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The Revit Clinic: Revit to Navisworks and Convert Element Properties

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Monday, 22 February 2010 13:58

The Revit Clinic has a good post today on exporting elements from Revit into Navisworks

If Navisworks is a programme you use and you need this interoperability with Revit, check out the post here


Do U Revit: Revit Families- To Split or Not to Split

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Friday, 19 February 2010 10:57

The excellent Do U Revit blog has a really interesting feature on adding multiple materials to your Revit Families, without additing additional geometry.

"Materials can be applied many different ways in Revit families, directly to the geometry, by category and even with a parameter but that is not all. One of my favorites is combining multiple tools to create an inlay effect without additional geometry. The key to accomplishing this is using the split face tool along with the paint tool......"

Read the entire article here


Revit Rocks: Add Sheet Counter to Revit Title Block

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Friday, 19 February 2010 10:48

Greg (of Revit Rocks and CadClips fame) has a great free video for you, showing you how to add a sheet counter parameter to your Revit Title Blocks

" REVIT does not come installed with a title block family parameter that displays how many sheets are in a sheet set. In fact REVIT doesn't have sheet sets. Some people prefer to display the total number of sheets in a set as the '15' displays above. In the 3 CADclips below you are first introduce to the completed title block family in a project then we start from scratch and show you how to build it yourself."

Check out the full post and videos here


Revit Clinic: 3 More Revit Rendering Tips

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Thursday, 18 February 2010 13:20

One of my favourite Revit Blogs, The Revit Clinic; has just posted an additional 3 handy tips for anyone interested in the rendering process.

The original 10 Rendering Tips article can be found here. And the 3 additional tips are here


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