Something long time Revit users have asked for many times. The ability to set alternate rows to display a contrasting color in a schedule. It makes our drawings easier to read and gives more of a - that is a good looking drawing feel. There are some limits however, stripe rows does not apply to panel schedules or graphical schedules. But striped rows are presented in a sheet … [Read more...] about Stripe Rows in a Schedule – New to Revit 2021
Just because you work from a home office, does not mean you have to be anything less than world class, with anything that is produced. A building designer with Revit can produce incredible renders with a contest on freelancer.com. But you must have the right method to succeed. With this video I show you my method. It works! A sample when using this method. … [Read more...] about Home Office Hack – Really good looking renders – How to.
By David This was a nice way to start off my New Year. Let's say you have a water closet. The interior elevation mark fits fine in a 1/2" scale enlarged plan, but on a 1/4" plan the mark obscures the room. So, on the 1/4" plan, you move the interior elevation mark outside of the room and use a simple leader to indicate that that mark references that … [Read more...] about Independence for Elevation Marks Everywhere
By David BasicsTypes of Schedules: Schedule/Quantities Schedules: Schedule placed (and modeled in-place) familiesGraphic Column Schedules: A graphical schedule of structural columnsMaterial Takeoff Schedules: Schedule materials in the projectNote Block Schedules: Schedule placed instances of a generic annotation familySheet List … [Read more...] about Schedules Basics & Tips
Basics In the Family Editor you can Array a geometry or nested family (ex. linear or radial)Always group and associate to assign an integer parameter for the arrayMove to 2nd or Last depending on how you will dimension and calculate the ArrayAfter an array, select an instance of the new group and then the array "dimension"Assign a "Label" in the options bar to … [Read more...] about Family Array Basics & Tips
Problem: Revit 'Roof: Gutter' tool only works on horizontal edges. How do I model a gutter on a sloping roof edge? For example a skillion roof with a 45 degree edge. Applies to: Revit 2014. but probably applies to all previous versions too. Solution: Use 'Model In-Place' with a sweep and use "Pick 3D Edges". Step-by-step guide: Step 1: Model your roof, in this example a … [Read more...] about How to model a gutter on a sloping roof edge – Revit