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Do's and Don'ts for Network License Files Do's and Don'ts for Network License Files
By Bryce Ochoa, KETIV KETIV offers some tips on consolidating Autodesk Network Licenses, including how to edit your license files.
Ever Had this Problem with the Project Browser in Revit? Ever Had this Problem with the Project Browser in Revit?
By Nicholas Bowley, IMAGINiT Technologies You cut a section, make a 3D view, create a plan view in Revit and cannot find it. Nicholas Bowley, IMAGINiT Technologies explains how to solve this.
It's Time to Gear Up for Modeling with Work Planes It's Time to Gear Up for Modeling with Work Planes
By Michael Anonuevo Any element modeled in Revit requires a work plane. Michael Anonuevo takes an in depth look at work planes in this Revit series.
What Are the Different Types of Worksets in Revit? What Are the Different Types of Worksets in Revit?
By ASCENT The ASCENT team covers the main user created worksets, along with View, Family, and Project Standards worksets.
Revealing Hidden Lines in Revit Revealing Hidden Lines in Revit
By Alice Craig, Hagerman & Company This tip by Alice Craig focuses on displaying hidden lines by adjusting the view properties for the current view in the Properties palette.
Displaying Ceiling-based Families in Plan Views Displaying Ceiling-based Families in Plan Views
By Bill Knittle, Synergis EDS Bill Knittle of Synergis EDS explains what to do when ceiling-based families don't display in floor plan views in Revit.
Revit or FormIt for Massing?
By Jim Cowan, Ideate Solutions Revit and FormIt each have strengths and weaknesses when it comes to Massing. Ideate highlights the differences and how you can use them together.
How to Set Up a Hub for Your Collaboration for Revit Seats How to Set Up a Hub for Your Collaboration for Revit Seats
By Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies After you have purchased your Autodesk Collaboration for Revit the next steps that you take are very crucial in your success.
Tips on Splitting Views on Multiple Sheets in Revit Tips on Splitting Views on Multiple Sheets in Revit
By Ieva Januleviciute, AGACAD Architect & BIM Application Engineer It's useful to know a few tricks on splitting sheets in Revit, making it a lot easier, faster and smoother. So what is the best way? AGACAD tells you.
Working on a Revit Project with Autodesk Vault Working on a Revit Project with Autodesk Vault
By Nicholas Bowley, IMAGINiT Building Solutions When working in Vault do not use Open from Vault to open your project. Each time you Sync to Central, the project will be Vaulted. Learn more.
The Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, Snaps in Revit The Ribbon, Quick Access Toolbar, Snaps in Revit
By Michael Anonuevo, Little Details Count Michael Anonuevo walks users through some tools and shortcuts that will make them work more efficiently in Revit.
Improved Text Export to DWG in Revit 2017
By Katrina Rodriguez, Ideate Solutions Who doesn't want reduce manual editing time? Check out these time saving enhancements to the Revit text editor when exporting from RVT to DWG.
Ways to Create Schedules with Element Views in Revit
By Ieva Januleviciute, Architect & BIM Application Engineer, AGACAD A few ways to create schedules with element views in Revit, including using AGACAD's Dynamic Legend tool.
Classifying Revit Familes Classifying Revit Familes
By Michael Anonuevo, Little Details Count Michael Anonuevo offers a detailed run-down of the Revit Family Editor user interface.
Dismissing the Revit 2017 Update Notice Dismissing the Revit 2017 Update Notice
By Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Getting an update message for Revit 2017 after you have already updated? Here's a quick and easy fix.
Using Grips in Plant 3D
By Rick France, Hagerman & Co. Grips in Plant 3D are made easy with help from this video from Hagerman & Co. Use them to improve efficiency and accuracy with your drawings.
How to Find Missing Revit Mullions How to Find Missing Revit Mullions
By Ron Palma, Ideate Sometimes the smallest fixes in Revit aren't always the easiest to identify. Ideate's Ron Palma works through finding missing Revit Mullions.
The Methodical Creation of Revit Families The Methodical Creation of Revit Families
By Michael Anonuevo, Little Details Count There are three different family types in Autodesk Revit. Learn how to create and manage them from Michael Anonuevo.
Smart Sprinklers Allows Safety Systems Placed Via Revit Smart Sprinklers Allows Safety Systems Placed Via Revit
By Jokubas Vaisvila, AGA CAD AGA CAD teaches how to place wet and dry fire safety systems within a Revit Model using their Smart Sprinklers solution.
Explore and Choose Worksets from Revit Explore and Choose Worksets from Revit
By Jordan Mussett, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Need help choosing the workset from your linked files? Revit has a new option to do so. Here is how to use it to your advantage.
Fixing Type Catalog Issues Fixing Type Catalog Issues
By Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd Having trouble with the Type Catalog in Revit not working? Steve Stafford of Revit OpEd explains a quick and easy fix.
Track Building Energy Offset with Insight 360 Track Building Energy Offset with Insight 360
By Autodesk Solar Analysis, when combined with Insight 360, can calculate building energy information, including how much is offset by PV solar panels.
Install Error While Deploying Revit 2016 BDS Install Error While Deploying Revit 2016 BDS
By Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies An error sometimes occurs with when installing both Premium and Ultimate versions of Building Design Suites 2015 and 2016. Here is a quick fix.
Render Models in Revit from Other Software Libraries Render Models in Revit from Other Software Libraries
By Andrius Bialyj, AGA CAD Many pre-made renders for extreme details are not suitable for Revit. Read about how to get good results from free model libraries online.
Should Rooms be Part of Groups in Revit? Should Rooms be Part of Groups in Revit?
By Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd This tip from Steve Stafford of Revit OpEd offers some discrepancy with his readers in regards to whether or not rooms should be included in groups.