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How to get a missing Dialogue Box back.

If you work in a multi-screen environment especially if you have a laptop and you connect to multiple 2nd screens - meaning you connect to [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|Wall And All|0 Comments

A different example when using the Revit Show hidden tool

In an earlier article, I showed how to use the Show hidden line tool whereby we enabled the visibility of interior components through a wall [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Wall And All|0 Comments

How to install a Autodesk Network License (Part 2 of 2)

Part 2 - Installation of client machine. (for reference the Part 1 of this article is listed here: http://www.mgfx.co.za/how-to-install-a-autodesk-network-license-part-1-of-2/ ) The first step of Part 2 [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Wall And All|0 Comments

How to install a Autodesk Network License (Part 1 of 2)

Firstly, there are many variables when you install a Autodesk network installation . The following process in a nutshell, is the typical one. The installation [...]

By | January 17th, 2017|Wall And All|0 Comments

Dynamo Script – Door Orientation – Part 1

The picture below shows how doors are orientated with respect to the spaces they are found in. As discussed in one of my earlier blogs, [...]

By | January 16th, 2017|Wall And All|0 Comments

Revit Shared Parameter File Management

Shared parameters are very useful (force consistency across families and projects, schedule and label instance properties), but they must be managed properly, otherwise a whole [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Wall And All|0 Comments

Revit 2017 MEP Bypass Valves

After passing through a boiler, a hydronic supply needs to be to be optionally routed through an evaporative cooling tower. How should the connectors on [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Wall And All|0 Comments

Autodesk Sustainable Building Design Course

Autodesk offers a great online course (for free) that focusses on sustainable building design https://sustainabilityworkshop.autodesk.com/bpac. This is an important course for anyone who would like [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Wall And All|0 Comments

Chaos Group VRay for Revit 2017

The Chaos group has a range of rendering products that operate with, among others, Autodesk products: Revit (VRay) 3dsMax (VRay & Phoenix) Maya (VRay & [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Wall And All|0 Comments

Managing Revit Type Catalogues with Excel – 2 of 2

Start by creating shared parameter for the components as well as parameters for their price. Manage > Settings > Shared Parameters Group them appropriately. Include [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Wall And All|0 Comments

Managing Revit Type Catalogues with Excel – 1 of 2

A BIM manager for a large concern should would work closely with the information system programmers to manage the “i” in BIM. My personal preference [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Wall And All|0 Comments

Revit Stairs – Adjust Levels and Landings

How does one significantly change the levels of a stair? How does one change the level of a stair landing? These questions are repeatedly posed [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Wall And All|0 Comments