Mystery - Revit Linked File Disappearing - adjust clipping settings to normal by setting far clipping views to 'clip without line' or no clip option in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, July 28, 2014

Coordinates, Base Points, Surveys and Making a Toposurface - set up AutoCAD, get longitude/latitude information related to AutoCAD site file, manage place, make view, link Revit Structure or MEP file to Revit Architecture file origin to origin, Jay Polding, Revit in Plain English, July 25, 2014

RGB Transform - transform method replicates any geometry from one coordinate system to another, 'cross product' tool returns vector perpendicular to plane defined by 2 vectors, Eduardo Roca, Dynamo, July 28, 2014

Modeling MBS, Pt 2: The Boat - create new family using generic model adaptive template, host shape handle point on same reference plane as ellipse, add inner circle, reference points before hosting ellipse, straight arc in Revit, BIM Troublemaker, July 27, 2014

Revit Architecture 2015 - employ trim/extend multiple elements tool on structural elements, apply crossing section on elements to be extended, select horizontal partition wall before dragging crossing selection box to trim multiple elements, John Flanagan, CADline, July 25, 2014

Kicking It Old School - DWFx It - open Revit to export 3D DWFx, click next in DWF export settings before saving file in DWFx format, open IE to view DWFx file, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, July 23, 2014

Family Management Utils - WIP - link different projects into single control file, obtain families from linked files, create assemblies with 3 main views, dimensions for each type in Revit, Paolo Emilio Serra, Punto Revit, July 25, 2014

Teaching a Man How to Fish and Schedule Creation - tips to add fields from Excel sheet along with data to Revit schedule using Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 24, 2014

Creating a Paper Model - Rendered - create future phase, visit graphics overrides tab to set material for paper model as paper, rename 3D view to paper model before rendering view in Revit, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, July 23, 2014

How Illuminance Rendering Works in Revit - Autodesk 360 rendering employs bidirectional ray tracing with additional intelligent algorithm to determine ray order, RaaS engine calculates all bounces in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, July 22, 2014

Revit Server: Central File Maintenance - maintain archive copy before creating new central file, ensure that all worksets are relinquished before closing local files, select 'detach and preserve worksets' to save detached model as new central model later, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 22, 2014

Upgrading Family Files Silently, Pt 2 - employ BasicFileInfo to identify files that require upgrading, display list in message box to user, apply separate external command for every ribbon buttons in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 22, 2014

Filled Region Mayhem - open visibility/graphics dialog box, expand subcategories, tick every line subcategories to allow reappearance of hatch fill pattern boundary in Revit, Chuck Jolin, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, July 21, 2014

Dimensioning Sloped Framing - select framing member, change 'stick symbol location' value to top of geometry to assure that plan dimension is same as elevation dimension in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, July 21, 2014

CreateLinkReference Sample Code - tips to convert geometric reference in linked RVT model, apply specific element ids to trigger dynamic model updater in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 21, 2014

FamilyTypes Value & Aerial Pictures - start with FamilyDocument before FamilyManager accesses FamilyParameters, FamilyTypes classes in Revit, Jaime Rosales, AEC DevBlog, July 21, 2014

Hiding Lighting Holes in Ceiling Plans - select ceiling, employ linework tool from view menu to select line style called 'invisible lines' in Revit, Gareth Spencer, CADline, July 21, 2014

Some Little Juicy Tit-Bits within Revit 2015 - right clicking brings up project browser on both right-click menu, properties dialog, double-left click (de)activates, views on sheets, check option to make pinned elements non-selectable, Dennis Collin, CADline, July 18, 2014

Changing the Project Units in Revit - select project units to open project dialog box, pick displayed units in format column to change project units from metric to feet, inches in Revit, Martin Phelps, CADline, July 18, 2014

Converting a Door to a Curtain Wall Door - open RFA file of specific door family, obtain specific size of door, create group of all parts, employ align tool to constrain door to work planes in Revit, James Philip, CADline, July 17, 2014

Revit Family Selection Node Names in Dynamo are a Little Confusing. This is What They Really Represent - understanding family, element, all element type of nodes with respect to their meaning in Dynamo, Marcello Sgambelluri, Simply Dynamo, July 17, 2014

Create Your Own Material Libraries in Revit - differentiates assets vs materials, apply, replace, or create assets when creating new material, check tips to share material library in Revit, The Revit Kid, July 17, 2014

Auto Assembly Macro - WIP - macro creates generic wall sample to host family instance of door/window type, generates source file containing families that are managed with type marks, materials in Revit, Paolo Emilio Serra, Punto Revit, July 14, 2014

Synchronize Now vs Synchronize and Modify - preferred method is to use 'synchronize and modify' settings, allows users select checkboxes when dialog box opens in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, July 14, 2014

Creating a 'C' Channel Stair for Revit Architecture 2014 and Up - start 'stair by component,' duplicate tread stair, expand families in project browser along with assembled stairs, place steel stair with no railings before opting to remove riser for steel stair, Alice Craig, Hagerman & Company Blog, July 14, 2014

New Area Schemes - visit area schemes tab to create more area schemes, form new legend type for new area scheme before using color fill legend in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 15, 2014

What's New in Revit 2015?: Check Out These 8 Tips and Tricks - make consistently sketchy-looking lines from graphic display options, sort family file parameters within each parameter group as per need, Jeff Yoders, CADdigest.com, July 15, 2014

Working with Revit Temporary Dimension - visit additional settings panel in manage tab to open temporary dimension properties, select walls from which temporary dimensions would be measured when objects are placed, modified in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, July 15, 2014

10 Best Practices for Better Revit Performance - activate elevation, section far clip, minimize DWG links, imports, avoid exploding AutoCAD files in Revit, remove unused design options, replace model lines with detail lines, place Revit links into separate worksets, AUGI library, July 14, 2014

Cut & Paste Text in AutoCAD & Revit - highlight text in Word, copy to clipboard, in AutoCAD/Revit, begin TEXT command, click out in drawing area to begin text box, paste text into text box, Chuck Jolin, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, July 14, 2014

Structural Section - add structural section for beam, instantiate StructuralSectionPipeStandard, StructuralSectionRoundHSS via API in Revit, Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, July 11, 2014

Selecting Individual Components within a Revit Repeater - pick components inside repeaters within in-place masses, or choose whole repeater before isolating it in view, change properties once multiple instances of components are selected, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, July 11, 2014

Using a Rotated Work Plane in Revit - select work plane panel in architecture tab, apply rotate tool to show, select, rotate work plane in Revit, Mark Sadler, Best CAD Tips, July 8, 2014

Get Room Data for Elements in RVT Links - employ Revit API to obtain desired data before scheduling rooms for components in RVT links, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, July 10, 2014

Modeling MBS, Pt 1: The Hotels - build rectangle in conceptual massing environment with key parameters controlling thickness, offsets, nest profile into new conceptual mass family containing 4 levels, link parameters before creating forms in Revit, BIM Troublemaker, July 10, 2014

Jogging Revit Sections - A Workout - create jogs, draw reference plane at jogged locations, select endpoint of jogged section line before drawing reference plane parallel to jog in Revit, Alan DeLuce, Advanced Solutions Blog, July 9, 2014

Copying RVT Links Between Revit Files - open 2 .rvt files, visit file A to select all Revit links to be copied, click on manage links dialog to unload all links copied, open plan view in file B to paste links, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, July 10, 2014

Revit Settings for Daylighting Analysis - visit view ribbon to render in cloud window, select 3D view for illuminance rendering, set simulation settings, resolutions for rendering before starting rendering in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, July 3, 2014

Revit 2015 - Scheduling Wall Constraints - select schedules/quantities from create panel to open new schedule dialog box, set wall category to form wall schedule, pick multiple fields before listing parameters for generating new wall schedule, John Flanagan, CADline, July 7, 2014

Robie House Planters - use straight line rig, vertical reference line erected at origin, with height parameter, host point, use groups of profiles to create forms in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, July 3, 2014

Installing a Revit Keynote File - prepare text file with necessary data, access keynote settings button from annotation tab, click browse button to navigate to text file in Revit, James Philip, CADline, July 30, 2014

Revit Repeater Instance Parameters - select whole repeater as one element, tab-select components when not in mass edit mode, select repeater components to list 'default component,' change family type to access parameters, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, July 4, 2014

Moving an External Command Button Within the Ribbon - external command for testing, external application implementation in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 3, 2014

Autodesk Revit Crashes When Zooming or Panning - ensure if latest updates are installed, upgrade graphics card driver to latest available manufacturer driver, disable hardware acceleration, Autodesk Knowledge Network, June 17, 2014

Unable to Save Specific Project to Revit Server - delete, recreate element ID of all affected elements recorded in journal, else create separate copy of project, remove linked files in Revit before selecting all visible elements for deletion, Autodesk Knowledge Network, June 17, 2014

Revit: Family Dialog Box Pop Up - reset UIState, check if video card driver is up to date, open desktop manager to ensure that all settings are turned on, uninstall any video card control center that interfere with Revit, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 1, 2014

Fixing Revit Warnings - install auto section box extension, open saved html, 3D view to copy, paste ID numbers, set buffet size in section box size dialog in Revit, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, July 1, 2014

Referenced Files as a Service - discusses examples to introduce referenced files as service project, employ new external resource framework to build plugin that supplies Revit links, keynotes, assembly codes, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 1, 2014

Install, Uninstall Revit 2015 Content Libraries - select Revit Content Libraries 2015 in control panel, click uninstall/change option to add/remove features in installation page, hit next to update Revit Content installation, David Metcalf, A Word on BIM, June 30, 2014

Tools for Troubleshooting Unexpected Behavior in Revit - create copy of project before managing linked files, transferring project standards, viewing templates, accessing project browser or visibility/graphics override dialog, Autodesk Knowledge Network, June 30, 2014

Revit Linked Files and Worksets - select file link in canvas, check instance properties of link before typing properties of link in Revit, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, June 27, 2014

More Mass Profiles - open mass family, draw ellipse, set dimension to quad points of ellipse in both directions, create input, scale parameters before assigning depth factor in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, June 29, 2014

Refresh Element Graphics Display - ways to trigger graphical refresh, determine height of schedule placed on sheet in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 26, 2014

Detail Level of Linked Revit File - go into visibility graphics overrides for view, go to Revit links tab of visibility graphics overrides dialog box, select box labeled 'by host view' to right of linked file, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, May 5, 2014

Rendering Revit Models in 3ds Max - overview of settings, rendering engines, texture mapping, techniques to achieve photorealistic images vs Showcase, Revit, YouTube, June 23, 2014

Revit 2015: Templates and Families Not Installed - select add/remove programs to install Revit content libraries 2015, uninstall libraries to reinstall them if installation fails, Autodesk Knowledge Network, June 24, 2014

Revit Architecture 2014 - Previewing Revit Families - click on type selector to preview pre-loaded doors in standard template file, check tips to load more families from metric library, preview load family in Revit metric library, John Flanagan, CADline, June 24, 2014

Unlocking KMZ and KML Data and Converting to IFC for Use in Revit - export desired view from Navisworks to KML, install ArchiCAD 16, Google Earth import/export plug-in, merge KMZ file before importing IFC file to Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, June 24, 2014

3 Things Orient to View in Revit Can Do for You - create 3D perspective view by adding camera to view, invoke 'orient to view' command to move camera but not camera target, adjust elevation of camera before isolating floor plan, forming 3D section view, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, June 23, 2014

Revit Make Up Your Mind - compare behavior of grid lines in Revit with AutoCAD, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, June 23, 2014

The Space Between the Bit 0 and 1 - employ rotated scope box to draw orthogonally, create points manually in AutoCAD file before linking them in Revit project, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, June 20, 2014

Power of Formula Driven Geometry: Singularity - achieve initial singularity by using formulas or external referrer like dynamo for referencing in Revit, Mehmet Polat Diker, Red Hot BIM, Jun 16, 2014

Revit Calendar - generate D-GEN calendar by adding data entry parameters, apply zellerHdayFirst, cntDAYSlast parameters to assign days in Revit, Mehmet Polat Diker, Red Hot BIM, May 26, 2014

Hidden Modifications and Customizations in Revit - select elevation tag to pick new tag, choose elevation mark from graphics parameter, load custom elevation tag in Revit library to avail elevation mark before assigning to tag, Matt Johnson, Hagerman & Company Blog, Jun 16, 2014

Parse Element ID for Quick Deletion of Identical Instances in the Same Place Errors - export error report, open HTML file in Excel, select columns A, B, C before switching to XLS template to fill up table in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, June 17, 2014

Linked Files Not Included When Exporting to NWC File Format - export each file from Revit individually before recompiling them in Navisworks, create linked DWG files that Navisworks support, or bind links in main Revit file, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 24, 2014

Revit Quick Tip - apply location parameter to allow Revit assign architectural room's name, number through linked file connection, Dennis Collin, CADline, June 12, 2014

So You Want to Upgrade to Revit Structure 2015 - check service packs before upgrading to latest release, ensure availability of add-ons 2015 version before including in deployments, verify analytical software compatibility, gain proper training to take full advantage of new Revit features, Philip Russo, AUGI Library, June 12, 2014

Improvements to Dynamo's View Manipulation - tips to switch between geometry, node views, Ben Goh, Dynamo, June 12, 2014

Selection Tree Window - displays variety of hierarchical views of model structure, model hierarchy is structured to display category, family, type, instance below each level in Revit or Navisworks, Autodesk Knowledge Network, June 9, 2014

Room Editor Live and Unofficial Custom Ribbon Button - employ .NET UI automation library to add non-API custom button to any ribbon tab in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 10, 2014

Zero Length Lines in Revit are Possible - place 2 initial adaptive components appropriately to obtain series of components of different lengths, avoid using zero length lines in traditional families in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, June 9, 2014

Sync Field Equipment Properties with Revit Models - upload Revit model to Glue along with BIM 360 add-in to allow field administrator add equipment properties, Autodesk Knowledge Network, June 9, 2014

Revit 2015 Content - select Autodesk Revit content libraries for relevant release, click add/remove features to select content to add, remove all contents before attempting to reinstall them, Jarod Schultz, June 6, 2014

Enhancing a Hidden Line View - select cast shadows, show ambient shadows options in graphic display dialog, visit lighting section to adjust intensity of shadows with shadows slider in Revit, James Philip, CADline, June 6, 2014

Lock Down a Family - avoid altering type parameters as they affect borrower status of family's workset in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, June 7, 2014

Revit MEP - Copy to Clipboard and Paste Aligned - employ edit work plane tool to host elevation to original ceiling, apply pick new tool to select ceiling as new host in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, June 5, 2014

Autodesk Revit - Show Hidden Lines - visit properties palette to locate 'show hidden lines,' display all hidden lines as per as hidden lines subcategory, control hidden lines based on discipline parameter for view, Yasmin Talbot, Adris Blog, June 5, 2014

Want a Powerful New Way to Visualize Your Revit Models Based on Parameters? - open ColorByNumber in 3D view, switch to colors tab to create new color schema, apply colors to view in Revit display models, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, June 5, 2014

Rotatable, Scalable, and Editable Landscape Boulder/Rock - adjust interior points of spline to modify shape of rock, avoid creating sharp corners while editing void sweep paths, locate proper medium between swept blend, void sweep to obtain irregular shape in Revit, Landscape Architecture + BIM, June 4, 2014

Revit Shortcuts for Old People - type KS or keyboard shortcuts to customize key-ins in Revit, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, June 3, 2014

Revit Implementation Secrets - 10 Best Revit Process Features - automatic sheet set management, tag coordination, automated floor planning tools, updation of model, sheet views, power of parametric dimensioning, independent, automated visibility controls in Revit, Daniel Hughes, Bradley BIM, June 3, 2014

Modify Layer Mapping for DWG/DXF Export - employ transfer project standards tool to share export setup between projects, export layer options to specify mapping of Revit elements with view-specific graphic overrides to CAD layers, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 29, 2014

The Revision API and a Form on the Fly - employ GetParameterInformation method to convert parameter value to string representation in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 2, 2014

Using Revit 2015 for Quick High Fidelity IFC to RVT Conversion, and Downgrading to Previous Revit Versions with Maximum Geometry Fidelity - select/create IFC template, set it on top of template list in options, link IFC file to project before locating cache version RVT file that Revit created, delete IfcExportAs project parameters, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, June 3, 2014

Insert Using Auto-Center to Center - employ auto-center to center if elements in imported/linked file are very far from file's origin in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 30, 2014

Room Editor with Handlebars and Refresh - press save to automatically refresh browser display of model, add handlebars by copying package contents into packages subfolder or including main kanso.json file in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 31, 2014

RoomEditorApp Plurals and Free Educational Software - employ PluralString helper method to simplify message generation, logging code in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 1, 2014

Missing Revit Templates And Content Libraries - separate installer that comes with Revit to select content while installing Building Design Suite 2015 offline, Greg Benson-Shettle, Adris Blog, May 29, 2014

Spring Cleaning for Revit 2015 - open family, template audits, review all office standard family files created earlier, purge unwanted or suspicious files before migrating to Revit 2015, Glynnis Patterson, Ideate, May 29, 2014

Revit 2015 - Hidden Detail Control - visit properties palette to apply new show hidden lines feature, adjust view range settings to allow Revit show hidden detail of objects outside this range, Autodesk Revit Structure, May 29, 2014

Spring Cleaning for Revit 2015 - open family, template audits, review all office standard family files created earlier, purge unwanted or suspicious files before migrating to Revit 2015, Glynnis Patterson, Ideate, May 29, 2014

Revit 2015 - Hidden Detail Control - visit properties palette to apply new show hidden lines feature, adjust view range settings to allow Revit show hidden detail of objects outside this range, Autodesk Revit Structure, May 29, 2014

Revit 2015 Add-In Manager - copy .dll, add-in files from SDK folder to add-in folder, adjust assembly attribute to correct path, check if add-in manager appears in add-ins tab under external tools menu in Revit, Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, May 28, 2014

Transfer Project Standards in Revit - employ tool to transfer materials, object styles, line weight, print settings, filters, project information standards, choose overwrite, new only, or cancel options when duplicate type dialog box appears while transferring standards, Gareth Spencer, CADline, May 28, 2014

That Thick Boundary on My Sheet - sketch thick lines with Revit's own lines, employ filled region to draw thick boundary with squared edges, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 26, 2014

Custom Scale Text Display - open custom scale dialog box, set custom display name, ratio to change scale text in Revit, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, May 27, 2014

Linked Files Not Included When Exporting to NWC File Format - export each file from Revit individually before recompiling them in Navisworks, transfer files in DWG format that will create linked DWG files, else bind links in main Revit file, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 22, 2014

Treasure Hunting in Navisworks and Revit - link models together, employ interference check to determine affected items, export HTML report before modifying property for filtering in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 22, 2014

One Small Step - adjust size of arc length to enable arc to tool function, tag duct/pipe to obtain actual flow, avail pipe part dimensioning enhancements to dimension pipes, fittings, connectors, check platform improvements in Revit MEP, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, May 23, 2014

Past Its End - activate collaboration ribbon tab, click on restore backup to browse to project location, select project's backup folder to pick saved versions to be recovered in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 23, 2014

Properties in DWF, IFC, Tables and Extensible Storage - visit area, volume export options to export custom properties, check FMHandOverView, custom parameter mapping for mapping Revit, IFC properties, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 26, 2014

When and How to Neutralize Survey Coordinates for IFC Export from Revit - create file based on black template, insert origin locator dwg to draw model lines, link file to other live Revit project before exporting IFC, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 26, 2014

Sketchy Lines in Revit 2015 - enable sketchy lines in view's graphic display options, set parameters, course scale fill pattern for each wall type, replace arcs with straight line segments if they are not sketchy, Revit Learning Club, May 26, 2014

Specifying Revit Content - 2 main components of specification: list of contents, requirements for elements in list, Mario Guttman, OpenAsset, May 21, 2014

Tubular Belts - designing footbridge in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, May 22, 2014

Create Free 3D PDFs within Autodesk Revit - install i-model plug-in to allow users working with mixed Bentley/Revit environment coordinate, run clash detection operations, install Bentley view application to create 3D PDF file, Dennis Collin, CADline, May 22, 2014

Shared Coordinates: Site to Architecture - establish actual coordinates before sharing them, verify location of linked files after sharing coordinates, change/duplicate current site before synchronizing it to obtain location position changed prompt in Revit, Landscape Architecture + BIM, May 22, 2014

TessellateSolidOrShell - Holes Versus Wholes - avoid individual calls to TessellateSolidOrShell that tolerates imprecision, or avoid imprecision, workflow in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 22, 2014

Starting My Project After Receiving a Model - link architecture model, examine elevation, apply copy/monitor to create levels, form views, map phrases between files in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 22, 2014

Pushing Tin: Export an Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D Surface to Autodesk Revit - open drawing containing surface to be exported, change view to default 3D view in Revit quick access toolbar, remove project base, survey points before importing surface in Civil 3D, Scott Hacker, Hagerman & Company Blog, May 21, 2014

How to Show Linked Scope Boxes and Grids in a Host Plan View by Default - make detailed view with plan orientations that intersects linked scope box, copy/monitor grids, apply 'by link' view setting in host in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 22, 2014

RvtVa3c Assembly Resolver - employ custom assembly resolver to find support DLL, export 3D view to JSON using custom exporter context in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 21, 2014

Updating a Revit Model - open Robot Structural Analysis dialog, update Revit model, click on update options dialog to specify scope, transfer options in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 19, 2014

Views Displaying Given Element, SVG and NoSQL - export to DWFx, SVG or XML, Revit add-in benchmarking, determining views displaying given element, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 20, 2014

Phantom Keynotes 2.0 - enable annotation crop region to allow keynote appear in legend, select instances of keynote tag, remove all keynote tags visible in view from selection in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, May 20, 2014

Inserting AutoCAD Files within Revit - link AutoCAD files in Revit to allow regular updation of file every time it is changed, else locate inserted files to implement changes, re-establish sync between Revit, AutoCAD file to avoid performance issues, Mathew Miller, Revittize, May 19, 2014

Sending a Model to Revit - open integration with Revit structure dialog in Robot, select 'send model' to send Robot model only, specify scope, transfer options before checking transfer progress, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 19, 2014

Quirkiness with Revit Titleblock Family - issue with printing sheets, 3D elements come into titleblock, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, May 18, 2014

Tips on Placing Revit Rebar and Stirrups - understanding application of parallel vs perpendicular workplane based on usages, ensure if current 'workplane' is cutting column, place current workplane within view range, check rebar size in Revit, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, May 16, 2014

Deleting Spaces or Rooms in Schedules - scroll bottom of schedule, click to select last row in one fluid sequence, drag cursor up over ribbon before deleting elements in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 16, 201

Stair Cut Mark Zigzag - click on cut mark type parameter to select browse button, avoid changing parameter cut line type located at top of list under graphics group in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 15, 2014

DirectShape Performance and Minimum Size - functionality offers new possibilities to create quick permanent geometry, but limits creation of individual model line segments in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 15, 201

No Print Text - apply filter by setting family name as criteria, schedule detail items to provide summary of comments or remarks, create saved selection sets to form filter in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 14, 2014

Line Breaks in Revit Text - press ctrl+enter in title on sheet field to enter line breaks in Revit, Kate Morrical, BIMmuse, May 13, 2014

Where are the Constraining Dimensions - add dimensions, parameters to control solids/voids, associate family parameter, automate sketch dimensions, adjust visibility/graphics before locating constraints in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 13, 2014

Shortcut to Your Project Template - select file locations located under Revit options, add template by clicking + icon, locate company templates before arranging order of templates in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, May 13, 2014

Creating and Using Presets When Linking Files - access new settings preset dialog, select AutoCAD, Revit, or Autodesk FBX format before creating preset with default settings, choose named preset in file link manager to modify, copy, rename or delete preset, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 2014

Raster to Vector to DXF for Use in AutoCAD, Revit or Navisworks - create source file into bi-tonal TIFF image, vectorize file using path, save as EPS before converting raster image into vector format, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 12, 2014

Visual Workarounds - switch to Revit family geometry, model geometry to cast shadows in realistic mode, set surface pattern to solid color to overcome dark appearance of shiny metals in realistic mode, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, May 11, 2014

Room Editor Element Properties and the Async Trap - implement save_doc function to store modified document in Revit, set window location within database response handler if that path is taken, in main thread otherwise, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 9, 2014

Export Geometry from Navisworks into Revit and Back Again Using Only AutoCAD - export FBX from Navisworks to limit polygons, un-tick cameras, block options located in FBX import page before saving DWG, open Revit to link DWG file, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 8, 2014

Best Practices for Worksets - close redundant worksets from worksets dialog box, specify visibility when creating worksets, check if same Revit build is installed on PCs sharing worksets, maintain sufficient backups in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 8, 2014

Multi-Threading Throws Exceptions in Revit 2015 - Revit add-ins are not allowed to access Revit API from separate threads, avoid employing multi-threads that can cause unexpected new exceptions in code, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 8, 2014

On Handling Warnings and Failures - call SetProcessingResult method on event argument, specify ProceedWithCommit to resolve failures using failure API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 7, 2014

VLinking AutoCAD, FBX, or Revit Files - select camera view if file is RVT file with multiple cameras, define presets while linking file, turn on rescale, change incoming file units when file has DWG or DXF extensions, Autodesk Knowledge Network, May 2014

iewport Title Line - clean up view before adding to sheet, nest few labels of different widths for short, long, longest title situations where text should or should not wrap in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 6, 2014

Plant Graphics - Symbols and Color - add simple, complex, scalable symbols into family by adjusting yes/no type parameter, turn RPC component off in plan, nest color circle as detail component while working on color site plan in Revit, Landscape Architecture + BIM, May 6, 2014

Tips, Tools & Workarounds - create wall openings to manipulate lines, extend lines beyond beam edge to allow smooth cutting with Revit cutting tool, determine benefits of family, combine families, difference between family parameters, scheduling functions, assembly options, Scott Melching, AUGI Library, May 5, 2014

Keep Working Sections from Printing in Revit - apply filters command to create filter, visit filters tab in visibility/graphics overrides dialog box to apply filters to view in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, May 5, 2014

Password Locking Worksets with a Hidden Username - enter username to get inside Revit, copy username into MS Word before changing it to different font, copy username back into Revit, re-launch MS Word during creation of hidden username, Navid Hoorzad, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, May 5, 2014

Revit: Ribbon Tooltip Video Will Not Close After Moving the Cursor Off of It - run windows updates to keep PC updated, check if video card is certified, set user account control setting to never notify, else turn off tool tips before launching Revit, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 5, 2014

Driving a Host Reporting Parameter by a Nested Formulaically Derived Parameter - remove family from nested family, add instance parameter, visit family types dialog to modify parameter, tick reporting box before reinstating formula in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 6, 2014

Room Separation Lines - open new Revit project, click import CAD button, select file to import, employ room/area tools to place room/area tags, room separator tool to draw room boundaries in CAD import file, John Flanagan, CADline, May 2, 2014

Revit MEP - Wish for a Secondary Option - employ secondary distribution system parameter located in electrical properties palette to load group along with other read-only parameters in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 2, 2014

IFC Helping Wall Joins - save architectural file with different name to allow structural file strip non-structural layers of walls, deal with structural wall openings by keeping doors, windows or replace them with opening families in Revit, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, May 4, 2014

IFC Exporter Open Source Wiki - IFC exporter for Revit project is misnamed in 2015 version, renaming is required as it includes import, export, avail both IFC export, IFC export UI overrides in Revit 2013-2015 version, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 2, 2014

Revit - Residential Door Tag - create 6 parameters to create door tag that combines whole foot value, whole inch value, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, May 4, 2014 (

Link an IFC File into a Revit Family RFA File - copy IFC file to be linked into same folder, rename source RVT to IFC.ifc, open RFA file, switch to IFC tab to convert, link in IFC, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 2, 2014

Gherkin Rings - create abstracted version of Gherkin floor plate in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, May 1, 2014

Revit as a Service and Sheet-View-Element Transforms - scale sheets to form, place each view in corresponding viewport on sheet, elements in appropriate positions in each viewport, handle family instance transformations in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 30, 2014

Reasons to be Cheerful - About Revit Adaptive Components - control orientation in 3 dimensions with multiple placement points, apply adaptive points to snap elements in 3D space, host points on lines, arcs, control rotation within families in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Apr 30, 2014

How Many Levels - avoid creating new views for levels that already have at least one view associated with them in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 30, 2014

Roof Tile for Cone Roof - adjust tiles depending on their location, create 2 point adaptive cone family, form two layered faces before building UV grid on surface, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Apr 29, 2014

Material Take-Off with Cost in Currency with Revit - create new schedule, click on material take-off located in view tab, add fields, set filter, adjust formatting, appearance in Revit, Cindy Martimo, YouTube, Apr 28, 2014

Element Id - Export, Unique, Navisworks and Other Ids - to get unique id for element use Element.UniqueId, discussion on negative element ids, element property drop-down list enumerations in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 28, 2014

Creating Working Sections in Revit - determine sections that are to be used or placed on sheets while creating custom section head, start section command inside project/template file to form section type in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Apr 28, 2014

Trimming a Toposurface in Revit - split surface tool in 'massing & site' tab to trim existing toposurface boundary, apply pick line utility to specify split line in Revit, Justin Doughty, CADline, Apr 28, 2014

Creating a Flat Roof in Revit Architecture 2015 - check if drawing has suitable level within floor plan, open correct roof drawing settings, sketch footprint of roof, select attach/top base icon to attach selected wall to model elements, Chris Johns, Infinite Skills Blog, Apr 28, 2014

Inventor BIM Export Properties - open RFA file in Revit, click on family types button to view imported parameters, properties, set 3D view to realistic to verify model, colors, David Gate, CADline, Apr 25, 2014

Revit - Propagate Extents - select grid lines, activate propagate extents button, pick levels where grid layouts is to be transferred in Revit, James Philip, CADline, Apr 25, 2014

What's New in the Revit 2015 API - major, minor API changes, new units API functions, replacement for Element.Parameter[String] property, shared parameter creation, worksharing, family, view, structural, selection, MEP, IFC, Energy Analysis API modifications, parameters API additions, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 25, 2014

Getting Started with Revit Macros - open macro manager, create new module, generate new macro, write macro code with C#, Visual Basic .Net, Python or Ruby programming languages, run it to automate repetitive tasks in Revit, Michael Kilkelly, AUGI Library, Apr 24, 2014

Geometry - specify name, dimension, number of defined spread footings, select add element option to group reinforcing bars in element, specify spread footing dimensions once geometry gets defined in AutoCAD Structural Detailing, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 23, 2014

How to Override the Pattern of the Filled Regions in Revit - right-click filled region, select override graphics in view by element to override single filled region, else open visibility/graphic overrides dialog box to set surface patterns for detail items in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 23, 2014

Revit to ASD Link for Steel Frames - apply extensions tools to integrate Revit model with AutoCAD Structural Detailing, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Apr 22, 2014

Revit and AutoCAD - BIM was born in part when Autodesk needed to differentiate ACA from Revit, choice of Revit over AutoCAD applications is based on user's familiarity with tools, procedures rather than just their productivity, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 22, 2014

Charles of the Four Fountains - design drafting view to determine basic tessellation, derive spacing for grid, employ host intersection to move points up, join points in pairs to form loop in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Apr 22, 2014

Topo, Pt 1: Create Toposurface - employ 'place to point' option to modify existing topography, apply TINN as base as Revit creates topography by triangulating/interpolating between points, check surface style in Civil 3D, Landarch BIM, Apr 22, 2014

Rotating Reference Planes - draw plane considering specific angle, set parameter to flex, modify angle, adjust plane rotation of angles based on depth in Revit, Landscape Architecture + BIM, Apr 1, 2014

Creating an Entourage Family - select template file dialog, open entourage.rft or metric entourage.rft, sketch geometry representing entourage in 2D/3D views, state visibility settings for entourage placeholder before specifying parameters, render appearances in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 2014

Mapping AutoCAD SHX Fonts to TrueType Fonts - map fonts by editing shxfontmap.txt using text editor, follow specific format to allow TrueType font mapping in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 2014

Revit Stairs - basics of building custom stairs, handrails/guardrails in Revit, David Beach, YouTube, Apr 17, 2014

WPF Fill Pattern Viewer Control Benchmark - invoke FillPatternBenchmarkCommand to retrieve all fill patterns from model, display them in form that requires 2 new ViewModel modules in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 22, 2014

Creating an Entourage Family - select template file dialog, open entourage.rft or metric entourage.rft, sketch geometry representing entourage in 2D/3D views, state visibility settings for entourage placeholder before specifying parameters, render appearances in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 2014

Mapping AutoCAD SHX Fonts to TrueType Fonts - map fonts by editing shxfontmap.txt using text editor, follow specific format to allow TrueType font mapping in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 2014

Revit Stairs - basics of building custom stairs, handrails/guardrails in Revit, David Beach, YouTube, Apr 17, 2014

WPF Fill Pattern Viewer Control Benchmark - invoke FillPatternBenchmarkCommand to retrieve all fill patterns from model, display them in form that requires 2 new ViewModel modules in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 22, 2014

Exporting Grids - create grid in Revit, set CAD format to DWG files, click solids tab in modify DWG/DWF export setup dialog, select export as AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD MEP objects option, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 18, 2014

Generate Revit Topography from Point Cloud Data - load scans into Recap, delete unwanted points, turn off perspective to easily select points, export point cloud as .rcs/.pcg, add points to surface before linking CAD to bring in contour DWG in Revit, Mark Cronin, better Revit, Apr 3, 2014

Exploding Imported Geometry - explode import symbol into next highest level elements in Revit, select import symbol, click on explode drop-down to explode imported geometry, or imported DWG 3D solid geometry in family editor environment, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 18, 2014

Setting or Changing Ground Level in Revit - visit manage tab to specify coordinates at point, select ground level line to set elevation, if ground level still says 0 then change ground level line type to shared datum, Justin Doughty, CADline, Apr 17, 2014

A Dozen Reasons Not to Use Adaptive Components in Revit - family editor lacks annotation tab, addition of model text is not allowed, family sizes sometimes gets huge, lacks visibility settings, controls for flipping components, absence of host elements limits possibilities for using reporting parameters, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Apr 18, 2014

4 Easy Steps to Better Organize Your Face Based Family Thumbnail - hide/get rid of 'face' (extrusion) in template, uncheck check-box of hidden lines from visibility graphic, uncheck check-box 'keep scene upright' from options setting in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Apr 17, 2014

Determining the Size and Location of Viewports on a Sheet - GeoSnoop utility in Revit dynamically generates temporary form displaying outlines of sheet, 3 views it contains, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 17, 2014

Definition of Parameters for Generating a Reinforcement Drawing - exploring draw options, elements, data mapping, naming tabs in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 2014

Migrating RoomEditorApp to Revit 2015 - enabling CopySourceAsHtml for Visual Studio 2012, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 16, 2014

Automatic Numbering of Elements Within Revit - install extension set of tools, click 'extensions' on ribbon tab to access tools dropdown, avail element positioning utility to create position tags using mark parameter for selected objects, Dennis Collin, CADline, Apr 16, 2014

Using the API to Compare Display Performance in Revit 2014 & 2015 - API command to compare same RVT in different versions of Revit, different RVTs in same version of Revit, different computers, graphics cards, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Apr 16, 2014

Reinforcement of Beams Dialog - check left, right side of dialog to define beam reinforcement, parameters of beam, reinforcement, bottom displays graphical view of defined RC beam, generated beam reinforcement in AutoCAD Structural Detailing, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 2014

Precast Elements - availability of tab depends on existence of precast element families in Revit, defining precast element in RC column, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 2014

Creating Standard Sheet Notes & Disclaimers in Revit - select schedule keys rather than building components when creating phantom schedule, rename schedule, add fields, insert rows, fill in cells to create schedule, drag schedule onto multiple sheets, Dennis Collin, CADline, Apr 15, 2014

Compiling the Revit 2015 SDK and Migrating Bc Samples - edit all project files globally in editor to modify HintPath tag value, or copy Revit API assemblies into expected locations, avoid modifying any project files at all, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 15, 2014

Default Revit Family Folder for Open Command - Revit defaults to location of specified Revit Library Path when opened from opening screen, while defaults to location where user last saved family file when opened from QAT or application menu, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Apr 15, 2014

To/From Room Door Parameters - enable room calculation point to address data errors, allow to/from room parameters update consistently even if door is placed before/after rooms, check behavior change before enabling room calculation point in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Apr 14, 2014

Category Support for Shared Type and Instance Parameters - employ 2 simple arrays to store collections of built-in categories that support type, instance parameters in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 14, 2014

Conflict Resolution - identify conflict with other disciplines, create zones in model for each discipline, set different standard for conflict resolution in Revit MEP, Ed Hannabas, AUGI Library, Apr 10, 2014

Profiling Revit Add-ins and RoomEditorApp Enhancements - profiling Revit add-ins using GlowCode, effectively converting list of categories to appropriate element filter in Revit, Ben Bishoff, The Building Coder, Apr 11, 2014

Family Thumbnail View - employ temporary hide/isolate to control visibility in view, apply thin lines, detail level setting to show off family, zoom region to maximize important geometry in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 10, 2014

Sync with Central Best Practices - never leave for extended periods of time after hitting sync button, always use worksharing monitor, consult it before hitting sync button, always use sync, modify settings command in Revit, James Van, HOK BIM Solutions, Apr 11, 2014

Transaction Group Regeneration for InstanceVoidCutUtils - ensure void cutter family have 'cut with voids when loaded' parameter checked, check position of cutter family instances when calling InstanceVoidCutUtils method, select elements manually before combining them in Revit UI modify tab, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 10, 2014

Transaction Group Regeneration for InstanceVoidCutUtils - ensure void cutter family have 'cut with voids when loaded' parameter checked, check position of cutter family instances when calling InstanceVoidCutUtils method, select elements manually before combining them in Revit UI modify tab, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 10, 2014

Birth of Baroque - building dome of chapel as adaptive family in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Apr 9, 2014

Purging and Managing View Template - open manage view templates option to check if view template is in use, else add view template field into view list to show whether any view template is assigned to view in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Apr 8, 2014

Facorkflow Using Large Revit Models - open Revit model, apply export to DWG command, select, save views before exporting model as .DWG file, open file afterwards to eliminate hatch patterns, or attach them as X-reference in AutoCAD, Pete Strycharske, MasterGraphics, Apr 4, 2014

Revit 2014: Modifying Revit Wall Assemblies - select wall, open type properties dialog box, turn on preview, switch to section view in edit assembly dialog box, click modify before hitting 'unlock the padlock' icon in Revit, John Flanagan, CADline, Apr 9, 2014

Shocking Family Secrets Revealed - tips to cut long sides of beams, move profile of forms, application of 'ride the rail' rotation method, hosted rotation rigs, revolve rotation method, modeling of pumpkin, cow in Revit, Marcello Sgambelluri, Simply Complex, Apr 8, 2014

Revit 2014 Irregular Crop Regions and Oversized PDF's - go to 'devices and printers,' right click on pdf printer before selecting advanced printing preferences, change print quality to 600 dpi for Adobe, 300 dpi for PDF creator, else reset crop shape, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Apr 8, 2014

Hidden Parameters - set parameter to hidden before using it, avoid reversing direction without removing, replacing parameter in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 8, 2014

Test on Running an IFC Based Clash Detection Using Revit - Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Apr 2014

Getting Serious Adding New Materials from List - mark materials with no base class provided, existing materials as non-loadable, allow user view, deselect some items while creating resulting materials list in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 7, 2014

Adaptive Component Origins in Revit - verify if 2 reference planes that define insertion point are not moved from origin, avoid strange behavior of unhosted elements by placing adaptive points to their original location once family gets flexed, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Apr 6, 2014

WPF Fill Pattern Viewer Control - 2 steps in making use of WPF fill pattern control in add-in, XAML code to define surface, cut pattern columns in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 4, 2014

Add Revit Folders to Vault - open Vault ribbon tab to add folder, visit settings to enable/disable visualization attachment for session, check target location in Vault to view folder to which selected folder is added, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Apr 2014

RevitLookup for Revit 2015 - replace RevitAPI.dll, RevitAPIUI.dll references, change .NET framework from 4.0 to 4.5, fix deprecated API usage occurrences before migrating to Revit 2015, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 3, 2014

Revit: ISO View and Dimensioning - rotate view, lock position by naming it before setting work plane, visit work plane dialog box to pick plane, select surface where dimension is to be placed in Revit, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Apr 3, 2014

Revit Page - visit option to adjust convert element parameters, element ids, locate missing materials, choose between shared or internal coordinates for file aggregation, translate element properties, URLs, linked files in Revit, Autodesk Knowledge Network, Mar 2014

Revit Tip - Worksharing Display Modes - avoid workflow hurdles by choosing between checkout status, owners, worksets or model updates available in worksharing display command, Bill Wright, Duct Duct Pipe, Apr 2, 2014

Linking a Revit Project for MEP - clean up architectural/structural files, employ standard start-up project file, reload newly created files, copy monitor levels, create views, add space, generate sheets to accommodate all levels in Revit, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, Apr 2, 2014

Selecting Sheets Instead of Views in the RoomEditorApp - invoke RoomEditorApp export sheets command, display list of view sheets, select sheets to be exported, determine floor plan views displayed in selected sheets before picking categories to be exported in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 2, 2014

U-Shaped Winder Stairs in Revit - invoke stair command, apply L-shape stair tool to create U-shape winder stair, maintain one-tread-width gap between 2 runs before joining them with landing in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Mar 31, 2014

Category Analysis with and without Python - create project parameter manually, add check marks to all categories, iterate over project parameter bindings, list built-in category enumeration name, underlying integer value for binding project parameter in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 31, 2014

How I Remove Seams from Mass and AC Revolve Surfaces and Solids in Revit - join solids with another solid, apply small void cylinder to cut surfaces with void in Revit, Marcello Sgambelluri, Simply Complex, Mar 31, 2014

Revit Schedules - Adding Color and Calculated Values - create calculated value, conditional format to add additional color for design check, generate parameter in Revit, Bill Wright, Duct Duct Pipe, Mar 31, 2014

Importing FBX Files in to 3DS Max - click on Revit icon to display application tools, select export, FBX to save 3D view as FBX file, open 3ds Max, pick application button to import file, change file type, Martin Phelps, CADline, Mar 28, 2014

Next Bit of Gherkin - create black bands that spiral around outer skin in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Mar 26, 2014

Gravity in Revit - select vertical, slope following part, nest parts in adaptive family, form adaptive components, mix adaptive point with joint point to create family that can be hung on any sloped ceilings, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Mar 30, 2014

Creating a Sloped Floor - edit sketch of floor, define one line slope to generate floor with single slope, else employ slope arrow or shape edit command, implement SlabShapeEditor class to avail shape edit functionality in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 28, 2014

Adding New Materials from List Enhancements - implement code to check surPattern, cutPattern variables for 'N/A values' before trying to retrieve materials for them in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 29, 2014

Determine If the an Revit Element in a Shared Model is Owned by the Current User - apply WorkSetTable.GetWorkSet() method to obtain workset information, compare work set owner with Revit current user name, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Mar 27, 2014

How to Change Object Line Pattern in Revit - modify door swing projection line to dashed line, open visibility/graphic overrides to change properties in project level, visit manage tab to create line pattern, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Mar 27, 2014

Cannot Get BindingMap of a Family Document - employ appropriate overload of AddParameter method to add shared parameter via binding map in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 26, 2014

Model Archive Using eTransmit Addin - include Revit linked models in addition to .dwg linked files or keynote files as part of transmit, allow setup to detach Revit file during archiving process, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Mar 24, 2014

Selecting Visible Categories from a Set of Views - implement category equality comparer class that considers 2 categories as same if their element id is equal, apply CategoryCollector to collects distinct categories from all elements in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 25, 2014

Scheduling a Family on a Per Room Basis - enable ‘room calculation point’ option of family that is to be scheduled, select schedules/quantities option to create schedule, go to schedule properties dialog box to choose room, furniture options in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Mar 24, 2014

Filled Regions and DWG Exports - delete/hide filled regions before exploding, change filled regions to solid fill, avoid using component families with nested annotation in Revit MEP, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Mar 24, 2014

Another Balloon Tip Implementation - employs self-contained class named NotifyBox to discuss simple balloon, warning balloon, balloon from another thread commands in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 24, 2014

Copy & Paste Levels in Revit - apply copy to clipboard tool, select ‘aligned to picked levels’ option to copy levels from one project to another in Revit, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Mar 24, 2014

Scope Boxes and Plan Regions - associate datum elements with scope box, access visibility control of other views to display Revit scope box, employ plan region tool to set custom view range for area in plan, Philip Russo, AUGI Library, Mar 21, 2014

IMAGINiT Revit Utilities: Customizing the View Setup Tool - generate views based on phases, view templates by selecting views to be created, add text parameter associated to views, provide required information in view template to add different view names, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Mar 21, 2014

Using Generic Collections with Filters and Forms - employ FrmSelectViews to select plan views to export in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 21, 2014

Back Against the Wall - creating wall-based panel families in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Mar 23, 2014

Adding New Materials from List Updated - employ filtered element collectors to access document materials, provide RGB arguments to color constructor, apply element ids to set material surface, cut patterns in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 20, 2014

Revit Tip: Strip Down Model for Sharing - remove floor plans, details, title blocks that is not to be shared with model in Revit, The Revit Kid, Mar 20, 2014

Distorted Topographic Surfaces in Revit - insert values to eastings, northings, height columns while creating surface from imported survey points file, specify units to complete surface object once import process completes, Dennis Collin, CADline, Mar 20, 2014

Creating Non-Hosted Families from Hosted Versions - place family instance in drawing area, open new Revit file from no template, link family instance model into new file, open coordination settings to set 'copy type' to families to be hacked, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Mar 19, 2014

Manufacturer Content - Lighting - start with non-hosted lighting family, nest into hosted template to allow usage of Photometric web definition, include proper material, employ type catalogs instead of creating individual families in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Mar 17, 2014

Storing Revit Add-in Settings - store project specific files in RVT document located in extensible storage via Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 18, 2014

Revit MEP Annotation Scale - check 'use annotation scale for single line fittings' option to turn on parameter that each fitting or accessory contains in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 17, 2014

Titleblocks with Revit - employ text, labels, images to create titleblocks in Revit, Cindy Martimo, YouTube, Mar 18, 2014

Hardscape & Site Topography for First Timers - site topography modeling tools vs Revit modeling tools, create parking lot to dynamically adjust to shape of topography, generate mountain out of topo tools, shape existing topo of retaining wall, Marcello Sgambelluri, AUGI Library, Mar 17, 2014

Using Balloon Tips in Revit - add reference to AdWindows.dll to VS project, add code as static method in 'Utils' class to display message in non-blocking manner in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 17, 2014

Opening a Custom chm File from Ribbon Button in Revit - associate ContextualHelp instance with control, text 'press F1 for more help' will appear below tooltip when mouse hovers over control, Partha Sarkar, AEC DevBlog, Mar 16, 2014

One Void Better Than Array - create Revit family with void to make it much lighter with no need to have joined steps, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Mar 17, 2014

Determining the Quiescent State - recommendation for using external events in modeless dialogues in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 14, 2014

How to Determine wallSweepType Parameter for WallSweep.Create API - different approaches to determine wallSweepType in Revit, Gopinath Taget, AEC DevBlog, Mar 14, 2014

The Mysterious Case of Revit's Family View Range Properties - change view range while in family environment in Revit, The Revit Kid, Mar 13, 2014

Detach Beam from Plane - change end elevation of beam using end elevation parameters to force it to go out of plane in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 13, 2014

Logging Data When Opening Revit Files - tool to track data about Revit files, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Mar 13, 2014

Copying Legends and Schedules in Revit - go to sheet that has legend or schedule view, select it before running command, choose sheets in which view is to be applied, Tim Logan, LMNts, Mar 13, 2014

Line Weights for Custom Scale - line weight in Revit can be set only for default scales; in custom view, it follows nearest scale settings, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Mar 11, 2014

Selecting Hardware Configurations for Revit - pick CPUs based on amount of modeling needed, views, sheets, schedules, choose RAM based on requirements of Revit project, check hardware, driver configuration before opting graphics card, Caron Beesley, Acronym Online, Mar 12, 2014

Revit Loadable System Families - create custom system families in Revit, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Mar 12, 2014

Revit Server 2014: Install Error 1603 & or 1619 - verify if prerequisites are installed for server being installed as per Autodesk recommendations, locate installation log file to check installation details, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Mar 12, 2014

The One About Ribbons and Roofs  - modeling project as massing model custom component in Revit, David Beach, The Architect's Digital Design Guide, Mar 5, 2014

Wall Sweep Creating Wall Base and Crown Molding in Revit - create wall in elevation, section, add sweeps based on plan view depending on base or crown molding, Cindy Martimo, YouTube, Feb 12, 2014

Revit Stair & Railing Selection - select 'railing supports' even when not visible in plan, handle pins when tab-selecting railing sub-components individually, unpin pinned element properties to change some instance properties, handle inconsistent limitations depending on elements selected, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Mar 10, 2014

Conceptual Massing and Revit Structure - create conceptual form, generate reference planes, switch to 3D view, invoke line command followed by start end radius arc to draw required lines, form arc for curved roof respectively, Autodesk Revit Structure, Mar 7, 2014

More Fun with Randomized Plug-in and Curtain Panel - create nested family shapes before nesting them to curtain panel, clicking randomize in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Mar 1, 2014

Hiding a Linked Model's Levels and Grids in Revit - change linked model's display settings from default 'by host view' to custom in Revit, Mark Sadler, Best CAD Tips, Mar 8, 2014

Manipulating Nested Family - create door family with nested lintel family, generate void at host wall for lintel, set parameter for detecting wall type before establishing connection between depth of void, wall thickness in Revit, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Mar 9, 2014

Which Phase Filter? - 3 options that affect how elements are influenced by phase filters in Revit: by category, overridden, not displayed, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 5, 2014

Revit: Defining Roof Slopes - start roof command, opt to define slope before or after drawing roof, change slope units from project units dialog box, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Mar 5, 2014

Unable to Create Local File in Work Shared Project - check if all users are mapped to central file identically, work-sharing is not enabled in project file, central file is corrupt in Revit, Dennis Collin, CADline, Mar 3, 2014

Floral Street Bridge in Dynamo - creating adaptive Revit families representing both frame, infill material between each frame, Nuri Miller, Autodesk Vasari, Feb 28, 2014

How to Get the Picked Element in the Linked Model - employ ObjectType.LinkedElement along with LinkedElementId to obtain ElementId of linked document in Revit, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Feb 27, 2014

Display Ceiling Information in Floor Plans - open plan view, go to view properties palette to change underlay option, set underlay orientation, apply 'graphics override in view' or 'line work tool to make object display different in Revit, Jarod Schultz, Feb 27, 2014

Revit Object Visibility - go to 3D view, load unfiltered object, switch detail levels, check visibility of object by project wide, view, family or object in Revit, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Feb 25, 2014

API Access to Export Views on Sheets and Links as External References Settings in Exporting Revit File to DWG/CAD Format - use DWGExportOptions.MergedViews API, Partha Sarkar, AEC DevBlog, Feb 26, 2014

Using Navisworks to Compare Models - select 3D view in Revit, choose Navisworks in external tools drop-down to create NWC file, generate viewpoint before appending models, check model differences by selecting check boxes in 'find differences in' area, Jarod Schultz, Feb 25, 2014

Adding a Custom Hatch Pattern to Revit - save *.pat file in same place as revit.pat file, go to manage tab, choose additional settings, select fill patterns to import file into Revit, James Philip, CADline, Feb 21, 2014

TextNote Leader Alignment - create leader for new text, change leader elbow, or combine desired text alignment flags with bit-wise Boolean operations in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 21, 2014

The One About Materials and Textures in Revit - build seamless texture maps, apply them to build quality renders in Revit, David Beach, The Architect's Digital Design Guide, Feb 24, 2014

Random Material Generator - set random materials for curtain wall panels in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 20, 2014

More on Revit API Aspects and Features - creating non-rectangular openings in walls, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 19, 2014

Revit Multistory Railings, Pt 2 - discusses 3 flight railing that create railings along with warning, untangle sketch lines, set location line, relative base/top height of stair runs in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Feb 19, 2014

Come Together: 3 Steps to Harmoniously Link Your DWG Files into Revit - prepare DWG files by checking xrefs, invoking SETBYLAYER, PURGE command, choose between linking vs importing, check colors, layers, import units, positioning while linking DWF files into Revit, Kate Morrical, Line Shape Space, Feb 14, 2014

Extrusion, Sweep, Revolve, Swept Blend with Revit - discusses 3D components that are required to create custom families in Revit, Cindy Martimo, YouTube, Feb 10, 2014

Gherkins for All - lofting with A-frame circles to generate 3 concentric Gherkin shells in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Feb 16, 2014

Different Revit API Aspects and Features - discusses Revit API compatibility across versions, issues when migrating code from one version of Revit, catching/modifying Revit save as event, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 18, 2014

Revit Structure 2014: Structural Framing - Bracing - pick bracing tool to set correct points when placing cross bracing, employ markers to extend braces to corners of structural frame in Revit, John Flanagan, CADline, Feb 18, 2014

Making a Beam Associated with an Edge, Pt 2 - understanding code to update beams when edge geometry changes in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 18, 2014

Wall Sweep Creating Wall Base and Crown Molding in Revit - open wall in elevation or section view before adding sweeps in Revit, Cindy Martimo, YouTube, Feb 12, 2014

Softer Sofa with Revit, Pt 1 - start new family, select furniture model, create base of sofa before developing other parts in Revit, YouTube, Feb 4, 2014

Creating Advanced Families in Revit - determine development of custom Revit families based on 'seat time' devoted to task, allows equipment coordination, application of detailer to create initial model, employ Revit as sales tool, Scott Melching, AUGI Library, Feb 17, 2014

Stick a Pin in It - highlight object, select pin command on modify panel to pin any object, uncheck 'select links' option located under modify command to prevent accidental selection of linked file in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Feb 16, 2014

Revit Multistory Stairs - Method 2 - place runs before creating railings, define overall stair, riser height by following second or last level technique, ignore warning message that appears after completing stairs if railings are never to be edited, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Feb 16, 2014

Wrangling Revisions with Ruby - add new revision to project to include new column with name of revision, check/uncheck revision column to update sheet's revisions, add/delete revision cloud to update sheet log in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 17, 2014

Creating Advanced Families in Revit - determine development of custom Revit families based on 'seat time' devoted to task, allows equipment coordination, application of detailer to create initial model, employ Revit as sales tool, Scott Melching, AUGI Library, Feb 17, 2014

Stick a Pin in It - highlight object, select pin command on modify panel to pin any object, uncheck 'select links' option located under modify command to prevent accidental selection of linked file in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Feb 16, 2014

Revit Multistory Stairs - Method 2 - place runs before creating railings, define overall stair, riser height by following second or last level technique, ignore warning message that appears after completing stairs if railings are never to be edited, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Feb 16, 2014

Wrangling Revisions with Ruby - add new revision to project to include new column with name of revision, check/uncheck revision column to update sheet's revisions, add/delete revision cloud to update sheet log in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 17, 2014

Daylighting Extension and Splitting with Taps - shorten pipe to remove connection between tap, pipe, cause errors, remove taps, reconnect branch to newly created duct to split pipe/duct with taps in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 13, 2014

Randomize Color and Material in Revit - go to curtain panel family to set nested family with generic model type as instance parameter, apply drive parameters as part of conditional statement, select driver instance parameter in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Feb 13, 2014

Making a Beam Associated with an Edge, Pt 1 - understanding API code to create beam, store information about edge in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 13, 2014

Docking Dialog Boxes in Revit 2014 - fix full-width problem, arrange dialog boxes, get back hidden boxes in Revit, Mark Sadler, Best CAD Tips, Feb 13, 2014

Repeating Stuff Along a Line - pros, cons of using railing, curtain wall, or divided line in conceptual mass, check process for creating railing or curtain wall in Revit, Jay Polding, Revit in Plain English, Feb 12, 2014

Revit 2014: Wall Material Alignment - employ align tool, tab key to align facing brick pattern on cavity wall in Revit, John Flanagan, CADline, Feb 11, 2014

Getting 2 Different Kinds of Joined Elements - employ LocationCurve.get_ElementsAtJoin method to determine elements joined to current one at end of its location curve in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 11, 2014

Automating the Building Maker Workflow - create face walls on non-horizontal surfaces, mass floors for all levels in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 11, 2014

Revit 2014 Export 3D DGN - locate Revit.ini file to open help files, adjust settings to enable Revit to output 3D DGN files, Justin Doughty, CADline, Feb 10, 2014

Revit: How to Schedule Generic Annotation - utilize note block schedule to create generic annotation object for notes, go to create panel, click schedules followed by note block to select symbol, add fields to adjust schedule properties, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Feb 10, 2014

Lots of Views, Families and Booleans - Q&A regarding representing real objects in plans, adding annotations in view, displaying perspectives of same element, geometry inspections while debugging in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 10, 2014

Lookup Tables: A Formula for Success - formatting lookup table, importing, referencing lookup table in Revit, using multiple lookup values, Kelli Lubeley, AUGI Library, Feb 6, 2014

Revit: Exporting to CAD with Overrides - create filters for every different panel types, assign filters to match colors of panels for surface pattern color in Revit, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Feb 7, 2014

Revit Multistorey Stair Railings, Pt 1 - separate railings into 2 parts, edit outside railing, delete segment associated with extra run, host non-multistorey railings by level in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Feb 10, 2014

Web Workshop, Tech Summit Plans and Security - switch on users management, credential handling in cloud database, implement new more generic BIM editor with added functionalities in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 7, 2014

Revit Multistorey Stairs - Method 1 - create one-storey stair, change 'multistory top level' property from none to upper level, apply tread number tool to select real stair runs, add landing at top of defined stair, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Feb 6, 2014

Skip Invalid Element Generation Using Failure API - set resolution on each failure, test if invalid elements can be deleted, apply FailuresAccessors.ResolveFailures to resolve failures in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 5, 2014

Revit: Plotting Views with an Image Underlay - select linked file to create view, pick host file to set visual style to wireframe, link display settings to custom before setting overrides for model categories, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Feb 4, 2014

Deleting Unnamed Non-Hosting Reference Planes - construct parameter filter to obtain unnamed reference planes, grab elements as ReferencePlane instances, invoke DeleteIfNotHosting method to perform deletion in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 4, 2014

Gherkin Revisited - break circular volumes 2 halves, apply 'tab select' to pick, divide curved surfaces before creating simple pattern based curtain patterns in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Feb 3, 2014

Dome Roof Using Revit - obtain mass family from library, select elevation view to adjust shape of dome, invoke roof by face command before picking faces of top of dome, adjust graphic display options, Matt Johnson, Hagerman & Company Blog, Jan 31, 2014

Getting Revit MEP to Warn About Overloading Breaker - select power command button to create circuit with one receptacle, change frame parameter to match rating parameter, pick 'add to circuit' button from edit circuit panel before finishing editing circuit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Jan 31, 2014

Revit 2014 Detail Number - select detail number on section marker, visit properties to update detail number to desired name/number, else install Revit update 2, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Feb 1, 2014

The GEOM_VISIBILITY_PARAM Visibility Settings - access visibility by applying built-in parameter that FamilyInstances residing in family document provides, check RevitLookup for changes in parameter values in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 31, 2014

Scope Box Issues with Disciplines - create annotation symbol or detail component to compliment matchlines associated with scope boxes, check edit button for views visible in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Feb 1, 2014

Future Proofing the Building Coder Samples - dimension 2 opposing parallel walls, select first wall followed by second wall at point where dimensioning is to be created, apply FindReferencesByDirection to determine wall face references in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 30, 2014

Disconnecting an API Addin or Macro Updater from a Revit Project Where the Code is No Longer Available - open central with audit, click 'do not warn' option before saving file as central with different filename, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Jan 31, 2014

Separating Model and Detail Lines in Revit - go to filter to select categories, set visibility/graphic overrides for floor plan, select instances in view, isolate category, adjust graphics properties, tooltip, worksets, workset visibility, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Jan 29, 2014

REST POST Request to Revit Server 2014 - employ post method with proper URI, add RVT's with specified names, create CMD file to batch copy down central files for Navisworks integration, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 29, 2014

What Good is a Ceiling Tag? - tagging level parameter using case param to param tool in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Jan 30, 2014

Don't Clean Join Where Only Two Walls are Involved - add temporary wall to access options for wall join in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Jan 30, 2014

The One About the Restart - Autodesk Vasari modeling techniques, methods to run simulation on conceptual massing, David Beach, The Architect's Digital Design Guide, Jan 29, 2014

Revit MEP: Where Did My Sizes Go? - change units for discipline specific units to round to certain fraction in Revit, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 28, 2014

A Little Quick Area - employ masking or filled region to find area with boundary in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 28, 2014

Final Rolling Offset Using Pipe.Create - select default systemTypeId to extract all pipe system types, update rolling offset with Pipe.Create in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 27, 2014

Structural Columns Need a 3D Grid Intersection - check grid's 3D extents before adjusting grid in Revit, HOK BIM Solutions, Jan 24, 2014

Windows 2.2: More Steel - creating sliding stay for side hung casement in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Jan 26, 2014

Higher Order Functions, or Using Our Custom Node Over Multiple Lists, Pt 2 - add custom package from package manager into custom node, call node with series of different inputs in Dynamo, Michael Kirschner, Autodesk Vasari, Jan 20, 2014

Dynamo Stadium - laying out stadium seating with Python node, placing families in Revit, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Jan 20, 2014

Steel & Glass - creating window handle in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Jan 22, 2014

A Crane Serious Game with Revit and Dynamo - set reset nodes for elements outside range, evaluate distance on XY plane between beams, crane before calculating beam weights, Julien Benoit, AEC, You and Me, Jan 17, 2014

Changing a Family Instance and Saving an Image, Pt 1 - determine state of model before changing it, select family instance node to grab cylinder, obtain 'radius' family parameter before updating, taking image in Revit, Michael Kirschner, Autodesk Vasari, Jan 17, 2014

Rendering as a Service and Daylighting Optimization with Dynamo - change parameter on family instance, iterate parameter, take image of updated model each time it is changed, learn RaaS dynamo connection, parse daylighting information from finished cloud render, Michael Kirschner, Autodesk Vasari, Jan 16, 2014

Odd Shaped Viewports in Revit - select any plan view to turn on crop region, go to normal draw panel to create boundary, apply polygon tool to form round shape in Revit, Jarod Schultz, Jan 21, 2014

Revit Stair Landings, Pt 2: Modification - invoke align, move tool to align components, move connected run components, discusses complex stair landings, move run to adjust landing shape, compares Revit 2013 shape handlers with Revit 2014, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Jan 21, 2014

Revit Could Not Load DLL Error Message - run Windows updates, uninstall Microsoft .NET framework 4.0 else uninstall Revit to reinstall it properly, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 21, 2014

Think Quality Control - duplicate view type by defining browser rules, assign pre-defined visibility graphics to view templates, set filters to display systems in different colors, schedules to check data in Revit, Philip Russo, AUGI Library, Jan 17, 2014

Automatically Model Shape Edited Floors from Point Clouds - use 'Scan to BIM' topo tool to make temporary topo 'floors,' then use topo to shape edited floor macro, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Jan 18, 2014

Love/Hate Relationship with Worksharing Monitor - chose spotify, re-run WSM before opening it in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Jan 19, 2014

Simpler Rolling Offset Using NewElbowFitting - connect rolling offset pipe segment directly with neighboring original pipes, apply NewElbowFitting method to select appropriate fitting family, place family instance in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 16, 2014

Fix DWG Scaling in Revit After Re-Saving File - reset import units, scale factor to correct settings in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Jan 17, 2014

IMAGINiT Clarity: Deleting Project Files - log into Clarity web interface, select project, go to edit project page, click on manager files to provide details about file to be deleted in Revit, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 16, 2014

Making of Greeting Card - nest image of light bulb into adaptive component, create 3 adaptive points before hosting nested family on opposite sides of points 1, 2 in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Jan 15, 2014

Explicitly Placing Rolling Offset Pipe Elbow Fittings -set up first 45 degree elbow fitting, trim or extend existing pipe, set up second 45 degree elbow fitting, create rolling offset pipe segment in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 15, 2014

Understanding Revit Pipe Sizes and Elevations - select mechanical settings dropdown option from MEP settings command, expand pipe settings group, choose 'segments and sizes,' apply middle/bottom/top justification method to calculate dimensions in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Jan 14, 2014

Create a Curtain Wall Type with Double-Glazed Pane - select basic single leaf brick wall, edit assembly, click insert button to add 2 extra layers, double click on existing thickness to change thickness of layer in Revit, John Flanagan, CADline, Jan 14, 2014

Connecting the Rolling Offset Pipe to Its Neighbor Pipes - understanding GetConnectorManager, GetConnectorClosestTo MEP connector utilities, connecting 2 pipes directly in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 14, 2014

How to Stay Out of the Dark When Rendering in Revit - ensure appropriate lighting scheme for view, turn on light groups with checkmark, select daylight portal options for sunlit interior renderings, check diffuser of lighting fixture family, Sash Kazeminejad, Ideate, Jan 14, 2014

Bypassing Edit Group Mode - change setting 'values are aligned per group type' to 'values can vary by group instance' in Revit 2014 to edit parameters, Revit Beginners, Jan 14, 2014

Creating a Mass from Toposurface Geometry - create massing family with geometry built from mesh of toposurface in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Jan 13, 2014

Revit Stair Landings, Pt 1: Creation - draw 2 stair runs, tick options bar, pick 2 runs that stop, start at same height, create non-standard landings, employ convert component tool to convert landing component into sketched component, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Jan 11, 2014

Revit 2014 - Display of Unwanted Wall Edges - remove visibility of edges to allow 2 walls appear as single wall, open display view options, uncheck show edges box to remove wall edges, Matt Baker, CADline, Jan 10, 2014

Creating a Rolling Offset Pipe Between 2 Pipes - place pipes, connect connectors, position fittings before connecting them with 2 original pipes, apply Pipe.Create or NewPipe methods to create new pipe in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 10, 2014

Where Did My Room Tag Go After Placement - click on reveal hidden elements button to check if room is hidden, else investigate plan region interferences in Revit, Sash Kazeminejad, Ideate, Jan 8, 2014

No Inheritance and No Strong Naming - invoke FamilyInstance.GetMarker method to include additional members to classes in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 9, 2014

Hide Revit Group Via API - employ HideElement() method to hide element set in group, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Jan 9, 2014

Calculating a Rolling Offset Between 2 Pipes - calculate appropriate angled segment to connect 2 pipes, determine axis to place angled segment, invoke CmdRollingOffset in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 8, 2014

RQSelect: Revit Quick Select - quickly select elements in Revit project based on family type, property values, Kyle Kondo, The CAD Masters, Jan 8, 2014

Scheduling the Same Parameter Twice - employ calculated values, hit button with 3 dots located on right of formula field to view available parameters to be applied in formula, Sam Sampoux, Revit Templateer, Jan 7, 2014

Revit Interference Check with Shared Nested Families can Actually be Useful - run clash report, close dialog, fix problem before refreshing report in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Jan 8, 2014

Voids and Material Orientation - application of void to cut solid sweep affects orientation of material applied to it in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 7, 2014

Sustainably Chugging Along - invoke all views command to retrieve all loaded title blocks for user selection, check Revit API methods that regenerate, programmatic element cutting in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 7, 2014

Entering the 4th Dimension: Putting the 'I' in BIM - extract items in form of schedule of quantities or materials, explore digital model by integrating Revit model with Navisworks or Design Review, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Jan 7, 2014

Double Up on Keyboard Shortcuts - assign same shortcut keys combination to more than one command in Revit, use left/right arrow keys to cycle through any other commands that also share that first letter, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 6, 2014

Revit MEP Filtering for Duct Elevation - go to visibility/graphics overrides in view properties, filters tab to create new filter, add filter to view after applying override, Justin Doughty, CADline, Jan 6, 2014

Autodesk Revit and Text Heights - apply lettering templates on drawing board for consistent, clear printing in Revit, Autodesk Revit Structure, Jan 6, 2014

Read Your Warning Messages - check whether all rooms are not enclosed, verify base/limit offset, upper limit values, confirm properties of level where rooms are hosted in Revit, Brok Howard, HOK BIM Solutions, Dec 27, 2013

Slab Depressions - create rectangular, L-shaped stretchable generic model that creates slab depression, form geometry based on structural detail in Revit, Sam Sampoux, Revit Templateer, Jan 3, 2014

Revit Architecture 2014: Tips for the New Year - tips related to open project views, object snapping in Revit, John Flanagan, CADline, Jan 3, 2013

Copy Monitor Walls and Openings - comparison based on stock, not stock doors when using option 'copy windows/doors/openings' in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 2, 2014

Change Revit Voltage Parameter from Type to Instance - create family with electrical equipment.rft, click family types button on properties panel, add value to voltage parameter in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Dec 26, 2013

A Stinkin' Simple Railing, Pt 1 - discusses resolved/unresolved bugs, workarounds related to old railing on new stair, terminations families, align tools in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Dec 30, 2013

Spiral and Curved Revit Stairs - understanding full-step, center-ends spiral methods to create curved stair run by component, employ flip, align tool, shape handlers, temporary dimensions, move, rotate command to modify curved stair components, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Jan 1, 2014

How to Fade Far Objects in Revit Elevation View - select objects, override objects view, change silhouettes to thin line style, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 20, 2013

Wall Openings and Room Area - explores left, center, right side of added image in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 24, 2013

Winder Stairs in Revit 2013 - understanding functioning, applications of L-shaped, U-shaped winder stairs, set number of parallel treads on each leg to keep number of winder treads down to just 3, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Dec 25, 2013

Property Lines Without Digital Reference - determine rotation origin of tool, insert property line on top of building as frame of reference, check orientation before moving property line into correct location/position in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 28, 2013

Revit: Restricting a User-Input Value to a Specific Increment - set unit-free number as argument for round, roundup, round-down functions before allowing LengthActual parameter check rounded result in Revit, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Dec 30, 2013

An Overview of Phasing in Revit - go to phasing dialog box to set project phases, filters, graphic overrides, YouTube, Dec 31, 2013

Railing Without a Host - create tiny profile at base of railing to host bottom of balusters, offset sacrificial railing so that it slips below beam surface in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 21, 2013

Export Panel Schedules to Excel - open project in Visual C# 2010 Express, ensure that solution explorer is visible, select RevitAPI, RevitAPIUI to add reference, build sample before launching Revit, Inside the System, Dec 20, 2013

Columns and Paste Aligned - employ 'copy to clipboard and paste aligned to selected levels' option in plan view to set correct relationship between columns, view selection in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 20, 2013

Setting the View Display Background - apply CmdExportImage command to set default 3D view orientation, creates new view for exporting in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 20, 2013

Revit Origin - sketch drawing in AutoCAD, save file before linking drawing in Revit, position auto origin to origin, set 2 projects side by side to ensure movement of survey, project base point, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Dec 20, 2013

Copy Paste and Structural Floors - employ copy to clipboard tool on 3 desks before applying 'paste aligned to selected levels' option, choose level 2 to view dialogs displaying warnings in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 19, 2013

Tipniques: Enhancing Your Views in Revit - employ tool to customize certain area of plan view, obtain correct joining, adjust line style with 'visibility/graphics override' tool, override line style for selected line in view with linework tool, Chris McNiel, AUGI Library, Dec 19, 2013

Driving CNC Fabrication and Shared Parameters - implement common DXF, SAT export functionality in separate CmdDxf.Execute2 method, handle shared parameters to keep track of CNC fabrication export history in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 19, 2013

Convert Revit Topography Into Massing Forms - make site family with vertical model line, create Toposurface, in-place mass, place site family on Topo in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Dec 20, 2013

Auditing and Comparing Model Groups in Revit 2014 - create shared parameter, applied to all categories, that can vary by group instance, automatically create selection sets for each group instance, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Dec 10, 2013

Color by Worksets - set checkout status, owners, model updates, worksets, adjust workset color by clicking on worksharing display settings in Revit, Mike Taylor, BIM Wits, Dec 18, 2013

Basic Survey and Model Coordination - create initial design with Project North orientation, collect survey file, open site plan view to change orientation parameter to True North, import survey file, rotate survey in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 18, 2013

Revit: Creating a Basic Wall with Stacked Materials Using the Split Region Tool - apply tool, assign layers or create 2 layers before using tool, merge regions thereafter in Revit, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Dec 2013

Acquiring Coordinates Between Trades - reconcile misalignment by selecting model, adjust positioning, manage ribbon, reset shared coordinates by creating project file with pair of crossing grids in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 16, 2013

Revit Viewport Renumber - pick viewports in desired order when sheet goes into selection mode, hit Esc key to shift from selection mode to next stage where starting number, set size is set, Tim Logan, LMNts, Dec 16, 2013

Rival Revit Environments - Traditional vs CME - understanding work environment, levels, 3D forms, profile families, editing forms, paneling, arrays, volume properties of conceptual massive environment with reference to traditional Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Dec 14, 2013

Change the Visibility of Sub-Category in the View - call View.SetVisibility(category) to set visibility of all main categories, including sub-categories in Revit, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Dec 15, 2013

Saving a New Central File to Revit Server - set WorksharingSaveAsOptions.SaveAsCentral to true, open/access family document via EditFamily method to change category of family in Revit project, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 12, 2013

Revit: Changing the Plan Representation of Planting Families - open out of box tree families, save families in custom content library, select plan representation to edit family, swap existing RCP representation with new file, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Dec 11, 2013

Security, Framing Cross Section Analyzer and REX - understanding 5 structural framing cross section analysis approaches for determining cross section profile of beam, columns, braces in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 11, 2013

Glitchy Objects in Your Revit Project - create new view, cut, paste geometry to same place/new project, apply view template, check for large coordinates outside 10 mile box before saving project copy, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Dec 11, 2013

Sliding Sash Windows - understanding stiles, access weights once sash boxes are fitted into wall, fit outer sash by nailing sash cords into groove located in side of sash in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Dec 10, 2013

High Definition Renderings in Revit  - employ HDR toning to create professional, high-quality presentations with BIM models in Revit, YouTube, Dec 9, 2013

Triggering Immediate External Event Execution - using Windows API SetForegroundWindow provided by user32.dll in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 10, 2013

Room Sorting - set 4 parameters that either display area or display zero, depending on value in yes/no parameter, apply if statement in calculated value dialog in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Dec 3, 2013

The Difference Between Attach and Join Explained - join geometry to view how cut/projection lines represent intersection of roof elements, select 'no' to 1st message to avoid wall getting attached, pick yes to 2nd message to join geometry in Revit, John Flanagan, CADline, Dec 9, 2013

Replacing an Idling Event Handler by an External Event - avoid applying idling event completely when continuous check for external changes is required, create external event by calling static ExternalEvent.Create method, passing in custom event handler to it in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 9, 2013

Revit 2014 - Top Step Graphical Workaround - select stairs, click on edit type in properties box, scroll down type properties dialogue box to risers section, uncheck 'finish with riser box' option in Revit, Matt Baker, CADline, Dec 6, 2013

Revit LT 2014 Default Template Materials - go to graphics tab to set color, transparency in Revit LT template, open Revit default template to view default color, transparency set, Justin Doughty, CADline, Dec 6, 2013

Hide Elev Marker at Some Scales - choose elevation marker's triangle pointer, change property under graphics settings to 'hide at scales courser than 1/4"=1'-0" ' in Revit, BIM Wits, Dec 5, 2013

Revit Structure 2014 Tutorial - Modeling Piled Wall Systems - model pile family, create metric generic model adaptive.rfa family before inserting pile family into this, start new .rft family, configure divided path within properties palette in Revit, Autodesk Revit Structure, Dec 6, 2013

Creating Flat Roof Slopes in Revit - create roof with 2 layers, select roof object, click on modify sub-elements, edit roof type, set variable height for lightweight concrete layer in Revit, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Dec 2013

Views Not on Sheets - delete temporary/unused views, open browser organization tab for views 'not on sheets' in Revit, BIM Wits, Dec 5, 2013

Creating an Autodesk Revit Building Pad - understanding processes when building walls, toposurface are in same, separate file respectively in Revit, Curt Egli, Acronym Online, Dec 3, 2013

Building Productivity with Revit - employ 'import from Vault' feature to import CAD files directly into project, check commands to load group from Vault, load all family types in selected family in Revit, Brian Schanen, Under the Hood, Nov 27, 2013

Change Door's Room Calculation Point Parameter Value in Model Document - get target family, open door of family by obtaining parameter from ownerFamily property, start transaction for docFamily before changing parameter value by param.Set(1) in Revit, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Dec 5, 2013

Curtain Walls and Doors - apply tab key to select panel, employ type selector to choose curtain wall door family, adjust curtain, mullions adjusted to report desired size in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 5, 2013

Rendering Tip: A Simple Material Change to Add Realism - creating realistic glazing effect in Revit, The Revit Kid, Dec 5, 2013

AU Day 1: Revit 2014 API Class and Bounding Box Rotation - generate 4 XY corner points of bounding box, flattened onto its minimum Z elevation, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 4, 2013

AU Day 2, Work Sharing and Revit 2014 API Roundtables - Q&A during roundtable session about Revit API preview, working with schedules, collaboration between dynamo and API team, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 5, 2013

Curved Curtain Wall Edges - use curtain wall embedded in host wall, edit profile to alter sketch of curtain in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 4, 2013

Text String Value in Formula - create parameters for as many as results before applying them for formula in Revit, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Dec 4, 2013

Revit No Plot - click 'no plot' on/off button to toggle active state, access settings button to change default setting in Revit, Tim Logan, LMNts, Dec 4, 2013

Air Diffuser Not Snapping - select diffuser in view, choose edit family option, apply reference line tool to draw reference line around outer edge of diffuser, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Dec 3, 2013

Document Ready Family - design parts of building with 3D models to avoid errors in Revit documents, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Dec 2, 2013

Visibility of Void - create one tiny cut in family if family consists of void in Revit, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Dec 2, 2013

Revit Slab Depression Family - build 4 additional reference planes to control length, width of model, add dimensions for overall width, length, equal edges, open parameter properties box to insert parameters in Revit, Jarod Schultz, Nov 27, 2013

Geometric Patterns from Parametric Revit Stars - invoke repeater command to form geometric pattern, change radius of circular rig in adaptive star to update size of star, pattern in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Nov 28, 2013

Revit Rendering vs Autodesk Cloud Rendering - Fight - experience faster cloud rendering with Autodesk 360 with better material clarity while lighting looks fairly good in cloud, Revit, Craig Barbieri, iRevit, Nov 26, 2013

Revit Tips - Site Plan Orientation in Revit  - method to set up project in Revit so that site plan view is at True North while detailing plan views are orientated to Project North, Greg Benson-Shettle, Adris Blog, Nov 27, 2013

From BIM to BPA: What is an 'Energy Analysis Model' (EAM) - focusing on geometric data that is contained in gbXML schema, Building Performance Analysis, Dec 2, 2013

View Settings from Revit Into Navisworks - check detail level, hidden objects/elements, visibility graphics overrides, worksets, model lines, section boxes in Revit, Ben Malone, BIMopedia Blog, Nov 25, 2013

Erasing Extensible Storage with Linked Files - employ Schema.EraseSchemaAndAllEntities method to delete storage of schema in all open documents in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 25, 2013

Revit Guide Grids - line up model elements in same location across multiple sheets, use guide grids tool to align views, Paul Aubin, Nov 26, 2013

Keynotes by Keynote vs By Sheet - 'by keynote' uses number of keynote based on keynote file, 'by sheet' requires view with keynotes to be on sheet to receive number in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 25, 2013

Revit: Alternatives to a Stacked Wall - create CMU wall with different horizontal bands of varying type, color, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Nov 21, 2013

Debugging Revit 2014 API with Visual Studio 2013 - switching to managed compatibility mode in Visual Studio 2013, setting DebugEngines tag is helpful in debugging, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 22, 2013

Revit 2014: Irregular Crop Regions - make crop region visible, select boundary, edit crop tool, modify crop boundary, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Nov 22, 2013

Revit: Alternatives to a Stacked Wall - go to type property dialog box to create vertical compound wall, employ curtain wall method with or without predefined grids to add horizontal splits, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Nov 21, 2013

Room Area Net vs Gross - select wall finish, wall center, wall core layer or wall core center, print sheets with room area computation set for one condition before switching to other setting for other sheets in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 21, 2013

Copy/Monitor & Batch Copy for MEP Update - utilize face-based families, name hosted fixtures clearly, apply batch-copy feature, specify type mapping, avoid using 'stop monitoring' tool if fixtures are not monitored in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Nov 20, 2013

Determining Whether Parameter is Type or Instance Bound - understanding ElementBinding, TypeBinding, InstanceBinding classes in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 21, 2013

Copy/Monitor & Batch Copy for MEP - host fixtures in electrical model for proper circuiting, remove link to stop monitoring, freely move MEP categories, re-monitor them in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Nov 20, 2013

Revit 2014 - Displace Elements Tool - create exploded view of model in 3D or perspective view, activate tool to drag elements in X, Y, or Z to represent displacement, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Nov 20, 2013

Translated Shared Parameter GUID Consolidation - build dummy definition file, open dummy shared parameter file to retrieve required external definition, replace parameter with dummy parameter to change GUID in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 20, 2013

Shared Coordinates and Worksets - ensure that nobody is working on linked model so as to publish or update shared coordinate information, commit changes to linked file immediately or postpone action till link adjustment completes in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 20, 2013

Setting an Image's Visibility to Off in a Family - setup Show Signature, Sig_W, Sig_H parameters, link image's width to Sig_W, height to Sig_H, create formula for Sig_W, Sig_H in Revit, Troy Gates, Revit Coaster, Nov 19, 2013

Instance Length Parameter with Grips - create dimension between 2 reference planes so that grip arrows appear while referencing instance parameter in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Nov 19, 2013

RoomEditorApp Idling and Benchmarking Timer - modify external application to keep track of handler, check JtTimer class to create filtered element collector benchmarks in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 19, 2013

Revit LT and Shared Coordinates - setup shared coordinates, check if project basepoint is positioned on original location, link Revit files origin to origin, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Nov 19, 2013

Quick Macro That Creates 5 Dependent Views for the Current View - Revit tutorial, Troy Gates, Revit Coaster, Nov 18, 2013

Place Digital Stamps on Revit Sheets - go to insert tab, import panel to insert image, select image to import, open JPG file in MS Office image viewer, divide Revit image DPI by original image DPI, Andria Lynch, Cadalyst, Nov 18, 2013

Creating Family Templates - change extension to .RFA to alter template's format freely in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 18, 2013

Getting an Element from a String ID - convert id value from string to integer by applying ElementId Constructor followed by element ID with GetElement in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Nov 18, 2013 

Multi-Version Visual Studio Revit Add-In Wizard - select tags to determine reference for build configuration, define VERSION2014 compilation constant, add copying files to 2013 add-ins folder in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 15, 2013

Change a View's 'Annotation Crop' Parameter Value - understanding Revit API code to get, set parameter value, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Nov 17, 2013

What's in a Multi-Category Schedule? - allows reporting on numerous Revit model categories at once, employ BIMLink to add model category data including length, volume or area, extract quantity data from Revit BIM faster, Glynnis Patterson, Ideate, Nov 14, 2013

Equipment Maintenance Clearance - open family, go to Ref.Level plan view, determine location of maintenance clearance, create extrusion as rectangle, align extrusion to reference planes on 3 sides in Revit, Phil Pleiss, MEP-BIM-Guru, Nov 12, 2013

Do You Use Revit Key Schedules? Why Not? - employ key schedules to fill out component schedules like doors, rooms, areas, apply room type variable to quickly insert finish information in Revit, Mathew Miller, Revittize, Nov 14, 2013

Praise Pythagoras - apply angle based method when proportion is priority, radius based method to control height of lintel separately by changing radius in Revit, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Nov 13, 2013

Intimate Revit Database Exploration with the Python Shell - copy RVT file, central model paths of opened project, check application of Autodesk.Revit.UI.UIDocument, create filtered element collector for opened document in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 13, 2013

Rotate Tool - choose place button or space bar to click in location of origin, employ click + drag technique to snap on origin icon, rotate by defining angle with 2 clicks in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 12, 2013 

Space Planning Tool - create 2 families, set labels for room name, width, length, area, apply reference planes, lines to snap families with each other in Revit, Sam Sampoux, Revit Templateer, Nov 12, 2013

Don't Let Tool's Name Deceive You - understanding railing tool, continuous rails, separated panels or posts as components, creating stairs with railing tool in Revit, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Nov 12, 2013

Making the Non-Editable Field in the Door Schedule Becomes Editable - understanding door parameter, family basics, employ proper or quick fix method to add missing, new parameter to door family in Revit, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Nov 8, 2013

Singleton Application vs Multiple Command Instances - generate TestIdlingUnsubscribe application to check how attempt to unsubscribe from idling event fails, call App ToggleSubscription method to view command log, idling event handler activity in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 11, 2013

Adjusting Automatic Sketch Dimensions - select referenced elements, click on witness line grip before dragging it to correct reference in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 11, 2013

Foundations and Insulation Calculation - differentiate between footings, slabs while creating formulas to determine area for top, sides of footing, generate schedule for subtracting bottom surface area of walls in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 9, 2013

User MEP Calculation Sample on GitHub - create 'output' subfolder in UserMepCalculation root directory, copy original PressureLossReport.xslt file in AddIns/MEP Calculation directory in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 8, 2013

Profiling, Pt 3 - Cutting Structural Beam Family - set up reference plane, parameters in profile family, apply out-of-the-box dimension lumber beam family as base, employ pick path, pick 3D edge option to create solid sweep in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Nov 8, 2013

Placing Equidistant Points Along a Curve - evaluate curve step by step in very small increments, measure sum of distances between evaluation points until reaching desired distance, add new marker point at that position in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 7, 2013

Curved Insulation - array simple detail, add parameters to control radius, angle, thickness, workaround is to create another detail component, add formulas to control 2 different radius of detail line in Revit, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Oct 10, 2013

Curved Pattern and Mapping - understanding tips to add arched lintel without array, control map coordination, bending map for render in Revit, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Oct 29, 2013

Enlarge Your Library 'to Infinity and Beyond' - employ AutoCAD, 3ds Max to hide lines, editable materials, prepare polygon model before converting SketchUp file to smooth, useful family in Revit, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Nov 6, 2013

Tree Family Download - separate components into different planting families by nesting them into host planting family, achieve rotation by labeled angular dimension, control width factor of base symbol in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Nov 6, 2013

Flexible 3-Point Arc in Revit Family - specify radius, center point of arc, open parameter properties dialog box to create family parameter, create reference planes, set aligned dimensions between 2 horizontal reference planes, invoke arc command to create arc, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Nov 6, 2013

Determining Host Document Location of a Linked Element - PointStringMm method to display database units in millimeters in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 6, 2013

Revit LT 2014: Family Preview Palette is a Black Mass - How to Fix? - replace Revit LT 2014 files with 2013 files while upgrading, copy Revit 2014 files to paste them into Revit LT locations, Greg Benson-Shettle, Adris Blog, Nov 4, 2013

Mapping Display Unit Type to Unit Types - initialize mapping by calling constructor, skip UT_Undefined, UT_Custom entries, add call to instantiate mapping, report results to external command in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 5, 2013

Butterfly Roofs in Revit - generate 1 large flat roof by footprint, apply shape editing, spot slope annotation tools, reference planes to position valleys/ridges, add split line tool, object snaps to select end points of valley edge, Jarod Schultz, Nov 4, 2013

Unit Abbreviations - employ LabelUtils class methods to return user-visible names for enumerations, convert UnitSymbolType enumeration value to brief human readable abbreviation string in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 4, 2013

Launching Scripts and Programs Directly from Revit - paste fully resolved path to script or exe file, add suitable path after loading annotation family, select elements, click on little dots to trigger command in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Nov 4, 2013

Relocate a Revit Project - go to manage tab, project location, click on coordinates drop down to select 'specify coordinates at point' option, indicate coordinates to known point before pressing ok to relocate Revit project, Justin Doughty, CADline, Nov 1, 2013

Design Options and Phases, Pt 2 - understanding application of split face, paint surfaces, create parts from original wall to generate 2 walls in 2 separate containers, add original wall to 2 or more design options to divide, exclude, demo parts in Revit, Revit Beginners, Oct 29, 2013

Circular Repeater Geometry in Revit - create new adaptive component, place point to origin, set horizontal reference plane as work plane, define reference line circle onto point before creating radius dimension into parameter, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Nov 3, 2013

RoomEditorApp Architecture and External Application - handle retrieval of embedded icon resources by executing assembly namespace, create, populate custom ribbon panel, toggle subscription command text while idling event handler management in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 1, 2013 (more Revit tutorials)

Revit + 3dsMax: Utilizing Render Techniques - A Winning Combination - hire experts to create Revit models, place standard daylight system, map Revit materials, adjust render output settings, Melanie Perry, Mistress of the Dorkness, Nov 2, 2013

Revit Structure 2014 - Structural Framing Missing Arrow Grips - update legacy structural framing content to make it function, schedule properly, open geometric position category to avail start, end extension parameters in Revit, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Oct 31, 2013

Revit Tips - Creating & Editing Holes in Walls - employ wall opening tool off opening panel to create, edit hole in wall, apply edit profile tool to drive shape of wall by simply sketching in Revit, Antony Smith, Adris Blog, Oct 25, 2013

Revit Model Management - Workset Management and Large Model Split - using worksets, grouping, external linking to split large file into smaller files without making multiple copies of model file, Hagerman & Company Blog, Oct 23, 2013

Using the Filter Selection Tool in Revit - select harder to pick objects, click save selection tool to save selected elements as group, select load icon to retrieve filter sets, modify saved selection by applying edit selection tool, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Oct 30, 2013

Elements are Not Displayed or Missing - understanding conditions that generate error messages like modeling, documentation actions in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 30, 2013

Revit Schedules with Desired Mechanical Equipment - setting up, assigning parameter, creating filter in schedule, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Oct 30, 2013

The Content Conundrum: Making Revit Drawings Pretty - check objectives of content, observe rules for graphical behaviors of sub-objects based on sharing/unsharing, category alignment, begin modeling content, manage content, monitor project, edit Revit libraries, Aaron Maller, AUGI Library, Oct 29, 2013

Determining Room Boundary Segment Generating Element - observe predecessor, successor segments to retrieve each element alongside room's boundary in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 29, 2013

Revit: Control the Number of BackUp Files That Revit Saves - click Revit icon, select save as, open file save options dialog to specify maximum number of backup files to save, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Oct 2013

Revit: Pipe Tag is Not Reading the Correct Diameter Size - open new template, test by drawing pipe, tagging it, check new drawing in case of custom template, transfer standards from working project, verify usage of tags, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Oct 29, 2013

Passing Revit Parameters to Nested Profile Family - select profile template files to create profile family, generate parameters in profile family with same type parameter, load profile family into another family where profile will be utilized in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Oct 28, 2013

RoomEditorApp for Revit 2014 on GitHub - clone DreamSeat GitHub repository to local system to create library, download Apache CouchDB, apply CouchDB Futon interface to replicate database in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 28, 2013

Hope for the Slope - insert fixtures on work plane that is parallel to floor, check group 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 methods of ceiling fixtures to avail accurate 3D representation for modeling in Revit, Mitchell Voss, AUGI Library, Oct 25, 2013

Profiling, Pt 2 - Void Cut Visibility - generate solid sweep with nested profile family of circle, go to sweep properties to set void option, form 'horizontal profile offset' parameter with positive value in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Oct 26, 2013

Digital Digits - join 2-part rig consisting of 2 boxes, one with curvy side, join them together along one edge, create rectangular profile for upper portion, cylindrical digits, nest another family to try out pairs in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 27, 2013

Hand Me Downs - place circle on any 1 plane, hang rung across paw before attaching paw, set limb pairs as types within nested family in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 27, 2013

Up in Arms - creating 4 abstracted body plans using box rig in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 24, 2013

Pump It Up - employ repeater/divided surface approach to vary number of lobes, apply bit of trig so that cut angle length of nested family matches with radius of host repeater family in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 24, 2013

Autodesk WikiHelp is Not a Wiki Anymore - click on Revit help icon on info bar to check new format, different help web domain, search results provides portion of subject to determine its relevance, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 24, 2013

Another World - check 'work plane based,' uncheck 'always vertical' options, create generic crater family scattered in different sizes, view equality constraints to curve surface of planet away towards horizon in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 23, 2013

Egg on My Face - design parametric revolve built from partial ellipses, create smaller copy of same revolve, but void this time, employ parameter T to control difference between them in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 22, 2013

Repeating Myself - create generic model family featuring model text, rig up parameters to type text, control size, add 2nd line with fixed vertical text in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 21, 2013

Building Beasties - string together set of box rigs, hang geometry within them to create animals in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 21, 2013

Y Knot - thread spline in 3D space, repeat to create 3 splines, host circles on points on splines, create sweeps, to create Y knot in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 20, 2013

View Template Types - select temporary, one-time or permanent ways to apply view template, assign view template in properties of view in Revit, Mathew Miller, Revittize, Oct 21, 2013

Programmatic Custom Add-In External Command Launch - setup external event, generate event to be notified when revisions command starts, launch custom add-in ribbon button command in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 21, 2013

Using the Built-In Revit AcGe Functionality - employ static converter class methods to convert Revit geometry objects to AcGe objects, utilize AcGeTest, AcGeTestCmd project to implement external application, command respectively in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 18, 2013

Text Editing and Zooming - utilize TABS to create columns of information, create text with same zoom factor, employ zoom sheet size feature to ensure consistent editing zoom factor in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 18, 2013

Profiling, Pt 1 - create profile family, set up parameter based off origin, form another family with nest profile family into it, build sweep by defining path, form nested profile to generate slat/board geometry in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Oct 19, 2013

Macro That Exports All Sheets to DWG - setup uidoc, doc for accessing Revit UI, model, get elements in model database, filter elements, start transaction while creating DWG export options in Revit, Troy Gates, Revit Coaster, Oct 19, 2013

Pumpkin Time Again - creating infinite fishing space, start off with linear array, adjust spacing, number of elements, pick 1 array member before selecting all instances in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 17, 2013

Setting Up Access to the Open Source Macro Repository for Revit - set up SourceTree, follow prompts to install additional packages, login to BitBucket page, check out in SourceTree in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 18, 2013

Text File Driven Automatic Placement of Family Instances - list all families while loading, register symbols of selected families, employ FileSelectTxt to select input text file, parse string for XYZ point in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 17, 2013

Finish Floors and Doors - assign filled, masking regions to reference plane, model, symbolic lines, position 'draw in foreground' settings, apply revolution design tool to create floors for testing in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 16, 2013

Move Duct Join Add-In with Video and GitHub Support - define ducts, fittings to allow Revit insert fittings, create ducts, apply CmdDisconnect, CmdReconnect commands to move connector of selected duct, fittings respectively in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 16, 2013

How to Schedule Panel Locations on a Flat Rectangular Surface in Revit - repeat adaptive components by setting 'shared' parameters, start new generic adaptive family, set up geometry for pyramid, position reactor controls, calculate column/row numbers before creating repeater in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Oct 16, 2013

The Building Coder Samples on GitHub - type repository name, select Add .gitignore CSharp to create GitHub repository, download, install mysgit or TortoiseGit, go to Git node of client settings before creating local repository in project folder, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 15, 2013

Revit Architecture 2014: Visual Display Options - open plan, section, elevation, 3D or perspective view of any project, experiment with different graphic display options like wireframe, hidden line, shaded, consistent lines, realistic, John Flanagan, CADline, Oct 14, 2013

LINQ DIY Transformed Geometry Bounding Box - return aligned bounding box around given element, transform matrix from model to element curve ECS, change geometry into ECS created to obtain aligned bounding box in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 14, 2013

Where Did These Rooms Come From? - create list of rooms prior to any actual walls, click new button in row panel to generate new 'not placed' room in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 14, 2013

How to Create a Tapered Opening Family - open 'out of box' opening family, create copy, flip to 3D view, delete opening to view symbolic lines in plan view, invoke void extrusion, cut geometry tool in Revit, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Oct 14, 2013

Creating Roof Family for Folding Roof Planes - employ reference points to connect with model lines, create dimensions, set up parameters, apply spline through points to create linear model line in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Oct 13, 2013

Undoing the Use of Clear Cell in a Schedule - click header field while in schedule editing mode/view to reset header, select schedule category, parameter to choose view name in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 10, 2013

A Public Git Repository for Sharing Revit Macros at BitBucket - contribute Revit macros in unlimited BitBucket Git repository, write permission required separately, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Oct 11, 2013

Trees for Instance - creating scalable leaf, placing branches in tree using Revit native geometry, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 10, 2013

Macros for Deleting all MEP Spaces and Rooms - setup uidoc, doc for accessing Revit UI, get all elements in model, filter out everything but spaces, create, start new transaction, add counter to count spaces deleted, Troy Gates, Revit Coaster, Oct 10, 2013

Change the Boundary of Floors/Slabs - command code to move floor by creating new boundary lines by moving old segment in Revit, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Oct 10, 2013

Handle Your Own Exceptions and Edit Slab Boundaries - implement modeless add-ins completely outside of Revit, communicate with them via idling event, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 10, 2013

Showing Curved Column Grid in Section View - create reference plane perpendicular to column line, draw section cut line along reference plane to generate section view, check section view in Revit, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Oct 9, 2013

Adaptive Components in an Assembly - check how adaptive components can grow bigger than positions that section views can accommodate in Revit, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Oct 9, 2013

Creating an Autodesk Revit Building Pad - define boundary of building, employ building pads to automatically cut through toposurface in Revit, Curt Egli, Synergis, Oct 8, 2013 

What's in a Name - assigning prefix, suffix to categories like specialty equipment, generic models, mechanical, electrical equipment in Revit family, Revitdialog, Oct 7, 2013

Macros for Deleting Views and Sheets - apply Revit code to create macros for cleaning models from other companies, Troy Gates, Revit Coaster, Oct 7, 2013

Splitting Families - apply split tool to wall when sketching floor, ceiling, roof, stair, split wall in 3D view or elevation, cut beam family or split line-based family in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Oct 6, 2013

Programmatic Access to Duct Sizes - implement external command ListDuctSizes, list all duct sizes via API in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 4, 2013

Who Created Those Warnings? - record all warnings in log file, compare warnings in current Revit file with those in log, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Oct 4, 2013

3D Grids in Revit - An Oldie But Goodie Done Again - ensure line portion is thick, gray, circle extrusion has thickness, material control, avoid changing size, number of bubbles from project, Jay Zallan, Fear and Loathing in a CAD vs BIM World, Oct 4, 2013

Fractalization - set up relationship between 2 elements, nest families back inside each other in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 3, 2013

Viewport Positioning and Conceptual Design Automation - employ hard-coded element ids to position viewport, set crop box for both views in order to have identical viewport boundaries in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 3, 2013

Find Native and RVT Link Penetrating Elements - apply API code to analyze bounding box of each ceiling, locate elements in all files whose bounding box intersects ceiling's bounding box in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Oct 3, 2013

Set View Section Box to Match Scope Box for Revit 2014 - ensure that active view is 3D view, exactly one scope box in view is selected before running code, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 2, 2013

Printing Sheets with Guide Grid - go to sheet properties, set 'guide grid' to none to organize views in sheets, print Revit sheets in right position, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Oct 1, 2013

My Entire Revit World Just Changed - go to 3Dconnexion properties, expand radial menus, type radial menu name to add commands in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 2, 2013

Copy View Types & Templates Between Documents - apply Revit API to determine view types defined in project, read associated parameters, create new view types in another project, set parameters to match values in source project, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Sep 30, 2013

Master Planning in Revit with Google Earth Image - go to insert tab to place decal, load image, create generic model family with solid extrusion to host image, obtain actual size of boundary export before employing same image from Vasari as decal, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Sep 28, 2013

Max' Revision Wrapper Class - creating revision parameter accessor for given BIM element in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 27, 2013

Push Parameter from Host to Hosted - code to exchange multiple parameters between host, client machines in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Sep 27, 2013

Highlight and Isolate Warning Elements - export warning data, parse it to distinguish elements, isolate them in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Sep 27, 2013

Original Materials and Phase Filters - open phasing dialogue box in Revit, select graphic overrides tab, in material column, overwrite phase, James Philip, CADline, Sep 30, 2013

Safety in Groups - understanding group insertion points, link origins in Revit, allowing rooms in project to detect walls of links Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Sep 26, 2013

Saving a Solid to a SAT File Implementation - determine full path of family template, implement CmdExportSolidToSat external command to generate warning when reimported into Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 26, 2013

Revit: Reusing CAD Details Best Practice - clean up CAD file before opening it in Revit, verify information in drafting view, save view into detail library once it is converted, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 25, 2013

PCG Point Clouds Exported from Recap Will Not Import into Revit 2013 - process raw data in Recap, export to PTS file before importing it in Revit 2013, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Sep 27, 2013

Revit: Using Filters to Show Fire Rated Walls - allocate filter to walls category, define filter rules, go into visibility graphics, filters tab to add filter, assign overrides, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 25, 2013

Revit Structure: Beam Graphics, Cutbacks and Extensions - understanding symbolic vs modeled representations, set plan view to course detail to control symbolic cutback through structural settings in Revit, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 25, 2013

Adding Folder to Organize Sheets in Project Browser - go to view tab, UI, click 'sheets tab' in browser organization window, create new browser organization, set browser organization properties in Revit, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Sep 25, 2013

How to Dimension a Funky Curved Wall? - apply tick mark, arrow located at end of dimensions, set unit precision for tag, create arbitrary reference line to dimension from/back to closest grid in Revit, Sam Sampoux, Revit Templateer, Sep 24, 2013

Missing Levels in View - right click on levels to choose 'reset to 3D extents' option, apply cope box tool to draw scope box around model area, go to elevation/section view to select instances in entire Revit project, Jarod Schultz, Sep 24, 2013

Revit 2014: K Series Bar Joist - Rod Web Incorrect Symbolic Start Offset and Extension - open family to swap end extension, end offset parameters visible on left with corresponding right parameters, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 24, 2013

Revit 2014 - Structural Stairs from Architectural Stairs - create architectural stair as place holder, build suitable 3D sectional view to generate work planes, make in-place family before choosing floor/wall, set workplane on correct face, Autodesk Revit Structure, Sep 24, 2013

Displacement Sets in Revit 2014 - rename view before saving 3D view, select objects to displace, activate displaced elements tool, drag element in X, Y or Z axis, employ path tool to place projection lines, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Sep 23, 2013

Are You Getting the Most from Revit in Your Office? - view templates for every standard views created, utilize filters, set up standard views, pre-place levels, grids, adjust setup for standard materials to optimize Revit implementation in office, Chris Price, Revit Rants, Sep 21, 2013

How to Model a Sloped Roof Soffit - select existing roof, copy roof to clipboard, paste roof 'aligned to same place,' create new roof type, edit assembly in Revit, YouTube, Sep 18, 2013

Revit 2014 Imperial Project with Metric Site Plan - identify site plan view to set view range, change view scale to metric ratio, apply relocate project tool to move project vertically, YouTube, Sep 23, 2013

Scope Boxes - change view properties from 'extents' tab to assign scope box to new view, copy existing scope box to create new scope box in Revit, Sam Sampoux, Revit Templateer, Sep 20, 2013

Revit: Changing Family Type - click on edit family function to open family file, select family category, parameters on ribbon to view/modify family type, reload family into project, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Sep 2013

Understanding Autodesk Revit Materials - duplicating material, its assets, understanding material transparencies, fill patterns, using Revit's artificial materials, searching for available materials, assets, Daniel Stine, Cadalyst, Sep 19, 2013

Revit 2014 Schedules - Conditional Formatting 2 Colors in Same Column - set first color by applying shading to entire column, assign conditional formatting to same column, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Aug 29, 2013

Roombook Extension for Autodesk Revit 2014  - calculate surface area of walls, floors, ceiling elements, room circumferences, determine total number of furnishing elements within project, YouTube, Sep 9, 2013

10.000.000.000th Post and Element Type Parameters - ADN Xtra labs built-in parameter checker loops over all defined BuiltInParameter enumeration entries in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 19, 2013

How to Save a Solid to a File - invoke Application.NewFamilyDocument method to create family, apply FreeFormElement.Create, View3D.CreateIsometric method to generate component in family from given solid, 3D view respectively in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 17, 2013

Using Parameter to Control Sheet List Order - select project parameters in manage tab, add parameter, set parameter type, check 'sheet' checkbox in categories menu, go to properties menu to check parameters created in Revit, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Sep 17, 2013

Phantom Keynotes - hide element or tag view to allow legends update accordingly in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Sep 17, 2013

Grid Cleanliness - adjust model, annotation, analytical model, imported categories, filters, worksets, Revit links to have clean view for dimensioning grids, Sam Sampoux, Revit Templateer, Sep 17, 201

Deleting DWG Imports and Their Categories - delete import category, not just instance to remove both import instances, associated import categories in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Sep 16, 2013

Dealing with CAD Files in Revit - visit insert tab, select manage links, CAD formats tab to check linked CAD files, apply line styles, show elements tool to locate import, elements respectively in Revit model, Eugene O'Day, Ideate, Sep 16, 2013

AppStore Advice and Zooming in a Preview Control - read add-in manifest after placing it to add-ins folder, check existence of PackageContents.xml in ApplicationPlugins location, zoom view before instantiating in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 14, 2013

Old Meets New - Massing with Old School Array - open generic model template, nest model line spline into another generic model, set up scale, array as instance parameter, select spline array before hitting 'create form' in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Sep 13, 2013

Revit 2014 Stairs by Component Overview - understanding stair changes in Revit 2014, YouTube, Sep 16, 2013

MultiReferenceAnnotation Example - employ MultiReferenceAnnotationOptions argument to understand MultiReferenceAnnotation.Create method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 13, 2013

How to Indent a Revit Repeater on a Divided Surface - create new adaptive component, position 4 points in square arrangement, make points adaptive, join points with reference lines, set centre point to host geometry in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Sep 13, 2013

Rotating a Plan View - locate element with filtered element collector that considers document, view element id arguments in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 12, 2013

Family Not Shared vs Shared - add nested shared families in schedules, tag them if family is shared, checked, apply 2014 displace elements on nested shared families or place instance of family separately in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 12, 2013

Making Shared Parameters Hidden in Projects - adjust visibility switch located at end of each parameter by setting 1 for visible, 0 for invisible, avoid loading parameter into family until desired parameter is set to 0 for invisible in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Sep 12, 2013

The LINQ 'Select' Statement to Get Rid of Extraneous Looping - LINQ statement considers lambda expression that returns ElementId from i.Id property in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Sep 12, 2013

Color Change in Revit 2012 After Updating Windows 7 Or IE10 - uninstall update to fix issue relating to 3D view printing, disable hardware acceleration in Revit options to get rid of color problems, Jarod Schultz, Sep 12, 2013

Power Cones - use curve in massing family to create revolve, lay cones, vary parameters in systematic manner, creating vertical rungs with normalized curve parameter positions in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Sep 11, 2013

Creating an Offset Wall - adjust wall's location line parameter to wall or core centerline, finish face exterior/interior, core face exterior/interior, set location line values in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 11, 2013

Looped Deletion of Elements in 2014 - delete set of elements returned by FilteredElementCollector, split code in 2 parts to avoid database errors in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Sep 11, 2013

Mass Floor Area vs Volume - area signifies surface area of mass floor element while volume indicates volume between mass floors or top/bottom of mass when no other mass floors exists in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 11, 2013

Determine Location Attributes and Retrieve Key Elements - utilize FamilyInstance room, space properties to establish relation between component element, location-centric attributes, instantiate filtered element collector by providing schedule view as initial input argument in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 10, 2013

Plan Region and View Range Bug in Floor Plan - locate plan region far away from window, wall to allow Revit identify it, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Sep 9, 2013

Revit: Often Forgotten Tools: Press & Drag - enable/disable 'drag elements on selection' by clicking on icon, check press & drag icon to move objects in Revit, Patrick Davis, Tampa Revit, Sep 9, 2013

Access to Individual Elements in Linked Projects - access placement information from Instance.GetTotalTransform property, utilize custom exporter framework in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 9, 2013

Revit Architecture 2014: Curtain Walls - position basic curtain wall type, insert louvered panel, follow steps to create louver wall without bothering family editor, John Flanagan, CADline, Sep 9, 2013

Cut Representation of Slanted Columns - correct cut representation at medium, fine detail level, check slanted columns, stairs or other categories that are not following view's depth clipping settings until bug is resolved in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Sep 9, 2013

Lines of Overhead Beams - create view type for floorplans, viewtemplate, link new views with viewtemplate, generate views for all requested levels in Revit structural modeler, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Sep 8, 2013

Kiwi Codes Family Browser Update - select application of family browser in classic mode on loading, move new interface to another monitor, resize, float, or dock it to edge of primary Revit interface, Mark Cronin, Better Revit, Sep 8, 2013

Revit: Calculating and Scheduling Gross Wall Area - apply AutodeskWallOpeningArea add-in to schedule area of openings, add 2 shared parameters on wall families, adjust calculated parameters to schedule parameters, obtain gross area of wall, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Sep 2013

Project Base Point Manipulation - locate 'clipped' moves to mark origin of source survey data file, reposition building over site, apply 'unclipped' project base point to move icon to another location in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 6, 2013

Why Should You Use the Workplane Viewer? - place workplane viewer on secondary monitor to keep it open, auto zoom, orient current/correct workplane, trigger zoom extents in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Sep 9, 2013

Room Neighbors - partition entire 2D plane into polygons that fall within room, wall, outside building, check room neighbor external command, apply JtSelectorMulti with GetRoomNeighbourAt method to list results in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 5, 2013

Curtain Wall and Engraving - create generic family as solid, allow family intercept curtain wall, apply 'cut geometry' to cut curtain panel, host face based family to curtain panel in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Aug 7, 2013

Curtain Wall and Engraving, Pt 2 - copy, paste text from Google translate to instance parameter from Revit family, get different languages on plain curtain panel, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Aug 15, 2013

Tracking Paint Surface and Schedule in Revit - apply material takeoff to generate area for paint surface, add fields to schedule, adjust 'material: as paint' to yes to allow Revit to look for paint surfaces on all walls, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Aug 13, 2013

What Sheets are My Views on? - API code to view active sheets in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Sep 5, 2013

Set a Suitable View for Family Instance Placement - implement ViewActivated event handler, revert to last valid one for that operation before calling PromptForFamilyInstancePlacement in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 4, 2013

Families with Nested Families and MEP Connectors - allot connector as part of nested shared family that has yes/no parameter assigned to gain control over visibility of valid connector in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 4, 2013

How to Indicate Single vs Pair of Door in Door Schedule - open door schedule in Revit, click 'calculated value' button from schedule properties menu, input formula, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Sep 4, 2013

Revit Adaptive Components for MEP - features of adaptive components with respect to its architectural applications, adaptive scenarios, setting MEP content, MEP family behavior, integration with systems, Mark Green & Alan Jackson, AUGI Library, Aug 30, 2013

Hiding Columns in Schedules - right click on column while editing schedule to select 'hide columns' option, click unhide all columns options to reset columns in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 29, 2013

Revit 2014 Schedules - Conditional Formatting 2 Colors in Same Column - apply shading to entire column to set first color, employ 'reset' tool to remove shading from column header, assign conditional formatting to columns, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Aug 29, 2013 (more Revit tutorials)

Revit Quick Tip: Aligned Dimensions - set wall faces before placing aligned dimension, apply tab key to cycle through point selected, pick opposite point in Revit, Justin Doughty, CADline, Aug 30, 2013

Issue Using a Preview Control in a Macro - employ preview control feature that supports enhanced integration between Revit, add-in, check PreviewControlSimple, UIAPI Revit SDK sample in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 30, 2013

Copy a Sheet from 1 Project to Another - delete viewports from sheet, copy sheet to new project, copy view-specific elements from source sheet view to destination sheet view in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Sep 1, 2013

Boolean Operations for 2D Polygons - implement RvtClipper command that intersects 2 slabs, creates new floor, integrate clipper library project, GetBoundaryLoops method to return horizontal slab boundary loops in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 2, 2013

Revit MEP - Electrical Process - develop communication plan, place electrical equipments in model, define distribution systems, position electrical devices before creating power circuit, Patrick Davis, Tampa Revit, Sep 2, 2013

5 Revit Presentation Tips - turn on ambient shadows in hidden line view, add background image to hidden line view, apply graphic override to individual element, category, switch hidden line view to realistic view, Steven Shell, Bradley BIM, Aug 28, 2013

Hacking System Parameters in Door Family - open door family to input value under 'fire rating,' change family category of doors, modify parameter from 'type' to 'instance' in Revit, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Aug 23, 2013

Window Hacking - go to family element visibility settings to check 'show only if instance is cut' option, swap type to window, check box, swap back again to generic model in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 27, 2013

Open MEP Connector Warning - apply IsConnected property of connector instance to check if it is open or not or employ LINQ to determine number of open connectors in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 28, 2013

Transfer Project Standards and Shared Coordinates - apply transfer project standards to share project info with related linked project files, reverse orientation of project base point, survey point in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 28, 2013

Urban Generics - 'lock profiles' feature to open familiar sketch mode when editing extrusion, populate urban blocks with gross floor area, model complex geometry in mass category in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 28, 2013

Revit Tip: Interior Rendering Shows Black - arrest Revit issues by checking location of camera if rendering displays black scene, Revit Kid, Aug 28, 2013

Creating Revit Geometry from Point Clouds - check memory usage while working with large point clouds, indexing, set keyboard shortcuts in Revit, installation notes for Cloudworx, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Aug 28, 2013

RasterImage Inverse Transform - code to negate scaling, displacement, rotation of selected raster image in AutoCAD, Balaji Ramamoorthy, AutoCAD DevBlog, Aug 29, 2013

Revit Server API Access and VBScript - REST service is RevitServerAdminRESTService2014, not used by admin UI, access Revit Server, download project files using both VBScript, AutoIT, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 29, 2013

Revit MEP Extension Space Naming Utility - download space naming utility to assign Revit MEP space names, numbers, click on 'launch SNU' option to coordinate between names, numbers, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Aug 27, 2013

How to Obtain a Stand-Alone License of the IMAGINiT Utilities for Revit When on Subscription with IMAGINiT - login to portal, select 'generate authcode' from utilities dropdown menu, choose appropriate software before generating code, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Aug 27, 2013

Determining Maximal Flow in HVAC Duct Connectors - return connector manager for element, max flow for connector set, determine max flow for element, set shared parameter, mainline command to retrieve, process all ducts in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 27, 2013

Exporting Image and Setting a Default 3D View Orientation - generate pictures of families, project documents looking like default 3D views, remove call to invoke SetOrientation method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 26, 2013

Accessing the Autodesk Database Link - set up DBLink tool, export data from Access to Excel, edit data in Excel, import Excel data into Access, Access to Revit before linking Revit model with database, Patrick Davis, Tampa Revit, Aug 26, 2013

Beam and Column Auto-Height Adjustments - change 'start attachment type' from 'end elevation' to 'distance,' use 'modify sub elements' to adjust height of roof/floor at corner, Jarod Schultz, Aug 26, 2013

Retrieving All Available Line Styles - retrieve line styles without line instance in Revit, macro to list all subcategories of lines category, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 23, 2013

Learn How to Align and Measure a Scope Box in Revit Without the API - understanding scope boxes with respect to their usages, limitations in Revit, Marcello Sgambelluri, Simply Complex, Aug 23, 2013

Revit MEP Circuiting - create new power circuit for 2 devices, click power button, hover cursor, apply tab key to check circuit associated with devices in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 24, 2013

New vs Existing Display in Revit - select 'show all' option in phasing category to show existing objects in halftone appearance, apply 'show complete' option to display both existing, new objects in same line weight, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Aug 25, 2013

Adding a Door to Curtain Wall - create curtain wall, select properties from type selector menu, add elevation tag to create an elevation view, define door size, location, add, resize, remove door in Revit, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Aug 23, 2013

Using Filters to Show Insulation in Revit - go to object styles dialog box to change line pattern style from solid to dash, hidden or other styles required for duct installation, observe duct insulation changes, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Aug 23, 2013

Suppress the Databinding 'Error' Messages When Launching Revit from Visual Studio - open Revit.exe.config file to append code in Revit, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Aug 23, 2013

Light Fixture Grid Positioning and Wires - set reference lines to strong before unchecking visibility parameters in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 22, 2013

Defining Worksets - allows multiple user access same file, loads model in portion by dividing Revit workflow model in logical ways, Mathew Miller, Revittize, Aug 21, 2013

View References - tie detail view reference to actual view to connect information together logically, workaround is using schedule keys for each detail type that needs reference in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 21, 2013

Mass Murder - understanding generic model, generic model adaptive, conceptual mass templates in Revit to be able to use mass floors, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 20, 2013

Dynamo Glare Study - create hand-build geometry with mass forms, turn on sun path, set particular sun setting to bounce bunch of rays from sun point down onto surface, Zach Kron, Buildz, Aug 10, 2013

Displacement with Revit  - utilize displaced views as communication tool to fit design components together, apply section box to cut through floor, element hide to hide section boxes in Revit, Curt Egli, Synergis, Aug 21, 2013

Revit Structure 2014 Tutorial - Shared Parameters, Schedules and Tags - launch structural project, position few rectangular footings on level 1, select shared parameter command to create new file, generate groups to organize shared parameters, adjust foundation width parameter, Autodesk Revit Structure, Aug 17, 2013

Parameters, Pt 6: FM and COBie - implement COBie toolkit with project templates or follow Revit COBie toolkit documentation steps, select project parameters to access parameters, go to external tools to check COBie add-in updates, Michael Earley, BIM Manager, Aug 17, 2013

Revit: Adding a 45 Degree Door Swing Using Visibility Controls - open any one of OOTB single door families, save it in custom content folder, draw 45 degree door, swing arc in ground floor view, assign length, visibility parameters to new lines, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Aug 16, 2013

View Filter API - utilize filter tab of visibility/graphic override dialogue to set color of elements in view, apply ParameterFilterElement class to align with ElementFilter interfaces for element iteration in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 19, 2013

Revit: Type Catalogs - learn about yes/no parameter, text parameter, rename type catalog file before renaming CSV to replace it without closing Revit, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Aug 15, 2013

Generating a MidCurve Between 2 Curve Elements - UI to select 2 curve elements in Revit, determine curve parameterization data, generate approximating midcurve model line segments, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 15, 2013

Linked Files and Visibility/Graphics - check 'override display settings for this instance' before selecting custom to activate model categories tab, override individual model categories in single instance of 2 copies of linked file in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 17, 2013

Revit Architecture 2014: Displaced Views - utilize displace elements tool to create exploded views, move elements with displacement sets along x, y, z axis away from Revit model, John Flanagan, CADline, Aug 14, 2013

Parameters, Pt 5: Types and Project Units - understanding text, integer, number, length, area, volume parameter types, employing project units to define parameter types, applying formulas to calculate parameter types with same project units in Revit, Michael Earley, BIM Manager, Aug 13, 2013

Double-Click Options & Selection Enhancements for Revit 2014 - adjust settings in Revit.ini file to allow alteration of parameter value when clicked twice in Revit, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Aug 16, 2013

Iterative Workflows Between Revit and Navisworks  - understanding iterative process with regard to design, pre-construction, construction phases in Revit, Bill Knittle, Synergis, Aug 15, 2013

Language Independent Section View Type Id Retrieval - iterating over all view types, pick first one of ViewType.Section in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 14, 2013

Spooling Pipe in Revit  - creating fabrication spools for pipe layouts, Bill Knittle, Synergis, Aug 14, 2013

Revit 2014: New Selection Tools - check select panel or Revit status bar to access tools, keep 'select underlay' off, turn off 'select links' while working with point clouds, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Aug 14, 2013

Revit Architecture 2014 - Section Perspective - place camera in building model, select camera view, tick section box check box to display section box in drawing, employ control grips to drag sides of box inside model, John Flanagan, CADline, Aug 13, 2013

Deleting and Updating Extensible Storage Schema - all extensible storage schemata are held in memory, shared between open projects, unload Revit links before deleting schema, employ update handler in add-in to update instances of schema, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 13, 2013

Phase and Poche Materials - configure templates to work automatically while using phase features, examine materials dialog, icon for asset use, identify poche material before assigning type property in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 12, 2013

Early Cost Estimating with Revit and Ideate BIMLink - access information via Excel to save editing time, apply multi-category method to extract model data, design option, phasing information, eliminate need of training estimators, Glynnis Patterson, Ideate, Aug 13, 2013

Sneaky Arrows - click on 'room & area' arrow to view drop-down list of options, press arrow in 'massing & site' tab to adjust site settings in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 13, 2013

Mona Lisa's Eyes Follow the Revit Camera Wherever it Goes - using adaptive components to make people face camera in perspective view in Revit, Tim Waldock, RevitCat, Aug 14, 2013

Rooms, Spaces and Zones - create rooms, spaces within room-binding elements, utilize spaces to perform heating/cooling, conceptual energy analysis, place spaces in model from analyze tab, press delete to remove space in Revit MEP, Patrick Davis, Tampa Revit, Aug 8, 2013

Attributes, Relationships and Other Stuff - understanding issues related to view transparency setting, BIM element mass, stacked wall component relationships, changing color of element, exception while retrieving bounding box in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 12, 2013

Set Graphic Overrides for an Element in a View - utilize View.SetElementOverrides to set view-specific graphic overrides for specific element in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Aug 12, 2013

Revit Piping Tips and Tricks - set up interface to accommodate quick, accurate pipe designs, customize piping systems, auto-correct angles using Revit tools, Bill Knittle, Synergis, Aug 12, 2013

Using Temperature Parameters in Formulas - generating formulas to measure total, sensible cooling capacities in Revit, Chris Price, Revit Rants, Aug 13, 2013

Fantastic Filters - anatomy of filter, applying it to Revit view, using filters for documentation, management, review, coordination, analysis, Greg Hale, AUGI Library, Aug 8, 2013

Naming a Reference Plane - add dimension string across each detectable reference plane if reference plane is not detectable in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 9, 2013

Setting the Compound Structure Core and Shell Layers - creating new collection of layers, set them on type by applying SetCompoundStructure method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 9, 2013

Proper Way to Save the Revit Model for Consultants Use - synchronize local files to central before closing file, open central file to check 'detach from central & audit,' select detach & preserve worksets option before purging unused objects in Revit model, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Aug 9, 2013

The Revit Server REST API - implement batch file that calls Revit.exe, manipulate document in document opened event handler, subscribe to idling event in event handler, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 8, 2013

Parameters, Pt 4: Schedules - open door schedule by double-clicking on it, modify contents, schedule look by editing fields, filter, sorting/grouping, formatting or appearance, assign fire performance ratings to door types in Revit, Michael Earley, BIM Manager, Aug 8, 2013

Click Twice to Create a Cropped Dependent View - click twice on points to create new dependent view cropped to rectangle in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Aug 5,2013

Revit Basic Tip: Selecting Objects - click on objects to remove it from selection, press tab key to cycle between overlapping objects, drag window selection, filter selection, employ contextual menu to select multiple objects, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Aug 5, 2013

Revit Parameters, Pt 2 - create copy of floor plan view, select duplicate or duplicate with detailing, pick filters option in visibility graphics to create, edit filter, override visibility settings of filer created, Michael Earley, BIM Manager, Aug 3, 2013

Setting the Exact Same Location for 2 Views on a Sheet - restore previous crop box settings, apply function with hard-wired element ids in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 7, 2013

Parameters, Pt 3: Tags - understanding tags based on their usages, categories like door, window, wall, column, add fire performance parameter for doors, visit family editor to modify graphics of any label in Revit, Michael Earley, BIM Manager, Aug 6, 2013

Animation and the DisplacementElement Class - understanding DisplacementElementAnimation SDK sample that creates animation of model by disassembling, reassembling them in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 6, 2013

Get Your Views in Order - Project Browser - start at top of browser with work in progress before publishing to have sheets with views placed on them in Revit, David Light, Revit, Aug 6, 2013

Localized Applications for the Revit Exchange Store - creating multi-language Revit app, code for creating new panel, button, help file, Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, Aug 5, 2013

Revit Parameters, Pt 1 - understanding parameters, type vs instance parameter, shared, project parameters with examples, ways to add parameters to group in Revit, Michael Earley, BIM Manager, Aug 2, 2013

Understanding View Range - floor plan vs ceiling plan, accessing view range button from properties panel, top, cut-plane, bottom, view depth terms related to view range dialog box, view depth object displays in Revit, Jerad Meidinger, AUGI Library, Aug 2, 2013

Beam Instance Properties in Revit - apply Y & Z offset uniform values or end Y/Z offset independent values to adjust beam position vertically, horizontally in model, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Aug 1, 2013

Create a View/Sheet Set - add views to sheet that matches criteria, set PrintManager to utilize selected views/sheets option, obtain ViewSheetSetting in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Aug 1, 2013

Scaling Revit Families Nested in Curtain Panel Patterns - create pattern element within planting category, set another family before loading 1st family into 2nd, place dimensions, generate in-place mass, irregular shaped pattern while trimming pattern elements around edges, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Aug 1, 2013

Multi-Segment Grid Bubble Removed by Crop Region - edit grid sketch, select split element tool from modify tab, click around crop region to create 2nd sketch segment, finish sketch in Revit, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, July 31, 2013

Create a Floor with an Opening or Complex Boundary - using NewFloor method, copying floor without its openings, committing transaction, creating openings in second step, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 31, 2013

Revit Sections of 3D AutoCAD Drawings - import 3D .dwg file into new family before loading family into Revit project, Justin Doughty, CADline, July 29, 2013

Transferring View Templates, Not in 2014 - copy selected element to clipboard, switch to target document, paste aligned to current view after utilizing macro to select template in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, July 29, 2013

Transferring Just 1 View Template from Project to Project - understanding Revit 2014 functionality to copy elements from 1 document to another, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, July 26, 2013

Row Planting - embed double-nested planting family in line-based generic model template, create balustrade, use 'egg & dart' molding, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, July 24, 2013

Switch Join Order - pick join geometry from modify tab to select slab, employ switch join order tool followed by slab, individual beam to switch way in which concrete cleans up in Revit, David Light, Revit, July 26, 2013

Sydney Revit API Training and Vacation - purge all zero-area rooms, spaces, pick, extract complex beam edge curve, customize text displayed by tag, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 26, 2013

Revit Alpha Numeric Revisions - open titleblock file for editing, expand schedules section in project browser, pick revision schedule to view schedule properties, rename heading in 'issued to' field available in formatting tab, James Philip, CADline, July 26, 2013

Generic Blank Schedule in 2014 - go to view tab, select schedule quantities option, pick un-used category, uncheck 'show headers' text option in appearance tab, choose title cell followed by merge/unmerge button in Revit, Jarod Schultz, July 26, 2013

Compiling and Using RevitLookup for Revit 2013 - install Revit 2013 SDK along with RevitAddinManager, open Sharpdevelop, drag, drop RevitLookup.csproj to projects panel before compiling RevitLookup.dll, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, July 29, 2013

Revit Scalable Spline Tree Family - scale spline by dragging its end points, utilize vertical reference planes, width parameter to control splines, create multiple tree types varying in shape, height, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, July 28, 2013

Bradley Revit Family Secrets: Voids Affect File Size - include voids within extrusion as closed loops to avoid creation of individual voids, sculpt family model efficiently in Revit, Daniel Hughes, Bradley BIM, July 28, 2013

3D Standing Seam Metal Roof in 6 Minutes  - open material with surface pattern, select roof, 'paste aligned to same place' option to create actual standing scenes of roof in Revit, YouTube, July 26, 2013

Screen Planting - start with planting template to form new family, utilize reference planes to mark out square, form extrusion withi

Handy Tools for Quick Modification to Model in View - apply linework tool to override line style in model, masking region tool to draw mask on top of view, override graphics in view by element or by category in Revit, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, July 25, 2013

Concrete Steps - apply stepped option to create steps, include riser not a boundary sketch segment at end of stair in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 25, 2013

n square before nesting it into other planting family in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, July 24, 2013

What's New in Revit MEP 2014: Ability to Assign Temporary View Templates in Revit - select view template to modify view templates properties, apply temporary view properties feature to update view properties without affecting saved view state in Revit, Bill Johnson, Ideate, July 23, 2013

Revit 2014 Schedule Footer Alignment - select alignment settings in schedule properties, formatting tab or column index in schedule view to format columns in Revit 2014, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, July 22, 2013

Using BoundingBoxContainsPointFilter with Rooms & Filled Regions -  employ BoundingBoxContainsFilter to locate filled region that is on top of each room in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, July 22, 2013

Scaling Families: Empirebim - create family using nested plant family approach in Revit, load plant family into curtain wall panel, lock, align it to reference level, David Light, Revit, July 19, 2013

User MEP Calculation Sample - understanding built-in external services consisting of add-in manifests, .NET assemblies, UserMepCalculation sample, sample concepts, use cases, migration of pre-alpha version in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 19, 2013

Net and Gross Wall Area - applying Document.Regeneration(), Transaction.Rollback() code to obtain area of wall in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, July 19, 2013

Working with DWG Files in Revit - check distance of CAD geometry from 0,0,0, review layers in AutoCAD, purge any unused layers, blocks, styles from DWG, link/import DWG files onto separate workset, Patrick Davis, Tampa Revit, July 19, 2013

Autodesk Vasari Tips and Tricks for Customizing and Editing Conceptual Energy Models - chaining surface values or manually drawing of openings, glazing areas in Revit, Daniel Nielsen, YouTube, July 9, 2013

Modeling Best Practice Tip - model walls before building them regardless of narrow/wider BIM usage in Revit, David Light, Revit, July 18, 2013

Modeling Best Practice Tip, Pt 2 - take care while editing sketch profile, ensure good wall clean ups, quality IFC exports while modeling walls in Revit, David Light, Revit, July 18, 2013

Snake Oil Rig - equalize 2 reference planes with length parameter, place points where new planes cross existing axis, check movement of points when length is changed in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, July 18, 2013

Revit Families: How to Know Where to Load a Family - check systems, architecture, insert, annotate, massing, site tabs to load family into model, go to properties panel in create tab to view family category, parameters, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 17, 2013

Revit 2014: Navisworks Exporter Not Showing on Ribbon - turn off firewall, virus protection, open Navisworks Manage to accept agreement, reinstall NW exported through control panel, verify visibility of add-in in Revit before turning on firewall, virus protection, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 17, 2013

Curve Length, Idling, Units and RevitPythonShell - understanding curve length vs ApproximateLength property, potential SetRaiseWithoutDelay workaround, unit handling improvements in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 17, 2013

Network Deployments - Include Additional Software - insert additional software details while creating network deployment to include additional .ms, .exe software, click add button to select Revit add-on instead of specifying any command line parameters, Patrick Davis, Tampa Revit, July 17, 2013

Mirroring a Plan View in Revit - duplicate floor plan, rename it for orient to view resource, adjust view range settings before creating new 3D default view in Revit, Chris Perry, A Word on BIM, July 17, 2013 (more Revit tutorials)

Revit: Rotating the Section Box - cut model in non perpendicular angle, make sure to be in plan view, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, July 2013

Copy Then Paste a Level - create new level by opening elevation view, apply paste aligned, aligned to selected levels option to place levels in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 16, 2013

Improved Stair Functionality in Revit 2014 - adjust width of stair before/after stair creation, modify landing shape, control landing reshaping behavior, automatic landing creation, snapping reference improvements, Ron Palma, Ideate, July 15, 2013

Football and Space Adjacency for Heat Load Calculation - apply CmdSpaceAdjacency command to add adjacent space to segment class, GetSpaceData method to retrieve space data in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 15, 2013

Revit 2014 OBJ Exporter and New SDK Samples - apply DisableMismatchWarning utility to fix the processor architecture mismatch warning, check new API features, SDK sample features available in Revit 2014, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 16, 2013

Using InfraWorks to Check the Effect of Kawneer Versoleil SunShades - place sample Revit building model into small town model, add Versoleil SunShades, navigate inside building to use shadow analysis in Civil 3D, Dana Probert, BIM on the Rocks, July 12, 2013

Revit Add-in Unit Testing - launch TestRunner external command, select directory containing .NET assemblies, run tests, reloading, reparsing, retesting tests in Visual Basic without leaving or restarting Revit, achieve unit testing with RvtUnit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 12, 2013

Tricks to Force Trigger Idling Event - indicate preference for non-default idling frequency, trigger idling event subscriber by calling SetRaiseWithoutDelay() method, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, July 11, 2013

Revit 2013 Ribbon Issue - bug makes tools like 'mode & draw' disappear, workaround is installing latest service pack, Gareth Spencer, CADline, July 12, 2013

Automatically Synchronize with Central Every Hour - apply synchronizeWithCentral method to automatically coordinate with central at desired interval in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, July 13, 2013

Live Link Between Parameters in Model & Detail Families - select model, detail component, copy parameter value from model to detail component in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, July 13, 2013

Furniture Fritz - discuss design, extrusions, geometry, visualizations required for drafting series 7 stacking chair, modular sofa set, office tables in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, July 11, 2013

Graphic Programming - Revit Tags In - apply room name, number to create mass, opt for last specified values for department, room type, invoke align masses, mass to room command to manage masses, map information respectively, Tim Logan, LMNts, July 10, 2013

Five Minutes Working with Rotated Views - turn on, rotate workplane, activate workplane visibility, rotate crop region of view, associate views to scope boxes, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 11, 2013

Controlling the Visibility of Voids with an On/Off Parameter in Revit - create new hosted family, generate void through solid geometry, save uncut void family before creating another instance of same family, choose family type parameters in Revit, Johnny Furlong, BIMopedia, July 11, 2013

ADN Mesh Data Custom Exporter to JSON - understanding ADN mesh data format, tetrahedron sample JSON data, curved wall in JSON, custom exporter, export context implementation, ADN mesh data class, JSON serialization in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 11, 2013

Simplify Your Families, Nest It - create Revit host, nested family, insert door, panel as component, associate nested panel parameters to host parameters, control visibility, create linework, varieties of door panels, Bill Knittle, Synergis, July 10, 2013

Texture Bitmap and UV Coordinates - obtain texture UV coordinates, texture bitmap access, calculate, mark shaded areas in BIM, nested family predicate, IFC viewer in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 9, 2013

Be Consistent - Wall Location Line - ensure external facade walls are set to same location line, flip direction of wall when applying wall centerline in Revit, David Light, Revit, July 9, 2013

I Can't Modify Revit Visibility/Graphics - modify view template, go to properties palette to change view template option to none in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, July 9, 2013

Create a Filled Region to Use as a Mask - FilledRegion.Create method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 6, 2013

Shared Coordinates - setting up shared coordinates by 'specifying a coordinate' at a point in Revit, David Light, Revit, July 8, 2013

Managing Revit Data in Excel - exporting data to Excel, linking that data to another Excel workbook, David Light, Revit, July 5, 2013

Graphics Pipeline Custom Exporter - explores CustomExporter, IExportContext, render node classes, CameraInfo classes of custom export, custom exporter to XML, Collada, OBJ, JSON in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 8, 2013

Recent Files and Worksharing - open projects link if recent files page is being used, check create new local option, specify option to determine order of worksets in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 8, 2013

Dismiss the Dialog When Opening a Copied Central Model File - register DialogBoxShowing event in Application.OnStartup() method, dismiss copies central model dialog by imitating to click close button in Revit, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, July 4, 2013

Recursively Disable Architecture Mismatch Warning - disable mismatch warning utility, understand project file header, property group, string constraints, file processing, recursive directory traversal with reference to other enhancements, warnings in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 4, 2013

IMAGINiT Revit Utilities: Element Renumber Customization - make copy of original config file before making modifications, check parameter category name to avoid tool working problems, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 3, 2013

Dynamically Hide and Display a Ribbon Panel - set read-write RibbonPanel.Visible property to false to hide panel, save RibbonPanel instance in global variable to switch state at will in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 3, 2013

Family API - Nested Type, Instance and Symbol Retrieval - understanding Revit API scenarios based on instance, symbol retrieval, nested type modification, retrieving specific family symbols, instances, display of available door panel types, modifying nested family type, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 2, 2013

Propagate Extents in Revit - add elbow to adjust view by clicking jog symbol, disable crop region, scope box to propagate 2D extents, select grids or levels before clicking propagate events button, Jarod Schultz, July 1, 2013

Family API - Create Type, Select and Modify Instances - select, modify family instances by creating new type of loaded family, create new family type, implement pre-/post-selection handler class in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 1, 2013

View Templates and Linking Views - uncheck V/G overrides RVT link in view template if views are linked from various linked models in Revit, Mark Cronin, Better Revit, June 30, 2013

How to Programmatically Load a New Symbol from an Existing Family in a Revit Project - implement IFamilyLoadOptions interface to use 3rd version of overloaded method in Revit, Gopinath Taget, AEC DevBlog, June 28, 2013

Family API Add-In: Load Family and Place Instances - create nested family structure to insert family instance into family document, load family, place instances, locate database element by type, name, access newly placed instances using Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 28, 2013

Coordinating Projects Using Shared Coordinates - consider 2 approaches in Revit: small project, large project; examine survey file, prepare site project file, import survey file, define coordinates, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, June 28, 2013

Lumpy Diagrid - take open ended splines, box them out to form closed loop, create solid block with wavy top surface in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, June 27, 2013

Invisible Reference - set IncludeNonVisibleObjects option of element geometry to true to include invisible geometry in Revit, Mikako Harada, AEC DevBlog, June 27, 2013

Design Options & Phases, Pt 1 - understanding role of workset, design options, phase container that is used while placing elements into view, using split elements, linework, reasonable, design options, phases redundancy in Revit, Revit Beginners, June 27, 2013

Key Concepts of the Family Editor - explores family editor families, types, workplanes, constraints, parameters, elements, templates, building parametric family with reference to complete slide decks, Revit family API topics, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 26, 2013

How to Show Specific Design Options to Revit Views - duplicate views for each option, change visibility graphic of views, design options in schedule, place views to Revit sheet once view configuration is done, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, June 26, 2013

Positioning of Linked Models, Pt 1 - apply Cartesian coordinates to locate objects in digital space, use unclipped project base point to locate fixed origin in Revit project, setting up shared coordinates model, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, June 26, 2013

Type Catalogs and MEP Parameter Syntax - understanding common/structure data type syntax in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, June 26, 2013

Revit Wall Sweeps and Navisworks - select wall with sweeps, choose create parts from modify/walls ribbon panel in Revit, turn on 'convert construction parts' option in Navisworks, Joe Eichenseer, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, June 26, 2013

What is Design Options? - open design options dialog box from manage tab, create option set, add elements to option, switch between options for editing before making final selection in Revit, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, June 25, 2013

Ribbon Headaches After Installing Revit 2014 - minimize, cycle through ribbon until tools are visible if contextual ribbon fails to update or show appropriate tools, Edwin Guerra, BIM blog.ca, June 25, 2013

Spiral Rigging - open generic model adaptive template, draw reference line, spokes from centre point to circumference, change measurement type, add precision, solid geometry to create geometric spiral in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, June 24, 2013

Revit MEP Template - set labels, grids, annotations, manage starting view, dimensions, callouts, sections, view titles, symbol families, worksets, electrical settings, project views, Phil Pleiss, MEP-BIM-Guru, June 24, 2013

Visibility Graphics of Linked Mechanical Model - open visibility graphics dialog box, add new filter from filters tab, create new filter, change projection/surface lines, cut lines to black in Revit, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, June 24, 2013

BIM-tastic - divide circular surface using rectangular pattern, create custom pattern-based family for individual paver stones, select tiles, border components to build patio using Revit, Paul Aubin, June 23, 2013

More on Structural Analysis Code Checking - adjust code parameter, element type parameter settings, type parameter assignments to elements, execute, explore reports, graphical results in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 23, 2013

Revit to CAD - Nothing to Fear - provide backgrounds, sheet layouts that are identical to standard 2D files, modify export setup, map Revit categories to layer names, colors in CAD, Jay Holland, BIM Aficionado, June 22, 2013

Revit 2014: Options for Double Click - select options located under ‘user interface’ to change customization options that control behavior of mouse in Revit, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 21, 2013

Cut and Isolate Areas with Scope Boxes in Revit - select scope box to create box on floor plan, use 'coins auto-section box' add-in to isolate scope box, apply hide/isolate to view option to hide element, Ben Malone, BIMopedia, June 21, 2013

Apply vs 'Apply' and View Templates - project browser setting matches view template settings but view remains independent; properties palette option to 'apply' view templates makes view template in charge of view in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, June 21, 2013

Add the Type Selector to the Modify Ribbon - right click on type selector, choose option 'add to ribbon modify tab' in Revit, Todd Shackelford, The Lazy Drafter, June 21, 2013

Behind the Scenes of the NBS Revit Add-in - drag-and-drop support from National BIM Library, controlling Revit from modeless dialogues, docking panel prototype, Stephen Hamil, The Building Coder, June 21, 2013

Conduit Connector Gone Rogue - load connector into project, select it to check bizarre value that keeps unchanged even if connector size changes in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, June 19, 2013

Capture Escape Key on Revit - use Win32 APIs with SetWindowsHookEx method to track keys in Revit, Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, June 17, 2013

Spikey Stuff - load SketchUp file as link to keep both SketchUp, Revit open, implement changes in skp, save, reload in Revit, change cut pattern of material, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, June 17, 2013

Getting the Area of All Major Faces of a Host - using concat method to create single list with references to both top, bottom faces in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, June 14, 2013

Revit Step Pattern Repeaters, Pt 2 - create new pattern type, place centered/offset type box on nodes, use repeater command to obtain 2D step pattern, or place adaptive component on 3 nodes, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, June 12, 2013

Family Templates and View Orientation - understanding front/labeled exterior view of templates, exterior/interior, placement side labels, create bullet shaped mullion profile for profile mullion template using Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, June 11, 2013

Animated Tilted Surface Patterns in Revit - use tan-function to host simple disc on reference line that tilts according to angle, position 2nd reference line with line associated with number parameter, Havard Vasshaug, June 11, 2013

Who's in Charge of Your Revit Project? - assign roles to specific people in Revit project team: job captain, BIM captain, detail captain, detail captain, project support technicians, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, June 11, 2013

Dynamo: Formulas - using formulas in Dynamo, driving geometry into Vasari, Zach Kron, YouTube, June 11, 2013

Execution is Key to Implementation - importing existing CAD details into Revit, creating Revit resource file for details, points to consider when creating new workflow, implementing Revit Structure, Philip Russo, AUGI Library, June 10, 2013

Revit Ribbon Reset - drag panels into varied positions to customize ribbon, tear off panel, turn off discipline specific panels, Gareth Spencer, CADline, June 7, 2013

Correct Detail Component Rotation in Elevation View - imitate actual rotation action in API to correct reported value errors, use GetRotationAngleOfInstance to calculate rotation angle, RotateInstance to rotate instance using view direction in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 7, 2013

Opening Linked Models for Editing - avoid using right-click option, navigate to original linked central file, open in same session, or use Revit launcher to create local file for linked model, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, June 7, 2013

A Workaround: Revit Renders Smooth Curves with Facets, and Other Revelations - apply split tool to split circle in family editor, Craig Barbieri, iRevit, June 9, 2013

Reporting, on a Curve - use path divided method to create spline, apply divide path command, change layout, create 'stand in' or stunt parameter, proxy elements, applications of path divided method in Revit, Marcello Sgambelluri, AUGI Library, June 6, 2013

Import AutoCAD 2D Drawing to Your Revit Model - open floor plan view of file, select 'link CAD' option located in insert tab, bring CAD file under positioning, select 'auto-origin to origin' option, locate project base point, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, June 6, 2013

Revit Step Pattern Repeaters - create single point adaptive component with box centered on point, surface with visible nodes, use repeater command to separate interlocking repeaters, or create step pattern with gaps, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, June 6, 2013

How to Scale a Family - use planting template to scale family by changing category to 'planting,' nest planning family to another family to make it scalable in Revit, Kelvin Tam, Revit SWAT, June 2, 2013

Planting Tips - create trees with adaptive components using divide path, repeater, share nested family to avoid properties from being controlled by parent families in Revit, Kelvin Tam, Revit SWAT, June 5, 2013

Scaling Profiles - launch generic model adaptive template, uncheck 'shared' box, change family category to planting, use model lines to draw profile, conduct 1st, 2nd level nesting in Revit, Kelvin Tam, Revit SWAT, June 5, 2013

Tuscan Rig - set 3D snapping on to form horizontal rungs, create form, draw reference on top of reference lines to complete profile, adjust height, width parameters in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, June 5, 2013

Extend Design Intent to Detailing with SysQue for Revit MEP - create model built from integrated managed content database, improve collaboration, model system with materials using SysQue pipe, duct, data, BOM, spool, Tim Grimm, Revit Add-ons, June 4, 2013

Nested Families and Parameter Controls - nest track head family into generic family to add visibility parameters, create controls to flip each instance of track head, control number of track heads, length parameters in Revit, Cassandra Watts, AUGI Library, June 4, 2013

Tech Summit and More AutoExport Considerations - use AutoExport utility that is controlled by registry keys specifying XML configuration file path, pseudo Boolean flag, fire Revit Idling event to open configuration file, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 4, 2013

Dynamo: Data Types and When a Point is Not a Point - understanding difference between data types in dynamo, geometry with Revit stuff, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, June 4, 2013

Revit 2013 - Project Points, Survey Points, Revit Coordinates - properly adjust project point in Revit, adjust survey point in plan, elevation, YouTube, May 31, 2013

Spline Sailing - modifying end point of spline, making Tuscan columns in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, June 2, 2013

Auto PDF Print from Revit 2014 - open document in Revit 2012 to initiate tool using UIControlledApplication Idling event, employ task scheduler, Revit API idling event to automate tasks, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 3, 2013

New Feature: StartupScript in RevitPythonShell - invoke script when initializing Revit plug-ins using IExternalApplication.OnStartup event, Daren Thomas, Daren at Work, Mar 30, 2013

Python Mac Pasteboard Access - Mac version of the color-coded HTML CopySourceAsHtml output cleanup script in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 2, 2013

Hide Workset Backup Folders - check 'hidden' in properties of workset project's backup folder in Revit, select 'don't show hidden files' option from Windows Explorer settings, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 31, 2013

Copy Family Between Documents Via API - using Revit API code to transfer family between documents, copy picked family instance's family, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, May 31, 2013

Revit Structure: Schedule Framing Total Weight in Tons - add calculated value to schedule, create structural framing schedule to add parameters, deselect 'itemize every instance' on sorting tab, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 31, 2013

Adding Ramp Slope Arrow and Stair Path Arrow - click on slope arrow to modify slope boundary, select 'spot slope' to move slope annotation to ramp, stair path to add stair path arrow in Revit, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, May 29, 2013 (more Revit tutorials)

Planting Columns - control height of planting element using 'built-in' height parameter, nest another planting family into base planting family in Revit, Paul Aubin, June 2, 2013

Need to Update an Old Schedule Trick for Revit 2014 - colorize cells to notify working schedule, build 'ZZ_1 Arial' text type to use in header, body in appearance tab for working schedule, Jarod Schultz, May 30, 2013

Revit .NET Creations API: Create Window Into Wall, Pt 2 - creating window, inserting it into wall using relative location, Spiderinnet Blog, May 29, 2013

Revit .NET Creations API: Create Window Into Wall - Pt 3 (At Center Middle of the Wall) - creating window, insert it at center, middle of wall using relative position, Spiderinnet Blog, May 30, 2013

Reloading and Debugging External Commands on the Fly - replace 'external command lister' by reading byte stream from DLL, use ExternalCommandLister, Command Class enhancements to substitute RvtSamples functionality, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 28, 2013

Revit .NET Creations API: Create Window Into Wall, Pt 1 - use Document.Create.NewFamilyInstance method to set relationship between window, wall in Revit, Spiderinnet Blog, May 28, 2013

Load Your Own External Command On the Fly - set visual studio to load projects efficiently, use RevitRubyShell or RevitPythonShell, SharpDevelop IDE, AddInManager in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 27, 2013

Three Minutes with Floor Sloping - use slope arrow if offset variety is known, define one edge as slope defining or define constant height using Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 25, 2013

Predictions of a Present Future - Revit 2014 features: dockable window enhancements, temporary view properties, room calculation points, parameter enhancements, modified materials UI, Jay Zallan, AUGI Library, May 24, 2013

Effortless Extensible Storage - use extension to define special class by describing ExStorage schema, create instance of class, set properties, elements for attaching data to element in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 23, 2013

How to Create a Back Reference View Title - pick view title, choose 'title block back reference' from edit type option, copy original view title family, change sheet number label to referencing sheet in Revit, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, May 23, 2013

Use an Adaptive Component Line to Tag Ramp Slopes in Revit 2013 - workaround is creating adaptive family with 2 placement points, making spline between points, using 3D view to load family in project, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 21, 2013 (more Revit tutorials)

Revit Tutorial - Export to Linked HTML File - open export, 'images and animation' option, pick selected views/sheets from export image dialog, specify output path, image options before exporting file, Jeffrey Pinheiro, Revit Kid, May 23, 2013

Being Content with Content: Configuring Revit Content Searching with Vault - install Revit plug-in for Vault Professional 2014 from Vault server, log into ADMS console to select, enable ‘Revit indexing service, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, May 22, 2013

Starting Views - specify view by going to manage project panel located in manage tab, select view, set starting view as project message board in Revit, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, May 22, 2013

New Room Calculation Point Functionality in Revit 2014 - turn on ‘room calculation point’ parameter within family type to enable room calculation point arrow in Revit, Ron Palma, Ideate, May 22, 2013

Create Stirrup Rebar by Given Model Curves via Revit API - sketch up shape of stirrup within column using Revit API code, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, May 23, 2013

Controlling Plot Thickness in Revit - go to manage tab to access, control object styles, override object appearance by using visibility/graphics overrides tool or filters, adjust line weights, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 21, 2013

Setting Up True North for a Project - Best Practice - acquire, publish coordinates to ensure models from all disciplines locate correctly when related, link CAD site plan/Revit site model into building model before sharing coordinates, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, May 21, 2013

Prompt to Save Positions After Moving AutoCAD Site Plan in Building Model - understanding implications that will result after selecting save now, ok, or cancel options in 'save position dialog box,' need for overwriting CAD file while defining shared coordinates in Revit, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, May 21, 2013

Is Revit 2014 Multi-Threaded? - yes, multi-threading in Revit allows vector printing, 2D vector export, rendering, wall joins representation, element, file loading, point cloud data overlay, Michael Rotolo, The Mad Cadder, May 21, 2013 

Revit: RomanS Font Issues - update all annotation in template, tags when font of text changes from Arial to default, use fonts that are similar to RomanS in Revit, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 20, 2013

Revisions & Keynotes & Worksets & Revit 2014 - check enhanced keynote, revision functionality in Revit 2014 where worksets are no longer borrowed, provides flexibility to project teams, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 20, 2013

Inventor 2014 to Revit 2014 - remove details, fill voids, define envelopes, recognize extrude, evolve to simplify model before exporting it as native Revit family with parametric, Gareth Spencer, CADline, May 20, 2013

This Fitting is Just Right: Ability to Embed .CSV File to Revit MEP Fitting Families - use size_lookup function to add pipe, conduit fittings, modify 'lookup table name' parameter, apply new lookup tables manage button to manage lookup tables, Bill Johnson, Ideate, May 20, 2013 (

Create Revit Room Plans with Python Shell and Revit API - select room where floor plan view is to be generated, iterate python script over selected rooms to extract bounding boxes, add plain view to Revit document, Dima Chiriacov, DP Stuff, May 19, 2013

CouchDB Implementation and GitHub Repository - understanding navigation logic, nested asynchronous database call-back functions, screen snapshot on mobile device, Autodesk open source components used in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 17, 2013

Revit Speed - work in wireframe, open required worksets, purge crap out of linked Revit files, break model into smaller models to accelerate Revit, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, May 17, 2013

Display Truss Members in Revit - load structural framing families into project file, use load family function to select families, set framing type parameter for each chord, webs, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, May 16, 2013

View Templates 101 - click on 'manage view template' in view tab, choose template, rename it, customize template settings, categorize as presentation or construction in Revit, Chris McNiel, AUGI Library, May 16, 2013

Clarity 2014 - My Favorite Unexpected Feature - edit data sheet template to add, remove information/graphics from any data sheet, add parameter to template by adding roomlink or itemlink in Revit, Joe Eichenseer, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, May 16, 2013

DWG Issues and Various Other Updates - implement AutoCAD add-in to access 3D coordinates in DWG import, use flag or embedded information in exported text to post-process information received from Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 15, 2013

Point Cloud or Linked File Not Appearing in Revit - Shared Coordinates - apply ‘zoom to fit’ to view point cloud, model center together in screen, suitable for objects that are thousand kilometers apart, Ben Malone, BIMopedia, May 15, 2013

Using the Revit API to Collect and Count Curtain Panels - use panel class to represent curtain panels, change filter to filter any additional instances in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, May 15, 2013

External Command Lister and Adding Ribbon Commands - use RvtSamples SDK application to read text file listing with any number of .NET assemblies in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 14, 2013

Working with Type Catalogs - check if parameters, units are properly defined using new export family types feature, add/edit instance parameter values of type catalogs using Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 14, 2013

Revit 2014 Optimized View Navigation  - enable 'optimized view navigation' tab to suppress display of fill patterns, element edges, shadows, mechanical/structural hidden lines, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, May 15, 2013

Make an Individual Revit File from a Central File - open folder containing Revit central file, select central file, check detach from central box, avoid connecting to server, create individual Revit project file, Andrew Corley, Cadalyst, May 13, 2013

Swept Blend Using Profiles in Adaptive Components - create adaptive component with 2D linework geometry, host 2 profiles of different size on arc reference line, select profiles, arc to create form in Revit, Tim Waldock, RevitCat, May 12, 2013

Source Code Formatting and Google Prettifier - add reference to Google Prettify loader, prettyprint class to HTML 'pre' tags or include Google-code-prettify script load statement to format Revit API codes, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 11, 2013

Removing Unused Mac Architectures, Languages and Files - use monolingual to remove unnecessary resources, Revit API architectures from disk, uncheck all languages in use to save disk space, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 12, 2013

Revit View Underlay Property and Python - Annoying Problem - use python script to select views from browser, set Revit view underlay setting to none, Dima Chiriacov, DP Stuff, May 12, 2013

VB.NET and View.SetVisibility - use InvokeMember under type of view while using VB.NET to make compiler understand version of Revit API code used, Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, May 10, 2013

Scheduling Apartments - use clean interfaces between elements in group, main structure of building, create simple generic model family, employ new variance parameter by group functionality in Revit 2014, David Light, Revit, Mar 9, 2013

Space Frame with Spherical Layout in Revit Using Divided Surface, Adaptive Component and Pythagoras - use equations to form 4 corner points of round sphere in conjunction with adjacent components, build reference point, adaptive component to define top of sphere, Havard Vasshaug, May 11, 2013

Add-In Wizards for Revit 2014 - understanding Revit add-in wizard usage by installing wizard zip files, copy zip files to matching Visual Studio project templates, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 9, 2013

Working vs Sheet Views - cut section into parts to check plan, change section cuts to working section type to avoid cluttering with views, add temporary annotations in Revit, Kate Morrical, BIMmuse, May 9, 2013

Groin Vaults for Your Single Groin Needs - find efficient ways of modeling by properly planning while using tools in Revit, Jay Zallan, Fear and Loathing in a CAD vs BIM World, May 9, 2013

Enhancements Made to Structural Reinforcement Tools in Revit 2014 - assign rebar to disregard hooks, specify rounding parameters, adjust lap-slice stagger positions using reinforcement settings dialog box options, Shruti Harve, Ideate, May 9, 2013

Revit 2014 Macros in Ruby - select Ruby in language option while creating macro using Revit 2014, Harry Mattison, YouTube, May 9, 2013

Copy and Paste API Applications and Modeless Assertion - solving non-unique unique ID problem, managing materials in Adsklib, transferring groups between projects using Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 8, 2013

Upgrade Revit Families and Files to 2014 Quick and Easy - check readme file in utilities folder that contains instructions for using ContentBatchUtility folder in Revit, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, May 8, 2013

Create a Groin Vault Roof in Revit - create extrusion roof using half-round arc, draw another roof at 90 degree, use join roof command to connect them together using Revit 2014, Paul Aubin, Apr 30, 2013

A Simpler Dockable Panel Sample - register panel in zero document state before it gets displayed, check commands in dockable panel once project is activated in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 7, 2013

Structural Analysis SDK - First look - develop code to check model using .NET languages, check supporting material, allow VSCodeChecking add-in to update DLL references path in Revit, Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, May 7, 2013

How to Calculate the Model Coordinates of Objects in a Linked/Imported DWG - use ImportInstance.Geomtry property to obtain object’ coordinates in Revit, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, May 9, 2013

New Schedule Functionality in Revit 2014 - use schedule title to support text input, formatting, represent tag symbols, content previews, merge title, header cells, schedule categories, Ron Palma, Ideate, May 7, 2013

Using Parts in Autodesk Revit - use model-based delivery to convert system families into parts, create part from any layered assembly, modify/divide part into sub-parts, conduct phasing of parts, Bill Knittle, Synergis, May 6, 2013

My Cloud-Based 2D Editor Implementation and Status - use server-side scripting, CouchDB NoSQL database to move JavaScript, SVG handling to cloud-based data repository component in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 6, 2013

Moving Stuff Around in Dynamo: Transforms, Lists and Making Real Revit Elements - moving abstract geometry inside dynamo, utilize abstract line to maintain relationship with dynamo graph, 'map and combine' functionality, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, May 6, 2013

Batch Upgrade Utility - run upgrade_RFA.bat to create file list to upgrade, drag Upgrade_RFA.txt onto Revit icon to launch utility, delete backup files once upgraded, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, May 6, 2013

Dominant Elements in Concrete Joins - use UnJoin geometry tool to manually alter join behavior rules existing between elements in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 3, 2013

Revit 2014 SDK and Visual Debugging Tools - use export gbXML command to check inconsistencies with room, hall volumes, alternately use gbXML2dwfx.exe utility of Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 2, 2013

Civil Structures Add-in for Autodesk Revit 2014 - define parameters, geometry of bridge, import road profile from LandXML file, use bridge modeling Revit extensions to create bridges, Tim Grimm, Revit Add-ons, May 2, 2013

Convert Section View to Drafting View - workaround is using Document.Export() method to export view to dwg file, Document.Import() method to import dwg file to drafting view area in Revit, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, May 1, 2013

Create a Simple Macro in Revit 2014 - open macro manager to create macro, check SharpDevelop open-source tool, show TaskDialog, compile build, run macro, Harry Mattison, YouTube, May 1, 2013

Revit 2014 Electrical Power Lighting Wiring and Circuits - understanding wiring, circuits, system browser using Revit 2014, YouTube, Apr 30, 2013

Revit Contour Label Orientation - reverse contour direction for short distances by inserting points of slightly lower height, workaround is to underline label text making them appear obvious, Tim Waldock, RevitCat, May 1, 2013

Model Elements on View Worksets - create new 3D view, turn on all visibility/graphic override categories, set discipline to coordination view, hide workset visibility setting in Revit, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 1, 2013

Wall Layer Functions - consider layer function, position, material, thickness, structural material before structuring wall in Revit, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Apr 30, 2013

Scope Box vs Project North - draw scopebox orthogonally to view, rotate selection box, place origin on grid intersection, assign gridlines to scopebox in Revit, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, May 1, 2013

Gross Floor Area of a Mass - select minimum of one mass floor, access such setting by choosing mass element followed by mass floors in contextual tab of ribbon in Revit, James Van, HOK BIM Solutions, May 1, 2013

The One About Revit to Real, Pt 2  - send build, generate GCode, raft settings, connect ReplicatorG to Thing-O-Matic for printing roof, David Beach, The Architect's Digital Design Guide, May 2, 2013

Revit Architecture Browser Organization - select elevation symbol, type properties, pick duplicate button, rename symbol to create separate external/internal elevations category, James Philip, CADline, Apr 30, 2013

Transactions, Sub-Transactions and Transaction Groups - understanding transaction group vs transaction with sub-transactions, make modifications in transaction phase, control modifications in sub-transaction phase of Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 30, 2013

Enhanced Analytical Model in Autodesk Revit 2014  - provides better visibility, greater control over analytical model, helps solve round-tripping issues between Revit, structural analysis software, BIM and Beam, Apr 30, 2013

Walk-Through Study - creating walls using 'wall by face,' adding doors, windows, decks, railings from focus area, setting fly-in animation sequence, Jay Holland, BIM Aficionado, Apr 29, 2013

Drag Listening Dimensions - move blue dotted witness line, drag it to preferred reference in order to adjust listening dimension in Revit, Kate Morrical, BIMmuse, Apr 29, 2013

Productivity Boosters for Everyday Work - understanding basic Revit structure tips related to brace frames, temporary dimensions, aligned dimensions, beams, HTC utility, Brian Mackey, AUGI Library, Apr 29, 2013

New Elevation Line Functionality in Revit 2014 - select elevation line, choose split segments tool from ribbon, adjust split segment to desired location in Revit, Ron Palma, Ideate, Apr 29, 2013

How to Mess Up a Revit Plan View - Fat Chance - understanding problem with plan view for associated levels, incorrect elevation, re-create tags, dimensions to fix issue, David Butts, The MEP BIM Engineer, Apr 29, 2013

Dynamo WIP Update - apply new 'watch 3D' node to visualize geometry, enhance UI browsability, scalability in Revit, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Apr 29, 2013

Revit Structure 2014 - Analytical Nodes - use read only property of node to check connection status, filters to identify issues with Revit model, YouTube, Apr 11, 2013

Revit's Most Hidden Commands - explores divided path vs divided surface node visibility commands, using computation height property to calculate room area in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Apr 27, 2013

Compiling the Revit 2014 SDK - use Revit API DLLs path updater, set PointCurveCreation office reference with Excel, modify RvtSamples.txt to fix add-in issues, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 26, 2013

Revit Adaptive Component: Practical Archetypes - Curved Glass Curtain Walls - obtain adaptive points on plane, host arcs on reference plane, use 'profile and sweep' method to follow arc, set vertical mullion rotation parameter, para-analytics, Mar 25, 2013

Room and Furniture Loops Using Symbols - use enhanced Revit database structure to include DbSymbol class, model, level, symbol data, integer based 2D placement, GeoSnoop display, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 25, 2013

How to Build Your Own Roof Truss Families - understanding benefits of creating own custom roof truss families in Revit, Bill Knittle, YouTube, Apr 25, 2013

Revit - Resetting Instance Parameter Values to Defaults - initiate add process, place instance parameter using type selector located at top of properties palette in Revit, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Apr 25, 2013

Tip on Variable Wall Heights and Revit Groups - maintain walls in Revit groups as unconnected with explicit height setting, use ‘attach top’ option to attach wall to slab, Dima Chiriacov, DP Stuff, Apr 25, 2013

Revit to Showcase - understanding method of pushing Revit files into showcase, David Beach, YouTube, Apr 25, 2013

Migrating a Built-in Category and Other Things - addresses issues while migrating C# code from Revit 2013 to 2014, storing RGB color values, updating DXF Link, retrieving truss family, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 24, 2013

Anchor Point for Revit Equality Dimensions - highlight object to be relocated, move cursor to hidden line, pick anchor symbol, move highlighted objects to relocate objects not anchored, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Apr 24, 2013

Dealing with Fussy Electrical Circuits - working on workshare projects in Revit, You Tube, Apr 22, 2013

Inventor 2014 BIM Exchange to Revit Family - exporting Revit family from Inventor, You Tube, Apr 23, 2013

Accessing and Filtering by Ramp Material - obtain ramp material information using RevitLookup snoop under object type in Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 23, 2013

Window or Door Frame Positioning - define alternative reference point, reference plane to maintain flexibility for moving assembly without generating error message in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 23, 2013

Revit 2014 Schedules Tips - select column index, headers to apply formatting, populate schedule with elements to view formatting, apply 'schedules title section' to generate generic table, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Apr 23, 2013

Revit API - Skipping Unplaced Rooms - use standard filter collector method to group all rooms in project, check area/location property of room before adding them in final 'placed rooms' collection, Rahul Shah, Revit Sticky Notes, Apr 23, 2013

Fixing Leader Shoulder Issues on Tags - forcing leader shoulder of Revit tag so that it anchors to desired location in Revit, Bill Knittle, You Tube, Apr 22, 2013

Revit Custom Section Head Tutorial - creating custom section head without gap in Revit, Sherry Pittman, You Tube, Apr 22, 2013

Wire End Woes - ensure origin defined by intersection of 2 reference planes has same location as family's internal origin, use true connector location to connect wire end in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Apr 22, 2013

Bloated Revit Central Files - open detached copy of project to delete large group of elements, save file as new central, open central file to make it active, ungroup resulting group, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Apr 21, 2013

Grouping Schedule Headers and How to Do Something - activate, refresh new Revit schedule view before grouping header, call viewSchedule.GetTableData to update value in body section, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 22, 2013

Revit 2014 Feature Review: More Data Liberated - understanding architectural column, detail component, entourage, generic model, grid, roof features, benefits available in Revit 2014, Glynnis Patterson, Ideate, Apr 22, 2013

Interference Checking in Revit - check model interference between selected/all elements, select categories from linked files, export interferences report as html file to share with others, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Apr 22, 2013

Can't See It in the View: Here's 33 Reasons Maybe Why - Revit object/category is temporarily hidden, being obscured by another element, view's discipline is prohibiting object visibility, James Herndon, The Revit Blog, Apr 19, 2013

Revit 2014 New Features Edit Crop Regions - edit boundaries of section/floor plan using new Revit 2014 feature, YouTube, Apr 20, 2013

Quantitative Analysis of Daylighting and Lighting Directly from Revit - open Revit, set up 3D view for rendering, select 'render in the cloud' option in view tab of Autodesk 360, David Scheer, Building Performance Analysis, Apr 22, 2013

Revit Content That Works - developing custom Revit content using automated tagging, scheduling features, considering example of standard floor poke-thru, Andrew Baranowski, AUGI Library, Apr 20, 2013

Room Editor Project Overview and CouchDB Configuration - replicating CouchDB with Python using Revit, same origin policy snag, resolution, learning, struggling with CouchApps, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 19, 2013

Setting Up True North for a Project - confirm true north of model, locate 'project base point' in model categories tab, enter degree angle in properties in Revit, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Apr 18, 2013

Migrating the Building Coder Samples to Revit 2014 - update API assembly references, remove obsolete collections namespace, RoomCreationData Class, change TopographySurface namespace, unit APIs in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 18, 2013

Advanced Scheduling: Check This Model - analyze Dutch building codes to validate Revit design, check if design matches with programs, actual area vs desired area, occupancy against building code, Martijn de Riet, AUGI Library, Apr 17, 2013

Exploded Axonometric Views in Revit 2014: No Problem - use displace elements tool on view panel of modify tab to move elements away from model, Shruti Harve, Ideate, Apr 17, 2013

Coins Auto Section Box - using 3D auto section box in Revit, You Tube, Apr 17, 2013

Perpetual GUID Algorithm and Revit 2014 Product GUIDs - understanding Revit product GUID algorithm used in Revit installation, use RevitAddInUtility to determine install location, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 17, 2013

Computational Design in Revit: Work Inspired by Sang Hoon Kim - reference planes, path intersects to automatically align path nodes vertically, horizontally, Havard Vasshaug, Apr 15, 2013

Exporting Shared Coordinates to DWG - select 'export setups DWG/DXF' settings under application, export options to open 'modify DWG/DXF export' setup in Revit, Mark Cronin, Better Revit, Apr 15, 2013

Revit .NET Creation APIs: Create Round Walls, Pt 3 - Spiderinnet Blog, Apr 15, 2013

Mirroring a Project in Revit - select 'mirror project’ option located in position tab of project location panel, determine direction to mirror project, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Apr 13, 2013

Revit .NET Creation APIs: Create Round Walls, Pt 1 - FindAndSortLevels help method, Spiderinnet Blog, Apr 12, 2013

Revit .NET Creation APIs: Create Round Walls, Pt 2 - construct 2 circular arcs to form connected circle, pass arc list to Wall.Create method, Spiderinnet Blog, Apr 13, 2013

Launching AutoCAD Within a Revit Add-in - using testole.zip, Acctrl_Interops.zip + EmbedAutoCAD.zip, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 12, 2013

Schedule Column Width - use resize button of 'modify schedule/quantities ribbon' interface to determine column width value in Revit 2014, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 14, 2013

Floor Perimeter - avoid editing floor sketch to create openings when using floor slab perimeter values in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 13, 2013

Fittings Do Not Look Right - set underlay setting to 'none' if pipe fittings look seems altered in Revit MEP, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 13, 2013

Columns, Beams and Braces - create masses to build slanted walls, replace concrete block with storefront, use slanted column, 3D snapping to make slanted structure in Revit, PKH Lineworks, Apr 11, 2013

Two Clicks to Create and Rotate Family Instances - using Revit API to generate family placement command, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Apr 11, 2013

Project North vs True North - use Project North to show architect's point of view, True North for real world view in Revit project, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Apr 11, 2013

Worksets Hopping About a Bit - populate active workset combo box by open worksets in Revit, Darren Snook, Revit Waterman, Apr 11, 2013 b

Top 5 Features and Tips - Auto-Section Box 2014 - flexible selection, compare views, direct views from datums, scope boxes, understanding views in Revit, You Tube, Apr 11, 2013

Two Clicks to Create and Rotate Family Instances - using Revit API to generate family placement command, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Apr 11, 2013

Project North vs True North - use Project North to show architect's point of view, True North for real world view in Revit project, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Apr 11, 2013

Worksets Hopping About a Bit - populate active workset combo box by open worksets in Revit, Darren Snook, Revit Waterman, Apr 11, 2013

Top 5 Features and Tips - Auto-Section Box 2014 - flexible selection, compare views, direct views from datums, scope boxes, understanding views in Revit, You Tube, Apr 11, 2013

Setting Up Your ViewOrientation3D - create ViewOrientation3D object, apply orientation to view in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 10, 2013

Setting Up Your Revit Project to Model Point Cloud Data - convert files into *.pcg format, set up points for remodeling, adjust levels for creating section views in Revit, Ben Malone, BIMopedia, Apr 9, 2013

Revit .NET Creation APIs: Create Straight and Curved Walls - using FindAndSortLevels help method to locate all level instances in Revit model, Spiderinnet Blog, Apr 10, 2013

Revit Adaptive Component Tutorials - use adaptive points to form adaptive, movable elements, reporting parameters to react to situations in Revit, Ben Malone, BIMopedia, Apr 2, 2013

Handy Utility Classes - explores utility classes available in Revit API, use RevitAPI.chm file to find list of Utils Class, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 9, 2013

Revit 2014 - Double Click Options - select among edit elements, assembly mode, open dialog options after double-clicking on family element in Revit 2014, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Apr 9, 2013

Revit 2014 3D dwg in Families - ability to explode 3D dwg while keeping 3D geometry, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Apr 9, 2013

The One About Revit to Real - exporting video from Revit, scaling object in Max, basic modifications to prepare for printing in ReplicatorG, David Beach, The Architect's Digital Design Guide, Apr 9, 2013

Vasari Tips and Tricks - add, edit mass profiles, insert edges to manipulate mass form, use X-ray mode to create any shape, include levels in Vasari, Ben Malone, BIMopedia, Apr 2, 2013

Revit Adaptive Families - An Introduction - understanding uses, functions, complexities of adaptive families, points to consider before starting adaptive family in Revit, Ben Malone, BIMopedia, Apr 2, 2013

Creating a Type Catalog for New Families in Revit - generate type catalog along with family in project to reduce data intake into model, guidelines while creating type catalogue, Ben Malone, BIMopedia, Apr 2, 2013

3D View of a Single Floor Plan - use existing floor plan in Revit to create 3D single floor plan view, James Philip, CADline, Apr 9, 2013

GeoSnoop .NET Boundary Curve Loop Visualization - create plant view boundary profile using Point2dInt, JtLoop, JtLoops, JtBoundingBox2dInt, GeoSnoop components in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 8, 2013

Stand Alone Indexing of RAW Point Cloud Data Into .pcg Files - drag, drop AdPointCloudIndexer.exe, raw point cloud file into command prompt, click enter to begin indexing process, Ben Malone, BIMopedia, Apr 2, 2013

Choosing a Room Name - place several rooms with same name, place rooms defined in schedule but not placed in Revit model, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 5, 2013

Understanding Line Weight Basics - use numbering system to assign line weights, override line weight, use thin line display tool to toggle line weights on/off in Revit, Philip Russo, AUGI Library, Apr 5, 2013

Curve Following Face and Bounding Box Implementation - using AsCurveFollowingFace for direction sorting of curves, BoundingBoxXyz class, 2D integer points in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 4, 2013

How to Delete Line Styles - using Document.Delete() to delete lines based on categories, sub-categories in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Apr 4, 2013

Revit 2014 New Feature List - understanding new building element analysis, structural analysis, design, duct, pipe calculations, stairs, railings, split elevations, visualization, rendering features, Jarod Schultz, Apr 4, 2013

Revit Pyramids - build pyramid family, create void, solid sweeps using profile, ensure parameters in profile family to be type parameter, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Apr 4, 2013

Revit 3D Section View - create 3D view by clicking on 'default 3D view' command, click sections in ‘orient to view’ option to change view, James Philip, CADline, Apr 5, 2013

Revit 2014 - MEP - add air terminals on duct, angles, endcaps by using new plumbing template of Revit 2014, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Apr 3, 2013

Introduction to Revit Architecture - use interface to select desired functions from contextual ribbon, project browser to add orientations, change justifications, lock/unlock positions, John Flanagan, CADline, Apr 3, 2013

MEP Families for Ceiling Coordination - finding family to edit, testing initial family, step-by-step instructions in Revit MEP, R Robert Bell, AUGI Library, Apr 3, 2013

Extrusion Analyzer and Plan View Boundaries - retrieve, traverse element geometry, instantiate ExtrusionAnalyzer, retrieve, process its resulting output curves, testing ExporterIFCUtils ValidateCurveLoops method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 3, 2013

Revit 2014: To Select, or Not to Select? - minimize errors before dragging by confirming select links, underlay elements, pinned elements, elements by face options in Revit 2014, Sean Burke, Paradigm Shift, Apr 1, 2013

Customize Revision Number - open revision schedule to use 'issued to/by' column, draw revision cloud, edit Revit revision history in title block family, Learning Revit, Apr 2, 2013

Images for Your Revit Elements - API code to associate images with elements in Revit model, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Apr 2, 2013

Revit Tip - Default Materials - change 'default form' material using material editor to apply desired material to specific objects in Revit, Jeffrey Pinheiro, Revit Kid, Apr 2, 2013

New Crop Region Functionality in Revit 2014 - ability to create non-rectangular crop regions within 2D views, improved callout tool, Ron Palma, Ideate, Apr 1, 2013

Quick Rotate Objects - 'rotate after placement' checkbox while inserting objects in Revit view, press space bar to rotate object by 90 degrees, Kate Morrical, BIMmuse, Apr 1, 2013

Dimensioning - Tips - dimension all grid lines along axis, remove only portion of dimension string in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Apr 1, 2013

A Bit of Terminology - understanding basics of macro, defining macro-based modules, code to run macro automatically when Revit starts, shuts down, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Mar 29, 2013

Annotation in Revit Link Has Shifted Location in Host Model - use ‘wall tool’ in ‘pick lines’ option to add temporary wall on link, rotate elevation, check elevation view, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Mar 29, 2013

Filter for Family Instances in a Room - code returns element ids of all furniture, equipment family instances contained in given room in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 29, 2013

Sort and Orient Curves to Form a Contiguous Loop - using SortCurvesContiguous method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 31, 2013

Revit 2014 API and Plan View Room Boundary Loops - retrieving plan view room boundary polygon loops, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 28, 2013

Quick QAT - move 'quick access toolbar' below menu ribbon to speed up Revit workflow, right-click on sheet to add commands in QAT, Jay Holland, BIM Aficionado, Mar 27, 2013

How to Toggle the Visibility of Automatic Sketch Dimensions - using Revit API, macros to toggle one or all sketch dimensions, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Mar 28, 2013

Sure, It Looks Good. But How'd You Do It? - exploring pros, cons of different methods for creating beam copes in Revit, Kate Morrical, BIMmuse, Feb 20, 2013

When is a Line Not a Line? - understanding relation between lines, objects, components in Revit, Kate Morrical, BIMmuse, Feb 15, 2013

GetCellText - Contents of Schedule Cells in 2014 - read cell values directly with ViewSchedule.GetCellText that displays data in TaskDialog in Revit 2014, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Mar 27, 2013

Revit: Vertically Compound Wall - create new wall style, edit structure to add horizontal elements, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Mar 26, 2013

QC Sheet - create sheet to view schedules from single place, filter, locate, correct errors associated with schedules in Revit, Sam Sampoux, Revit Templateer, Mar 26, 2013

Autodesk Vasari - For Building Performance Analysis - using ‘conceptual energy analysis’ to create energy model, ‘sun path & wind rose’ to visualize shadows, solar radiation, wind tunnel, Emile Kfouri, Building Performance Analysis, Mar 27, 2013

Supporting Columns - determining columns supporting selected beam using various different methods in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 27, 2013

Rotate Views on a Sheet in Revit - select view in project browser, duplicate, rename view, click on 'show crop region' to modify, crop region, Justin Doughty, CADline, Mar 25, 2013

Z-Direction vs Start & End Offsets - understanding methods to move beam up or down, accommodate slab step, architectural elements in Revit, Kate Morrical, BIMmuse, Mar 25, 2013

Renaming and Renumbering in Revit, Simplified with Ideate BIMLink - using BIMLink to create, manage unique type, component, space naming requirements as mandated by COBie specification, Glynnis Patterson, Ideate, Mar 25, 2013

Curve That Screen - create in-place mass, curtain system by face, create adaptive family to change different parameter values in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Mar 24, 2013

Remove Working Views with Python Shell and Revit API - use python script to delete unnecessary views, reducing file size before sharing Revit model with consultants, Dima Chiriacov, DP Stuff, Mar 22, 2013

Revit Files and Revit LT - tips for Revit users working in workshared environment, coordinating with users working in Revit LT, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Mar 25, 2013

Instantly Duplicate Sheet with Information - select sheet in Revit project browser, select 'copy to clipboard' option from menu, paste from clipboard, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Mar 24, 2013

Tie Beams to Columns - adjust start, end attachment type properties to allow beam move up, down with column in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Mar 22, 2013

Revit 2013 Materials Library - modifying different assets of selected material using material editor, You Tube, Mar 24, 2013

Characteristics of Revit Reference Lines - understanding reference line features, shapes, lengths, work planes, reference properties in Revit, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Mar 22, 2013

Deleting Import Definitions from a Revit Project - install WhiteFeet tools, open Revit, manage attachment links to remove definitions, paste element ID, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Mar 25, 2013

Revit Wall/Face Based Family Trick - open files, check host value, Revit link' tab to link wall based projects, select link tool to copy in light fixture, Jarod Schultz, Mar 22, 2013

Revit 2013 LTU Will Not Start - workaround is editing license transfer utility shortcut, David Lau, Up and Ready, Mar 22, 2013

Rename View by Matching Elevation Tag with Room - collect views of class ViewSection, construct point at midpoint of each CropBox, obtain pt's translation, retrieve room in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 21, 2013

Primal Screen - creating parametric sloping version of slatted timber screen using adaptive components in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Mar 21, 2013

Rename View by Matching Elevation Tag with Room - collect views of class ViewSection, construct point at midpoint of each CropBox, obtain pt's translation, retrieve room in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 21, 2013

Primal Screen - creating parametric sloping version of slatted timber screen using adaptive components in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Mar 21, 2013

Beam End Symbols - create connection symbols, use family category, parameter button to modify family type, load family after symbol is created in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Mar 20, 2013

Revit Architecture 2013 - Curtain Walls - change grid pattern type parameters to none to delete curtain wall grid, John Flanagan's CADline, Mar 21, 2013

Temporary Dimension Size - go to 'temporary dimension text appearance' under graphics tab to adjust font size, dimension background in Revit, Mark Cronin, Better Revit, Mar 21, 2013

Exit Path Line Type - use 'detail component line based' family template, sketch symbol, create repeating detail after loading details into Revit project, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Mar 20, 2013

An Epic Thread on Revit Worksets and Worksharing - understanding role of worksets while adjusting visibility, loading/unloading elements, future of worksets as Revit functionality, Michael Ruehr, Revitworx, Mar 9, 2013

Revit Sheet Setups - create master sheet with different schedules, use master source file with sheets setup with note schedules, Mathew Miller, Revittize, Mar 19, 2013

Revit LT 2013 - Things That You Need to Know - explores list of general, architectural, structural, visualization, mechanical, collaboration functionalities that Revit LT 2013 lacks, Dennis Collin, CADline, Mar 19, 2013

Cut with Voids When Loaded - create family in family editor, choose elements to be extruded, check void cuts in Revit floor, Revit Zone, Mar 19, 2013

Adding Other Disciplines to Sheet List - create dummy sheets to include consultant drawings, create placeholder sheet, import sheet list from linked Revit Model, Veng Leong, Learning Revit, Mar 8, 2013

Opening Project and Specifying Worksets - select among all, editable, last viewed, specify options to save time while opening worksets in Revit, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Mar 13, 2013

Callout Far Clipping - adjust far clip setting to independent to set different value to ‘far clip offset’ from parent view in Revit, Scott Chatterton, The Revit Jedi, Mar 11, 2013

Everyone vs Just Me for Custom Actions Installer Classes - using CustomActionData property to add values to Context.Parameters in Revit, Daren Thomas, Daren@Work, Jan 16, 2013

Flipping Stairs Flips Stringer Side - change direction of stairs using flip direction arrow at top of stairs in Revit 2013, Dwane Lindsey, Revit ArchCenter, Mar 19, 2013

WorksetExplorer Revit Add In - What's On Your Worksets? - run WorksetExplorer from dpStuff utils to sort, organize Revit worksets, Dima Chiriacov, DP Stuff, Mar 19, 2013

Naming Conventions - Profiles and Schedules - 5 types of schedules, 11 types of profiles can be assigned to profile family in Revit, Revitdialog, Mar 19, 2013

Tales from the Helpdesk Crypt - Backgrounds That Disappear in Sketch Mode - changing setting of halftone slider bar to 0 in Revit causes issue, David Metcalf, What's the Word on BIM?, Jan 31, 2013

Something I've Always Felt More Comfortable Doing in AutoCAD - Property Lines - enable degrees from N/S setting, set true north in plan view, adjust bearing dimension in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Mar 19, 2013

Wall Wraps and Wall Closures - select wall, modify by adjusting properties, edit door family to determine wall closure position in Revit, Revit Zone, Mar 18, 2013

Find and Delete Empty Tags with Revit IronPython Shell - apply TagAll tool to tag all doors, remove empty tags from active view using shell script, Dima Chiriacov, DP Stuff, Mar 18, 2013

Modeling Revit Piling from Microsoft Excel - copy existing pile schedule into Excel based model generator, load families into active project, convert correct values, Autodesk Revit Structure, Mar 17, 2013

Curved Ceiling with Alternating Wood Profiling - repeater tool in Revit 2013, using 2 different 2-point adaptive components, Havard Vasshaug, Mar 19, 2013

Revit Rough Width/Height System Parameters - add basic formulas to rough parameters, change 'width dimension' to 'rough width' for dimensioning in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Mar 16, 2013

How to Do it All in Revit - Concept Design for Large Scale Projects - using external links, conceptual massing vs in place massing, phasing design for diagram, scheduling purposes, Alfred Huang, vimeo, Mar 17, 2013

Show Me Wish - use ‘select by ID’ feature to generate warning related to views, specify views before Revit starts looking for it, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 15, 2013

Indicating Double Home Runs Correctly in Revit MEP - drag home run arrow from one electrical circuit to fixture on different circuit, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don’t Know About CAD, Mar 14, 2013

Revit Server: Setting Services Start Properties and Monitoring - select services to be modified, set service to automatic, recovery option in properties dialog, change monitoring preferences, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Mar 14, 2013

How to Get the Duct Section Shape for Duct Type Object - FamilySymbol instance to get fitting type, defined the elbow fitting, get DuctConnector objects in Revit, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Mar 14, 2013

Crash When Right-Clicking or Creating a New Folder in the Open/Save Dialog - install Revit 2013 update release 2 to avoid crash due to unrecoverable errors, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Mar 14, 2013

LoadFamily and Collector Iteration Performance - checking conditions when loading family symbols, selecting performance centered point of view in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 13, 2013

Spaceframes - creating seamless panel in Revit, using metric generic model adaptive template, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC software, Jan 9, 2013

Revit MEP Heating and Cooling Loads Results - changing outdoor air setting shifts peak cooling month by 2 months, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 13, 2013

How to Edit Wall Types with Revit Architecture - understanding in-place, loadable, system families for creating wall in Revit, Curt Egli, Synergis, Mar 12, 2013

Redken Color Extend Shampoo Logo Pattern in Revit - calculating circle radius, creating animation of different pattern spacing, number conditions, Havard Vasshaug, Mar 13, 2013

Structural Foundations with Voids for Cutting Concrete - explores 3D detailing potential, drawbacks of 'cut with voids when loaded' option in Revit 2013, Havard Vasshaug, Mar 11, 2013

Closing Worksets with Specify - spot worksets before opening projects, swap-out title blocks, avoid viewing model to swiftly close Revit worksets, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 11, 2013

Blends Have Two Sketches - solid, void blends have 2 sketches: base, top, edit top, then base, click green check mark for finish edit mode in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 12, 2013

Who Has Been in My Revit File? - locate users.dat file, open it in notepad to check login names of previous users, Todd Shackelford, The Lazy Drafter, Mar 11, 2013

Export Wall Parts Individually to DXF - exporting individual compound wall gyp wallboard parts, handling warning message, adding support for pre-, post-part selection, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 11, 2013

Revit .NET: Why Not Use 'Using' When Creating Transaction - Spiderinnet1 Blog, Mar 8, 2013

The Helen of Geometry - modeling cycloid in Revit, Aaron Maller, Malleristic Revitation, Mar 4, 2013

Revit - Why Use 3D DWFx? - use DWF/DWFx button to create 2D plans, sections, elevations, details, export intelligent data from Revit model, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Mar 8, 2013

Trey Suppress Spaces - overriding dimension styles, using suppress spaces option for altering prefix, suffix in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 9, 2013

Concrete Volume Between Slab and Beams - understanding beam properties before, after using join geometry, reported at varying volumes in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 8, 2013

Post-Tension Tendons Animated - Image-O-Matic app to turn Revit views into series of images, Havard Vasshaug, Mar 7, 2013

Curve Evaluation and Song of the Gulls - Revit geometry API doesn't offer ability to measure by segment-length or normalized segment-length, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 7, 2013

System.TypeLoadException with Revit Add-In - remove namespace entry from code to load add-in in Revit, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Mar 6, 2013

Document.GetElement - Revit 2012 vs. 2013 - input to GetElement can be element name, id, or reference in Revit 2013 but input needs to be a reference in Revit 2012, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Mar 6, 2013

Extending the Renumber Command for Viewports & Detail Number - using elementary numbering tool for viewports, detail number parameter in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Mar 6, 2013

Workset Visualization by Color - setting up workset colors, showing workset colors in Revit view, keeping colors consistent, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Mar 5, 2013

Creating Project Browser Folders - customizing browser organization, including custom parameter in Revit, Paul Aubin, Mar 3, 2013

Sneaky Fascist Peek - color coding groups of cells to create simplified diagram of 4 different facades related to each other in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Mar 5, 2013

Rotating Detail Families - create rectangle as region, edit work plane after completing sketch in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Mar 4, 2013

Tower Fun Repeater - Nesting - determine floor area, units, align nested generic model to reference planes, link parameters in Revit 2013, David Light, Revit, Mar 4, 2013

The Elusive Origin aka the Original Origin aka Not the Current Origin - original origin vs real origin in Revit family, Aaron Maller, Malleristic Revitation, Mar 4, 2013

Post Tension Structures in Revit Continued: 5-Point Bars and Path Hosting - change intermediate points to ‘shape handle points’ in family editor while generating new points in Revit, Havard Vasshaug, Mar 4, 2013

Revit Filters for Everyone - use filter tool to make objects change color, linetype, hatch differently, update data dynamically, Jarod Schultz, Mar 1, 2013

Revit Guide Grids to Arrange Viewports on the Sheets - go to 'sheet composition' option to assign guide grid, adjust settings by altering grid spacing in Revit, Dima Chiriacov, DP Stuff, Mar 3, 2013

Post-Tensioned Concrete Slabs - model cast-in-place concrete slab, mild steel bars, initiate reinforcing using detailed component line-based template in Revit, Anamaria Brown, AUGI Library, Feb 28, 2013

Post-Tension Structures in Revit - bars should be able to shift between variable number of 'ups and downs,' control tangent angel for each point, limit bar geometry upto concrete cover, Havard Vasshaug, Feb 27, 2013

Tower Repeater Fun - create tower, buildings using repeater functionality in Revit 2013, David Light, Revit, Feb 28, 2013

Tower Repeater Fun Continued - structure floor plates using various types of adaptive component blocks in Revit 2013, David Light, Revit, Feb 28, 2013

Proper In-Place Revit Stairs: It's Possible - create staircase without railings, export IFC from Revit menu to somewhere, open that IFC file in Revit, select staircase, copy to clipboard, paste in project, Vincent Cadoret, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Feb 20, 2013

Linked AutoCAD Survey Into Revit Rotation Bug - workaround is rotating CAD import link file in Revit file or reload it, You Tube, Feb 25, 2013

Get a List of the Names of All Reference Planes in a Revit Model - 'WhiteFeet Tools for Revit' add-in to effectively schedule reference planes in model, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Feb 27, 2013

Autodesk Infrastructure Modeler for Interoperability - .IMX and .FBX Files - use export command to access Revit FXB option, export IMX icon for exporting Civil 3D objects, Matt Miyamoto, Ideate, Feb 25, 2013 

Convert All Grids to 2D - enable crop region, shift crop area so that it passes over grid lines to convert grid extents to 2D in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Feb 25, 2013

Plumb It, Don't Plummet - creating plumbing systems in Revit MEP, tips on setting template basics, plumbing fixtures, Dave Benscoter, AUGI Library, Feb 23, 2013

Grids Don't Phase Me - scope boxes to control visibility of grids, design options or worksets for multi-segmented grids in Revit, Brok Howard, HOK BIM Solutions, Feb 22, 2013

Lights Visibility Issue in a Plan - check options in properties window, adjust top, cut plane in view range dialog box, click 'reveal hidden elements' to adjust visibility in Revit, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Feb 21, 2013

Super Rail Path Edit Mode - enter visibility/graphics, turn on all analytical categories while in edit path mode to edit all of paths on all of railings in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Feb 22, 2013

Worksharing Display Users - remove inactive users from 'worksharing display settings' in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Feb 21, 2013

Linked Grids and Levels - turn off grids, levels, workset of linked model using view templates, filters in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Feb 14, 2013

Finding Text Size as a Built-In Parameter - understanding usage of Revit parameters that work with either internal Revit code or API, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 20, 2013

Securing Linked Files - create option set with single option in Revit, copy over links to this option, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Feb 16, 2013

What Views Use Which View Templates? (2013 Edition and Better Formatting) - checking view property updates in Revit 2013 API, new parameters added, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 19, 2013

Retrieving Schedules on a Sheet - use FilteredElementCollector, pass in element ID of Revit view in which elements are to be collected, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 15, 2013

Changing the Height of Radial Grid Lines in Revit - construct grid lines using orthogonal, radial grids, create scope box to adjust 3D extents of gridline, Tim Waldock, RevitCat, Feb 14, 2013

Disassociating Family Parameter from an Element Parameter - using AssociateElementParameterToFamilyParameter() method in Revit, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Feb 15, 2013

Set Adaptive Component Parameters with Placement Point Coordinates - use parameter API, dynamic model updates to adjust coordinate values in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 14, 2013

View Reference - create different view reference families, adjust legend components by using modified view reference command of Revit 2013, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Feb 14, 2013

Eliminating Compiler Warnings and Deprecated Calls - iterate directly over instance instead of querying obsolete GeometryElement.Objects property in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 13, 2013

Adjustable Versus Perpendicular Spud - understanding spuds in Revit with example: 2 smaller branches, both routed from larger main at 45 degrees, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 12, 2013

Rotate with Component - categories responsive/immune to 'rotate with component' tool, select model option to use rotate tool in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Feb 12, 2013

Tagging Architectural Columns - use structural columns instead, nest shared architectural column into generic model, use multi-category tags in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Feb 13, 2013

Techniques for Modeling Curved Framing - leave analytical beam with default true arc geometry, use hard-points to discretize at intersecting nodes in Revit, Tomasz Fudala, BIM and Beam, Feb 12, 2013

Crash Accessing the Sun Settings Dialog - apply Revit view template to view that has value for Sun setting field to avoid crash, Kathryn Langan, The Revit Clinic, Feb 11, 2013

2D SVG Editing on Mobile Device with Raphael - using JavaScript library, exploring demo implementations, reporting text, click handler in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 11, 2013

Macro to Quickly Fix the To/From Room Parameter for Doors - Revit tutorial, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 10, 2013

What Did I Dimension - right click on padlock, select 'show related' option to locate objects dimensioned by dimension segment in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Feb 7, 2013

View Templates and Area Plans - setting default view template associativity in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Jan 22, 2013

Adding a Button to Existing Ribbon Panel - adding custom button to 'analyze' tab in Revit Energy Analysis ribbon panel, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 7, 2013

Revit: Beam to Column Chamfer - use 'beam/column joins' tool to adjust position of beams in Revit, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Jan 6, 2013

Retrieving Paint Material for Walls Using Revit API - use Face.HasRegions, Face.GetRegions() properties of split face command to access paint material information, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Feb 7, 2013

Revit Tip: Worksharing Between Revit and Revit LT - Bill Knittle, Synergis, Feb 7, 2013

Revit MEP Scheduling for Design - tips for handling Revit MEP families, HVAC calculations, sort multi-category schedules by level, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, Feb 6, 2013

Default Input of Inches - use space bar or hyphen key in Revit, Brian Mackey, BD Mackey Consulting, Feb 5, 2013

Simple MEP System Traversal - using MEPSystem.Elements property to retrieve most of desired elements in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 6, 2013

Setting Door Position Relative to Nearby Walls - adjust specific door distance without altering temporary dimensions in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 6, 2013

Converting AutoCAD Details to Revit - link AutoCAD detail into Revit, trace AutoCAD detail with native Revit entities, remove linked AutoCAD drawing file, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Feb 5, 2013

Content Localization - generating content from data, organizing content using content generator extension in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 5, 2013

Bulk Family Parameter Editing Improvements  - tips to modify Revit family parameters stored as text, integer, double values for specific files, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 5, 2013

Changing Workset ID - getting all workset ids, setting new id to given element in Revit, Mikako Harada, AEC DevBlog, Jan 30, 2013

Hiding Sections in ViewPlan(s) Using Revit API - call HideElements() to hide sections on plan view, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Feb 1, 2013

API Code for All Languages (When Possible) with TaskDialog Ids and WriteJournalComment - explains code for TaskDialog message text, id to journal file in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 4, 2013

How to Automatically Dismiss a Revit Dialog - code to disable pop-up when editing floor in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Feb 1, 2013

The Origin of the Teapot Symbol for Rendering in Revit - history of teapot model, Michael Anonuevo, AECbytes, Jan 31, 2013

Export Vasari/Revit to Rhino - go to 'solids tab' to alter 'export solids as' from default polymesh to 'ACIS Solids,' adjust AutoCAD version, isolate/hide elements, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Jan 31, 2013

Cannot See the Linked Models Room Tags - locate linked files that created room, room tags, adjust 'linked view,' select model categories to verify rooms in Revit, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 31, 2013

Rendering in the Cloud Using Artificial or Natural Lighting - run test render inside Revit before utilizing 'render in cloud' tool, use render settings, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 31, 2013

Keep Readable - parameter that allows texts to be easily readable in Revit family, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 31, 2013

Change Element Workset - code to retrieve workset ids, adjust them to any specific element in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 31, 2013

Revit Repeaters and Flexing Star Adaptive Components - using adaptive components in Revit, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Jan 31, 2013

Read Material Asset Parameter - accessing 'tension parallel to grain' parameter through GUI in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 30, 2013

Revit: Adding, Removing and Exporting Keyboard Shortcuts - use shortcut to access them or use 'view' tab in ribbon, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Jan 2013

Hosted or Not Hosted - verify hosting nature before placing families, read family name, observe ribbon for determining placement options in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 30, 2013

Arraying Arrays - create multiple arrays extending to x, y directions, modify arrayed groups, insert arrays inside arrays in Revit, James Herndon, The Revit Blog, Jan 3, 2013

Arrays, Pt 2 - select original array line along with arrayed group when mirroring/copying to keep intelligence of arrays intact in Revit, James Herndon, The Revit Blog, Jan 21, 2013

Family Parameter Editing in Excel: Data Round-Trip - procedure to export parameter data to excel, data modification for multiple Revit families, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Jan 29, 2013

Residential Door Tag in Revit - creating shared parameters, adding parameters to door families, creating door tag, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Jan 28, 2013

Bulk Family Parameter Editing in Excel - build grid like UI to edit Revit family parameters, export everything to Excel for implementing changes, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Jan 28, 2013

Basic File Info and RVT File Version - use SavedInVersion method of BasicFileInfo class, extract BasicFileInfo data without Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 24, 2013

Using Groups Rather Than Design Options - create group, adjust insertion point of group, delete group, recreate group with same insertion point, swap groups in Revit, BIM Wits, Jan 28, 2013

Revit 2013 Stair Path Arrows - 2 system families for stair paths: automatic up/down, fixed up direction; placing, changing stair arrow types, setting default stair path type, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Jan 27, 2013

OmniClass API App to Create & Set Shared Type Parameters - select 'shared type parameter' radio button, choose 'family type' to create type parameters in Revit family, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Jan 26, 2013

It is Easy to Miss This - Regenerating the Model - code to handle exceptions, errors while creating simple linear dimensions in Revit, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Jan 25, 2013

More on Family Security - Require Password to Open Family Files - assume best possible alternatives while limiting access to modifying families in Revit family editor, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Jan 23, 2013

Origami and the Context Aware Panel: Being a Good Neighbor - modeling modular origami tessellations in Revit/Vasari, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Jan 20, 2013

Changing Viewport Type - using ChangeViewPortType add-in in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 18, 2013

Energy Analysis - Building Construction Option - understanding energy settings in Building Design Suite 2013, Jarod Schultz, Jan 21, 2013

Dynamic Model Updater for Project Parameters - mark changes in value of custom project parameter by assuming parameter’s name as ‘Adsk’ in Revit, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Jan 18, 2013

How to Fix a Missing Vault Add-In for Revit - install Vault client, reinstall Revit if uninstalled, open Vault client to add components, click update, Bob Felton, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 17, 2013

Quick Way to Renumber Doors, Grids and Family Instances - code to renumber grids in picking order in Revit, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Jan 17, 2013

Placing a Recess in a Slab in Revit - draw shape in plan view, use shaft opening tool, adjust slab properties in Revit, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Jan 16, 2013

Missing Something in a Revit View - 33 Steps to Find Stuff - helpful tips to view objects related to Revit, Ron Palma, Ideate, Jan 16, 2013

Search the Uniformat File - Set the Parameter - code to locate appropriate Revit category while assigning parameters, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Jan 16, 2013

Dynamic Model Update to Warn or Log After a User Operation - record information in log file, prompt Revit users to enter appropriate password to complete operation, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Jan 15, 2013

Determine Revit Demo Mode and Serial Number - use System.Diagnostics.Process.GetCurrentProcess().MainWindowTitle to read Revit main window caption, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 16, 2013

Bubble End and Free End in NewReferencePlane() - understanding 2 parameters of ItemFactoryBase.NewReferencePlane() in Revit, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Jan 16, 2013

Revit Schedules: Adding Custom Fields and Calculated Values - insert required fields, create value parameters, filter, sort, format schedules in Revit, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 15, 2013

Revit 2013 Unit Conversion Utility - adding try/catch statement around existing call to AddParameter in frmUnitConversions.cs, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 14, 2013

Revit Render Colors Faded, Mental Ray - Gamma Correction - applying gamma adjusted material in Revit, Ken Ho, The CAD Masters, Jan 7, 2013

IMAGINiT Clarity: How to Archive a Project - setting up backup task, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 14, 2013

Determine Revit Demo Mode Revisited - opt to use simple method that returns unchanged Revit main window caption string, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 11, 2013

Setting the Leader Arrowhead for a Structural Framing Tag Using Revit API - Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Jan 10, 2013

Slanted Shaft Openings in Revit  - Vincent Cadoret, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Jan 10, 2013

Getting in the Flow with Revit HVAC - define duct size by creating system, choose appropriate source equipments, adjust flow configuration in Revit, David Butts, The MEP BIM Engineer, Jan 10, 2013

Set Detail Curve Visibility - SetFamilyVisibility method to turn off modes for visibility in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 9, 2013

Revit 2013 Stair Arrows - component stairs functionality to control stair arrow, text visibility, Revit in Plain English, Jan 9, 2013

Color Schemes in Reflected Ceiling Plans - consider overlaid views on sheet, plan view with RCP underlay options in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, HOK BIM Solutions, Dec 27, 2012

Finding Used Types in an RVT Link - using Revit API to identify elements, types actually in use in linked file, Emmanuel Garcia, Computer-Aided Design, Jan 8, 2013

URL and Other Buttons, XYZ Points and Vectors - ribbon button identification, opening URL from ribbon button in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 8, 2013

Revit: Fillet Wall or Line - using fillet arc tool on wall, line, modifying radius, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 8, 2013

Loaded Type Has Been Renamed to Protect the Innocent, Pt 2 - mapping original object parameter values to objects within new file in Revit, Glynnis Patterson, Ideate, Jan 7, 2013

Learning Revit MEP from Any Direction - leverage what you know, get help from community, build skills over time, Martha Hollowell, AUGI Library, Jan 7, 2013

Family Symbols Versus Types and SelectionFilterElement - use FamilyManager class to access symbols defined by family in family editor context in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 3, 2013

Create FaceWall on Slanted Mass Face - creating wall by face on slanted conceptual mass face in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 3, 2013

Creating Better Shaded Views from Revit, Part Duo - enhance shaded views by stacking different views, get visibility/graphic overrides, place 2D annotations, Jarod Schultz, Dec 20, 2012

Solid Centroid and Volume Calculation - using solid ComputeCentroid method, volume property, implementing volume, center of mass calculation for Revit solid, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 19, 2012

Xmas Mush - creating scalable pattern with variable member sizes in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Dec 17, 2012

Pattern Deformation - using regular square grid of divided surface in Revit, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Dec 17, 2012

Back Saving a Revit Model - 'file upgrader' app batch upgrades previous versions of Revit files to Revit 2013 format, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Dec 17, 2012

Using the Space Naming Utility in Autodesk Revit MEP - identifying spaces without room names, Martha Hollowell, ASCENT Blog, Dec 10, 2012

Installing a Macro and Closing the Active Document - setting up, managing helper class, UiCloseHelper implementation in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 14, 2012

IMAGINiT Revit Utilities 2013: Customizing the Path for Excel Link - customizing path for centralized server location, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Dec 14, 2012

Creating In-Place Families - build custom family, add door/windows if element is host element, copy elements to move with host in Revit, John Flanagan, CADline, Dec 12, 2012

Accessing All Elements in a Schedule - retrieve all elements listed in schedule view using Revit 2013 API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 12, 2012

Organizing Schedules in Revit Project Browser - uncheck 'show title' option in appearance tab, recreate title, assign name to schedule, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Dec 10, 2012

BIM 360 Glue REST API Authentication Using Python - Accessing BIM 360 Glue, Adding Authentication, Python supports in providing timestamp, signature components, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 10, 2012

Revit v2013 Stair Shape Handles - 4 types of shape handles: arrow, round dot, circle, square, Tim Waldock, RevitCat, Dec 8, 2012

Revit - Create Quick Drawing Sheet - create sheet list, add all sheets in there, or copy view in Project Browser to clipboard, paste sheet, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Dec 6, 2012

The BIM 360 Glue Viewer and REST API - programming support consists of 2 distinct components: display component, web services API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 7, 2012

Reload Add-in for Debug Without Restart - launch Revit 2013, detach all processes, after coding, rebuild solution, attach to Revit process, reload add-in DLL, run desired external command, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 5, 2012

IMAGINiT Clarity for Autodesk Revit Server - easy-to-use, setup, maintain, has task-automation tools, powerful reporting types for non-Revit users, can resolve difficult model lock issue, Patrick Davis, Cadalyst, Nov 28, 2012

Associate Family Parameter - limitations using tiny Revit editor button with no tooltip, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 4, 2012

Cathedral of Light - build scalable rectangular rig based on 2 adaptive points in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Dec 3, 2012

Extra Transaction or Regeneration Required - populate materials, generate new name by appending clock tick counter to original one in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 3, 2012

Walls: Stacked Walls - creating basic stacked wall in Revit Architecture, Revit Zone, Nov 30, 2012

Walls: Extending Individual Layers - using layer extensions in vertical compound walls in Revit, Revit Zone, Nov 29, 2012

Cube Rig Blues - hosting 3 point adaptive component into cuboid as repeater using Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Nov 29, 2012

AU Classes on the View, MEP and Link APIs - links to class materials, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 29, 2012

Using Meshmixer to Morph Your Revit Topography - export to OBJ from meshmixer, import DWG files in Revit, click round-tripped import symbol to generate toposurface, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Nov 28, 2012

Revit Fill Pattern Not Showing - create view template, apply correct visual style, check hardware acceleration, upgrade graphics driver, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Nov 27, 2012

Optional Gray Fill in Revit Annotative Families - creating fill, controlling display of filled region in annotation, receptacle families, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Nov 23, 2012

Creating Better Shaded Views from Revit - using 'duplicate' tool from default 3D view, get top down view using ViewCube, Jarod Schultz, Nov 26, 2012

Survey and Project Base Point - available functionality in Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 22, 2012

Pushing Revit's Analysis Capabilities - modifications to content, combinations of existing features help in analyzing MEP systems, You Tube, Oct 22, 2012

Faster is Better - Temporary Dimensions in Revit - placing doors, windows at fixed distance from wall or room corner, Jim Cowan, Ideate, Nov 21, 2012

A Promising Option for Truss Design - truss design in MiTek, using Truss+ tool for laying out, designing trusses in Revit, tips on using Truss+, Stephen Young, AUGI Library, Nov 20, 2012

In Revit - Masking Regions Not Masking - verify if: region is at 'front' of detail, visual style in view control bar is set to hidden line, transparency is set to 0%, Ron Palma, Ideate, Nov 19, 2012

Pink Pantheon - calculating scalability of Corinthian Capital using Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Nov 19, 2012

Updater Queues Multi-Transaction Operation for Idling - save list of elements requiring update, subscribe to idling event, call standard add-in command in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 16, 2012

Can't Schedule Wall Level Constraint - workaround is assigning family parameter within fields section of wall schedule in Revit, David Light, Revit, Nov 16, 2012

How to Reset the Scale of an Imported Image to its Original Values - select image imported in Revit, choose edit type, input image size in instance properties, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Nov 16, 2012

Fixing the Revit 2013 .ies Render Glitch - adjusting 'absolute' lighting values, Joe Eichenseer, Nov 15, 2012

Roll Your Own Toggle Button - set up ribbon panel, button, toggle method using button reference to toggle its text, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 14, 2012

A New Leaf - creating Corinthian Capitals in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Nov 14, 2012

Loaded Type Has Been Renamed to Protect the Innocent - resolving family issues related to copy/monitor tool in Revit MEP, Bill Johnson, Ideate, Nov 14, 2012

Revit: Building a Parametric Profile Family - building profile for chamfer reveal, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Nov 13, 2012

Wall with Chamfer Reveal - adding reveal profile to wall in Revit, You Tube, Nov 6, 2012

Imaginit Clarity and Revision Schedules - create new Clarity project, listing all of Revit revisions in project, Joe Eichenseer, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Nov 12, 2012

Quantifying Reinforcement in Revit Structure and Ideate BIMLink - create schedule containing information about rebar, elements it is placed in, ShrutiHarve, Ideate, Nov 12, 2012

Controlling Revit Wall Component Linework - 3 default subcategories for wall category, 2 columns to control line weight thickness of lines of wall, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Nov 11, 2012

Adding Radial Dimension to a Circular Column in Edit Extrusion Mode Using Revit API - Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Nov 9, 2012

Revit: 'Blank' Dimension - insert Unicode control character flyout, then unit separator character from context menu, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Nov 9, 2012

Revit Starting View - specify starting view for Revit model, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Nov 9, 2012

Two Minutes With Constraint Quirkiness - trying to flex reference planes with dimensions after applying parameters to some dimensions in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 7, 2012

Desert Classic - creating model of Corinthian column in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Nov 8, 2012

Using Divide and Repeat For Site Master Planning - make new mass or adaptive family, draw spline, place 2-point based generic model adaptive family in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Nov 8, 201

Rotating AnnotationSymbols Using the Revit API - using AnnotationSymbol.Location.Rotate() or ElementTransformUtils.RotateElement() method, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Nov 1, 2012

Are You Red? Worksharing Monitor - use 'Save As' to create local copy of central file in Revit, then synchronize with central later, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 7, 2012

Geometry Object SubCategory - retrieve all solid category names from selected family instance in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 6, 2012

Revit Family Sizes - common family types, recommended file sizes, tips for creating large families, Mark Thorley, BIM Technologist, Nov 5, 2012

From Revit to OBJ to DAZ Studio to U3D to Adobe 3D PDF - export clean OBJ file from Revit, create 3D model in Acrobat, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Nov 5, 2012

Temporary Transaction Trick Touchup - to undo temporary transaction, enclose it within transaction group, roll back that group at end in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 2, 2012

Filter Pesky Levels - build filter to find levels with structural parameter in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 1, 2012

Drive Revit Through a WCF Service - accessing Revit from external application, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 1, 2012

Rapid Fire - creating bunch of grapes using Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 28, 2012

Revit MEP 2013 Hot and Cold Water Plumbing - You Tube, Oct 30, 2012

Consistency Through Templates - visibility graphic of structural elements, creating filters, concrete beam tag in Revit, Anamaria Brown, AUGI Library, Oct 31, 2012

Display a Geometry Debugging Point in the Model - create sketch plane, draw model curve on it using Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 31, 2012

Room Bounding in Linked Files - disable room bounding type parameter, use room separation lines in host model to show desired options in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Oct 29, 2012

The Temporary Transaction Trick for Gross Slab Data - use temporary transaction trick to temporarily eliminate all openings, other elements affecting its shape in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 30, 2012

Ensure WPF Add-in Remains in Foreground - retrieve all model lines, set linked file visibility in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 29, 2012

Revit 2013 Railings - Almost 7 Months Old, But Have You Used Them? - making new types using project browser in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 29, 2012

Working Together - Revit + Showcase - use interoperability within Building Design Suite, Jim Cowan, Ideate, Oct 29, 2012

Revving Up Revit MEP - introducing linked views, 5 time-saver tips, Megan Green, AUGI Library, Oct 26, 2012

Stair Geometry and Roombook - calculating location points for pre-Revit 2013 stairs; Roombook extension to calculate surface area of walls, floors, ceiling elements, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 26, 2012

Using the Load as Group Command to Update Edited Groups Without Saving Them - Revit tip, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 26, 2012

Revit 2013 Sloping Pipe System - You Tube, Oct 24, 2012

Amazing Grace - making maize cob using Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 24, 2012

Soffit and Bulkhead Modeling in Revit - creating profile for sweep, setting up wall type, Dan Stine, AECbytes, Oct 24, 2012

Section Boxes in Orthographic/Perspective Views - working with arrow grips on edges of section box in Revit, Jarod Schultz, Oct 24, 2012

Project Browser View Organization - setting up browser organization properties in Revit project browser, Phil Pleiss, MEP-BIM-Guru, Oct 23, 2012

Jack & the Tomato Stalk - modeling tomatoes based on 5 rectangular rigs configured into radial array, sharing same centre pole in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 24, 2012

New IMAGINiT Utilities For Revit! and Excel - tools available for nominal fee: parameter concatenater, dim text update, Revit Excel link, Joe Eichenseer, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Oct 23, 2012

What Happened to Blips and Screen Menu in AutoCAD 2012 and 2013? - set REDEFINE command to 1 to keep Screenmenu command on screen, LISP function to access values of BLIPMODE, SCREENMENU, Bob Felton, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Oct 23, 2012

Revit Structure: Getting Started With the Architects File - start structure project, copy monitor levels, grids, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Oct 23, 2012

Putting On the Style - making 'multi-berry' using Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 23, 2012

Green Onions/Wig Hat - making spring onion for wig hat using Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 23, 2012

Room Polygon and Furniture Picker in SVG - embed SVG in HTML, use color picker, implement room, furniture picker in Revit, struggle with Safari, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 22, 2012

Banana Boat - using adaptive component to make bunch of bananas in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 22, 2012

Egged On - creating eggplant in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 21, 2012

RSN.ini and File Extensions - RSN.ini should have type 'configuration' in Revit, Chris Aquino, Revit Clinic, Oct 18, 2012

Beam Bottom Endpoint - using face iteration and project, parameter values and trigonometry, perpendicular vector solutions in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 18, 2012

Mr Bean Shows His Hand - using scaleable curve, alternating profiles in Revit to create bean pod, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 18, 2012

Deleting a GraphicStyle Element - deleting manually created line type using external command in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 17, 2012

Tracing Graphic Images in Revit's Family Editor - using draw tools in sketch mode to trace image, use split-face, extrusion tools, scale image to specific size, Michael Anonuevo, AECbytes, Oct 16, 2012

Sweep PickPath Tolerance Criteria - detect gaps, tangential inequality at connection points of multi-curve PickPaths in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 16, 2012

Accessing Element IDs of Elements Connected to a Hub - use connectors using ConnectorManager from given Hub, use AllRefs to get access to all connected connectors in Revit, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Oct 16, 2012

Deleting a Collection of Elements/Families: Alternative Approach - use FilteredElementCollector.ToElements(), ToElementIds(), or LINQ methods in Revit, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Oct 15, 2012

Unique Volume Calculations in Revit - create unique level for the water line, place room on that level, Joe Eichenseer, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Oct 12, 2012

Setting a View as the Default View When Opening a Revit Project - Ron Palma, Ideate, Oct 15, 2012

Porting an AutoCAD Application - importing SAT file into Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 12, 2012

Flexible Scheduling - basics of Revit schedules, leveraging Revit database to collaborate with entire team, Carla Edwards, AUGI Library, Oct 10, 2012

Flipping Work Plane Programmatically in Revit - applying FamilyInstance.IsWorkPlaneFlipped property to 2 mass family instances in Revit model, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Oct 10, 2012

UIView, Windows Coordinates, ReferenceIntersector and My Own Tooltip - top-level form, idling event management, accessing windows cursor location, determining Revit model coordinates, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 10, 2012

You Say Tomato - create range of vegetables using technique based on open profiles in vertical plane in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 10, 2012

Using Note Blocks for General Notes - creating note block, entering data into it, creating schedule in Revit, Troy Gates, Revit Coaster, Oct 9, 2012

Modeling Using Images - open new generic model family, set out rough reference planes for overall length/width/height of component in Revit, Revit: Down to the Details, Oct 9, 2012

Slab Boundary Revisited - obtaining boundary of floor slab using Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 9, 2012

Linking Local File From TaskDialog - use CommandLinks to open up text file using Process.Start() in Revit, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Oct 9, 2012

Wall Footing Relationship Revisited - obtaining reference to wall footing from wall attached to it in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 8, 2012

Best Practices For Collaborating in Revit - understand expectations from each design team member, coordinate, summary of methods for well-coordinated documents in Revit, Marcello Sgambelluri, AUGI Library, Oct 5, 2012

Detach Workset and TaskDialog Command Link Order - detach project files without worksets is not supported by Revit 2013 API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 5, 2012

Close Revit From the API - Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, Oct 4, 2012

Ribbon Creation Utility - source code for creating buttons/tab in Revit ribbon to perform command, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 3, 2012

Cut ! Cut ! Cut ! - control appearance of door/window using cut plane in Revit family, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 1, 2012

Create Dimension Between Two Lines - perform global search across entire project, using DimensionHardWired method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 28, 2012

Demolish Parts of a Curtain Wall - create void in curtain wall, draw new curtain wall, place it in void using Revit, Jarod Schultz, Sep 27, 2012

Easily Print Selected Area in Revit - cascade view window(s), select 'visible portion of current window' option from Print dialog box, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Sep 30, 2012

Tips for Revit Project Management - learn more about worksets, Overwrite Existing file, watch 3D view while modeling, Adam Munoz, AUGI Library, Sep 28, 2012

IFC Export Area Calculation and Other Enhancements - wall areas are calculated based on extrusion in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 27, 2012

Accessing the Path of a Revit Family Document From the Family Instance - call EditFamily() on Family element, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Sep 27, 2012

Unhide All in View - turn on 'Reveal Hidden Elements,' select everything in view, use filter tool in Revit, Todd Shackelford, The Lazy Drafter, Sep 26, 2012

Column Shading Gets Obstinate - selected all problem groups, swap all for single good group definition in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 26, 2012

FindElement and Collector Optimization - be aware of issues: language dependence, speed, filtered element collector conversion in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 26, 2012

Revit MEP: Six Steps to a Sturdy Foundation - appoint model manager for project, determine project or building type, enable, leverage worksets, use element borrowing, John Shelbourn, AUGI Library, Sep 25, 2012

Disposal of Revit API Objects - explicitly dispose every disposable object in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 25, 2012

More Web Weaving - understanding points-based geometry using Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Sep 25, 2012

Mobile Device Room Location - querying location of mobile device, determining room it is located in Revit model, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 24, 2012

Filter For Doors With Specific FromRoom or ToRoom Values - creating filter for doors in Revit model, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Sep 21, 2012

Help! My Model Has Been Deleted - using Specify option every time when opening local copy of Revit project model, James Van, HOK BIM Solutions, Sep 20, 2012

FamilyParameter IsShared Property - access using .NET Reflection in Revit, implementing, using FamilyParameter IsShared Extension method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 21, 2012

Exporting Parameter Data to Excel, and Re-Importing - collect all elements, sort by category, create new work book in Excel, loop through all categories, set up work sheet for each, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 20, 2012

Revit Schedules: Working Schedule vs Sheet Schedule - have 2 schedules to avoid hassles of hiding/unhiding categories, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 19, 2012

Picking Two Points Consecutively - code to generate, display modeless dialogue before initiating picking, using JtWindowHandle wrapper class to convert IntPtr to IWin32Window in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 19, 2012

Revit: Troubleshooting Using the Error Report - expand error dialog, save error report, search by Element ID, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 18, 2012

DivideParts in F# and Line Styles - implementing exception handler in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 18, 2012

Patternizing With the Natives - studying Islamic patterns, generating grid in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Sep 18, 2012

Ideate BIMLink and Revit MEP Space Type Modification - verifying, assigning and/or correcting space information, Bill Johnson, Ideate, Sep 17, 2012

A Brighter Future With Elum Tools - describing workflow of fully-integrated lighting add-in for Revit that brings lighting analysis into the BIM process, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, Sep 14, 2012

Apollonian Sphere Packing Via Web Service and AVF - retrieving, displaying of Apollonian packing data in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 14, 2012

Efficient Navigation with Kiwi Codes - Kiwi Codes Family Browser add-in for Revit allows for tabbed browsing experience of content library, Aaron Maller, AUGI Library, Sep 13, 2012

Categories Collection Item Accessor Fails - displaying list of all built-in categories causing Categories.Item property to either return null or throw exception, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 13, 2012

Retrieving a List of Line Styles - using GetLineStyleIds property from CurveElement in Revit, Mikako Harada, AEC DevBlog, Sep 13, 2012

Revit User-Interface Ribbon Appears Blank for Some Tabs - adjust size of Revit window, close, re-open Revit to correct display, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Sep 13, 2012

Creating a New ViewPlan in a Family Document Using the Revit API - filter views that match required criteria, get specific view, duplicate existing ViewPlan view, assign desired name, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Sep 12, 2012

Filter for Touching Beams Using Solid Intersection - using AddConnectedElements method, helper method AddElementsIntersectingSphereAt to detect touching elements in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 12, 2012

Sphere Creation for AVF and Filtering - GeometryCreationUtilities to create solid geometry from input curves in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 10, 2012

Conic Sections: Verifying a Parabola - start with any old cone, draw reference line aligned with surface like so in Revit, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Sep 3, 2012

Room Occupancy Load Tag in Revit View - creating room tag to place on floor plan view that shows occupancy load of room, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Sep 7, 2012

Revit: Customizing the Project Browser - creating shared parameters for view, sheet organization, custom browser organization, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Sep 7, 2012

Revit Structure: PopIcon Puts Families at Your Fingertips - exploring ribbons for detailing, modeling: steel, concrete, rebar, Paul Chambers, AUGI Library, Sep 7, 2012

Parts, Assemblies, PartUtils and DivideParts - implementing 'Divide Parts' external command execute method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 7, 2012

Slug it Out - panellize double curvature surface, use Excel to randomize heights, angles of curtain panels in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Sep 6, 2012

IFC GUID Generation and Uniqueness - only call functions once per session, store their values, algorithm for generating consistent IFC GUID in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 5, 2012

The Sample Code to Create a Column in Revit - using automatic transaction mode, Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, Sep 6, 2012

Group My Own Commands in the Ribbon - using the CreateRibbonPanel method, creating, modifying read-only parameters in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 4, 2012

Show Room Occupancy Loads in Revit Schedule - set up parameters, create key schedule, occupancy schedule, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Aug 31, 2012

Adding Reference Points on Intersection Points of Lines on a Conceptual Mass - Revit tutorial, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Aug 31, 2012

Video Animated Ribbon Item Tooltip - adding video to Revit ribbon button tool tip, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 3, 2012

Adjusting Cutback Programmatically - modifying ExtensionUtility property to set to desired join types in Revit, Mikako Harada, AEC DevBlog, Sep 1, 2012

Revit Basics - Revision Management - 3 methods: sheet revisions, cloud revisions, manual, Rahul Shah, Revit Sticky Notes, Aug 31, 2012

Accessing Structural Material Checkbox State of a Wall Type Programmatically - Revit tutorial, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, Aug 28, 2012

Revit Export: How to Export Phases to the Correct Layer - create custom export setup: add modifiers, rename phases, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Aug 29, 2012

Rubik's Cube, Pt 1 - modeling single cubelet of Rubik's Cube, giving it appropriate parameters to control its dimensions in Revit, Revit: Down to the Details, Aug 22, 2012

Section Template Views - creating section views using view template created in Revit project, Ryan McGarrie, BIM Technologist, Aug 28, 2012

Validate Roof Type and View OBJ on Android - code checking for valid compound structure in Revit, creating roof, adding slope to it, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 28, 2012

Project Browser - Custom Category Structure - controlling category naming structure in Revit, Jarod Schultz, Aug 23, 2012

ADSK File Import and Phase of Room - retrieve ImportInstances, delete one representing bounding box using Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 22, 2012

NewSweptBlend Code Sample - create 2 solids with swept blend operations in Revit, Mikako Harada, AEC DevBlog, Aug 21, 2012

Revit MEP: Filters to Show Different Wire Linetypes - create filter, apply it to view, create line pattern specifically for dashed wire type, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Aug 21, 2012

Room in Area Predicate Via Point in Polygon Test - point in polygon implementation PointInPoly.cs in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 21, 2012

Teaching the New Stair Assemblies in Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 - work within at least 2 views, learn to use modify tools, convert custom components into sketch, Martha Hollowell, ASCENT Blog, Aug 21, 2012

Creating a New View in Revit 2013 Makes 'Discipline' and 'View Range' Grayed Out - add view template, then uncheck option 'views are dependent on template,' Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Aug 20, 2012

Do Not Delete During Iteration - iterate first, collect list of elements to delete, delete in separate step, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 20, 2012

Square Dance - creating curtain panel family with 16 equally spaced holes in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 16, 2012

Assembly/Parts Samples - create walls, windows, columns in Revit using external commands: CreateAssemblies, Compare Assemblies, Katsuaki Takamizawa, AEC DevBlog, Aug 16, 2012

Graphically Display Area Boundary Loops - considering area boundary segment retrieval options in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 17, 2012

Structural Concrete Setout Point Add-In - importance of product usage experience, content, best practices in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 15, 2012

How to Export gbXML For Only Some Spaces - using Phases feature in Revit to control spaces export, Kyle Bernhardt, CADspeed, Aug 2, 2012

Quick Tip to Set Class Name Parameter of Ribbon Items - use GetType (VB.NET) or typeof (C#) in Revit, Augusto Goncalves, AutoCAD DevBlog, Aug 13, 2012

Constraining Slats to 2 Datums - make another corresponding set of points for another divided top surface in Revit, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Aug 9, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - A Comprehensive Case With Element Data Extension 2 - Spiderinnet's Blog, Aug 6, 2012 

Excel Yourself - assigning parameters to panels, linking data in 2 worksheets in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 5, 2012

Revit Structure: Footing Elevations in Foundation Tags - custom workaround allowing top of footing elevations for including in footing tag, Dezi Mackey, AUGI Library, Aug 2, 2012

Sheet Notes in Revit Using Keynotes - create keynote legend, apply new sheet note entries to project views, Chuck Jolin, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Aug 3, 2012

Roofs: Roof By Extrusion - creating curved, barrel vault roof over simple rectangular building using Revit, Revit Zone, July 30, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Store ElementId Using Revit Element Data Extension - Spiderinnet's Blog, Aug 3, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Dictionary and Revit Data Operator 2 - Spiderinnet's Blog, Aug 4, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Store Revit UV using the Revit Data Operator - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 31, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Store Revit UV using the Revit Data Operator - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 31, 2012

Choose Your Poison - understanding data linking between Excel and Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, July 30, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Store Revit Color Using the Revit Data Operator - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 28, 2012

Choose Your Poison - understanding data linking between Excel and Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, July 30, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Store Revit Color Using the Revit Data Operator - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 28, 2012

Spreadsheet Power - based on rectangular array of curtain panels using Excel, Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, July 26, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Store a Dictionary Like List Using the Revit Data Operator - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 26, 2012

Gotcha with Shared Parameters - changing group parameter category with shared parameters compared to family parameters in Revit, Jarod Schultz, July 25, 2012

Revit: Changing the Level Elevation Without Moving the Level - creating shared level, specifying coordinates at point, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 25, 2012

How Does Revit Compute Per Phase Currents? - Revit computing current on each phase in various scenarios, comparing to current meter, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, July 24, 2012

Offset Ceilings of Same Type  - Revit tutorial, Jul 24, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Store an Array Using the Revit Data Operator - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 25, 2012

Using Rooms & Spaces for Leverage in Revit MEP - David Raynor, AUGI Library, July 23, 2012

UR1 and Line Origin Versus Start and End Point - definition of line origin property, line origin relation to end points, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 23, 2012

 Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - A Super Easy and Cool Revit Data Operator - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 22, 2012

 Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - A Super Easy and Cool Revit Data Operator - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 22, 2012

se a Section Box to Quickly Find Warning Elements - Revit tip, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, July 20, 2012

Revit: Halftone Links View Template - making links halftone in all views without using visibility graphics, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 19, 2012

Scripting with Python, Pt 1  - discussing examples of scripting with Python in Vasari, Nathan Miller, design reform, July 19, 2012

Scripting with Python, Pt 2 - using Python scripting in Vasari for building programming, Lilli Smith, design reform, July 19, 2012

Scripting with Python, Pt 3 - Q&A session, design reform, July 19, 2012

What's New in Autodesk Revit 2013? Onebox - naming structure for tabs, buttons has been streamlined, customizing UI, Martha Hollowell, ASCENT Blog, July 18, 2012

Simple But Clever Parametric Array Formula - creating wall with structural columns at regular intersects using Revit, Mark Thorley, BIM Technologist, July 18, 2012

Accessing the Terrain Points From a TopographySurface Using Revit API - Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, July 18, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Manage Sub Schema/Entity - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 18, 2012

Mimic a Master Builder: A Tribute to Felix Candela - workflow for creating forms in Revit: conoid, straight hypar, group of straight hypars, umbrella of 4 panels with 1 central support, curved hypar, Marilyn Law, AUGI Library, July 17, 2012

Creating Active Work Plane of the View Using Revit API - use active view's origin, view's right direction to create plane, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, July 17, 2012

Elbow Fitting Selection and Dimensioning - using NewElbowFitting method in Revit, routing preferences API to set elbow symbol, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 18, 2012

Hiding Revit Family Parameters in a Project - characteristics of hidden parameters, change parameter value to 0 to make it invisible, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, July 12, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Set/Get Data of UV Type - storing UV type data into element, Spiderinnet's Blog, July 13, 2012

View of NewGroup Duplicated Elements - close all other views to force open one to be used in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 16, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - XYZ Type Data - Spiderinnet's Blog, July 10, 2012

Multi-Version Add-in - backwards compatible add-in to support Revit 2012, Revit 2013 in one .NET assembly DLL, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 11, 2012

Running Language Code and More Exporters - helper method to convert from LanguageType enumeration value to corresponding 3-letter language code in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 10, 2012

Supported Workflow for Unloading a Family Using the Revit API - extracting desired family precisely, then performing delete operation after completing loaded family iteration, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, July 9, 201

RevitRubyShell Implementation and Installer - counting number of doors in Revit basic sample model, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 9, 2012

Creating Walls That Follow Site Topography Contours in Revit - Marcello Sgambelluri, Simply Complex, July 2, 2012

Tool Making: B-spline-ish by Points - Revit/Vasari has different kinds of splines: regular spline, spline-by-points, point hosted control polygon based curve, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, July 5, 2012

OBJ Model Exporter with Transparency Support - mingling triangles, colors, transparency in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 5, 2012

Show Customized Ribbon Buttons in Specific Revit Product Flavor - Joe Ye, AEC DevBlog, July 5, 2012

A Beginners Overview to Extensible Storage API, Pt 1 - defining schema, fields, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, July 3, 2012

A Beginners Overview to Extensible Storage API, Pt 2 - extracting schema, field related information from Revit element, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, July 4, 2012

OBJ Model Exporter with Multiple Solid Support - assigning color to a TextNoteType 'tnt,' exporting elements with multiple solids, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 3, 2012

OBJ Model Exporter with Colors - colors are defined by materials for OBJ model, using hexadecimal representation of Revit color byte values, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 2, 2012

Need a Custom Revit Hatch? - free Revit addin utility, Hatch22 to create model, drafting fill patterns/hatch patterns, Jarod Schultz, July 2, 2012

OBJ Model Exporter Take One - retrieving solid from element, exporting element in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 28, 2012

Revit .NET: Create Custom Performance Advisor Rule (IPerformanceAdviserRule) - Door Not Tall Enough - Spiderinnet's Blog, June 30, 2012

Accessing Section Symbols in Each of the Views Using Revit API - using overload of FilteredElementCollector which accepts view id for element filtering, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, June 29, 2012

OBJ Model Export Considerations - eliminating duplicate vertices, implementing vertex lookup class, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 27, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Find Family/Symbol Unit System From FamilyInstance in Project Model - Spiderinnet's Blog, June 20, 2012

Worksharing Central Filename - be clear about using Revit Server or file-based centrals before getting location of central file, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 22, 2012

Experiential Learning : GbXMLCloudSync App - creating app to export Revit model to GbXML format, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, June 22, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Extensible Storage - Various Data Types - Spiderinnet's Blog, June 24, 2012

Creating Parametric Complex Structural Forms in Revit - creating complex sweeps that can be parametrically controlled, Mark Thorley, BIM Technologist, June 18, 2012

Revit 2013 View Type Creation - creating elevation view 'building elevation presentation,' Jarod Schultz, June 21, 2012

Revit API & VB.NET: Find Arrowhead Families/Symbols from Revit Model - Spiderinnet's Blog, June 21, 2012

Replacing Built-In Commands and Obtaining Their IDs - creating list of all Revit command IDs, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 21, 2012

Cut Sinks With Worktop - categorize Revit family into correct sections, Ryan McGarrie, BIM Technologist, June 13, 2012

Basic Visibility Settings (Instance Version) - Revit 2013 tutorial, Ryan McGarrie, BIM Technologist, June 15, 2012

Custom Folders in Revit 2013 - Ryan McGarrie, BIM Technologist, June 12, 2012

Revit Model Viewer for iOS, Pt 1 - Revit AddIn to get all geometrical information from model, upload to cloud, iOS app to accesses data from cloud storage, displays, Adam Nagy, AEC DevBlog, June 20, 2012

Real-World Concrete Corner Coordinates - filtering for structural concrete elements, geometry traversal to retrieve unique vertices, transforming Revit model coordinates to real world, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 20, 2012

Adapting to Mass Change: New Tools in Revit 2013 - creating divided path using divide path command; creating repeaters using repeat command, Marcello Sgambelluri, AUGI Library, June 19, 2012

Sweep Creation - creating sweep with circular profile, arced sweep path in Revit, Katsuaki Takamizawa, AEC DevBlog, June 20, 2012

Repeat and Divide, Pt 4: Reactor - Revit tutorial, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, June 18, 2012

Route 66 - conveying arrival experience for buildings, alleyways cascading down hillside using Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, June 10, 2012

UIView and Windows Device Coordinates - UIDocument GetOpenUIViews method to access UIView instance in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 18, 2012

Creating Dimensions - simplifying part of finding geometry references from analytical line of wall in Revit, Katsuaki Takamizawa, AEC DevBlog, June 17, 2012

Revit .NET: Create Custom Performance Advisor Rule (IPerformanceAdviserRule) - Room Too Small - implementing IPerformanceAdviserRule interface, Spiderinnet's Blog, June 16, 2012

Create Section View Parallel to Wall - external command CreateWallSectionView in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 15, 2012

DocumentChanged vs Dynamic Model Updater - subscribe to DocumentChanged, install dynamic model updater to react to elevation view creation in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 13, 2012

Revit Tech Tip: Flooring Finishes Using Parts Tool - Hagerman & Company, May 30, 2012

Line Based Families in Revit Architecture  - Hagerman & Company, May 30, 2012

Adjusting Analytical Model - code for AnalyticalModel.ManuallyAdjust method in Revit, Katsuaki Takamizawa, AEC DevBlog, June 11, 2012

The Revit 2013 Structure API - structural enhancements affecting API: reinforcement, welded wire mesh, structural analytical model, analysis visualization framework, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 12, 2012

Revit .NET: Create Custom Performance Advisor Rule (IPerformanceAdviserRule) - Wall Cannot Have More Than Two Doors - Spiderinnet's Blog, June 12, 2012

Detail Level Ignored with Unlocked Wall Layers - edit wall's structure, select layer to unlock in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, June 11, 2012

Don't Get TIFF'ed Get GeoTIFF'ed - creating GeoTiff from surfaces in Civil 3D 2013, Jeff Arbogast, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 8, 2012

Revit Architecture: Hand Drafting for 3D - Revit offers to model building in better ways while keeping older generation of architects comfortable, Matthew Hill, AUGI Library, June 7, 2012

Repeat and Divide, Pt 3: Slats and Continuous Slices - Revit tutorial, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, June 7, 2012

Highlighting Elements - Revit API tutorial, Katsuaki Takamizawa, AEC DevBlog, June 7, 2012

Revit .NET Transaction: Can TransactionGroup Be Nested - Spiderinnet's Blog, June 7, 2012

Highway to Hell - modeling roads, paths around mountainside in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, May 30, 2012

Revit MEP Pipes, Accessories and Fittings Appearing as Lines in Navisworks - change level of detail to fine in 3D view in Revit, Lee Mullin, Beyond Design, May 31, 2012

Reloading an Already Loaded Family - using IFamilyLoadOptions interface in Revit, Mikako Harada, AEC DevBlog, June 5, 2012

Revit VB.NET: Create a Performance Advisor Rule (IPerformanceAdviserRule) Using RevitAddinWizard - Spiderinnet's Blog, June 5, 2012

How to Distinguish Mullion Profiles - Revit tutorial, Mikako Harada, AEC DevBlog, June 4, 2012

Revit .NET Transaction: When We Must Use SubTransaction - in IUpdater interface implementation, Spiderinnet's Blog, June 3, 2012

Revit VB.NET: Implement External DB Application (IExternalDBApplication) Using RevitAddinWizard - Spiderinnet's Blog, June 5, 2012

Retrieve Embedded Resource Image - using NewBitmapImage method in external application implementation class app in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 4, 2012

Tips and Tricks Learned During Chamfer Fillet for Revit PIOTM Development - organize underlying geometry to create 3rd wall with correct orientation, Augusto Goncalves, Infrastructure Modeling DevBlog, June 1, 2012

Create Structural Plan View - using ViewFamily.StructuralPlan in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 1, 2012

Revit: Wall Header Not Showing with Underlay Set to RCP - wall modified using edit profile doesn't show header, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 30, 2012

Improved Snapping to Fillets and Hooks in Revit - references are placed at points of tangency, at mid-point of fillet arc for fillets, BIM & Beam, May 30, 2012

Tips to Leverage Data Efficiently in Revit MEP - use if/then statements to combine information from multiple columns, use conditional formatting to highlight hidden columns, Emy McGann, AUGI Library, May 30, 2012

Can You Modify a Framing Elevation Family in Revit? - open family to edit from application menu or by going down to families in project browser, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 29, 2012

Accessing the Workset of an Element - using element property or parameter approaches in Revit, Augusto Goncalves, AEC DevBlog, May 30, 2012

Picking 3D Points Using Revit API - setting active sketch plane for view, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, May 23, 2012

Revit .NET Transaction: Commit TransactionGroup - starting 2 transactions inside transaction group, committing them all, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 31, 2012

Family Instance Element Coordinate System - use hand/facing orientation, location point of family instance instead of connector direction, location in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 30, 2012

ViewPlan.Create Method - creating plan view 'level test' to find view type using element filter, LINQ query in Revit 2013, Katsuaki Takamizawa, AEC DevBlog, May 29, 2012

Revit MEP Connectors - Misc Information - primary connector: air terminals, devices, lighting fixtures; connector properties: electrical, mechanical (HVAC, piping), Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, May 29, 2012

Multi-Segment Grids - Multiple Segments Visible in an Elevation/Section View - use 'far clipping' option from view properties to hide both grid segments in Revit, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 29, 2012

Revit .NET Transaction: Can Transaction Be Nested - no, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 28, 2012

Revit .NET Transaction: Start a Transaction in Automatic TransactionMode - Spiderinnet's Blog, May 27, 2012

The Ultimate Revit Hand: Every Tip, Trick, Technique & Workaround (Known & Unknown) - ask yourself or expert, see help files, leverage social media, Jay Zallan, AUGI Library, May 28, 2012

Connector Orientation - exporting Revit model to AutoCAD, displaying coordinate entries, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 28, 2012

Repeat and Divide, Pt 2: Unfolding - control layout of unfolded panels in Revit 2013, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, May 24, 2012

Revit .NET Transaction: Can SubTransaction Live Alone - no, SubTransaction can't live without main transaction, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 25, 2012

Revit Tutorial - Brick Return to CMU at Windows  - YouTube, May 23, 2012

Pipe Insulation and Insulation Material - retrieve parameter 'material' off PipeInsulationType object from PipeInsulation object, use filter to retrieve all PipeInsulation elements in document, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 24, 2012

Retrieving the Lines From FillPattern Using Revit API - accessing FillGrid from FillPattern, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, May 23, 2012

Revit Tutorial - Paint a Logo on CMU Wall - YouTube, May 23, 2012

Revit .NET Transaction: Transaction and SubTransaction - Spiderinnet's Blog, May 23, 2012

Everything About Revit Schedules - creating new schedule using schedules/quantities tool, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, May 22, 2012

Accessing Subcategory Information From Inplace Family Instances - Revit tutorial, Saikat Bhattacharya, AEC DevBlog, May 22, 2012

Plumbing Blockage - assigning materials for plumbing fixtures, assign jpeg to materials bump map in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, May 22, 2012

Upgrading From Older Versions of Revit to 2013 - 'file-upgrader' add-in batch upgrades previous versions of Revit files to Revit 2013 format, comparing with content batch upgrade utility, Jarod Schultz, May 22, 2012

Create Line Based Generic Model Family Instance - Revit tutorial, Xiaodong Liang, AEC DevBlog, May 21, 2012

Change Section View Type and Hide Cut Line - parameter to hide cutting line in plan view, static method to generate section view, change type of detail view in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 22, 2012

Revit .NET: Find All Arrowheads in the Current Revit Model - help methods, test code, sample arrowhead outputs as printed out into text file, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 21, 2012

Family Usage Filtered Element Collector Performance - always benchmark add-in performance, retrieve only families having instances in Revit model, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 21, 2012

Revit .NET: Does Every Element (Type) Have a Category - no, many Revit elements don't have categories at all, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 18, 2012

Material Quantities SDK Sample and Double Byte Characters - import Excel file as Unicode UTF-8 in Revit, rewrite code to write as Excel sheet, Mikako Harada, AEC DevBlog, May 17, 2012

Edit Default List of Profiles in Revit Extensions Frame Generator - manually modify XML databases used by frame generator to create custom profiles, Autodesk, May 14, 2012

Selecting Multiple Saved Selection Sets - Revit 2013 tip, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 17, 2012

Overlay vs Attachment When Linking Files - attaching/overlaying xref in AutoCAD, Revit, impact of specifying method types, examples of when to specify each method, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, May 15, 2012

Paper Models - papercraft software Pepakura helps unfold 3D data, making paper study model, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, May 16, 2012

Find Unit System of FamilyInstance (In Turn Its Family/Symbol) Using Revit .NET API - calling Document.DisplayUnitSystem property against family document, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 14, 2012

Revit .NET: What Revit Element.Name Used For - printing out all element names for Revit model, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 17, 2012

Selecting a Face in a Linked File - using ConvertToStableRepresentation method on reference class in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 16, 2012

Determining Water Flow Requirements based on Air Flow and Design Assumptions for Revit 2012 - heat transfer principles, Revit family implementation, air flow parameters, Autodesk WikiHelp, May 15, 2012

Parameter of Revit API - 25: Attach Shared Parameter - attaching existing shared parameter specified by its name to CategorySet, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 8, 2012

Revit .NET Transaction: Manual and Automatic Regarding Performance - external command with automatic/manual TransactionMode, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 5, 2012

Revit .NET Transaction: When and Where to Start It - test external command to compare performance of 2 approaches, Spiderinnet's Blog, May 3, 2012

Revit 2013 - View Types - changing view from one type to another doesn't apply view template change that is assigned to view, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 15, 2012

DevBlog, DevCamp, Element and Project Wide Data - DataStorage element in Revit 2013 enables add-ins to store extensible storage data completely independently of all BIM database elements, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 14, 2012

Revit 2013 Component Based Stairs  - Design Reform, May 14, 2012

Revit Structure Basics You Never Learned - using filter option, pick lines options, space bar, changing witness line, tips on temporary dimensions, 3D view, Desiree Mackey, AUGI Library, May 10, 2012

Create a Pipe Cap - Revit tutorial, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 10, 2012

The Power of Revit Filters - understanding mechanics, basic components of filters, arranging order of filters listed in order of importance, Joe Fields, AUGI Library, May 8, 2012

Revit 2013 - Suppress Spaces in Dimensions - option is in type properties for dimension style, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 8, 2012

Corner Condition for Curtain Wall - creating butt glazing mullion for substituting glazing compound in Revit, Jarod Schultz, May 8, 2012

The Schedule API and Access to Schedule Data - running API commands in schedule views in Revit 2013, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 7, 2012

Revit 2013\2012 Contextual Panels Do Not Display or Update - uninstall .NET Framework 4.5 Beta from Windows control panel, reinstall latest .NET 4.0 release, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 7, 2012

Repeat and Divide, Pt 1: Curved Panels - exploring smooth paneling options in Revit 2013, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, May 7, 2012

Things to Remember as a Revit Beginner - learn to use terms correctly, check tool options, use tab key, space bar, keyboard shortcuts, use the right-click menu, Elisa de Dios, AUGI Library, May 4, 2012

Read-Only and Automatic Transaction Modes - read-only transaction mode ensures that during entire execution of external command, current Revit models all remain unmodified, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 3, 2012

Five Minutes with a Toposurface - manipulating contour lines with additional points in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 1, 2012

Rotation Rigs That Do Not Use the Angular Dimension - using 'ride the rail,' 'open reference circle' methods in Revit, Marcello Sgambelluri, Simply Complex, Apr 2012

Rotation Rigs That Do Not Use the Angular Dimension, Pt 2 - creating revolve rig, applying it to door family in Revit, Marcello Sgambelluri, Simply Complex, Apr 2012

First Division - understanding 'divide & repeat' feature in conceptual design environment in Revit 2013, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Apr 28, 2012

Developer Center and SDK Update - compiling, installing Revit SDK, examples: DisableCommand, ScheduleCreation, StairsAutomation, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 30, 2012

Revit: Creating a New Tick Mark Size - select arrowheads option from additional settings tool, select similar type as needed, name duplicated type, edit new type's parameters, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Apr 28, 2012

Adding a Category to a Shared Parameter Binding - collect all categories, put into same CategorySet, make one single call to NewTypeBinding with the entire set containing all categories in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 25, 2012

My Weekend On the Toilet - rendering toilet in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Apr 24, 2012

Family Creation Tips: Keep It Simple, Real & Large - use a photograph instead of modeling, create specific types for each part, model minimum required access, venting, similar clearances in Revit, Emmanuel Garcia, Computer-Aided Design, Apr 24, 2012

Breaking Up is Hard To Do - studying relationships between RC frame, blockwork infill, insulated render system in building using Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Apr 22, 2012

Failure Rollback - roll back failure suppressing all messages: warnings, errors in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 23, 2012

Migrate Building Coder Samples to Revit 2013 - handling issues of .NET framework update, materials collection update, new document GetElement method, remaining errors, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 20, 2012

Fine-Tuning of Material Surface Patterns - rules to follow when flexing rotation parameter in Revit family editor, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Apr 20, 2012

Scope and Dispose of Transactions - implementing proper scoping by adding 'using' statements in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 17, 2012

Make Wall Twins Using IUpdater CopyElement IExternalDBApplication and SubTransaction - combining Revit API functionalities, Spiderinnet's Blog, Mar 20, 2012

DevCamp and Refresh Display for a Kinetic Facade - UIDocument class provides RefreshActiveView method to refresh view in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 11, 2012

A Small Collection of Family Editor Advice - use snaps, snap overrides, don't move origin, be sure to test family at various scales, add additional types to host in hosted families in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 9, 2012

GetElement Method and Get Element Type - use GetTypeId to obtain element id of type of element, use document GetElement method to access type object itself from its id in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 5, 2012

Revit Structure Scheduling: The Basics and Beyond - scheduling concrete volumes within Revit, adding project parameters, calculate steel tonnages from building information model, Glenn Jowett, AUGI Library, Apr 4, 2012

Migrating VSTA Macros to SharpDevelop - migrating VS 2010 express code in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 4, 2012

Plumbing Systems for Well-Documented Flow - basic requirements to track flow for domestic water supply, sanitary sewer in Revit MEP, Joel Londenberg, AUGI Library, Apr 2, 2012

Five Minutes with Curtain Walls and Doors - understanding curtain wall basic features, adding door panels in Revit, YouTube, Apr 2, 2012

On Creating a Mass from 3D Points - generate mass from list of X, Y, Z points using ACIS or AutoCAD, generate a SAT file, create family definition, insert instance of it into Revit model, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 29, 2012

Splitting a Dimension String - removing segment of dimension without using 'edit witness lines' option in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 27, 2012

Ini or Outie? Advancing Your Customization of the Revit ini File - creating network deployment image, editing ini file, Steve Bennett, AUGI Library, Mar 27, 2012

Five Minutes of Roof Sloping - 2 approaches to sloping roofs using shape editing features in Revit: flat structure, sloping structure, Steve Stafford, YouTube, Mar 25, 2012

What's in a Name? - name parameters within Revit family using 'universal' naming conventions to avoid confusion among end users, Dimitri Harvalias, BIM blog.ca, Mar 26, 2012

Revit Family Cleanup - purge unused families, groups, styles, delete unused materials, Applying Technology to Architecture, Mar 26, 2012

Where Did It Go? - temporarily hiding things, 'reveal hidden elements' mode shows temporarily hidden items in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 26, 2012

Revit - Wall Type Edit Tip - points to consider to retain coarse scale parameter edits, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Mar 25, 2012

Why Windows in Revit Don't Cut It - fix for window family not cutting in plan, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Mar 23, 2012

Model Text: An Introduction - placing model text on pitched roof of building in Revit, Revit Zone, Mar 22, 2012

Melbourne Day One - command instantiation, element picking, filtered element collector, using parameter filter for non-empty string in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 20, 2012

Melbourne Day Two - placing duct, retrieving unique geometry vertices in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 20, 2012

Melbourne DevLab - retrieving specific views, deleting reference planes not hosting any elements in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 23, 2012

Dimensions: Using Revit Dimensions to Equally Space Elements - dividing shell of building into 5 equal compartments, Revit Zone, Mar 21, 2012

Custom Sheet Sizes in Revit - create new form with desired width, height using printer server properties, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Mar 19, 2012

Determine Revit Demo Mode - try to save model, get InvalidLicenseException, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 19, 2012

Retrieve Geometry in Element Coordinate System - using Revit API Transform.Inverse property, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 16, 2012

How to Identify Uncircuited Connections - defining 3 filters for visually identifying uncircuited, circuited, no panel conditions in Revit MEP, Inside the System, Mar 16, 2012

When Adding a Keynote Tag the User Borrows a Sheet Workset - standard synchronize with central surrendering borrowed elements clears borrowed sheets in Revit, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Mar 15, 2012

Identification of Beginnings and Ends of the Analytical Elements in Revit - modify analytical model settings, BIM and Beam, Mar 14, 2012

Rules to Improve Performance in Revit - check if view clipping is disabled, interior categories are enabled in 3D view, view detail level is too high, sketch is too complex, Joe Eichenseer, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Mar 14, 2012

Split a Duct or Pipe - using NewDuct, NewPipe methods in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 13, 2012

Control Grips in Families - 4 types of control arrows in Revit: single vertical, single horizontal, double vertical, double horizontal, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 13, 2012

Curtain Call - splitting twisted quad face into 2 triangles in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Mar 12, 2012

Mixed Mode C++ in Revit 2012 - set up native C++ projects to use VS 2008 compiler or install VS 2010 redistributables together with add-in, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 12, 2012

How About a Downspout for That Roof? - creating downspout using wall sweep or in-place family sweep using Revit, Alice Craig, Hagerman & Co, Mar 12, 2012

Revit: When is a Reference Not a Reference? - 'is reference' parameter set to 'not a reference' in reference plane creates issue, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Mar 11, 2012

Rotate True North - using Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 9, 2012

Connecting Parameters in Nested Families  - replacing nested content in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 7, 2012

Revit API 2012: Extensible Storage - Store Revit XYZ Using the Revit Data Operator - Spiderinnet's Blog, Feb 21, 2012

Revit API 2012: Extensible Storage - Revit Element Data Extension - Spiderinnet's Blog, Feb 22, 2012

A TXT File May be a Type List - change filename extension of ASCII files to DEF in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 7, 2012

Revit API 2012: Revoke Closing Using Events in External DB Application (IExternalDBApplication) - Spiderinnet's Blog, Mar 4, 2012

Revit API 2012: Log Document Open/Close Using External DB Application (IExternalDBApplication) - Spiderinnet's Blog, Mar 2, 2012

Revit API 2012: Create Something at Startup of External DB Application (IExternalDBApplication) - Spiderinnet's Blog, Feb 29, 2012

How Revit Structure Benefits the Construction Estimator - sharing Autodesk Revit Structure model with construction estimator, translating to Timberline using Autodesk Quantity Takeoff, Sean Woods, AUGI Library, Mar 5, 2012

Arc Wall Flattener - combining reporter, projection patterns to make flattened view of wall that is arc in plan, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Mar 5, 2012

Remove DWF Links - implementing RemoveDwfLinkUsingExternalFileUtils method to remove all DWF links from Revit model, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 5, 2012

Super Families: A Kit of Parts - creating door's kit of parts in Revit, Nicholas Kramer, AUGI Library, Mar 1, 2012

Build Your Own Document Changed Event - subscribe to ViewActivated event to notify user when active document changes in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 29, 2012

Advanced Rendering in Revit - creating multitude of presentation-quality images, Kyle Benedict, AUGI Library, Feb 28, 2012

Family Instance Room Phase - try using family instance room property directly, determine primary options in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 28, 2012

Hosting a Light Fitting on a Reference Plane - code using overload of NewFamilyInstance in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 24, 2012

Placing Based Content Tips - face-based families in Revit offer 3 options: place on vertical face, on face, on workplane, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Feb 22, 2012

Non-Linear Propagation in Revit. Goal Seeking Without the API - using non-host element reporting parameter to drive parameter in nested family, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Feb 20, 2012

Revit MEP Nested Schedules - generating regular schedule, Applying Technology to Architecture, Feb 17, 2012

Remove Imported JPG and BMP Images - implementing external command CmdRemoveImportedJpgs to remove JPG, BMP files from Revit model, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 20, 2012

Revit Visibility Hierarchy - 10 ways to override display of element, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Feb 10, 2012

Access Wire Sizes - complete implementation of external command execute method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 13, 2012

Add Reference Points and Markers Read from CSV File - converting VB code to read CSV file, generate Revit reference points, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 10, 2012

Pushing Parameters Around - creating shared parameter for mounting height in Revit project, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Feb 9, 2012

Revit Webcam 2012 - migrating to Revit 2012: flat migration, adaption of idling event handler, removal of obsolete API warnings, final clean-up, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 8, 2012

Element in View Crop Box Predicate - determining if detail item element is inside or outside crop box of view in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 6, 2012

Revit Families, Pt 2: The Family Editor Interface - considering casework family imperial template, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 31, 2012

Section View Geometry Not Cropped - showing 'detail 0' view's bounding box in 3D views in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 2, 2012

Rapid Energy Modeling Videos - creating reference points, tracing outline plan in 123D Catch, importing to Revit, setting site location, creating building envelope, Simon Gillis, The Sustainable Design Toolbox, Jan 30, 2012

Revit Families, Pt 1 - building base cabinet, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 23, 2012

Revit Ribbon API & VB.NET: Stack Various Ribbon Items Together - Spiderinnet's Blog, Jan 25, 2012

Revit Ribbon API & VB.NET: Layout Various Items in a Single Ribbon Panel - Spiderinnet's Blog, Jan 26, 2012

Auditorium Seating Via Rail Object in Revit - using railing object with nested chairs as baluster panels, nested arm rests as baluster posts, Richard Binning, Beside the Cursor, Jan 27, 2012

New Look of RegEdit Launcher of Revit Addin/API Wizard - UI can specify Revit version, flavor to inspect particularly about registry, Spiderinnet1's Blog, Jan 23, 2012

Revit .NET API Ribbon Creator: Schema of Revit Ribbon Definition - Spiderinnet1's Blog, Jan 30, 2012

Revit .NET API Ribbon Creator: New Year New Look - new features are Revit ribbon definition schema invention, ribbon creator row/item edition, Spiderinnet1's Blog, Jan 28, 2012

Using Annotation from Linked Views & Troubleshooting Missing Annotation - check if linked view is parallel to host view, linked model is rotated, visibility/graphic overrides set is visible in Revit, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jan 27, 2012

Eliminating Compiler Warnings and Deprecated Calls - using FindReferencesWithContextByDirection instead of FindReferencesByDirection to reduce warnings in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 30, 2012

Parameter Grouping - be consistent to show all content same grouping in Revit project, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 27, 2012

Revit View Range - understanding view range settings for plan views, Paul Aubin, YouTube, Jan 29, 2012

Synchronize with Central - closing active document by executing SendKeys call in separate thread in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 25, 2012

More Color Stairs - change color scheme location from background to foreground in floor plan properties in Revit, David Light, Revit, Jan 24, 2012

Color Fill Legends Mixing with Stairs and Railings - making stairs transparent creates issue during test print in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 23, 2012

Color a Stair - workaround is assigning color override to stair, same as color fill of room in Revit, David Light, Revit, Jan 23, 2012

Color Underlay Elements Showing White - adding color scheme to plan view, checking visibility graphics settings for all offending categories in Revit, Brian Mackey, Mackey Consulting, Jan 23, 2012

Revit Family Formula Examples and Tricks - tips for creating formulas in Revit family, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Jan 23, 2012

Split Sections in Revit - using split segment tool, Gareth Spencer's Blog, Jan 20, 2012

Point Cloud Unit Conversion - implementing IPointCloudAccess interface GetUnitsToFeetConversionFactor method, assuming point cloud data is given in millimeters, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 23, 2012

Export a Shared Parameter - adding parameter to current shared parameter file in Revit using export option via family/schedule, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 23, 2012

Curved Analytical Model Approximation and Etabs Link - using Tessellate method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 20, 2012

Cleaning Up Revit Files for Export to Navisworks - create new view in Revit specifically for Navisworks, delete unused families from model, Beyond Design, Jan 11, 2012

Revit Rendering Materials: Sharing Amongst Home, Office and the Cloud - storing rendering materials in custom folder under project folder, add path location for Revit, Jarod Schultz, Jan 19, 2012

WPF and Revit Addin/API: Host DatePicker Control of WPF Toolkit - hosting DatePicker control of WPF Toolkit in user control, in turn WPF Window, Spiderinnet's Blog, Jan 16, 2012

Elephants and Donuts: Boolean Operations in Revit and Vasari - making basic layout of parametric toroidal section, panelizing it to demonstrate certain structural efficiencies, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Jan 17, 2012

Drag and Drop to Revit - MouseMove event handler to initiate 'drag and drop' operation, populate DataObject appropriately, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 16, 2012

Up the Garden Path - creating roads, footpaths in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Jan 15, 2012

Revit Ribbon API & VB.NET: ComboBox and ComboBoxMember - Spiderinnet's Blog, Jan 14, 2012

Revit Ribbon API & VB.NET: TextBox and Separator - ribbon TextBox is data collector to show small editor to users; ribbon separator is vertical thin line to separate 2 ribbon items/groups left, right, Spiderinnet's Blog, Jan 12, 2012

Revit Ribbon API & VB.NET: PushButton and Separator - ribbon PushButton is reaction item that will trigger command, Spiderinnet's Blog, Jan 11, 2012

Designing Revit Content - What is Interference? - detecting hard, soft clashes using clash detective feature in Navisworks, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 13, 2012

Upstairs Downstairs - using system stair tool to explore different tread shapes, creating amphitheatre in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Jan 12, 2012

Clearance Zones in Revit Families, Pt 1 - creating/utilizing clearance path standard in Revit family for handling equipments, Applying Technology to Architecture, Jan 12, 2012

Clearance Zones in Revit Families, Pt 2 - analyzing clearance zones for planes in Revit family, setting dimensions for clearance zones, Applying Technology to Architecture, Jan 12, 2012

Breaking Up isn't Hard to Do: Revit MEP - breaking-up model by discipline, troubleshooting to find issues affecting overall performance of model, Dennis Howell, Applied Software, Jan 10, 2012

Identifying Wall Compound Layers and Parts - converting compound structure layers to parts, accessing wall by fixing width, materials in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 9, 2012

WPF and Revit Addin/API: Host DataGrid Control of WPF Toolkit - hosting DataGrid control of WPF toolkit in user control, in turn WPF Window, Spiderinnet's Blog, Jan 3, 2012

Our Lady Up the Hill - modeling pilgrimage chapel using photos, drawings in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Jan 8, 2012

WPF and Revit Addin/API: Host Calendar Control of WPF Toolkit - hosting calendar control of WPF toolkit in user control, in turn WPF Window, Spiderinnet's Blog, Dec 27, 2011

Materials Collection and Filtering - materials collection may contain null entries, slip invalid material entries before sorting them, material filtering using LINQ, filtered element collectors, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 6, 2012

Revit Tip: Draworder for Linked Files - managing overlapping of linked files in Revit, Josef Remes, CAD Notes, Jan 3, 2012

Linked Files: Reference Types - differentiating 2 reference types in Revit: overlay, attachment, Revit Zone, Jan 2, 2012

Overriding Dimensions in Revit - selection of dimension text dialog box helps in resolving it, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Dec 25, 2011 

Using Character Map in Text and Tags - special characters without key in Revit, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Jan 1, 2012

Linked Files: The Basics - linking another Revit model to current Revit model, Revit Zone, Jan 1, 2012 

Finding Rooms in Revit with Default Name - creating filter, view to highlight filter, applying filter, Applying Technology to Architecture, Dec 21, 2011

Loading an Inventor ADSK Component - use of OpenBuildingComponentDocument helps in loading ADSK component in Revit, appearance of component family in project browser, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 16, 2011

Codeless Revit Customization - setting lines, fonts, views, templates, title blocks from manage tab, setting up default template, creating draft in view while importing AutoCAD files, fixing views for producing drawings in Revit, Ibrahim Hakki, AUGI Library, Dec 16, 2011

Interior Elevations and Large Coordinates in the Project - determining if stray element is creating large coordinates in Revit model, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Dec 15, 2011

Show Title Option - tips for managing view title with one view on sheet using 'when multiple viewports' option in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 15, 2011

Parametric Patterns XII: Reporter, Fabrication  - Vasari/Revit tutorial, Zach Kron, YouTube, Dec 15, 2011

Revit - Rooms vs. Spaces - points to consider when linking Revit Architecture project to Revit MEP project, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Dec 15, 2011

Roof Design Simplified with BuildEdge - manages to create simple roof structure, creating elevation, location, boundary of roof, including multiple parameters in Revit roof, Aaron Dietzen, AUGI Library, Dec 14, 2011

AVF Displays Intersections and Highlights Rooms - FindColumns using geometry creation, Booleans in Revit, highlighting rooms using AVF in VB, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 14, 2011

Rotate Curtain Wall Grids (Angled Curtain Wall Grids) - Revit tutorial, The Revit Kid, You Tube, Dec 14, 2011

Key Plans in Revit - Hagerman & Company, YouTube, Nov 21, 2011

Copy a Model from a Revit Server - using Application.CopyModel method to copy existing model to new file, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 13, 2011

Form Finding by Creating Parametric Profiles - using parametric profile for form finding in conceptual modeling environment in Revit, Joe Kendsersky, BUILDZ, Dec 12, 2011

Multi-Sheet Plans and Revisions in Revit - splitting up single level helps in adding multiple sheets using matchline tool, automatic revision on sheets added, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Dec 12, 2011

Top Faces of Sloped Wall Update - using .ComputeNormal function in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 12, 2011

REX Content Generator - advantages include: generation, interpretation of Revit families, getting data from standard databases, standard database browser dialogue in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 10, 2011

Get a Grip - creating symbolic annotation family of plan symbol in Revit, Mitchell Voss, AUGI Library, Dec 8 2011

From Photos to Point Clouds and Topo in Revit - creating topographical surface for site, Edwin Guerra, BIM blog.ca, Dec 8, 2011

Interior Side of a Wall - looking toward end point of location curve while standing at wall start point, interior side is on right-hand side in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 8, 2011

Free Revit Plug-Ins - register, download simple plug-ins like 'door mark updater,' 'change and replace line types,' The Revit Kid, Dec 6, 2011

Schedule Grip Control - move symbol is located at upper left corner of schedule in Revit 2012, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 7, 2011

Tab Key and Selection - selecting entire/partial chain of walls or lines in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 6, 2011

Use a CMD Script to Create a Hyperlink Index to All Your Family RFA Files - Revit tutorial, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Dec 7, 2011

Matchline and View Reference - matchline should be used in conjunction with view reference to get smart sheet references for split views in Revit, Rahul Shah, Revit Sticky Notes, Nov 24, 2011

Export Render from Revit and Quickly put Background on a Different Layer - using TIF for exporting PNG files by keeping background intact, tips for managing models, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Dec 1, 2011

Pick a Point in 3D - implementing external command CmdPickPoint3d in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 29, 2011

Pipe Rise and Drop Wrong Size - ensure annotation scaling is being used, change pipe rise/drop to smaller scale in Revit, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Nov 28, 2011

AU Begins and Point Cloud Overview - point cloud functionality in Revit 2012, 3 types of API, custom engine implementation, registering engine, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 28, 2011

Revit Interference Check - checking for interfering/clashing elements in model directly, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Nov 2011

LOD & Designer's BIM vs Manufacturer's BIM - comparing designer's, manufacturer's content in Revit, Rahul Shah, Revit Sticky Notes, Nov 23, 2011

Project Structure Generator on Autodesk Labs - producing original structural models from mass object, create, visualize conceptual designs, extending model to Revit Structure or Revit Architecture, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 26, 2011

Assembly Information - Retrieve Version Attributes - retrieving Revit attributes programmatically from assembly, Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 15, 2011

Assembly Information - Retrieve Custom Attributes Without Casting - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 17, 2011

Assembly Information - ComVisible and Guid Attributes - COM related assembly attributes in auto-generated AssemblyInfo source file in Revit, Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 18, 2011

Assembly Information - Retrieve Version Attributes - retrieving Revit attributes programmatically from assembly, Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 15, 2011

Assembly Information - Retrieve Custom Attributes Without Casting - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 17, 2011 (more Revit tutorials)

Assembly Information - ComVisible and Guid Attributes - COM related assembly attributes in auto-generated AssemblyInfo source file in Revit, Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 18, 2011

2D Symbolic Line & 'Show Only If Instance is Cut' - showing details using nested 2D detail family, when instance is cut either in plan or section in Revit, Rahul Shah, Revit Sticky Notes, Nov 21, 2011

Access Central File TransmissionData on Revit Server - methods to construct ModelPath object in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 21, 2011

WPF and Revit Addin/API: Convert WPF Application to Revit Class Library - Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 16, 2011

WPF and Revit Addin/API: Create Good-Look WPF Window on the Fly - Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 13, 2011

WPF and Revit Addin/API: Popup WPF Window from External Command Using C# and Revit API - Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 10, 2011

Revit Tip Cannot Rename Level Name Entered is in Use - re-synchronize, rename either floor plan, ceiling plan or level, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Nov 16, 2011

Easily Changing Building Levels - internal coordinates of 'ground level' should always be 0 in Revit, Revit Rants, Nov 11, 2011

Read-Only Workset API - retrieving workset name using integer value stored in parameter, managing document workset table, creating workset id in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 18, 2011

Stairs by Sketch and Worksets - editing sketch using split tool to break segment enhance to create stairs in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 17, 2011

Solving the Tiling Mystery - Revit places views in ascending order, Revitdialog, Nov 17, 2011

Revit Home Tab Tools are Grayed Out - tips for handling home tab tools, activating colored tab at right corner of ribbon, Mark Petrucci, Applied Software, Nov 15, 2011

Scheduling Duct and Pipe Elbows by Angle - shared parameter helps in managing angle of elbow, editing elbow angle parameter in Revit, Chris Aquino, Revit Clinic, Nov 17, 2011

Assembly Information - Version Related Attributes - understanding AssemblyVersion, AssemblyFileVersion, AssemblyInformationalVersion attributes in Revit, Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 14, 2011

All Parameter Coders Work With VB.NET Now - excluding object picker, ribbon creator, FailureProcessing handler in Revit, Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 7, 2011

Revit Guide Grids. What? - tool to align views to make them appear in same location from sheet to sheet, Mark Petrucci, Applied Software, Nov 15, 2011

Embedded Schedules in Revit MEP - creating schedule inside of another schedule, changing properties of embedded schedule, Mike Massey, Applied Software, Nov 14, 2011

Set Family Parameter Requires Type - fixing existing family parameter, family manager helps in setting its value in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 14, 2011

Quickly Select Groups of Objects in Revit (Save Multiple Selection Sets) - Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Nov 15, 2011

Tip to Bring Back Disappeared DWG Files in Section or Elevation Views - reset 'far clip offset' parameter on view to a higher value in Revit, Orsolya Balazs, Revit Clinic, Nov 14, 2011

Can't See Spaces - rectifying top of all building spaces, hitting room bounding structure to avoid extra spaces in Revit, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Nov 14, 2011

How to: Refer Several Sections to Same Section View - creating 1 detailed view, linking other views with first one helps in making elevation in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Nov 14, 2011

Revit File Thumbnail Previews do not Display in Windows Explorer - Update - workaround is fixing specific dll file, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Nov 11, 2011

Adjust the Physical Model with the Analytical - Revit 2012 offers ability to edit analytical model, unique characteristics of analytical node, making complex adjustments, Marcello Sgambelluri, AUGI Library, Nov 10, 2011

Convert DWF to DWG Using Free Tools - steps for transforming DWF file to vector using DWG file, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Nov 3, 2011

Linked Models Disappear When Using Remote Desktop Connection - workaround is using hardware acceleration in Revit, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Nov 10, 2011

View References - annotation symbol to direct someone to different view on another or same sheet, using it in conjunction with matchlines in Revit, Revit Zone, Nov 9, 2011

The Door From and To Values - Revit determines parameter 'from room,' 'to room' settings, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 9, 2011

File is Being Accessed by Someone Else and is Not Available - Revit creates problem with different OS version, disable SMB2 from Server, Win 7 users, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Nov 9, 2011

Pick Corners and Create Floor - sample command to create new floor demonstrating interactive PickBox method to determine floor corners in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 9, 2011

Matchlines - sketch lines to show split view in large floor plan in Revit, Revit Zone, Nov 8, 2011

Setting Up 3D Views for Levels - using view cube for creating views, using wheel on mouse with shift key to orbit, creating 3D view for each level, Mike Massey, Applied Software, Nov 8, 2011

Applying Material, Scheduling and Tagging Revit Parts - uncheck material by original in properties palette, create parts schedule, tag by category, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Nov 8, 2011

Opening a New View - Revit opens new view zoomed into same floor plan of model at different level, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 8, 2011

Planar Face Transform - redrawing planar face's edges in drafting view in Revit, selecting planar face on elements, retrieving edges of selected face, transforming it from 3D space to drafting view, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 7, 2011

Revit Foundation Walls Not Visible in View Error - workaround is to change default properties of foundation wall, The Revit Kid, Nov 7, 2011

Redefine Project Parameter with VB.NET - using Revit API, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 30, 2011

VB.NET Extensions to BindingMap - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 31, 2011

Convert Parameter to Shared Parameter with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Nov 1, 2011

Old Revit Problem Resurfaces - 3D Views with Shaded and Wireframe Graphics - turning off CAD import, resolving orbit issue, resetting view, Richard Binning, Beside the Cursor, Oct 31, 2011

Gaps Between Pipes and Fittings - select fitting, toggle 'use annotation scale' check box instance parameter in Revit MEP, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Nov 7, 2011

Family File Naming Standards - naming Revit family files, considering different approaches, Jose Fandos, Andekan, Nov 3, 2011

Collect Project Parameter Information with VB.NET - Q&A about non-built-in parameters in Revit, shared parameters, tie between them, association with categories or elements, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 27, 2011

Create Project Parameter with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 28, 2011

Erase Project Parameter with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 29, 2011

Lock the Model, e.g. Prevent Deletion - helps to define failure conditions, tips for pre-defined/custom failures, deletions of element in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 3, 2011

Views: Duplicating Views - considering 3 options in Revit: duplicate view, duplicate with detailing, duplicate as dependent, Revit Zone, Nov 3, 2011

Methods for Modeling Complex Geometry - modeling complex roofs, walls, beams, floors using 'pick by face' command, finding intersections of surfaces in Revit, AUGI Library, Nov 2011

What Does the 'Use Load Credits' Option in Heating/Cooling Loads Do? - considering internal gains in heating calculation in Revit MEP, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Nov 3, 2011

Erase Shared Parameter with VB.NET - considering 3 approaches, exceptions in Revit, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 24, 2011

Truly Erase Shared Parameter with VB.NET - workaround in Revit, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 25, 2011

Erase DefinitionGroup of Shared Parameter with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 26, 2011

Creating Parts in Revit Architecture 2012 - creating parts from wall, dividing into smaller parts, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Nov 3, 2011

Viewing Thumbnails When Loading Families - holding CTRL key down, scrolling mouse in window in Revit, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Nov 1, 2011

Save Selection Workaround for Revit Architecture Users - save selection using Revit Structure, open file in Revit Architecture to apply that saved selection to applicable views, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Nov 3, 2011

Tips for Manipulating Text in Revit - organizing text in key schedule, Velina Mirincheva, AUGI Library, Nov 2011

Cutting Walls Into Walls - creating wall of desired thickness that can be placed in any location, Mike Massey, Applied Software, Nov 2, 2011

No Math Characters in Parameter Names - use of mathematical symbols in parameters names forbidden by Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 2, 2011

Loading an Add-in with a Journal File - journal file, add-in manifest, add-in assembly should be in same folder to register add-ins in journal folder, then loaded by Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 1, 2011

Using Edit Profile on a Curtain Wall - creating round top window using curtain wall in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 31, 2011

Revit Add-in File Load Exception - workaround is unblocking RevitPythonShell.dll file, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 31, 2011

What did You Intend? Family Editing Issues - invisibility of desktop plan creates confusions in family creation in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 28, 2011

Revit Tip - Show Wall Construction Lines for Existing Walls - override graphic settings under 'phase filters' option, The Revit Kid, Oct 27, 2011

String Search ADN Plugin of the Month - Revit project elements, parameter values for given string value, tips for selecting standard built-in Revit parameters in Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 27, 2011

Show When Multiple Viewports - view on sheet shows parameter, multiple viewports options help portray view title when more than 1 viewport on sheet, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 27, 2011

Revit Plug-in Allows BIG Data Sharing - loading data Revit models into web-based 'Cloud BIM' application for sharing facility information across their entire enterprise, AUGI Library, Oct 28, 2011

Create Shared Parameter with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 23, 2011

Attach Shared Parameter with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 23, 2011

Collect Shared Parameter Information with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 21, 2011

Working with Sites in Revit and Avoiding Pain - making duplicate site model, exporting AutoCAD command from Civil 3D, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Oct 25, 2011

Long Datum Levels - Use Scope Boxes to Limit - maximizing levels to 3D extent, stretch/rotate boundaries as per requirement, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Oct 25, 2011

FamilyParameter SetValue Extension Methods in VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 19, 2011

Generically Convert Set to List with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 19, 2011

Use FamilyManager.AddParameter with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 20, 2011

Revit: Transfer Materials, Families, Symbols From One Project to Another - Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Oct 2011

Upgrading RVT to 2012 Makes Linked Imports Disappear (Update) - workaround is turning off far clipping for view in question in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 21, 2011

Dash Layout - layout command helps in opening few options for manipulating layouts in Revit, Todd Shackelford, The Lazy Drafter, Oct 20, 2011

Perception, Breakthrough, Success & Help - modeling twisting element, use of angle parameters in Revit, Jay Zallan, Fear and Loathing In a CAD vs. BIM World, Oct 20, 2011

Revit Key Plans - More Detail - step-by step process to add key plan to title block family in Revit project, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Oct 19, 2011

Hitting the Ceiling - creating recessed lighting cornice in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 19, 2011

Masking the Un-Maskable - method of masking in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 20, 2011

Revit Minimum Room Size - no space for reducing rooms in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 19, 2011

Importing Google Earth Topography to AutoCAD and then to Revit - Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, Oct 12, 2011

Transfer Legend Views between Projects - save to Revit project as image, export view as image, DWG, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 18, 2011

Retrieving Detailed Wall Layer Geometry - split wall into parts, access geometry of each part individually in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 17, 2011

Grouping Parameters on BuiltInParameterGroup Using VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 12, 2011

Read and Write Parameter Values with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 13, 2011

Reading FamilyParameter Information with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 14, 2011

Find the Average RGB Color of a Material Sample and Get the RGB Values with Free Tool - tips for applying different paint colors in Revit with easy scan/print option, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 17, 2011

Retrieving Duct and Pipe Endpoints - retrieving all duct elements, listing start, end point coordinates to Visual Studio debug output window, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 14, 2011

Saving an Upgraded Family in 2012 Causes Error - make sure that no parameters begin with decimal in Revit, Autodesk, Oct 10, 2011

Collaboration with Revit Structure - Work Sharing - enable worksharing, create new workset, central file vs. local file, Marilyn Law, AUGI Library, Oct 2011

Convert ParameterSet to List of Parameter with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 8, 2011

Reading Parameter Information with VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 9, 2011

Mapping ParameterType to StorageType and Vise Using VB.NET - Revit tutorial, Spiderinnet's Blog, Oct 10, 2011

Making a Pseudo Geodesic Dome in Revit - creating parametric icosahedron in Revit, framing 'adaptive' family of hexagons created based on faces of icosahedron, George Mokhtar, BIM Academy, Oct 10, 2011

Set New Pipe Type Properties - default elbow fitting of MEP curve type, default tee fitting of MEP curve type, preferred junction type of MEP curve type, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 11, 2011

Families Guide - Revit 2010 version includes readme files, documentation, datasets for hands-on exercise, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 12, 2011

Legends: An Overview - understanding 3 types of legends in Revit: component, keynote, symbol, Revit Zone, Oct 9, 2011

Using Conditional Formatting in Schedules - showing rooms for providing more area, setting up color scheme to display results in Revit, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Oct 7, 2011

Revit Tip - Dimension Options - Auto Dimension - applicable to walls, openings, The Revit Kid, Oct 8, 2011

Getting Started with the Revit 2012 API - setting up of environment, up gradation of SDK, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 5, 2011

Schedule Features Not Available - create/edit title block family to access, creating deal with revision schedule in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 5, 2011

Find Bloated Families Living in Your Projects - finding out actual file size of families in Revit project, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 6, 2011

Avoiding Conflicts - Duct and Pipe Routing Tip for Revit MEP - routing solutions to deal with ducts or pipe at same elevation, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Oct 4, 2011

Revit MEP: Electrical and Mechanical Coordination - creating filter to turn off all mechanical equipment not requiring electricity, Marilyn Law, AUGI Library, Oct 2011

Revit Central File Maintenance - process of keeping central file clean, synchronizing worksets, checking audit warnings in dialog box, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Oct 3, 2011

Reloading a Family Again - retrieving all loaded families, cross checking favorite family, using IFamilyLoadOptions for implementation of interface in Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 4, 2011

Can't Drop CFM from CFM Tags - change rounding to custom in project units dialog box in Revit, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Oct 1, 2011

Using the WriteTransmissionData Method - file needs to be closed in order to edit, 4 parameters of SetDesiredReferenceData method allows loaded linked file to unload, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 3, 2011

Printing with Temporary Hide Isolate - printing made easier in Revit 2012 using temporary hide/isolate option, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 3, 2011

Instance Parameter Comparison Revit 2012 and 2011 - Revit 2012 takes care of family default value for individual families, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 29, 2011

Exception on Copied Geometry - using Tessellate method, iterating through SolidArray, iterating over elements in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 30, 2011

Running Autodesk Revit as a Viewer - runstring parameter to launch Revit in special viewer mode, CADforum, Sep 29, 2011

Unofficial Parameters and BipChecker - retrieving all parameters from element in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 28, 2011

Revit Family Reference Planes 'Is Reference' Property - understanding options available under 'Is Reference' property, Applying Technology to Architecture, Sep 26, 2011

Revit Cut Geometry with Walls and In Place Void Family - Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Sep 25, 2011

Adding a Spot Elevation in the Host Project to a Linked Revit Floor - Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Sep 23, 2011

Activate a 3D View - retrieving suitable 3D view using filtered element collector in Revit 2012, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 22, 2011

Managing Panel Schedules in a Revit Project - David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Sep 21, 2011

Callouts Change When Adjusting a Crop Boundary - working with levels using 2D as well as 3D in Revit, changing size of objects, Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, Sep 22, 2011

Image Manipulation - tips to get softer, impressive renderings in Revit quickly, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Sep 20, 2011

Noah's Loaf - Curtain Panel Goodness - Revit tutorial, BIM Troublemaker, Sep 21, 2011

Editing the End Point of a Spline in Revit - move entire line, scale entire line between endpoints, move end control point only, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Sep 20, 2011

View Filters on Linked Files on the Revit Platform - Jarod Schultz, Sep 20, 2011

Keynoting with Note Blocks - Revit tip, Matt Johnson, YouTube, Sep 8, 2011

Yet Another Modeless Update - modeless interaction with the idling event in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 19, 2011

Dept. of Quirky - Baluster with Light Fixture - remove 'shared' status of light fixture, reload all in Revit to render each fixture, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 17, 2011

Spell Check the Whole Project - select all instances in entire Revit project, then run spell check, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Sep 16, 2011

Exposing Design Detail Via Task Analysis - creating, storing paths with logical names to external files in Revit, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Sep 14, 2011

Transfer Project Standards - external command CmdCopyWallType to copy all relevant properties from source to new target element in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 14, 2011

A Tale of Two Normals - drawing arc clockwise from bottom to top of axis to creates sphere in Revit, Robert Manna, don't think: Do Revit, Sep 12, 2011

Reference Plane Heaven - creating deck chair family in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Sep 5, 2011

Flex That Cushion - creating fully parametric cushion family in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Sep 5, 2011

Delete a Workset's Contents - select 'moved to' option instead, never rename workset 1, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 12, 2011

Annotating Multi-Section Panelboards on Panel Schedules   - documenting multi-section panels in Revit MEP, YouTube, Sep 9, 2011

Snappy Elevation Marks - workaround is using rotate control grip on elevation marker in Revit, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Sep 12, 2011

Convert a SketchUp 3D Model to Revit - export from SketchUp repeated parts, copy/mirror part with Revit, FormFonts 3D Models, Aug 24, 2011

Openings: Dormer - forming opening in roof, to receive dormer in Revit, Revit Zone, Sep 8, 2011

Slicing Noah's Loaf - Revit tutorial, BIM Troublemaker, Sep 4, 2011

Modeless Forms in Revit - accessing Revit from outside API call-back context, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 12, 2011

FilledRegion Coordinates - getting boundary of FilledRegion in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 8, 2011

Openings: By Face - locating tool in Revit Architecture, step-by-step example to use it, Revit Zone, Sep 8, 2011

Data in File is Corrupt and Needs to be Manually Recovered - creating central model from existing workshared file in Revit, Autodesk, Aug 31, 2011

CADclip on Revit Footing Linestyles and Linework - Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Sep 6, 2011

TextNote Lost in Space? - x, y coordinates of TextNote element can be retrieved from its Coord property in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 7, 2011

Revit: Creating a Room Group Prototype - creating group of rooms with their embedded properties, relevant room finish schedule, Velina Mirincheva, AUGI Library, Sep 2011

Beveled Steel Beams - creating external command CmdSteelStairBeams in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 5, 2011

Revit Tip - Phasing - Demo Existing and New Room Names - use at least 3 phases in project, demolish in 'demolition' phase only, The Revit Kid, Sep 2, 2011

Getting Aligned in Revit MEP - using align command to extend line, pipe, duct to another reference plane or object, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Sep 1, 2011

Secret Right-Clicks & Macro Keys on the Revit Platform - quick access toolbar, snap to midpoint option, deleting extension lines, Jarod Schultz, Aug 30, 2011

Floor Creation - NewFloor method to create floor in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 31, 2011

Managing Point Cloud Files - Revit tutorial, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 30, 2011

Revit Tutorial - Custom Materials on Multiple Computers - keep materials in project folder, The Revit Kid, Aug 29, 2011

Modeless Loose Connector Navigator Update - adding external app, loading in Revit MEP only, idling sender type changed, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 26, 2011

Why Can't I Drag the 3D Model End of a Level Past a Specific Point? - graphically override level appearance in Revit view, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Aug 25, 2011

Locking the Add-Ins Ribbon Tab - drag panel somewhere else on screen, uncheck 'display contextual tab on selection' option in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 25, 2011

Revit Footing Corners will Not Mitre or Join - workaround is setting footing type property 'structural usage' to 'bearing,' Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Aug 24, 2011

Visual Studio, C# and VB Express - debugging Revit add-ins in Visual C#, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 24, 2011

Finding Views in the Project Browser - Revit tip, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Aug 23, 2011

Retrieving Lines Within a Family Instance - accessing sketch lines programmatically in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 23, 2011

Unable to Override Imported SketchUp File Material in Revit - check SketchUp file for materials utilizing texture images, keep only default materials, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Aug 24, 2011

Set Copy Local to False - modifying Revit API references properties in Visual Studio solution explorer, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 19, 2011

Wall Joins and Geometry - allowing, disallowing wall end joins through Revit 2012 API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 22, 2011

Determining Which Revision Clouds Exist in a View - place view on sheet, access sheet view to see, delete revision clouds in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Aug 19, 2011

Reference to Analytical Curve - obtaining analytical model curves from AnalyticalModel class in Revit 2012, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 18, 2011

Filled Region Blocking Your Lines in a Project Title Block? - start Revit generic annotation family, cut, paste filled regions into it, load generic annotation family into title block family, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Aug 17, 2011

Curtain Wall Panel - Edit in Place - editing curtain wall without creating panel family, loading, swapping in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 17, 2011

And the Revit.ini File Strikes Again - rolling out company wide changes to Revit.ini files, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Aug 16, 2011

View Discipline Enumeration Values - determining discipline of view using built-in parameter VIEW_DISCIPLINE in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 15, 2011

Speed Up Cropping - change annotation offsets to 1/8" using size crop tool in Revit MEP, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Aug 15, 2011

Revit Family Type Catalogs - controlling size of families in project, characteristics of type catalog, Applying Technology to Architecture, Aug 15, 2011

Set Underlay Display Property to None - creating null ElementId, assigning it to Revit parameter, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 12, 2011

Missing Panels in Contextual Modify Tab - workaround is assigning keyboard shortcut for finish edit mode, making panels reappear in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Aug 13, 2011 

Using Shared Parameters in Autodesk Revit - making custom information show up in tags, creating shared parameter in family, using in project, Dan Stine, AECbytes, Aug 11, 2011

Shared Parameter Text File: Could Not be Read, or is Not a Valid Shared Parameter File - adding 'load classification', 'divided surface type' parameter to shared parameter file for Revit 2010 or earlier releases, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Aug 11, 2011

Polylines in Imported DWG Files - Polyline class in Revit 2012 API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 11, 2011

Removing and Replacing Models on Revit Server - lock model to be replaced, unlock it in iRevit Server Administrator, delete immediately from central server, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Aug 9, 2011

How to Create Model Text on a Curved Surface in Revit - using face-based family, Velina Mirincheva, AUGI Library, Aug 2011

Creating Pipe/Duct Fittings in Revit MEP - Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Aug 9, 2011

Built-in Parameter Name and LabelUtils - creating mapping from built-in parameters to corresponding user visible names in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 8, 2011

Turn an Ellipse Into Arcs for Use in Revit - make ellipse in AutoCAD, import this into Revit to get nice smooth elliptical form, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Aug 9, 2011

Making a Pebble - making smooth irregular dome in Vasari or Revit, Zach Kron, YouTube, Aug 4, 2011

PickObject Requires Valid View - check active view before calling PickObject, activate valid view before PickObject action in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 5, 2011

Revit 2012 - Dept of Unfair - Ellipses - dividing ellipse into number of equal segments in conceptual massing environment, David Light, Revit, Aug 5, 2011 (

Associative Section View Fix and Greece - making use of dynamic model update framework in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 4, 2011

Revit 2012 - Massing & Voids - creating surface using massing tool, David Light, Revit, Aug 2, 2011

Save an In-Place Family as an RFA for Use in Another Project - Revit tutorial, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, July 29, 2011

Family Type Parameter Gotcha - creating type catalog from existing family content in Revit 2012, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 2, 2011

Massing a Property Boundary - Revit tip, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 1, 2011

Linked Element Geometry Access - Instance.GetTransform, Instance.GetTotalTransform methods in Revit 2012 API to analyze geometry of linked files, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 26, 2011

Importing Google Earth Topography to AutoCAD and Then to Revit - turning Google Earth terrain into Revit topography, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, July 27, 2011

Revit Worksets at a Glance - enabling, using worksets, preparing, creating central file, creating local copy of central file for editing purposes, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, July 23, 2011

Revit Lecture Theatre Presentation Plans - 2D, 3D section view, plan view, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, July 21, 2011

Revit Implementation: Workflow Tricks - editing Revit.ini file, keeping files in parent Revit directory, AUGI Library, July 2011

Top Faces of Sloped Wall - identify wall elevation profile, access each face of wall, go through all of its edges in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 25, 2011

Telehandler Family Tire Creation - modeling tires, rims in Revit using revolve command, Marcello Sgambelluri, Simply Complex, July 21, 2011

Revit Keyboard Shortcuts: Just For You - And You Know Who You Are - Jay Zallan, Fear and Loathing In a CAD vs. BIM World, July 22, 2011

Retrieve Railing Elements - using filters in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 21, 2011

Alternate Units - Seriously? - options to show alternate units in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 18, 2011

Alternate Units - Pt 2 - setting type parameters, setting units from within type parameters in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 19, 2011

The Difference Between Join and Attach - attach occurs when geometry of wall touches floor; join occurs when floor intersects wall in Revit, Steve, Revit OpEd, May 9, 2011

Revit 2012 View Control Bar - learning about modifications to 'view control bar,' Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, July 18, 2011

Create Gable Wall - using Revit API functionality, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 18, 2011

Point Cloud Snap and Freeze - snapping to individual points in point cloud, preventing accidental moves of point cloud in Revit model, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 13, 2011

Revit 2012 - Reporting Parameters in CW Panels - David Light, Revit, July 12, 2011

Revit Common Edges and Hidden Lines - using visibility graphics override to fine tune common edges, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, July 14, 2011

Unexpected Quantities in Schedules - volume of material at corners is counted twice while measuring full width of box in Revit, Chris Aquino, Revit Clinic, July 12, 2011

Don't Ever Edit a Central File - save central file as local file, then synchronize with central again in Revit, Steve, Revit OpEd, July 12, 2011

Revit Conceptual Design: Working with Surface Pattern - dividing surface, using curtain panel family, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, July 2011

ImportExport Update - implementing options button click handler in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 12, 2011

Turning off Section Markers Based upon View Scales in Revit - making visibility adjustments, Applying Technology to Architecture, July 7, 2011

Creating Door Swing Angles in Revit - Velina Mirincheva, AUGI Library, July 2011

Text Size - changing text size programmatically in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 5, 2011

Refresh Element Graphics Display - refreshing graphics display of individual elements in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 6, 2011

Walls: Applying Functions to Compound Layers - 'priority' system functions regarding layer functions in Revit, Revit Zone, July 5, 2011

Building Maker: Curtain System by Face - creating curtain system from faces of mass element in Revit, Revit Zone, July 4, 2011

MEP Placeholders - create the placeholder elements, converting to real ductwork in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 4, 2011

Basic Parametric Cube Family Tutorial - changing family category from 'generic model' to 'air terminal' in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 1, 2011

Revit Section Head Bubble CADclip - modifying Revit section head bubble, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, June 29, 2011

Revit 2012 Roof Cricket CADclip - creating roof cricket around roof penetration, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, June 24, 2011 

Get Transformed Family Instance Geometry - using fetchSomeMeshTransformed method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 28, 2011

No Multithreading in Revit - truss SDK sample enhancement demonstrating use of multithreading with Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 23, 2011

Revit Railing with Glass Panels - creating, loading 2 baluster panel families for flat, sloped railings, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, June 20, 2011

Revit 2012 Viewer - useful for reviewing models in real-time, checking file history, viewing coordination issues, iRevit, June 15, 2011

Boolean Operations & InstanceVoidCutUtils - performing Boolean operations in project model is possible through Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 20, 2011

Building Maker: A Basic Introduction - understanding building maker tools in Revit Architecture, Revit Zone, June 17, 2011

Modeling Flat Roofs That are Not Quite Flat - creating tapered layer, forming slight fall to roof in Revit, Revit Zone, June 16, 2011

Doors: Creating Your Own Door Family: Pt 7 - defining systematic process for creating 3D component family using family editor in Revit, Revit Zone, June 15, 2011

Customizing the Revit.ini for Network Deployments - setting suppressnewfeaturesworkshop string, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, June 15, 2011

Implicit Line Continuation in VB 2010 - many of underscores can be omitted in VB 2010, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 16, 2011

Doors: Creating Your Own Door Family: Pt 4 - creating door leaf, introducing concept of symbolic lines in Revit, Revit Zone, June 10, 2011

Doors: Creating Your Own Door Family: Pt 5 - creating door handle using nested components in Revit, Revit Zone, June 13, 2011

Doors: Creating Your Own Door Family: Pt 6 - create pre-defined 'types' based on same basic family in Revit, Revit Zone, June 14, 2011

Back to Basics: Making a Parametric Cube  - Zach Kron, BUILDZ, June 12, 2011

Revit 2012: Using the Create Parts feature for Quantity Take-Off - creating material take-off specific to list parts, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, June 14, 2011

Parameters - Straight Up (Now Tell Me) - disable slanted quotes while creating parameter in Revit, Chris Aquino, Revit Clinic, June 9, 2011

Creating & Inserting an Extrusion Family - extrusion for profile, inserting instance of new family in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 13, 2011

How to Properly Find & Recover a Central File in Revit - Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, June 10, 2011

Revit Globe Link - Adding Newer Versions of Google Earth for Publish Functionality - Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, June 8, 2011

Revit: Organize the View List in the Project Browser - organizing floor plan views, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, June 9, 2011

Placing a Line Based Detail Item Instance - overloads of NewFamilyInstance method in Revit 2012 API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 10, 2011

Check Marks in a Drawing Index - placing check mark for drawings with various issue dates, Velina Mirincheva, AUGI Library, June 2011

Revit: Using Building Pads Properly - Pt 2 - getting 'cut and fill' counts when creating building pads, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, June 9, 2011

Room Data Sheet for Planning Validation in Revit - creating room tag having room data information, Applying Technology to Architecture, June 7, 2011

Families, Categories, Always Vertical, Work Plane Based - visibility graphics affecting category in Revit, Peter McCarthy, Revit Detail, June 5, 2011

View Filter: Footings Etc. - show footing walls automatically as hidden line in Revit, Jay Polding, REVIT IN PLAIN ENGLISH, May 26, 2011

Revit Architecture 2012: Materials Enhancements - paint/remove paint in 3D perspective view, use, share Autodesk material library, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, June 2011

Revit Tip - Unwanted Linework Revisited - linework tool for making unwanted linework invisible, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, June 6, 2011

Revit Tip - Wheel Mouse - Adjusts Text Height While Editing - Richard Binning, Beside the Cursor, May 24, 2011

Revit: Using Building Pads Properly - Pt 1 - place building pad on lower level, set it to go up to higher elevation for better visual effect, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, June 6, 2011

Complex Rigging Pt 3 - And Now for Something Completely Useless - creating crazy star using surface patterns, nodes in Revit, BIM Troublemaker, June 3, 2011

CadFaster|Collaborate for Autodesk Revit 2011 - easy-to-use design collaboration tool to collaborate on 3D models, real-time, interactive model viewer with basic markup functionality, highly recommended by Patrick Davis, Cadalyst, June 2, 2011

Export to CAD in Revit 2012 Does Not Include Layer Phase Status - modifying export setup to include phase modifier, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, June 2, 2011

Revit Tip/Tutorial - Spell Check Entire Project - select all instances in entire project, then run spell check, The Revit Kid, June 2, 2011

Save Time & Be Prepared If Your Revit Project Becomes Corrupt - workaround available from Autodesk knowledge base, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Manufacturing Solutions Blog, May 31, 2011

Lock Circles in Revit - locking center of symbolic line circle, Applying Technology to Architecture, May 31, 2011

Revit Tip - Hide Unreferenced Views - hiding unreferenced view tags while printing to any printer, The Revit Kid, May 30, 2011

Set the Visual Style of a View - modifying value of 'visual style' parameter in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 2, 2011

Families, Nested Parameters Access and Visibility Settings - accessing parameters of original family, Peter McCarthy, Revit Detail, May 29, 2011

Debugging an Add-in Without Restarting Revit - Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 30, 2011

An Oddity with Drafting View Mirroring - mirroring drafting view using Revit API, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, May 28, 2011

Revit 2012 Adaptive Component - RTC2011 Preview - using adaptive components, 'reactor pattern' principle to examine facade design, YouTube, May 3, 2011

3 Revit Server 2012 Installation Tips - don't install from RevitServer.msi, click down arrow to configure folders, collapse list to continue after configuration, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 26, 2011

Loading Only Selected Family Types - using LoadFamily, Family.Symbols methods in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 25, 2011

List Linked Files and TransmissionData - Revit 2012 API has ability to list all linked files with their paths, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 19, 2011)

Ambient Shadows Appear Distorted after a Linked Project is Mirrored - temporarily bind mirrored link instance or rotate link instance instead of mirroring in Revit, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 19, 2011

Revit Fundamentals: Standards Control - setting up basic Revit standards, David Harrington, AUGI, May 2011

Revit.ini 2012 Customization, the Old Fashioned Way - workarounds to issues while specifying content path to shared network location, Avto Chachava, Up and Ready, May 16, 2011

SAuBIM Room Calculation Utility - Links and Tips - calculating room occupancy data, displaying it in tag in Revit, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 18, 2011

Add Non-Printing Layers when Exporting from Revit to DWG - make line style, map its layer to layer name containing text NPLT, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, May 12, 2011

New Room Computation Parameters - migrate code making use of some room computation parameters from the Revit 2011 API to Revit 2012, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 16, 2011

Adding Gridlines to a Titleblock - Revit tutorial, Elise Moss, Moss Designs.com, May 12, 2011

Elevation Symbol Rotation? - bug in Revit flips elevation tag's text, workaround is rotating tag to other way, Albuquerque, Revittize, May 10, 2011

Revit 2012 Assemblies Training - group elements into assemblies, create views, sheets, isolate elements, schedule, tag, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Apr 28, 2011

Revit 2012 - Missing Content - downloading US Metric Content, David Light, Revit, May 10, 2011

Annotating 3D Views in Revit - creating orthographic 3D view, Applying Technology to Architecture, May 6, 2011

Revit: A Neater Alternative to the Guide Grid - inserting guide grid to align views across sheet set, Velina Mirincheva, AUGI Library, May 2011

Revit 2012 - What is New and What Add-ins You Can Expect - REX framework SDK now part of Revit SDK, point cloud capabilities in Revit 2012, Emile Kfouri, BIM Apps, Apr 24, 2011 

Removing the Unused - 3 Times the Charm for Purge Unused in Revit 2012 - removing unused materials, property sets, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Apr 22, 2011

Placing Cable Tray  - Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 23, 2011

Spot Elevation Target Size - making spot elevation targets size same as that of default target symbols for levels in Revit, James Herndon, Another Revit Blog, Apr 25, 2011

Set Preview Image - setting preview image/view for Revit document using Revit 2012 API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 10, 2011

Revit Tip - Masking Regions - hiding unwanted linework completely, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Apr 28, 2011

Revit Tip - EQ Dimensions Not Showing 'EQ' - setting equality display area to EQ in properties window, The Revit Kid, May 6, 2011j

ToolTip Videos Play in Revit 2011 But Not Revit 2012 - ToolTip video format encoded in Flash format in Revit 2012, verify if Flash player installed properly, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 4, 2011

Improved MEP Element Shape and Mount Ararat - ExtractMechanicalOrPipingSystem, ExtractSystemFromConnectors from TraverseSystem sample in Revit SDK, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 3, 2011

Material Purge in Revit 2012 - eliminating multiple unused materials, Applying Technology to Architecture, Apr 27, 2011

Organize with the Project Browser - creating custom view type parameter in Revit, Velina Mirincheva, AUGI Library, May 2011

Deploying Revit 2012 with a Customized Revit.ini File - Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, May 3, 2011

Revit 2012 & Nested Structural Columns Workarounds - Chris Price, Revit Rants, May 4, 2011

Cascaded Events and Renaming the Active Document - Revit tutorial, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 3, 2011

Revit Tip, Ceiling Displays Messed Up by Tall Furniture - workaround is using series of 'plan regions,' setting view range to necessary height, Don Rudder, Revit .NET Development, May 2, 2011

2012 Little Things: Type Selector - back in ribbon, enabled inside sketch mode, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, May 2, 2011

Controlling Visual Representation - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 23, 2011

Introducing the Analytical Model and Loads - Revit tip, Erik Snell, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 7, 2011

Managing Circuits - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, May 2, 2011

Controlling Visibility of Datums - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 23, 2011

Iteration and Springtime - Change is the Only Constant - accessing compound layer structure in Revit 2012, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 2, 2011

The Case of the Disappearing Parts and Floors - create parts tool in Revit 2012, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Apr 29, 2011

Sketching  - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 30, 2011

Understanding Constraints  - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 30, 2011

Using Images in Revit  - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 30, 2011

Revit - Rectangle Tool in Families - draw 4 lines in place, activate constraints, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Apr 28, 2011

Revit 2012 - Spin That Rotation - dragging blue dot to suitable location defines center point of rotation, David Light, Revit, Apr 28, 2011

When You Have a Hammer, Everything is a Nail - using adaptive components in Revit 2012 to create 2D array of chairs in room, Robert Manna, don't think: Do Revit, Apr 2, 2011

Understanding 2D-3D Behavior for Datum Plane - Revit tutorial, RevitIt, Mar 16, 2011

Revit - View Layering for Softer Proposal Images - plan view swing graphics, Richard Binning, Beside the Cursor, Apr 28, 2011

Working with Parameters   - Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 30, 2011

Creating Frame Modeling   - Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 6, 2011

Using the Rebar Shape Browser   - Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 6, 2011

Revit Structure 2012: Assemblies - capability for precast workflows, YouTube, Apr 13, 2011

Revit Server Goes Desktop - installing Revit Server on desktop step by step, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Apr 23, 2011

5 Revit 2012 Timesavers - project browser right-click shortcuts, semi-transparent selection, 3Dconnexion support, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Apr 20, 2011

Display Ceiling Information in Revit Floor Plans - select 'reflected ceiling plan' option from underlay orientation parameter, Applying Technology to Architecture, Apr 19, 2011

Placing Duct - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 23, 2011

Placing Pipe - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 23, 2011

Placing Conduit - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 23, 2011 

Customize Your 2012 - option to customize Revit 2012, David Harrington, CADDHELP, Apr 15, 2011

Structural Modeling - adding structural elements to building model in Revit, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 6, 2011 

Modifying MEP Elements  - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 6, 2011

Placing Electrical Components  - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 6, 2011 

The 2012 Analytical Model and Upgraded Files: Analytical Surfaces for Walls, Floors, and Foundation Slabs - adjusting surfaces in upgraded Revit file, Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, Apr 12, 2011

Little Details Count - First Revit 2012 Family - Revit walkthrough of bass gear, The Revit Kid, Apr 16, 2011

Creating a Sloped Roof - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 14, 2011

Customizing Content - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 30, 2011

Placing Columns - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Mar 30, 2011

Placing Placeholder Duct - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 1, 2011

Adding Insulation and Lining to Duct - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 1, 2011

Matching Size or Elevation for Duct - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 1, 2011

The 2012 Analytical Model and Upgraded Files: Start and End Display - adjusting colors to display start, end segments in different colors in Revit, Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, Apr 11, 2011

Revit 2012 License Switching and Demo Mode - new viewer mode in start menu, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Apr 11, 2011

Distributed Parallel Rendering in Revit - without using 3D Studio, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Apr 15, 2011

Placing Rebar in a Host - planar, multiplanar rebar in Revit, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 6, 2011

Trusses - select truss family type, specify truss start point, endpoint in Revit drawing area, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 6, 2011

Beam Systems - Revit tutorial, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 6, 2011

Creating Property Set Libraries in Revit 2012 - Revit tutorial, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Apr 12, 2011

Getting Started - opening views in existing Revit project, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 2, 2011

Creating a Custom System Type - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 4, 2011

Using Point Cloud Data in Revit - Revit tip, Lisa Ann, Autodesk WikiHelp, Apr 4, 2011

Overriding the Line Style of a Sloped Web Joist - using subcategories option in web joist family in Revit, Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, Apr 8, 2011

Section Boxes in Perspective Views - use view cube to get overall view in Revit, Eric Boehlke, Revit Learning Club Blog, Mar 28, 2011

Revit 2012 - Create Parts Demo  - Carl Gibson, Revit TOTD, Apr 7, 2011

Extensible Storage - storing custom application data inside Revit file using Revit 2012 API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 8, 2011

Deleting Unused Families and Family Types - Revit 2012 Tutorial - using purge unused tool, Gregory Arkin, Revit3D.com, Apr 10, 2011

Underlay Action - Slice, Slice, Baby - Revit tip, Stephen Reinhardt, RVIT, Feb 2, 2011

This is My BIM Stick - overriding dimensions in Revit, Stephen Reinhardt, RVIT, Mar 18, 2011

Multiple Column Text in Revit 2012 - creating key schedule, breaking into multiple columns, Patrick Villella, CADsoft Consulting, Apr 8, 2011

Revit 2012 - Learn How to Deploy and Install Revit on Citrix XenApp. - Gregory Arkin, Revit3D.com, Apr 10, 2011

High Rise In-Place Massing 01 - Revit tutorial, Rachel Toon, YouTube, Apr 6, 2011

Family Abuse - Curtain Panel By Patterns Edition - Revit tutorial, BIM Troublemaker, Mar 31, 2011

09.7 House Extension - Section Annotation - converting default Revit section into more presentable section, Peter McCarthy, Revit Detail, Apr 5, 2011

Convert Rooms to 3D Masses - Revit tutorial, Don Rudder, Revit .NET Development, Feb 27, 2011

The Rest of Convert Rooms to 3D Masses - Revit tutorial, Don Rudder, Revit .NET Development, Feb 28, 2011

Kickin' It with Excel, Pt 1 - exporting data to Excel from Revit model using API, Don Rudder, Revit .NET Development, Mar 31, 2011

Nested Lighting Fixture Instances - Revit tip, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 4, 2011

Schedule Those Levels - A Method (With a Little Help From Our Friends) - Revit tip, using coordinate scheduling tool, Darren Snook, Revit Waterman, Mar 25, 2011

09.6 House Extension - Annotation Start, Pt 1 - selecting views, working with scope boxes, creating detail component for blockwork joints in Revit, Peter McCarthy, Revit Detail, Mar 28, 2011

Revit Structure 2012 Enhancements: Rebar Placement and Reinforcement - planar rebar shapes can be placed using 3 modes, Shruti Harve, Ideate Application Specialist, Mar 25, 2011 

Revit - Home View, View Cube and the Save View Command - saving 3D view's orientation, Tony Isenhoff, Revit - USA, Mar 28, 2011

When Copying or Inserting a Detail Element the Orientation is Rotated - Revit tip to create copy, paste aligned to same place, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Mar 29, 2011

How to Make Some Elements Transparent in Elevation - Revit tutorial, RevitIt, Mar 29, 2011

The Basic of Massing Surface Representation - Revit tutorial, RevitIt, Mar 24, 2011

RMEP 2012 What's New Video, Pt 1 - graphical warning, system connector label enhancements in Revit MEP 2012, William Wright, Duct Duct Pipe, Mar 29, 2011

RMEP 2012 What's New Video, Pt 2 - creating systems, enhancements adding to this tool in Revit MEP 2012, William Wright, Duct Duct Pipe, Mar 29, 2011

Equality - turning string of dimension segments into equality constraint in Revit, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Mar 29, 2011

Scale an Image - using scale tool to change size of image file in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 28, 2011

Setting a +/- Offset in a Revit Family - workaround is creating offset parameter as number, using 'if' statement to control length, Don Hudder, HOK BIM Solutions, Mar 28, 2011

Change Element Color - using view class ProjColorOverrideByElement property in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 29, 2011

New in Revit 2012: Construction Modeling & Assemblies - create parts/dividing elements, assemblies views, Angela Chan, YouTube, Mar 24, 2011

Performance Tip for Curtain Wall Pattern Based Components - Revit tutorial, Rodney Page, Revit Clinic, Mar 22, 2011

Slanted Column Cross Section Rotation - differentiating between objects with location property: LocationCurve vs LocationPoint in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 23, 2011

Surface Analysis - measuring surface deformation in Revit, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Mar 23, 2011

Curve.Intersect Return Values - understanding SetComparisonResult.Subset, SetComparisonResult.Superset in Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 21, 2011

A Few Million Points: Scan to BIM Getting Started with Revit 2011 - importing point cloud using 'Scan to BIM' administrator, Beau Turner, Will Render For Food, Feb 2011

A Few Million Points: Scan to BIM Getting Started with Revit 2011, Pt 2 - creating connectivity between Revit, point cloud database, Beau Turner, Will Render For Food, Feb 2011

Creating a Default 3D View with Autodesk's ViewCube - Revit tip, Applying Technology to Architecture, Mar 17, 2011

Creating a Revit Template - Aaron Maller, Malleristic Revitation, Mar 17, 2011

Cutting Holes in Panels - Revit tutorial, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Mar 16, 2011

Autodesk Revit 2011 - Intro to Adaptive Components - using adaptive component to construct mass, David Fano, designreform.net, Mar 10, 2011

Stacked Walls - using 2 predefined basic walls template to create stacked wall in Revit, Alice Craig, Hagerman & Company, Spring 2011

Distinguishing MEP Element Shape - using built-in parameters for checking existence in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 15, 2011

Importing AutoCAD Drawings into Revit - insert AutoCAD files as links, never explode files in Revit, SMPC Revtized, Feb 16, 2011

Application vs Command Event - workaround to place DialogBoxShowing event at command level instead of application level in Civil 3D, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 11, 2011

Revit Design Adventures, Pt 15: Detailing in Revit - using detailing tools for door section, Jay Polding, Revit in Plain English, Mar 10, 2011

09.5 House Extension - Final Modeling Stage - modeling ceiling, hook head, demolishing patio door, floor finish in Revit, Peter McCarthy, Revit Detail, Mar 11, 2011

Using Custom Label in Revit Sheets - create shared parameters, add custom level to Revit sheet, add parameter to Revit project, change label values, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Mar 3, 2011

Ribbon Panel Title Conflict - adapt your title before creating it in Revit, define global variable in your external application, titles have same string even if names are different, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 9, 2011

Revit Crash When Launching the Materials or Render Appearance Dialogs - Wacom tablet drivers, windows temp folder, uninstall/reinstall shared 2011 material library in Revit, swatch hotfix, run as admin, simplified startup, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, March 8, 2011

How to Change the 'Front View' on the ViewCube in Revit - front orientation view has to be horizontal, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Mar 8, 2011

09.3 House Extension - Roof, Pt 1 - drafting out roof design with drafting lines, using profile families, roof fascia, roof gutter tool, Peter McCarthy, Revit Detail, Feb 20, 2011 

09.4.2 House Extension - Roof, Pt 2 - creating profile families with tools like roof timbers, rafters, wall plates, ceiling joists, placing timbers, sky light, purlins in project, Peter McCarthy, Revit Detail, Jan 30, 2011 

Types of a Shared Family Cannot Have Their Properties Driven by Parameters of the Host Family - Fixing - Revit removes associated parameters, sets to standard parameters type, nested type parameters can't be shared in host family, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Mar 4, 2011 

Revit Tutorial - Creating & Modifying Surface Patterns (.pat Files) - creating is 24"x144" running metal panel, edit .pat from notebook, model pattern has 2 families of lines, rename, save file, The Revit Kid, Mar 4, 2011 

Local Files - How Often? - new local files should be created every day in Revit, can be used all time, inconsistent local file, file corruption, discard custom local file techniques, Steve Safford, Revit OpEd, Mar 3, 2011

Revit Tutorial - Creating Curtain Wall Elevations in Revit (Revit Dialog) - customize elevation body, pointers, curtain wall elevations can't be shown in legend, with elevation families needed to have pointer loaded into elevation body family, The Revit Kid, Mar 3, 2011

Unlock Legend Component Views - work-plane based families show limited range of views, place component into 3D model, reload into project in Revit, re-edit, Darren Snook, Revit Waterman, Mar 2, 2011

Unreliable Room Properties - windows in same wall differ in 'mirrored' property even though correctly placed in Revit, check properties, find corresponding room, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 3, 2011 

Walls, Pt 1 - change location line value, draw another segment along reference line, modify structure, changing value of location line property, SMPC Revtized, Feb 16, 2011

Revit MEP How to Create Lighting Fixture Schedule - schedules report data contained in families, type parameters common to every fixture, use button for adding shared parameter, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Mar 1, 2011

Revit Design Adventures. Pt 14: Phasing & Demolition Plans - introducing phases into project is adding level of complexity, setup phases, maintain right from beginning, duplicate main views, Revit in Plain English, Jay Polding, Mar 1, 2011

Revit Doors Thoughts - doors are most complicated Revit families, super doors have much more information unlike enhanced doors, simple doors easy to use, Revittize, March 1, 2011

Parametric Patterns, Pt 10.1: Recursion, Encore - complexity in models doesn’t effect performance in linear manner, to set up basic recursive structure have 2 identical shared families, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Feb 26, 2011

Revit Tip - Exporting Ambient Occlusion (Revit Clinic) - including ambient occlusion in exported page, setting right pixel size, The Revit Kid, Feb 26, 2011 

Phasing & Revit Ceilings - patterns are fairly straight forward, you can make your own with text file, Craig Barbieri, iRevit, Feb 24, 2011

Quickly Choose & Match Materials in Revit - if many materials in project, choose from material dialog box, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Feb 25, 2011

Dept. of Subtle - Connectors & Diameter - go to family type style to create parameter, insert diameter by choosing from list, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Feb 23, 2011

Introduction to VSTA as Rapid Prototyping Tool - Macro Manager helps to create either an application level macro or document level, find out how to access length in Revit API, Rod Howarth, Feb 13, 2011

A Few Million Points: Scan to BIM Getting Started with Revit 2011, Pt 2 - go to Scan to BIM section, choose Outline PointCloud, set decimation to lower end, decide whether to match/measure, Beau Turner, Will Render for Food, Feb 25, 2011

Parametric Patterns, Pt 10: Recursion - having 2 identical families with different names that get loaded into each other repeatedly in Revit, make 1 family, load 2nd into 1st, position, save, Zach Kron, Buildz, Feb 23, 2011

External Application Attributes - handling regeneration of attribute, no error message received during compilation, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 24, 2011 

Disallow Join vs Don’t Clean Join - disallow join option is selected when you pick end of  wall with wall joins tool when it’s not connected with another wall, don’t clean join option is available when you are manipulating wall join, Dwane Lindsey, Revit ArchCenter, Feb 23, 2011

Revit Tip - Change Color of RPC Trees - color change without rendering with object styles, changing material, The Revit Kid, Feb 20, 2011

Create Manhole - A Method   - simple example shows nested families, reporting parameters, formulas working together, Darren Snook, Revit Waterman, Feb 23, 2011

Dimension Walls Using FindReferencesByDirection - extraction of references in Revit API simplified using higher-level specialized FindReferencesByDirection process, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 9, 2011

Transparent Columns in Detail Callouts - when unjoined wall, column occupy same physical space, detailed callouts generated internally, to edit column family clear checkbox, Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, Feb 22, 2011

Troubleshooting Elements That Disappear When Rendering - close Revit 2011, empty contents of windows temp folder, apply swatch hotfix below containing updated material file, following technical solution outlines both uninstall, reinstall steps, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Feb 22, 2011

Joe K, Working With Rhino, Revit, Part 3 - determine common origin point to begin modeling, quantify furniture components by selecting family .rfa, Joe Kendsersky, BUILDZ, Feb 9, 2011

Revit Tutorial, Create Monolithic Stair Stringer  - editing railing profile, creating parametric stringer profile, loading profile back into project, Revit Kid, Feb9, 2011

Status Bar Text - resizing main Revit window, selecting home ribbon tab, choosing Annotation tab, UI Automation event displayed, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 9, 2011

Family Browser 3.7 - Reviewing New Features - Revit's preview icon generator, type catalog creator, Aaron Maller, Malleristic Revitation, Feb 8, 2011

Iterating Over Unordered Set Property - problems with CurtainCell.CurveLoops, aware of effect of calling property in Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 7, 2011

Create Angled Wall End - Method - creating Profile family for cut-out, generating wall-based generic family, applying family to project, Darren Snook, Waterman, Feb 5, 2011  

Project Coordination - Early Days - begin Revit project at origin, match coordinate system of Master Site Revit project to survey, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Feb 4, 2011  

LEED Way with Revit - create new text shared parameter, bind to all categories in model, apply filters to view, set colors, Don Hudder, HOK BIM Solutions, Jan 4, 2011 

System Family Creation - using Revit API to create new wall, assign structural layers, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 4, 2011 

Revit Tutorial - Family Creation Series, Pt 8: Create Door - modeling door frame inside door family, using sweep by 3D Edges, The Revit Kid, Feb 3, 2011 

Getting Panels to Include Patterns in Plan View in Revit MEP - load family into project, define filter, set color, pattern in order to make equipment hatched, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Feb 3, 2011 

Doors: Creating Your Own Door Family, Pt 3 - creating door frame, architrave, name new reference plane in Revit, generate new parameter called rebate, remove symbolic lines before forming Sweep, Revit Zone, Feb 4, 2011 

Command and Conquer When Switching Views - open Revit document, switch current ribbon tab, providing OnIdling event handler to invoke commands after setting new active document, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 3, 2011 

Revit Tutorial - Family Creation Series, Pt 7: Create Door   - creating door from scratch, The Revit Kid, Feb 2, 2011

Behavior to Be Aware of When Copy/Monitoring - use Slope Arrow tool to slope slabs in Revit, set new wall type to set core structure, Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, Feb 2, 2011

Revit Structure Bracing - bracing has offset for brace symbol settings, set structural usage to kicker bracing, Lawrence Hooker, Technology 4 Design, Feb 1, 2011

Revit Structure 2011, Steel Decking - define slab, select sketch lines, set analytical lines to auto detect, Lawrence Hooker, Technology 4 Design, Jan 9, 2011

Revit Memory Usage, Performance - symptoms, detection, understanding of memory, performance problems, CPU Revit relationship, general rules for project, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 28, 2011

Beck Family Browser Update, More Content - gray square previews, small previews, remove all folders from office library for verification, Aaron Maller, Malleristic Revitation, Jan 30, 2011

Profile Families, Reference Lines - building complex profile family is difficult in Revit when limited to reference planes, Darren Snook, Waterman, Jan 30, 2011  

09.1 Template File, Setup Info - basic modeling of house with Revit using given specifications, provided roof accessories, setting default foundations, Peter McCarthy, Revit Detail, Jan 30, 2011 

Visibility, Type Control of 2D, 3D Objects Within 1 Family - new software application for Revit, add parameter, open Type Editor, draw model lines, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, Jan 28, 2011 

Using Label for Formula Result in Revit Tag - adding casework tag for in-place component families, enter required formula, add label, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jan 28, 2011 

Material Assets, FBX - FBX material now encrypted in Revit API, .NET framework provides 2 ways to access metadata, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 28, 2011 

Revit Tutorial - Curtain Wall Door (IF/THEN Statement) - zero value in IF/THEN caused family to break, 3 parameters generated, case sensitive names, The Revit Kid, Jan 27, 2011

Controlling Display of Web Joists by Structural Usage - set overrides to help illustrate behavior, editing K-series family for displaying according to Structural Usage, Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, Jan 27, 2011

Unit Conversion, New Blogs - update of unit conversion program for Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 27, 2011

View Range Explained - group of parameters controlling particular plan view, reflected ceiling plans, edit from 4 main settings, Revit Zone, Jan 27, 2011

Custom Railing Connections in 10 Steps - creating 3D view in Revit, generic model family, import 3D DWG, sample download, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Sep 13, 2010

Family Instance Missing Level Property - method required for window family instances in Revit API, examining functionality, parameters, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 26, 2011

Automate Design Option, 64 Bit Add-In Templates - compare design with current in Revit API, extracting components, creating new .zip file, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 24, 2011

Revit Room Schedule to Compare Actual vs Program Area - actual room sizes to be near program room measurements, choose fields from schedule properties, adjusting settings, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Jan 24, 2011

Steel Weight - Method, Some Thoughts - Revit Structure calculates weights based upon volume, density, Darren Snook, Waterman, Jan 23, 2011 

Revit MEP - Plenum Spaces and Ceilings - adjusting cutting plane, setting offset, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 24, 2011

Silhouette Styles -  using graphics display options, Line Style, Wide Lines, Ian, Revit Zone, Jan 24, 2011    

Curtain System by Face Orientation - difference between curved, straight faces, aligning back face, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jan 21, 2011

Complex Rigging, Pt 2 - Skin That Sucker - choose vertically oriented faces, turn off horizontal lines, link points using curve tools, BIM Troublemaker, Jan 21, 2011

Dept. of Reviteristics - An Opening Isn't a Door - using parameter value for filtering out of schedule, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 22, 2011

Parametric Design Patterns: Index - patterns with images list, ClearNames, Mapping, PlaceHolder, Reporter, Zach Kron, Buildz, Jan 2011

Making the Switch - AutoCAD to Revit, Pt 2 - template essentials like sheets, dimension styles, schedules, content created in house, Daniel Stine, Cadalyst, Jan 20, 2011

Unusual Things - using Revit to show contours on a floor slab, convert a floor into a toposurface, Craing Barbieri, iRevit, Jan 11, 2011

Using Revit MEP to Calculate Flows For Sizing Duct & Pipe - Phil Pleiss, MEP-BIM-Guru, Jan 17, 2011

Propagate Extents - propagating custom 2D extents, disable Crop Region, select Propagate Extents, Dave Baldacchio, Do U Revit, Jan 18, 2011

10 Revit Server Troubleshooting Next Steps - Revit server to client may create error, verify servers, workstations, folder permissions, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jan 13, 2011

Worksharing Need to Know(s) Please Save To Central (No Matter What It's Called Now) - creating Revit worksharing files, worksets numbers depend on project criteria, user file communication, Jay Zallan, CAD vs BIM World, Jan 11, 2011

Structural Elevations Revisited - elevations do not show hidden lines in Revit, automatic elevation change, pick each tread individually, Ben May, Structural Revit Ninja, Jan 19, 2011

Setting Duct Width, Height Requires Regeneration - network sizing becomes clumsy in Revit plug-in, slow, regenerate document, use automatic regeneration mode, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 19, 2011

When Shared Parameters Lose their Way - select shared parameter from file in Revit, set group under, remove from project Parameter, Darren Snook, Waterman, Jan 19, 2011

Hide Those Unreferenced View Tags - setting define criteria in Revit 2011, add filters from filters tab, check option in categories, Darren Snook, Waterman, Jan 18, 2011

Access to Shared Family Parameter GUID - accessing property using Reflection, shared parameter reports, extracting GUID, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 13, 2011

Further Ideas for Using UI Automation, Galileo - Switch Windows options, setting active view, input parameters, rules, specifying architectural layouts, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 17, 2011

Worksets - Case of Person is No Longer - gain access to elements checked out by person no longer accessibly using workset dialog, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 17, 2011

Sketch Again - easy Revit routine adjustments, replace nominal walls, assigning accurate wall types, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 13, 2011

Complex Rigging, Built Up Forms, Pt 1 - stacking, linking of Revit forms can result in complex shape, Beijing 'Birds Nest' used as example, BIM Troublemaker, Jan 11, 2011

Revit Tutorials - Simple Component Family Creation Video Tutorials (STLC) - family used is coffee table, flexible geometry, can be resized dimensionally, The Revit Kid, Jan 13, 2011

Text Wrapping Inconsistencies - Revit wrapping changes due to zoom scale differences, assign comparable zoom scale, opt for undo, Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, Jan 12, 2011

Revit 2010 - Wall Split With Gap - accessing core tools, begin from modify tab, Beau Turner, Will Render for Food, Jan 13, 2011

Revit MEP - Connectors, Go with, Flow - data, mapping, flow configurations, linking connectors, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 12, 2011

Troubleshooting Cut Pattern Alignment - aligning hatch pattern with Revit walls, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jan 7, 2011

Inconsistent Foundation Displays - Revit's view range to help make foundation displays same size, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jan 11, 2011

Custom Elevation Tag Pointer Family Orientation - key to custom elevation Revit tags is to make sure nested pointer family is created with orientation in up direction, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jan 11, 2011

Parametric Patterns, Pt 8: Point Collections - organize collections of point-like objects to locate repeating elements in Revit, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Jan 10, 2011

Parametric Patterns, Pt 7: Placeholder - use proxy objects to organize complex inputs when making collections, Revit tutorial, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Jan 5, 2011

Revit Palettes - Family Browser from Kiwi Codes Solutions - family browser working like AutoCAD palette, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Jan 6, 2011

Revisions, Dependent Views in Revit - floor geometry, match line relationship, removing revision, modifying crop boundary, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Jan 5, 2011

Christmas Gift - Stair Planning Family - generating schematic stair with Revit family, multiple options, Jason Grant, Adaptive Practice, Dec 22, 2010

Sine Wave with 2 Points - Revit tutorial, assigning reference coordinate points, aligning, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Jan 2, 2011

Parametric Patterns, Pt 6: Increment - twisty towers with integer instance parameters, creating different spiral models, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Dec 26, 2010

Revit Design Adventures: Adding the Skylights and Wells - making reference planes, cut phasing changes when copied, Jay Polding, Revit in Plain English, Dec 31, 2010

Section Perspectives - section cuts can be shown on perspective views in Revit, Tom Vollaro, Inside The Factory, Dec 22, 2010

Parametric Patterns, Pt 5: Transformer - change an object's form by translating and/or rotating its rigid components in Revit, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Dec 20, 2010

Modeless Door Lister and Deleter - using Revit API to display a modeless form with door instances, show preview image of each door, add option to delete each door in DataGrid context menu, Jermey Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 21, 2010

Supplementary Files - useful Revit files, including file for Uniformat Assembly Codes, variables, paths, recent files, more,  Steve Safford, Revit OpEd, Dec 21, 2010

AU2010 - Adaptive Component Exercise - Revit tutorial to create adaptive component, David Light, Autodesk Revit, Dec 21, 2010

Parametric Patterns, Pt 4: Projection - Revit shape tutorial, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Dec 20, 2010

Reference Plane Orientation - why mirroring a reference plane in Revit not good idea, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Dec 16, 2010

Autodesk Revit 2011 - Topography Tool Hacks - Importing From Rhino - David Fano, design reform, Dec 3, 2010

Parametric Patterns, Pt 3: Reactor - making objects respond to other objects, more translating parametric design patterns to Revit, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Dec 15, 2010

3 Levels of Masking

Adjusting the Scale of a Camera View

Enhancing Your Sky

Parametric Patterncks: ClearNames, PlaceHolders, and Controllers

Using Revit Adaptive Component for 2D Profile

Palette and Element Creation

Decals: Applying Images to Revit Elements

Autodesk Revit 2011 - Topography Tool Hacks Revit Architecture 2011

Parametric Patterns: ClearNames, PlaceHolders, and Controllers

Using Revit Adaptive Component for 2D Profile

Rooms: A Basic Introduction

Decals: Applying Images to Revit Elements

Revit Model Review - Advanced Pt 1 - details of the Manage interface, Beau Turner, Will Render For Food, Nov 29, 2010

Parametric Trusses via Curtain Panels, Pt 2: Arch Trusses - arched, triangular trusses in Revit, BIM Troublemaker, Nov 20, 2010

Save All Families in a Project RFAs and Folders Automatically - API add on, save all the families from the current Project to .rfa family files, transfer all RFAs from one RVT to another, Don Rudder, What Revit Wants, Nov 18, 2010

Conceptual Design Environment: A Basic Introduction - create solid forms, void forms, load mass forms to Revit project environment, more, Ian Nichols, Revit Zone, Nov 11, 2010

Forms: Creating an Extrusion - using solid form tools in Revit's Conceptual Design Environment, to create solid extrusion, Ian Nichols, Revit Zone, Nov 12, 2010

Purge Unused Text Note Types - purge unused elements from the Revit database, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 12 2010

Place Furniture Instance - placing family instances, proper usage of various overloads of the NewFamilyInstance method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 11, 2010

10 Tips for Improving Revit Rendering Times - Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Nov 8, 2010

Using the Revit Extensions for Steel Framed Floor Design and Analysis - David Odeh, Autodesk, Nov 9, 2010

NewBlend Sample - using NewBlend method in Revit, creating blend with 2 circular profiles, CmdNewBlend, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 4, 2010

Creating Revit Elements by Face - converting mass to building elements, creating floors/roof/curtain wall, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Nov 2, 2010

Creating a Solid - creating solid geometry in Revit, creating in-place families, using family API portion of Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 2, 2010

Workflow Using Revit Server with Project Bluestreak Desktop App and the Revit Activity Stream App - Steve Bennett, 2D Or Not 2D, Nov 2, 2010

Refresh Referencing Sheet Parameter Display - using CmdUpdateReferencingSheet command, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 1, 2010

Happy Halloween, II! - using dimensionable arcs, conceptual modeling environment in Revit, Zach Kron, Buildz, Oct 31, 2010

Interactive Facades - using Revit model to design/simulate facade projection, analysis visualization framework, Tom Vollaro, Inside the Factory, Oct 27, 2010

Capturing the Revit Sun Path - exporting to image format, including sun path, adjusting date/time, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Oct 27, 2010

RevitToday Add-Ins Import and Export Coordinates - importing coordinates from TXT file, exporting all coordinates of point based generic models to Excel file, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 28, 2010

Access Deleted Element - DocumentChanged method, AddChangeInfoRow, using GetChangeTypeElementDeletion in AddTrigger call, data.GetDeletedElementIds().Count, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 27, 2010

Changing Revit View Title Appearance - changing text appearance/circle symbol possible when defined by rfa family, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Oct 27, 2010

Smoother Multitasking While Rendering in Revit  - opening Task Manager, adjusting affinity/priority, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 26, 2010

In-place Masses and Level Constraints  - dealing with number of constraint errors in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit?, Oct 26, 2010

Level Filter Benchmark - using built-in Revit element filtering functionality, INSTANCE_REFERENCE_LEVEL_PARAM, FilterParameterEx2 command, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 26, 2010

Controlling the Graphical Representation of Elements in Revit - view specific control/filters, phasing related overrides, Dan Stine, AECbytes, Oct 20, 2010

Filtered Element Collectors - finding elements/information from Revit model, using iteration framework with .NET Framework LINQ APIs, 3 steps for filtering, filter types, manual regeneration option, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 25, 2010

Understanding Shared Positioning in Revit - shared coordinates, acquiring coordinates from CAD file, using project base/survey point, James Vandezande, AECbytes, Oct 20, 2010

Controlling Revit Viewport Title - selecting view title/viewport, show title option, edit type option, viewport tips, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Oct 25, 2010

IDEATE BIM Link - Sneak Peek  - creating rooms, sharing MEP data in Revit, calculated values for occupancy, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 25, 2010

Plane Normal and Points on Plane - determining 3 points to create reference plane in Revit, calculating normal vector, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 22, 2010

Wall Paint Glossy, Wall Paint Matte, and Paint Render Appearances - color, finish, application, paint based on generic render appearance, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Oct 22, 2010

IsReference Setting - Weak and Strong - subtlety between weak and strong reference settings, using align tool in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 18, 2010

Are Revit Elevation Views Leaving You Flat? Another How To Solve It with Filters - old school glass obstructer method, filter method, step by step approach, Jay Zallan, Fear and Loathing in a CAD vs. BIM World, Oct 14, 2010

Excellent Linework Tip for Revit Structure Users - linework tool, changing view specific style of model edges to line style different than what's assigned to category, demonstration, Erik Snell, BIM and Beam, Oct 20, 2010

Quick Tip: Revit Model Line Total Length  - using measure along an element tool, options bar listing total length, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Oct 20, 2010

Stretch Instance Parameter Even Using Weak Ref Planes  - tab till Revit offers shape handle option, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Oct 20, 2010

MeasurePanelArea Update - GetElements template method in Revit, BuildPanelTypeList, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 21, 2010

Understanding Cut Geometry in Revit - Developing Deliverables from Your Model - using different family categories to develop detailed deliverables from families placed within project environment, changing family category to generic model, replicating plan views, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Oct 19, 2010

Power to the User (and Application) - IUpdater framework in Revit, element level notification mechanism, alerting user before deleting elements, using DocumentChanged notification, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 19, 2010

Revit-o'-Lantern - modeling pumpkin in Revit conceptual mass environment with parameters attached, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Oct 14, 2010

Tips from the Trenches - Using Parameters to Filter Views in Your Browser - curtain walls in Revit, creating 2 parameters, creating corresponding views, building skin, Inside the Factory, Oct 18, 2010

C++ Revit Add-In - step by step description of setting up C++ project to implement Revit 2011 external command add-in, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 18, 2010

Copying & Pasting Objects Between Families and Projects - using conceptual mass not in current Revit version, copying between families, clicking in-place mass, using reference/model line, finish mass, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Oct 15, 2010

Unable to Delete projects from Conceptual Energy Analysis - shutting down Revit, navigating to folder for OS, deleting project folder, re-launching Revit, Harlan Brumm, The Revit Clinic, Oct 13, 2010

Immaterial? - integrating materials in Revit, adding material parameter to room category, making fake model families, typing/drafting finish schedule in drafting view, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit?, Oct 18, 2010

Managing Visibility of Linked Files - using view templates, linking blank/empty placeholder files into their project templates, workset manipulation, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 15, 2010

Parametric Trusses Via Curtain Panels - making panel pattern, linking reference points with reference lines, truss form in conceptual mass editor using simple rig, hitting create form button, setting up multiple families, using design options, BIM Troublemaker, Oct 15, 2010

Control Temporary Dimensions - temporary dimension not showing up when model becomes too complex, forcing to show by clicking activate dimensions, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Oct 13, 2010

Disallow Wall Joins - using disallow wall join feature in Revit Architecture 2011, video, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Oct 13, 2010

Little Finish Before the Big Finish - Copy Monitor Etiquette - using multiple selection option in Revit, copy/monitor process, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 13, 2010

Patterns and Zoned Porosity - setting up multiple layers of pattern in Revit, controlling permeability of layers, 3 densities of divided surface, Zach Kron, Buildz, Oct 13, 2010

Rehost Geometry in a Different Plane - setting current horizontal plane, drag rotation centre to endpoint of line, host pick, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Oct 13, 2010

Workset Visibility in Linked Files - using filters for visibility control, defining workset in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 14, 2010

Retrieving Currently Open Documents Using Application.Documents - Revit finding documents, hide extensions for known file types user setting in Windows Explorer, Ed Pitt, Revit Programming, Oct 1, 2010

SAME Level Identification for Revit Collaboration - coordinating levels across multiple linked Revit models/disciplines, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, Oct 12, 2010

Using Revit Mass Floor  - placing mass using place component tool, creating project file, creating reference levels, mass floors, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Oct 11, 2010

Rotational Parameters in a Conceptual Mass Family - rotating element to specific angle in Revit, adding levels/reference line/angular dimension, selecting reference lines, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Oct 8, 2010

Calculating Pi in Revit 2011 - using Pi in formulas, panel with circular aperture, David Light, Revit, Oct 6, 2010

Dept. of Subtle - Elevations - object styles in Revit, filters, element overrides, color fill, linework tool, detail level, drafting, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 7, 2010

Selecting Model Elements - retrieving all elements from model, Revit 2011 LogicalOrFilters support more than two inputs, using Category.HasMaterialQuantities property, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 6, 2010

Creating a Local File - Clue to a Problem - create new local option in Revit, fixing path, corrupt central file/thumbnail issue, work sharing disabled, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Oct 6, 2010

Model Elements Revisited - updating LogicalOrFilters support for efficient use of Revit 2011 filtering, starting temporary transaction, creating default 3D view, FilteredElementCollection, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 6, 2010

Revit Sheet Creator v2011.2 - parameters for sheet discipline/sheet grouping, making placeholder sheets, The Revit Kid, Oct 6, 2010

Revit Conceptual Analysis Videos - specifying location/weather station for project, automatic form rationalization, changing energy settings, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Oct 5, 2010

Why is Create New Local Grayed Out? - Create New Local inaccessible, opening central file after browsing to location in Revit, enabling worksharing, thumbnail locking issue, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Oct 5, 2010

Modifying Revit Mass in X-Ray Mode - activating X-Ray mode, adding/editing profile, fine-tuning mass, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Oct 4, 2010

Place Detail Instance - placing detail family instance in section view, NewFamilyInstance, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 3, 2010

Revit Extensions for Autodesk Revit Structure 2011 - floor vibration analysis, gravity column analysis, SDNF import/export, CSV element generator, David Harrington, CADDHelp, Oct 1, 2010

Revit MEP Pipe Rise/Drop Symbols - changing desired symbol in piping setting dialog box, view range, plan region, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't Know About CAD, Oct 4, 2010

Frequent Thoughts: Setting the Work Plane - massing environment in Revit, set work plane tool enables picking surface by default, other options as overrides, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit?, Oct 6, 2010

10 Things to Know About Revit Server - creating local files through Revit open dialog, sharing models across WAN with multiple offices, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Oct 1, 2010

Revit 2011 - Sketch on Non Planar Surface - using CEA tool, 3 parameter options and their functions, David Light, Revit, Oct 1, 2010

Subscription Advantage Pack for Autodesk Revit Structure 2011 Is Now Available  - floor vibration analysis, SDNF import/export, CSV element generator, BIM and Beam, Oct 1, 2010

Example Uses for Doors and Reporting Parameters - adding dimension/label to frame geometry in Revit, wall thickness in door schedule, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Sep 30, 2010

Revit and DWF Mark-Ups Basic Functions  - DWF integration with Revit for use with mark-ups, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, Sep 21, 2010

Revit 2011 Web Update 2 - WU2 API enhancements, RME, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 29, 2010

Extract Part Atom Revisited - invoking ExtractPartAtomFromFamilyFile method, CmdPartAtom command in Revit 2011, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 28, 2010

Dept. of Subtle - Flipping a Fitting Replaces Other Fitting - using Slope tool in Revit, flip arrow, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 27, 2010

DoorSwing Fix - DoorSwing.add in for Revit, ExternalApplication.cs, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 27, 2010

Free Form Modeling: Working with Sub Objects - creating form/base profile/reference plane in Revit, setting floor plan view range, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Sep 27, 2010

Twist and Shout - (Rotate Behavior) - Revit rotate tool, 3 options, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Sep 27, 2010

Dept. of Subtle - Sloping Pipe Creates New Pipe  - using Slope tool in Revit MEP, Comment parameter, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 24, 2010

Filter for View and Phase - using ElementParameterFilter class in Revit, filtering out elements having specific phase, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 24, 2010

How to Use Revit Underlay Tools - ceiling plan, floor plan, changing Underlay orientation from plan to reflected ceiling plan, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Sep 24, 2010

Wink Wink - Nudge Nudge - entering Nudge in Revit, invoked using arrow keys when element in selection, Inside the Factory, Sep 24, 2010

Dept. of Duh - Deleting a System the Easy Way  - using Revit MEP, activating Modify Ribbon, hitting delete key, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 22, 2010

View Location on Sheet - using Element BoundingBox property in Revit, programmatically copying a legend view from one sheet to another, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 22, 2010

Dept. of Quirky - Copy Monitor Fixtures  - using copy monitor feature, coordination warning, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 21, 2010

Making the Dinosaur Bone  - Revit 2011, adaptive components functionality, Zach Kron, Buildz, Sep 20, 2010

Are Your Linked CAD Files Printing to Light? - using Object Styles, accessing imported objects, changing line weights under imported CAD Link in Revit, Ken Schriever, The Ross & Baruzzini Revit Blog, Sep 16, 2010

Back to Basics - Conceptual Masses in Revit 2011 - extrude tool, steps to creating common forms in Revit conceptual design environment, David Light, Revit, Sep 20, 2010

How Do I Create? - Types of Conceptual Masses in Revit 2011 - Revit 2011 massing environment, creating forms, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Sep 20, 2010

Introduction to Conceptual Design in Revit Architecture - creating building mass before building elements, mass family, forms, solid/void extrusion, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Sep 20, 2010

Save Time When Setting View Range for Different Roof Levels - using Plan Region tool in Revit, selecting region different from overall view, Pam Beard, The Ross & Baruzzini Revit Blog, Sep 16, 2010

AutoCAD 2010 DWG Export - using Revit to export AutoCAD 2010 file format, passing in 4 to options settings, Reflector, Jeremy Tammik, the Building Coder, Sep 20, 2010

Split Structural Column Vertically - using split tool, changing column style to one of slanted types, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Sep 20, 2010

Dept. of Subtle - Face Based Families and Schedule Level  - schedule level parameter appearing in properties palette in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 16, 2010

Selection Watcher Using Idling Event - element selection, Revit API DLLs, selection of multiple rooms, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 16, 2010

2D Stair Design in Revit? Huh?  - using Align tool, making step unit, putting together in flight, BIM Troublemaker, Sep 13, 2010

Access to Curtain Grid Panels - using RevitPythonShell, Transaction.Rollback method, code to accessing curtain grid panel data, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 14, 2010

UPDATE - Revit MEP Error: Invalid Duct Fitting K-Factor Database - 3rd-party DLL not being registered properly, ASHRAEDUCTDLL.dll, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Sep 14, 2010

Adding a Rebar Inside a Rebar Cover - using Revit API NewRebar method, ScaleToBox, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 10, 2010

Adjusting the Horizontal Projection of a Structural Floor's Analytical Model - selecting element, entering properties, controlling projection based on boundary lines, editing slab, selecting sketch line, Kathryn Poulos, The Revit Clinic, Sep 10, 2010

Broken Revit Planar Glazing Panel - Fixed (Download) - crude spider connections broken, changing dimensions, amended version, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, Sep 10, 2010

Placement Points and Shape Handle Points and Hosted Parameters - placing points on component insertion, fine tune adjustment to location where point falls, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Sep 13, 2010

Purge Unused - Revit - using Purge function in Revit, compact file option when saving, William Wright, Duct Duct Pipe, Sep 10, 2010

Revit 2009 Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 7 - customization of KeyboardShortcuts.txt file not working, replacing/amending txt file, rebooting Revit, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, Sep 8, 2010

Revit Architecture Dependent Views and Revision Clouds - floor plan, reflected ceiling plan, annotation, clouds showing in dependent views, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Sep 11, 2010

Speed Up Selection - selecting more than 1000 curtain panels, adding to UIDocument.Selection set, ElementSet base class, using manual transaction, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 13, 2010

Custom Railing Connections in 10 Steps - creating 3D view in Revit, generic model family, import 3D DWG, sample download, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Sep 13, 2010

Creating Custom Diffuser Tag - modifying OOTB diffuser tag to pull neck size in Revit, typing mark parameters from diffuser itself, William Wright, Duct Duct Pipe, Sep 8, 2010

Immutable PointLoad Force - modifying read-only values of PointLoad Force/Moment properties in Revit 2011 API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 8, 2011

Model Groups and View Phase Reminder - elements created on current view phase when inserting instance of model group in Revit, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Sep 9, 2010

Making the Revit 2010 Splash Screen Panel - making pillowy triangular panels, changing gridlines to triangle, Zach Kron, Buildz, Sep 6, 2010

Ribbon Icon Resolution - displaying icons/images correctly in Revit add-in, using 96 dpi resolution images, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 7, 2010

Adaptive Components and Creating Forms - Revit 2011, creating adaptive component family, 4 lines, 2 levels, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Sep 1, 2010

Dept. of Subtle - Moving Fields in a Schedule - limited to move up/move down button in Schedule properties dialog, vertical scroll bar from Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 2, 2010

Simulating a Ribbon Textbox Label - options for Ribbon customization, adding label to ribbon text box from Revit user interface, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 4, 2010

Beehives Are Back: Real Equilateral Hexagons - making custom panel patterns in Revit, no overlap between panels, Zach Kron, Buildz, Sep 1, 2010

Dept of Obscure - Override Cut Line Styles - common edges in Revit, control core layer cleanup, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Sep 1, 2010

Multiple Layer Slabs and Slab Edges - adding an edge to slab with substrate layer in Revit, Kathryn Poulos, Revit Clinic, Sep 2, 2010

Shortest Route to a 3D Throw Pillow - using entourage to add 'lived in' details to architectural renderings in Revit, Michele Bousquet, Cadalyst, Sep 2, 2010

Workset Visibility in Revit 2011 - creating workset that is visible in all views, using global setting option, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Sep 2, 2010

Exporting Ambient Occlusion - exporting shaded view with ambient occlusion enabled, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Sep 14, 2010

Autodesk Revit 2011 - Intro to Reporting Parameters - using reporting parameters, curtain panel family, ambient occlusion, David Fano, Design Reform, Aug 31, 2010

Modeless Form and Shared Parameter Disappearance - PickObjects method, referring to CmdCreateSharedParams command, checking property, setting visibility, modeless interaction, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 31, 2010

Network Access to Add-In Manifest and Icons - setting .NET framework policies on user's machines, loading ribbon images from network drive, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 30, 2010

Using Worksets to Help Improve Large Model Performance in Revit - improving system performance, using Section Box tool in 3D view, workset display controlled in many ways, Christopher Alexander, AECbytes, Aug 31, 2010

Using Revit View Templates - saving view settings to view template in Revit, imperial template, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Aug 31, 2010

File Size - a Red Herring - reducing Revit project's file size, unused content, view detail, huge sketch based elements, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 30, 2010

Autodesk Revit 2011 - Intro to Adaptive Components - building an adaptive component, constructing mass, independent of scale, David Fano, Design Reform, Aug 28, 2010

Convert Revit Central Files Back to Single User Files - creating new project, linking central file to empty project, selecting attached details, levels, grids, model without worksets, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, Aug 24, 2010

Its the Little Things - Ceilings - CEILING command, sketch/automatic mode, overlooking option bar in Revit, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Aug 27, 2010

Setting a Locked Parameter - Revit 2011 API FamilyManager methods, locking specified/dimension-driving/specified dimension-driving parameter, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 27, 2010

Topography and BAD Pads - bug related to sloping pads in Revit, changing height offset from level parameter, changing pad from thick to thin, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit?, Aug 27, 2010

Add New Materials from List - using material class filter, Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 25, 2010

Revit Tutorial - Family Creation Series - Pt 6 - adding material to family components, material parameters, The Revit Kid, Aug 25, 2010 (also see Pt 1, Pt 2, Pt 3, Pt 4, Pt 5)

Ribbon - Revit Architecture 2011 - expanding panels, contextual ribbon tab, dialog launcher, RevitUT, Aug 24, 2010

Complex Family Shapes in RA 2011: How to Model a Pool Table - ClubRevit - using Revit Architecture 2011 for enhancements, editor tools, BIMBoom, Aug 23, 2010

Migrating Derived Assemblies That Use an Associative Viewrep - running macro on derived assembly, use in Revit 2010/2011, saving file to same filename, Being Inventive, Aug 23, 2010

Suppress Unwanted Dialogue - using DialogBoxShowing event in Revit, Windows API, failure API, using ResolveFailure method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 23, 2010

Where is the Ceiling? Check the Underlay Orientation - setting to Plan or Reflected Ceiling Plan in Revit MEP, not controlled by view template, Jeremy Smith, The Revit Clinic, Aug 23, 2010

Creating Realistic Light Bulb in Revit Architecture - defining by using material, activating self illumination option, making material as parameter, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Aug 22, 2010

How to Control the Unit Representation in Tag - unit settings in Revit, labeling 3 parameters Depth, SpaceNum, Panel Point Load, use project settings option, Wai Chu, BIM and Beam, Aug 19, 2010

Creating Complex Family Shapes in Revit: Pt 1 - changes to family editor tools, creating custom family template, rendering issues, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, Aug 15, 2010

Design Options: An Introduction - definition, usage in Revit, main model, Ian Nichols, Revit Zone, Aug 19, 2010

Revit - Wall Openings and Room Separation Lines - base offset of 0 or less, using align tool, David Koch, The Architect's Desktop, Aug 18, 2010

Shared Positioning: Linking, Recording and Publishing Multiple Revit Site Locations to Linked Project Files - inserting Revit project files, recording link location, clicking reconcile, steps to updating locations, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Aug 18, 2010

View Cube Compass and Orient to View - working with project links and orientation in Revit, importing/linking CAD file, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Aug 13, 2010

Revit Tutorial - Revit Family Creation Series - Pt 5 - creating sweep by choosing 3D edges, using parameters, The Revit Kid, Aug 17, 2010 (also see Pt 1, Pt 2, Pt 3, Pt 4)

Room Computations Only Succeeded Without Considering the Following Elements - room bounding elements calculated internally through linked file in Revit 2011, element ID of Revit link listed, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Aug 17, 2010

Flex Duct Start Tangent - creating flex duct in Revit API, Hermite spline, connecting flex duct, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 16, 2010

Revit Tutorial - Revit Family Creation Series - Pt 4 - using nested families, instance parameters, saving time, money, The Revit Kid, Aug 16, 2010 (also see Pt 1, Pt 2, Pt 3)

Filtering for a Non-Native Class - accessing AnnotationSymbols in Revit API, quick filter, Element subclasses, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 14, 2010

Revit Tutorial - Revit Family Creation Series - Pt 3 - creating/manipulating family types, using family in project, The Revit Kid, Aug 15, 2010 (also see Pt 1, Pt 2)

Level Annotation - Elevation Units - changing units in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 12, 2010

Properties Palette Annoyance - commit changes in Revit when new selection made, new command invoked, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit?, Aug 11, 2010

Surface Triangulation Tool - trimming top of retaining wall to top of toposurface in Revit, creating building pad, drawing retaining walls, running Surfacetool command, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 11, 2010

Making Revit Forms from Image Files in 9 EZ Steps - getting Revit file up and running on release 2011, API plugins, Zach Kron, Buildz, Aug 20, 2010

Revit Tutorial Series - Family Creation - Pt 1 - starting Revit family project, understanding reference planes, using dimensions as constraints, parameters, Jeff Pinheiro, The Revit Kid, Aug 10, 2010

Stair With Landings at Both Ends - riser approach in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 9, 2010

Get Element Type - symbol class renamed ElementType in Revit 2011 API, old code for Revit 2010 API, replacement for symbol and properties, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 6, 2010

Revit MEP - Hiding Elements in Linked Models - copying/monitoring additional elements from linked architectural models, override of model categories, override of specific workset, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 4, 2010

Material Schemes - archiving materials in Revit, swapping them into required project, one project file for each set of different materials, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Aug 4, 2010

UI Annoyance - selecting a type when in sketch mode for system families in Revit, instance properties dialog, using edit type button, type properties dialog, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit?, Aug 4, 2010

Look Ma, No API: Making a Sun Tracker - designing panel in Revit, creating optimized relationships to solar orientation, Zach Kron, Buildz, Aug 1, 2010

Structural Dynamic Model Update Sample - concrete beam rebars automatically resize when beam geometry changes in Revit, using IExternalApplications OnStartup event, UIDynamicModelUpdateOn, UIDynamicModelUpdateOff, Execute method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 1, 2010

Transaction Migration Errors - CmdWallFooting command in Revit Architecture 2011, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 3, 2010

Project North Versus True North - drawing building orthogonally, displaying site layout, using 'Import CAD' function in Revit, Ian Nichols, Revit Zone, Aug 2, 2010

Complex Family Shapes in RA 2011: How to Model a Pool Table - ClubRevit - using Revit Architecture 2011 for enhancements, editor tools, BIMBoom, Aug 23, 2010

Revit Deleting Constraining Dimensions - clicking cancel, unconstrain, clearing selection, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, July 31, 2010

Linework Tip- line work tool in Revit allows changing view specific style of a model edges to different line style, demonstration, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, July 29, 2010

Saving a Revit Detail View to a Library in Revit Architecture 2011 - installing Subscription Advantage pack, selecting Extensions Manager, Freeze Drawings, Drafting View, William Troeak, Club Revit, July 29, 2010

Comma for a Type Catalog - families with hundreds of types, RFA file, Harlan Brumm, The Revit Clinic, July 30, 2010

Hidden Keys - creating key schedule for doors in Revit, tips, holding straight edge down each column in schedule, Paul Hildebrandt, PKH Lineworks, July 17, 2010

Debugging in Visual Studio 2010 Express - changes enabling debugging class libraries with Revit.exe, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 28, 2010

Design Collaboration in Revit: Preparing Worksets - dividing project file to several worksets, keeping in central file, simulating multiple users, opening/working on worksets, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, July 26, 2010

DevTV Add-In Templates - simple installation, references to Revit assemblies, benefits, weaknesses, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 26, 2010

Context Tab Toggle- debugging add-ins in Revit, disabling automatic tab switch, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 24, 2010

Orthogonal on Placement: Making a Brick Wall- using Revit's Curtain Panels by Pattern to make curvy wall using concrete stackable blocks, Zach Kron, Buildz, July 22, 2010

Family Element Visibility- adding extrusion element in new family document using Metric Generic Model template, standard get_Parameter method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 23, 2010

Revit Stadium: Process & Project Setup 001- using Revit for construction documentation, using Revit Model for coordination/visualization, BIM Troublemaker, July 24, 2010

Linq Methods and Visual Studio Tips - using Intellisense to set up a Revit event handler with minimum of keystrokes, potential errors, Contains extension, Tammik, The Building Coder, July 29, 2010

Revit Basic Arched Opening - loading/changing from elliptical to round, using Spring Offset type parameter, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, July 26, 2010

Constraints and Design Option Warnings - un-checking exclude options in Revit Architecture 2011, moving element using Main Model Design option, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, July 28, 2010

Faking It: Curved Gridlines Appearing in Sections - curved buildings in Revit will not show grid lines in section, creating workaround using line based 2D component, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, July 23, 2010

Cut Behavior of Low Walls - displaying differently than other walls in floor plan view in Revit, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, July 20, 2010

Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework - HelloWorld add-in, Revit 2011 does not support .NET framework 4.0, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 20, 2010

Change Element Type - assigning new type to FamilyInstance Symbol property, Execute method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 19, 2010

Default Duct Systems - duplicating duct family in Revit MEP, selecting Type Properties, controlling display of supply duct, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, July 16, 2010

Adaptive Components: Making an Angle Bisector

How to Install and Activate Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 - installation process, configuration, requirements, shareaec.com, July 19, 2010

Shared Type Parameter - using NewTypeBinding, CmdCreateSharedParams, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 16, 2010

Proper Properties Palette (Echo?)- modeless properties dialog, Revit properties, instances, Erik Lewis, Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Bim?, July 14, 2010

Rotate a Material by Instance or Type- using model surface pattern in Revit, TAB selecting over pattern, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, July 14, 2010

Dept. of Bugs - Sloping Pads Defect Gets Onery - using pad to drop site toposurface to lowest elevation, creating sloped and flat pads using floor, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 13, 2010

Modeless Loose Connectors  - combining useful pieces of functionality to implement a homogenous whole, determining unconnected connectors in a Revit MEP model, modeless dialogue as child window, driving Revit from modeless dialogue box using idling event, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 13, 2010

Adaptive Components: Making an Angle Bisector - creating re-usable angle bisector in Revit, Zach Kron, Buildz, July 12, 2010

Explore the Updated Revit Structure Composite Floor Design Extension- analysis, design capabilities for composite/non-composite floor layouts, using AISC 360-05 design specification, making code check centric decisions, BIM and Beam, July 8, 2010

IFC Import and Conversion Journal Script - opening IFC file in Revit, linking file to an opened document, loading IFC file into Revit document with API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 8, 2010

Curtain Panels for Analysis Pt 1

Proper Properties Palette

Creating a Helix Using Adaptive Components in Revit 2011

Make Them Detail Components: A How-To

Render Appearance Image Fade

How to Create a Revolve in Revit 2010 or 2011

Populating a Data Grid View

Linking CAD Files Into Revit Projects - Key Considerations

Editing Windows in Autodesk Revit - Revit Architecture 2011, including building features, saves modeling time, Dan Stine, Cadalyst, July 1, 2010

Retrieve Structural Elements - Revit model database, using filtered element collectors, System.Type FamilyInstance, StructuralInstanceUsageFilter, StructuralMaterialTypeFilter, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, July 1, 2010

Clipping of DWG Links

Place Family Instance - using PromptForFamilyInstancePlacement method, opens own transaction, retrieves created elements, using CmdPlaceFamilyInstance, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 29, 2010

Adjusting the Scale of a Weld Symbol  - Family Editing in Revit, going to Family Types, turning on visibility of Tail Note, Weld All Around, Field symbols, adding Tail symbol, Kathryn Poulos, Revit Clinic, June 28, 2010

Intersection Between Elements - no direct API method, AreSolidsCut method, implementation based on FindReferencesByDirection method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 24, 2010

IFC GUID Algorithm in C# - Munich DevLab, Revit 2011, ExportUtils.GetExportId method retrieves GUID representing an element in DWF and IFC export, getting from Revit UniqueID string to .NET GUID, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 21, 2010

Revit 2011 and DB Link for 64 Bit - connecting Revit model to external database, ODBC connection, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, June 24, 2010

Revit Parent Window - ShowDialog method, determining main application window handle, IWin32Window wrapper class implementation, IWin32Window instance as argument, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 25, 2010

Documentation for the Revit Extensions for Revit Structure - clicking Product Enhancements, Extension tool, Kathryn Poulos, Revit Clinic, June 23, 2010

Retrieve MEP Elements and Connectors - GetConnectorElements, MEPModel property, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 23, 2010

Why is This Checkbox Always Disabled? - 2011 release of Revit MEP, control applicable to panels using One Column Panel configuration, checking setting, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Jun 21, 2010

(Drafted) Detail Management - representing details using Revit, 2D drawings, building drafting views, storing assembly codes, efficient system, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Jun 16, 2010

Old School Overlay Magic - 2D overlays in Revit, accessing object property overrides panel, selecting all properties, clicking override button, BIM Troublemaker, Jun 18, 2010

Set Tag Type - Lab2_0_CreateLittleHouse external command in Revit API, automatically tagging element, NewTag method, CmdSetTypeTag, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 18, 2010

Converting Linework: Model Lines to Detail Lines (and Vice Versa) - starting Filled Region in Revit, choosing Paste Aligned, creating 2D Detail Component Family, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, Jun 16, 2010

Export Data to XML - collecting Revit elements of interest, XML formatting functionality, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 15, 2010

Got Mode? - advantages of creation/edit modes in Revit environment, necessity of Cancel, Inside the Factory, Jun 15, 2010

Unpinning - video, unpinning multiple elements one at a time, using Push Pin icon, Edit, Unpin Position, The Revit Kid, Jun 14, 2010

Open Revit OLE Storage - parsing RAC sample file, access to thumbnail image/items, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 14, 2010

ClientId Versus AddInId - ClientId tag renamed AddInId in Revit, ready-built executable for non-programmers, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 11, 2010

The Rendering or Render Appearance Library Previews are Missing or Appear Black - 3 items to check uninstalled material libraries in workstation, Revit 2011, corrupt material library installation, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jun 14, 2010

Controlling Circuit Naming to Match Local Standards - creating panel family using different panel configuration, setting to 1 column/2 columns/circuits down, using 'by phase' circuit naming, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Jun 11, 2010

CADclip - Relocate In Place Family - video, relocating inplace family to different surface in Revit, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, Jun 10, 2010

To Regenerate or Not to Regenerate - determine rotation axis directly in Revit, insertion point, eliminating regeneration, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 10, 2010

View Templates - collection of settings, resetting view in Revit, using Transfer Project Standards, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Jun 10, 2010

DevCamp Session on What's New - SDK samples in Revit 2011 API, sample spreadsheet, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 8, 2010

Elevation Tag Plan Display Components - reflecting elevation view properties in Revit, selecting view pointer, Ryan Duell Revit Clinic, Jun 8, 2010

Autodesk - Revit Services & Support - Revit 2011 Products Crash When Attempting to Replace Material Render Appearance [Technical] - Render Appearance tab, closing Materials dialog, setting quality, Rendered - Draft Quality, Bimboom, Jun 9, 2010

Levels of Detail (Adaptive to Zoom) - using different tessellations of faces/edges at different zoom levels in Autodesk Revit, better visual quality, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Jun 9, 2010

MEP System Creation - without base equipment, base connector, FlowDirectionType.In, creating duct systems, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 9, 2010

Using Design Phase in Your Revit Project - phase created/demolished, phase filters, managing phases, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jun 9, 2010

Limits of Selection - Revit prevents selection of over 16,383 objects, Runaway selection, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Jun 10, 2010

Creating Complex Family Shapes in Revit : Introduction - 3D modeling, examining free LDC, Fillet Arc tool, Finish Revolve, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, Jun 7, 2010

Element Name Parameter Filter Correction - retrieving specific level from Revit model, element name not on ELEM_NAME_PARAM, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 7, 2010

Guide Grids

Highlight Elements

Display Webcam Image on Building Element Face - implementing RevitWebcam, selecting Face on BIM element, handling Idling event, CmdIdling command, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 4, 2010

Grabbing an Internet Webcam Image

Dept. of Subtle - No Edit Family Option

Design Options & Rooms

REVIT Basic Window Family Tutorial - 10 minute CADclip, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, Jun 2, 2010

Pressure Drop Calculation

Worksets, Links & Filters in Revit 2011 - additional flexibility, selecting model categories at once, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jun 2, 2010

Add-In Applications for Multiple Revit Products - add-in visibility mode, IExternalApplication custom applications, single install script, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 1, 2010

Compiling and Running .NET4.0 Revit Commands - enabling .NET4.0, changing runtime lines in Revit.exe.configuration, Bolt Out of the Red, May 31, 2010

Controlling Wall Joins in Revit - stopping plaster faced wall on edge of blockwork wall, 'Disallow Join' function, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, May 31, 2010

Engineering the Future in Autodesk Revit MEP 2011 - customizing panel schedules, managing MEP fixtures, adding flat oval duct, Bimboom, May 31, 2010

Duplicate Legend Component

REVIT Leader with No Text

Large Projects in Revit - Information Compilation - system/network setup, good modeling techniques, BIM TROUBLEMAKER, May 30, 2010

Form Finding with Solar Radiation Analysis - Revit quantifies solar radiation on conceptual building model surfaces, working on mass category, Zach Kron, Buildz, May 30, 2010

Cycling Through Revit Shortcuts - video, WA, 1st character a clue, keeping eyes on status bar, activating shortcut, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 28, 2010

Detailing in Revit - ARCXL

REVIT Structure 2011 Temporary Dimensions - video, adjusting text size, background transparent/opaque, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, May 28, 2010

Are Reflected Ceiling Views Truly Reflected Views? - ceiling views reflected, cut plane location of imaginary mirror, Dwane Lindsey, Revit Archcenter, May 27, 2010

Model Curve Creator - CmdCurtainWallGeom, using Curve method get_Transformed, GetCurveNormal, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 27, 2010

Curtain Wall Geometry - determining curtain wall/panel, instance coordinate transformation, FindReferencesByDirection method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 26, 2010

Overriding Materials for Linked or Imported Files in the Host Revit Project - transferring Revit materials between projects, importing SketchUp models, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 26, 2010

Aligning Hatch Patterns on a Curved Surface - selecting hatch line in elevation/3D view, Move tool, Rotate tool, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, May 24, 2010

A New Setting to Increase Performance - electrical settings dialog, load calculations panel, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, May 25, 2010

Purge Imported Categories - removal by using Manage>Purge Unused, expanding to highlight a group, import instance under Families, The Revit Kid, May 25, 2010

REVIT Reset Level to 3D Extents - turn off view cropping, dragging level's 2D/3D grips, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, May 25, 2010

Model Curve Creator - CmdCurtainWallGeom, using Curve method get_Transformed, GetCurveNormal, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 27, 2010

Add-In Visibility Mode - setting multiple values, using ExternalCommands tags, Visibility Mode enumeration, loose connector utility, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 24, 2010

Got Bump - adding bump maps, creating new custom materials, Steven Campbell, Do U Revit?, May 24, 2010

Revit Has Totally Changed My Deliverable - duplicating 3D view, isolating objects required with temporary hide/isolate tool, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, May 22, 2010

Determine Sheet Size - iterates over document TitleBlocks collection, retrieves title block, view sheet instances, sample source code, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 21, 2010

Mind Control and Revit - Revit Technology Conference, Emotiv, combination of software/electrodes, receives impulses from headset to provide information about brain activity, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 21, 2010

Parameter Access and Scheduling - doable via Revit API plus standard shared parameter user interface features, creating and extracting parameter data through API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 22, 2010

Worksharing Log File Tips - .SLOG extension, element borrowing, setting workset editable, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 20, 2010

Pre-, Post- and Pick Select - accessing revision data in a Revit model, code for GetSingleSelectedElementOrPrompt, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 13, 2010

Numbering Stuff  - using extensions for Revit in automatic numbering, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 12, 2010

On Type and Instance - Revit concept preventing or allowing change of element position, understanding Curtain Wall, Inside the Factory, May 12, 2010

Revit Architecture 2011 View Controls Enhancements - new visual styles, solar study and rendering, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 10, 2010

Revit Model Review for Modeling and Energy Standards - creating and running a check in the Model Review tool, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, May 10, 2010

Pipe to Conduit Converter - support for conduits, cable trays and panel schedules in Revit MEP 2011, Revit API split into two separate assemblies, implementing the Execute method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 7, 2010

Where to Find the Render Tool in Revit 2010 and 2011 - setting up a view for rendering in Revit, Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, May 7, 2010

6 Common Questions about Installing Content - The Revit Clinic - configuring deployment and setting content folder to the network location, steps to creating a portable deployment that includes all the content, Bimboom BlogSpot, May 8, 2010

Get Type ID and Preview Image - extracting image of an ElementType, command mainline code from the Execute method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 6, 2010

Detail Curve Must Indeed Lie in Plane - obtaining plane equation of the current view, using 'NewDetailCurve' method in Revit 2011, projection of points onto a plane, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 5, 2010

Revit Section Line Disappear in Large Scales - graphics parameters category, changing value of 'hide at scales coarser than' parameter, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 5, 2010

AutoJoinElements - elements in Revit document automatically joining their neighbors, Regeneration Automatic mode in auto-joining, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 4, 2010

Revit MEP Now - Revit MEP 2011 reached tipping point, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 4, 2010

Family Editor - Use a Default Type - testing parameters in-canvas, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 3, 2010

Detail Curve Must Be in Plane - projecting the curve onto the plane before drawing a detail line, working with tessellation points, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 3, 2010

Filter for Views and the IsTemplate Predicate - retrieving views in Revit 2011, accessing elements by creating FilteredElementCollector, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 30, 2010

Add-In Manifest and Guidize - improved add-in registration facility with Revit 2011, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 29, 2010

REVIT 2011 Stepped Footing Family CADclip   - Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, Apr 27, 2010

Managing Design Option in Revit - several variations of design can be stored with Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Apr 28, 2010

XYZ Immutable - XYZ coordinate value properties are now unchangeable but new XYZ instance with desired coordinates can be coded instead, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 15, 2010

Public Revit 2011 SDK Posting - last-minute changes include refactored document properties related to transactions, Document.IsReadOnly, Document.IsModifiable, FamilyHostingBehavior, improved FamilyInstance.Host property, The Building Coder, Jeremy Tammik, Apr 14, 2010

Synchronous API Calls and Idling - Arnost Lobel discusses dangers, possibilities of working asynchronously with the Revit API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 27, 2010

Idling Event - opens up completely new possibilities for applications to interact with Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 26, 2010

Revit 2011 Shared Parameters Converter Extension - convert family parameters to shared parameters, add shared parameters to family files, 5 conversion rules, Revit Clinic, Apr 23, 2010

Plug-In Migration Steps - steps to migrate Revit 2010 code to Revit 2011, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 22, 2010

Connecting Conduit to a Surface in Revit MEP 2011, Pt 1 - connecting conduit to surface connector on  panel, Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Apr 20, 2010

Manual Regeneration Option Danger - setting the Revit 2011 regeneration option to manual very risky, behavior different from Revit 2010, safer to use automatic, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 19, 2010

Upgrading Your Custom Revit MEP Library from 2010 to 2011 Format - running multiple versions of Revit MEP, Revit Libraries on servers, launching utility from library directory, Scott Brisk, Revit MEP, Apr 19, 2010

Copy/Monitor of Lighting Fixtures, Plumbing Fixtures - demonstration of key functionalities in Revit MEP 2011, connect to architecturally placed components, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Apr 19, 2010

Using Conduit, Cable Tray, and Oval Duct in Upgraded Projects - method to use Transfer Project Standards, project based on the Systems-Default.rte 2011 template, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Apr 16, 2010

Revit2011 Transaction Performance  - complicated updaters and the DocumentChanged event performance testing, transaction and regeneration issues, test on transactions, Guy, Bolt out of the Red, Apr 17, 2010

Retrieving Newly Created Elements in Revit 2011 - retrieving sequential entries from the Revit element collection, Revit 2011 API filtered element collector mechanism, use of the 'Document.Mirror' method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 16, 2010

Moving Conduit Connected to a Panel with a Surface Connector in Revit MEP 2011, Pt 2- editing position of conduit that is surface connected to a panel, Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Apr 20, 2010

Creating Multiple Conduit Connectors on a Panel Surface, Pt 3  - new connector options, surface connectors, defining multiple connectors on surface, more, Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Apr 21, 2010

Creating a Demand Factor - custom demand factor for arc welders in Revit MTP 2011, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Apr 20, 2010

Revit 2011 Graphics Q&A - hardware acceleration disabled for remote desktop clients, driver downloads, updating drivers, ambient occlusion, more, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Apr 20, 2010

Inconsistent Units - error given by Revit caused by units input into material area field, which must be removed, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Apr 19, 2010

Failure API - Revit 2011 API lets add-in react to and suppress failures, define new failures, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 23, 2010

Revit Basics: Control the Level of Detail of a View - seeing all layers, CAD Addict, Mar 28, 2010

Revit Basics: Hide and Unhide Objects - hiding wall to see imported linework below, CAD Addict, Mar 28, 2010

Let's Stick Together: IPD Collaboration Between Disciplines exclusive - shared coordinates in Revit, linking, exporting project files, managing visibility graphics, interference checking for finding conflicts, Veronica Lamb, Autodesk University 2009

Sort Order, Referencing Sheet Parameters & Dependent Views - format for sorting alphanumeric sheet numbers in Revit, general referencing sheet behavior, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Mar 22, 2010

Parametric Room Size Label - nesting annotative family in Revit model family, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Mar 22, 2010

Duplicate Mark Values - Revit tip, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 22, 2010

Creating Vinyl Siding Wall - creating reveal profile, applying wall reveal in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Mar 18, 2010

Object Relationships in VB - removing explicit import statements from code, adding global namespace importing requests to Revit project settings, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 17, 2010

Revit MEP Elements Deleted after Linked Arch is Updated - using 'select by ID' tool to find elements, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Mar 18, 2010

Plan Regions Wall Cleanups and Large Coordinates - remove object creating large coordinates from Revit project, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Mar 17, 2010

Revit - Multi-line Workaround for Generic Annotations video or audio - Michael McCune, designreform, Mar 16, 2010

Revit - Using Display Settings From a Linked File video or audio - passing through view-specific elements from linked into host file, Federico Negro, designreform, Mar 12, 2010

Conceptual Mass Forms & Reference Lines video or audio - deleting form while maintaining original lines in Revit, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Mar 11, 2010

Automatic Transfer Switches - modifying Revit family to incorporate automatic transfer switch into electrical distribution model, Martin Schmid, Inside the System, Mar 2, 2010

Floors and Plan Regions and View Range - objects intersecting plan region, floors regardless of plan regions in Revit, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Mar 10, 2010

Who Knew? Setting Electrical Wire Appearances in Revit MEP 2010 - quick solution-override graphics in view by element, creating new wire type, visibility/graphics filter to standardize room-to-room wire display, Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Mar 2, 2010

Who Knew? Yet One More Tip for Using Revit MEP Filters - adjusting line weight of individual duct, Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Mar 8, 2010

Pesky Beams - editing reference level to make analytical model detect correct location of beam in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Mar 10, 2010

10 Revit.ini Customizations - Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Mar 9, 2010

Object Relationships - determine generic objects relationships in building model, display results in tree view in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 8, 2010

Tagging Electrical Devices with Multiple Circuits - place wires on each circuit, then tag wires in Revit, Jeremy Smith, The Revit Clinic, Mar 7, 2010

Creating Line Based Cabinet - using nested family, array, formula in parameters, creating number of array parameter in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Mar 7, 2010

Getting Member Cuts to Persist Through Copying/Mirroring/Arraying - using cut geometry tool in Revit, Kathryn Poulos, The Revit Clinic, Mar 4, 2010

10 Revit Family Tips - flipping curtain wall door family in curtain wall, saving Revit family template file, copy geometry between family files, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Mar 3, 2010

Revit - Pattern Based Curtain Panel Family video or audio - creating reference points on each point within panel, David Fano, designreform, Mar 2, 2010

Section Head Family Insertion - Revit tip, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Mar 1, 2010

Revit Family Exercise: Creating Brick Soldiers - modifying window opening, creating window frame, window panel, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Feb 28, 2010

Shape Editing - basic steps for creating mansard in Revit, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Feb 26, 2010

How to Control the Fillet in Revit Modeling - Nicolas Mangon, BIM and Beam, Feb 27, 2010

Operable Overhead Door Family video or audio - converting Revit overhead door, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Feb 27, 2010

Point Color in Revit 2010 - changing point color to distinguish from reference lines color, David Light, Revit, Feb 23, 2010

Texture Data UV Coordinates and FBX - using FBX file format to obtain UV information in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 23, 2010

5 Curtain Wall Tips - tips on curtain grid type association, curtain walls in legend views, curtain grid lines constrained to project grid lines in Revit, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Feb 24, 2010

Revit Residential Model Demonstration video or audio - Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Feb 21, 2010

Revit MEP Error: Invalid Duct Fitting K-Factor Database - workaround is to run Revit MEP as administrator, Jeremy Smith, The Revit Clinic, Feb 18, 2010

Add Sheet Counter to Revit Title Block video or audio - introduction to title block family, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Feb 18, 2010

RAC 2010 - The New Curtain System by Lines - creating new in-place mass form, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Feb 16, 2010

Unable to Modify Connection Symbols in Revit Structure -  load mentioned families into Revit Structure project, Kathryn Poulos, The Revit Clinic, Feb 15, 2010

GetPolygon Extension Methods - using Revit SDK sample RoofsRooms, ClosedShell property on Room class, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 15, 2010

Lost in Space: Finding Stuff You Can't See exclusive video or audio - finding missing objects, common reasons why elements appear to disappear in Revit Architecture, Chris Needham, Autodesk University 2009

Autodesk Revit Collaboration: Shared Coordinates for Projects Big and Small exclusive video or audio - concepts, best practices of shared coordinates, linking models to CAD files, acquiring, publishing coordinate data, Steve Stafford, Autodesk University 2009

Revit Stepped Footing Tutorial video or audio - using in-place family in Revit, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Feb 10, 2010

Revit Live Editing Tutorials video or audio - converting house with garage to house with front porch, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Feb 9, 2010

Anchor Symbol & Equality Constraints video or audio - applying dimensional parameter to string in Revit, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Feb 9, 2010

Splines & Creating Forms video or audio - creating single spline, 3D spline by 3D points in Revit, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Feb 8, 2010

Nested Family Instance - checking if family instance in Revit project file is nested inside another, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 8, 2010

Spring is in the Air - creating round, elliptical spring model in Revit, BIM Troublemaker, Feb 6, 2010

Retrieving Column and Stair Geometry - Revit tutorial, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 6, 2010

Using Parametric Curves to Drive Surface Geometry video or audio - embedding 'type' parameters in Revit model, BIM Troublemaker, Jan 26, 2010

Creating a Dimension Label - executing CmdNewDimensionLabel external command in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 4, 2010

Structural Trusses with Extensions - creating structural truss families in Revit, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit?, Jan 27, 2010

Raising the Roof: Creating Roofs in Autodesk Revit exclusive video or audio - understanding properties of roofs, creating roof system families, modeling roofs by footprint, creating roofs by extrusion, David Cohn, Autodesk University 2009

Solving Common Autodesk Revit Architecture Problems exclusive video or audio - troubleshooting view by examining views, phases, phase filters, understanding corrupt file error messages, memory usage within Revit, Harlan Brumm, Autodesk University 2009

Integrated Architecture and Interior Design Documentation with Autodesk Revit exclusive video or audio - best practices for sharing, working, and documenting the model, topics include linking, worksets/worksharing, grouping, materials, interiors modeling, scheduling, Scott Brown, Autodesk University 2009

From Programming to Presentation: Planning with Autodesk Revit Architecture exclusive video or audio - creating master plan presentations, design options to manage multiple concepts, advanced schedules, parameters, calculated values for programming verification, Jay Zallan, Autodesk University 2009

Revit Wood Framing Walls Extension video or audio - Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Jan 29, 2010

Revit Sketching Tricks - Closed Polygon - picking reference, selecting chain of walls, editing, modifying lines, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Feb 2, 2010

Autodesk Revit Architecture: Attention to Detail exclusive video or audio - creating detail views as callouts, modifying display of model components in detail view, embellishing detail with 2D parametric detail components, Matthew Dillon, Autodesk University 2009

Good Autodesk Revit Project Templates: Keys to Efficiency exclusive video or audio - developing solid project template, Robert Manna, Autodesk University 2009

Autodesk Revit Architecture Tips and Tricks exclusive video or audio - creating 3D sectional cutaway, using filters, graphical overrides, understanding revision tracking, Paul Aubin, Autodesk University 2009

Placing Wall and Material Tag - adding tags to Revit walls using tag by category, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Feb 1, 2010

Way Smoother Parametric Helix Tool - drawing helix, hosting profiles on it, making forms in Revit 2010, Zach Kron, Buildz, Jan 30, 2010

Get Your Families Connected with Revit MEP 2010 - adding connectors, linking connector properties, using connectors in projects, Shawn Zirbes of Integrated Content Solutions, AECbytes, Jan 28, 2010

A Tip About Windows Schedule Cost Field - creating fields for cost per unit, total cost in Revit, David Kalimah, Bad Revit!, Jan 26, 2010

Spot Elevation Creation on Top of Beam - using FindView, FindTopMostReference, NewSpotElevation methods in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 28, 2010

Wall-Based families and the Elevation Instance Property - Revit tutorial, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Jan 28, 2010

Revit Good Bubble Bad Bubble

Autodesk Revit for Project Managers

Revit Inside: Autodesk Revit Architecture for the Interior Designer

Customers are From Venus and Manufacturers are From Mars: Connecting the Dots with Content

Chaos: Multidiscipline, Multi-Firm, Multi-Location Autodesk Revit Projects exclusive video or audio - real examples of large-scale project setup, implementation, applying techniques on managing complex Revit projects, Elizabeth Raycroft, Autodesk University 2009

From Existing and Beyond with Design Options and Phases exclusive video or audio - defining, setting up phases, documenting revisions in Autodesk Revit,  Mike Massey, Autodesk University 2009

Green Renovations with Autodesk Revit Architecture exclusive video or audio - modeling existing conditions quickly, leveraging file types like DWG, Point Clouds, managing, tracking phases, Marie Fisher, Autodesk University 2009

Saving Families From a Project - using menu, project browser, family editor to save existing Revit family, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 26, 2010

Extra Transaction Required - adding transaction to change values of Z direction justification, vertical projection properties in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 26, 2010

Creating Supplemental Drawings in Revit - 'Freeze Drawings' extension, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Jan 22, 2010

Insert Face-Hosted Sprinkler - specific overload of NewFamilyInstance method in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 22, 2010

How to Make a Smooth Helix video or audio - making rig with controlled vertical offset, rotation, Zach Kron, Buildz, Jan 22, 2010

Who Knew? Resetting the Revit 2010 Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar - Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Jan 24, 2010

Adding Cost and Currency to Revit Schedules video or audio - creating intermittent variable translating volume unit to real number units, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Jan 21, 2010

Retrieving Project Parameters - using Document.ParameterBindings property in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 20, 2010

Hidden Linework Disappears When You Change Disciplines - displaying hidden foundations in coordination discipline in Revit, Kathryn Poulos, The Revit Clinic, Jan 21, 2010

Group Revit Schedule Headers video or audio - editing header information in Revit schedules, grouping/ungrouping columns, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Jan 18, 2010

Defining Material Parameters as Instance Properties - creating instance parameters, material definition, applying parameters to objects in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 18, 2010

Large Team Project Work Flows in Autodesk Revit: Autodesk Consulting exclusive video or audio - large team, extended team workflow processes outlined, multi-firm, multidiscipline workflow, Charlie Busa, Autodesk University 2009

Project Structure and Following Process in the Revit Platform - coordinating on project should be easy, breaking down at identical levels, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Jan 14, 2010

Mapping Parameters in Schedules - creating shared parameter matching required element parameter, Nader Bakhoum, Revitism4MEP, Jan 14, 2010

Model and Detail Curve Color - changing detail arc line color by changing color of detail curve category's line style in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 14, 2010

Dept. of Subtle - Copy Option Checked or Unchecked video or audio - using CTRL key with offset tool in Revit, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 7, 2010

Detailing in Autodesk Revit Architecture exclusive video or audio - learning hybrid detailing process, creating powerful, fully coordinated details in projects, learning about filled, masking regions, repeating details, edit cut profiles, Paul Aubin, Autodesk University 2009

Autodesk Revit for Conceptual Floor Plans exclusive video or audio - importance of good template, modifying families to meet designer's aesthetic, manipulation of color fills, creation of meaningful schedules, Jim Balding, Autodesk University 2009

Autodesk Revit: A BIM Manager's Guide to Revit-alizing Your Office exclusive video or audio - creating office standard template, customizing network deployment for x86, x64 clients, synchronizing custom content, updating templates for mobile users, Nauman Mysorewala, Autodesk University 2009

Import LandXML Surface - parsing LandXML file, generating topography surface in Revit database from its data, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 12, 2010

Better Decisions, Better Buildings, Early Energy Analysis exclusive video or audio - understanding which Autodesk tool works during which phase of design process, import building model from Revit into Ecotect, 3 tools in Ecotect for biggest impact, David Haynes, Autodesk University 2009

Flagship BIM Case Study: Designing and Building the New CENTCOM HQ exclusive video or audio - comparing 2D traditional design with BIM-based approach, realizing benefits, challenges of moving to BIM in federal government, understanding BIM in relation to LEED, collaboration, ATFP, security concerns, Patrick Suermann, Autodesk University 2009

Autodesk Revit for Urban Design exclusive video or audio - creating, scheduling districts, plots with area plans, building masses, paramatizing building masses with relevant urban design data, Lee Miller, Autodesk University 2009

Creating Railing Definition - creating railing profiles, baluster panel, baluster post, railing assembly in Revit Family, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 11, 2010

Where is the Revit Shortcut List? - in KeyboardShortcuts.txt file in Revit 2010, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 12, 2010

Revit Solid Filled Walls for Presentation Drawings - creating presentation view, using solid fill pattern, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, Dec 28, 2009

Revit Parametric House Magic video or audio - creating conceptual massing object loaded into project, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Jan 5, 2010

Revit MEP Quick Panel Schedule Tip: How to Add Empty Rows for Future Breakers - Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Jan 10, 2010

Save Options - exploring 'file save' option in Revit 2010, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Jan 7, 2010

All in the Family: Creating Parametric Parts in Autodesk Revit Architecture exclusive video or audio - describing family creation process, effectively using parameters to control model geometry, using shared parameters, Matthew Dillon, Autodesk University 2009

Multi-Discipline Project Coordination with Autodesk Revit exclusive video or audio - linking/importing CAD, Revit files, monitoring differences between models, controlling graphics of linked information in host model, Jim Stoneberger, Autodesk University 2009

Using Autodesk Revit and 3ds Max Design for Daylighting exclusive video or audio - concepts, practices behind sustainable design, performing quick, accurate daylighting iterations, documenting studies for LEED Credit EQ-8, Eddy Krygiel, Autodesk University 2009

Back to the Grind - January Tips - tag for bottom of pipe elevation, grouping disconnected pipe elements, adding subcategories for extended visibility graphics control in Revit MEP, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Jan 4, 2010

'This is So Not in the Book' About Revit Architecture exclusive video or audio - developing custom views, creating view templates, family tips, reusing project information, template reviews ideas, Donnia Tabor-Hanson, Autodesk University 2009

Finding Your Way Around Shared Coordinates exclusive video or audio - orienting site model to true north, acquiring, publishing, reporting shared coordinates, linking files into Revit, Teresa Martin, Autodesk University 2009

Using Reference Plane in 3D Revit Families - creating profile, baluster panel, changing truss size, angle, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Jan 4, 2010

Modifying a Family Shared Parameter 'Group Parameter Under' in a Project - Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Dec 30, 2009

Challenges with Revit 2010 Massing Environment !! - workaround uses sketch mode in Revit 2010, David Light, Revit, Dec 22, 2009

Doug's Quick Tips - framing around images in AutoCAD, multiple cleanup groups to assist with wall cleanups in ACA, Douglas Bowers of AIA, AU Online, Dec 13, 2009

Coordinating in the BIM Workflow - coordinating models properly, exporting 2D information from Revit, Dan Bayer, AU Online, Dec 13, 2009

Creating a Simple Table Family - creating table top, bottom in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 22, 2009

Insanely Great Stairs and Railings with Autodesk Revit exclusive video or audio  - best practices for stairs, railings, compelling in-the-box techniques, exceptions to rules of stairs, railings, Phil Read, Autodesk University 2009

LEED-ing Your Project Into the Green Revolution: Achieving EQc 8.1 with Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 and Energy Analysis Software exclusive video or audio  - creating schedules to calculate glazing factors, preparing model for export to gbXML, calculating footcandle levels in regularly occupied rooms, Nick Bower, Autodesk University 2009

Conceptual Design in Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 exclusive video or audio  - various form-making, editing techniques using new conceptual design tools, using parametric relationships to precisely drive building form, David Fano, Autodesk University 2009

Not Your Dad's CAD: Phasing and Design Options in Autodesk Revit exclusive video or audio  - dealing with issues of multiple phases of work, using phasing/demo tools effectively for design & construction uses, Beau Turner, Autodesk University 2009

RME - Duct Center Lines in Hidden Visibility video or audio - getting round ducts to display their centerlines in Revit, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Dec 18, 2009

Project Location Dialog & Disable Shared Positioning - Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Dec 18, 2009

Revit Tip for Making 3D Views of Individual Levels - Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Dec 20, 2009

Disrespectful Column Lines - reset offending column to crop or to 3D extents in Revit MEP, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Dec 17, 2009

Don't Go Half Way Using Revit MEP - Creating Systems is a Must - connecting multiple plumbing fixtures to each other with pipe under default system name, Scott Brisk, Revit MEP, Dec 16, 2009

Custom Ribbon Tab - using undocumented .NET assemblies to access Revit ribbon, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 16, 2009

Custom Stairs and Railings in Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 exclusive video or audio - creating families for posts, balusters, panels, railings, stair nosings, learning to design winding, spiral staircases, Eric Wing, Autodesk University 2009

Collaborating Across Disciplines with Autodesk Revit Architecture, MEP, and Structure exclusive video or audio - sharing coordinate systems, positioning information, linking project files, managing those links, control visibility/graphics of linked projects, David Cohn, Autodesk University 2009

Autodesk Revit Architecture for AutoCAD Architecture Geeks exclusive video or audio - describing benefits, concerns of single building model environment, functionality of worksharing, worksets, describing how details, construction documents are generated in Revit, Matthew Dillon, Autodesk University 2009

Conceptual Modeling Tips with Joe K - making 'boomerang' ceiling in Revit, Joe Kendsersky of Autodesk, Buildz, Dec 15, 2009

Walls on 2 Different Levels Joined? - resetting association when including walls at varying levels in same selection in Revit, Ryan Duell, The Revit Clinic, Dec 15, 2009

Linking Revit MEP Models Into Revit Architecture - create 3D view, set discipline to coordination, set display setting, David Light, HOK BIM Solutions, Dec 15, 2009

Creating Profile Parameters - creating parameters, family types, 3D Revit family, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 15, 2009

Revit Calculating Standard Roof Slopes by Formula - constraining reference lines to create down stream roof slope parameters, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Dec 14, 2009

Creating Profile Family - choosing family template, drawing profile, using profile for wall sweep in Revit, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 11, 2009

Planar Panels: 2 Ways to Get Flat - making flat curtain panels using massing tool set in Revit 2010, Zach Kron, Buildz, Dec 14, 2009

Exploded Axons - create base view, isolate elements, create viewport type, assemble views on sheet in Revit, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Dec 4, 2009

Revit Parametric Garage Magic video or audio - loading single parametric massing family into project, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Dec 9, 2009

Adding Parameters and Custom Tags to MEP Families - adding parameters to default data outlet in Revit MEP 2010, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, Dec 7, 2009

Modify the DWF Export Filename - export DWF file to temp folder, then copy, rename file to desired destination folder, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 9, 2009

Placing Curtain Wall - using exterior glazing, storefront curtain wall types in Revit, defining grids, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Dec 7, 2009

Missing Rotation Symbols - turn on active workset display to view rotation symbol in Revit, Kathryn Poulos, The Revit Clinic, Dec 7, 2009

Structure or Standards? Do Both! exclusive video or audio - basics of controlling model look, handle special conditions in Revit, learning about line weights, patterns, object styles, David Harrington, Autodesk University 2008

Create and Manage Your Revit Structure Contents and Library exclusive video or audio - creating library parts to suit specific task in project environment, organizing library development, understanding time constraint, benefits of it, Damien Legrand, Autodesk University 2008

Analysis and Design of Structures Using Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis 2009<