Revit TotD – 6.24.09: Project Elevation vs. Actual Elevation
Yeah, I know you’ve been there. Your boss asked you to make the elevations on a certain sheet show the actual elevation above sea level. You tried to move all the levels up 600′ and EVERYTHING B0RKED!!! If you haven’t been there you will eventually, well maybe not if you read this because you’ll know […]
Revit TotD – 6.15.09: Phases and your views!
Oh hi there! Guess you keep coming back for something. Hopefully for things like this! Today I am going to show you why you keep having to change the phase of the objects that you are creating and even better how to make your objects automagically be listed under the correct phase. In the view […]
Revit TotD – 6.11.09: Curtain Walls.5 | Advanced Curtain Wall Types
OK, so those of you that are here that really know your stuff may start thinking that this isn’t really advanced. You’re right, but looking back, we started with navigating a freaking curtain wall… this is pretty advanced for those people that are just delving into Revit’s curtain walls; and you guys are doing great […]
Revit TotD – 6.10.09: Curtain Walls.4 | Curtain Wall Doors
OK, so by now, if you’re an architect, you’re probably saying “Will you please stop calling it a curtain wall?!?” No, I will not. Not because I don’t know that it’s not technically a curtain wall, but because unfortunately curtain wall is what Autodesk decided to call it. So just know, when I say curtain […]
Revit TotD – 6.9.09: Curtain Walls.3 | The Curtain Panel
You probably wouldn’t believe me when I told you how many requests I get about how to add doors into curtain walls. Or maybe you’re one of the many that have struggled with this and would in fact believe me with how many requests I get! Whichever boat you float in, I’m glad you stopped […]
Revit Totd – 6.8.09: Curtain Walls.2 | “WHY CAN’T I MOVE GRIDS!??!?”
Heh… I have to laugh at this one. Here in lies a tip that essentially is the answer for probably 80% of the problems that people have when working with Revit. This one in particular I see in about 30% of the questions regarding Curtain Walls; “Why can I move the grids in my curtain […]
Revit TotD – 6.5.09: Curtain Wall Series.1 | Navigating the waters.
So this is a first, right? Maybe the sign of things to come? I’m doing a series! Like many of my Tip of the Days, this is the answer to many people that get frustrated from trying to work with Curtain Walls. This is understandable, as navigating anything consisting of many components can be cumbersome, […]
Revit TotD – 5.27.09: A little Linking never hurt no one.
I’m not sure if this has ever happened to anyone else, but it used to happen to me quite a bit. I would receive a model from a consultant and would link it into my project and would need to start adding things just to see if they fit, how they worked with the rest […]
Revit TotD – 5.11.09: A little preview…
No really, that’s what I’m going to show you how to do! You didn’t think I was going to like… show you a preview of your life or something did you?… I’m not quite that good, yet. Anyhow, you know those little thumbnails that Revit generates of your project? Ever pay any attention to […]
Revit TotD – 4.9.09: Double shot! Google Earth Topos and Door Schedules
OK, so if you didn’t know already, I am a student.¬† Earlier this week I had a huge project deadline in studio so I wasn’t able to get any tips up.¬† Now I’m going to make up for that with a double shot of tips!¬† These are some pretty good tips here, so pay attention […]