The creation of door jamb and architrave profiles to be specified in a catalogue. This is typically applicable where a wood miller supplies stock profiles to an interior designer. Type parameters for profile dimensions and other relevant items are created and, when nested in the door family, associated with it.
Another question is about changing a fill pattern’s dimensions e.g. to make a face brick wall surface pattern match the South African face brick course height. Currently the problem is that the current Brickwork surface pattern course height is 75mm. See below. We want to change the Brick 75×225 pattern to an 85×225 pattern. How […]
Many Revit users have asked as similar question with regard to how to change the scale of a Revit Fill Pattern. To explain we’ll use and example of a footing and to add a filled region around a footing to display earth fill. Once the Filled Region is added you can see that the Fill […]
To create your own linetype in AutoCAD is actually very easy. You only need to look at an example and then you will be able to create your own.
I recently had a client who had issues with a Revit roof design containing gaps. The existing roof had two slopes creating the gap. Below are screenshots of the gap, both a 3d and a side view. I’m sure there are many solutions, but the first one that sprang to mind was using roof/floor Modify […]
A number of people have asked about how to correctly install Revit from the Building Design Suite 2015. The main issue is caused by the Revit 2015 library content that is not on the actual 2015 flash drive.
Microsoft Windows has a feature whereby you can run any application or program in Low, Normal or High priority. By default most programs run in Normal priority including Revit. Now the idea is to run Revit in High priority to ensure that Revit runs as fast as possible. There is an easy way to set […]
Since Revit 2015, a new feature has been incorporated into scheduling that might be very beneficial to most people. This feature allows showing an image file like a JPG in a cell in your schedule. First you need an image file like a JPG or similar. A good way to get this image is to […]