Revit TotD – 4.6.09: Roof Eave Offsets
Oh, hi thar!¬† Thanks for coming back.¬† I hope everyone had a better weekend than I did.¬† School… that should be all I have to say.¬† Anyhow, onto roof eaves! This is one of those things that is a result of people not knowing where to look for the properies they need to get the […]
Revit TotD – 4.3.09: Transfer Project Standards
Hello again!¬† Today’s TotD is a nice short one.¬† It’s a good one that a lot of people don’t know about till they get tired of copying things from one project to another.¬† Good news; There is a very simple way to do it!!! Here is a short little video (NOW WITH NARRATION!!!) that explains […]
Revit TotD – 4.1.09: Keyboard Shortcuts that come in Handy
In a previous TotD I mentioned the path to the keyboard shortcuts text file that will allow you to change or add some keyboard shortcuts that may help you speed up some of those repetitive tasks. I have setup my own keyboard shortcuts based on commands that I found myself spending MANY mouse clicks doing […]
Revit TotD – 3.31.09: Louvered Curtain Panels
This is an issue that I have run across before.¬† People have asked for¬† a curtain panel with parametric louvers.¬† Well, the closest I can get is a semi parametric louver panel and there are a couple of ways to accomplish this.¬† FYI, this is more of a lesson than a tip… kinda halfway between.¬† […]
Revit TotD – 3.30.09: French Curve snaps!
Welcome back to Revit TotD!¬† Hope everyone had a great weekend, and is looking forward to yet another Revit Tip of the Day! As usual, today’s tip is courtesy of that AHA! moment where I think that I’m taking something for granted that may not be known by some.¬† That is what a tip of […]
Revit TotD – 3.26.09: “Inconsistent Units”!!!!!
Be honest, how many of you have received this error when working on parameter formulas?¬† Yeah… wait.¬† I only see my hand up.¬† Be honest, it’s ok.¬† I’d be willing to bet that anyone that has dealt in complex parameter formulas have received this error at one point in time. Well, here’s the solution.¬† Remember […]
Revit TotD – 3.25.09: What did I have selected?
Today’s TotD is the epitome of TotD.¬† Short, sweet and everything a tip should be: not a full lesson! Ever accidentally lost your selection because your coworker destracted you or your boss’ cat sat on your keyboard while you were trying to select all those little detail lines?¬† Well, there is an easy way to […]
Revit TotD – 3.23.09: Cataloguing your Families
Hope everyone had a good weekend!¬† I’m back with a quick tip on helping you manage those family files. Ever notice how some of the families that come out of the box with revit have multiple options to select from before you load the family in?¬† For instance the Structural Column families give you a […]
Revit TotD – 3.20.09 | Important File Locations
So today’s is going to be a simple one.¬† Weekend is coming up and I have a lot of studio work to do plus an abstract for my term paper (*gleee*).¬† So here I hope to point out some important file locations for you to play with (at your own risk).¬† Some of these are […]
Revit TotD – 3.18.09 : Temporary Witness Line Toggle
So this one is a short one but a hidden gem as no one seems to teach this in training and most people don’t find it until they accidentally click the little blue square grip on the temporary dimensions witness lines.¬† You can toggle between center of wall and face of core/finish (depending on how […]