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Update Release 3 is now available for Revit 2014 products. The download links are available on the relevant Data & Downloads > Updates section for each product or suite. Direct links: Revit 2014 Update Release 3 Revit Architecture 2014 Update... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
If you have the Autodesk Application Manager installed hopefully you have seen these two updates. Revit 2015 Update Release 1 was released previously. Revit 2015 Update Release 2 is referred to as the Security Update. This security update includes all... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
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Revit 2015 introduces some new revision tool functionality. I’ve outlined the 3 biggest changes from 2014, along with some additional information: Draw Tools Instead of a generic cloud tool that required a lot of clicks, the standard draw tools are... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
I wanted to pass along the link for the Revit Server 2014 hotfix, for anyone that has experienced the following: Poor performance with Revit Server due to excessive calls to locateModel logic. Inability to save models to Revit Server 2014... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
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Thanks to Jeff Hanson for the following post! With each development cycle the Revit team works to develop new features, enhance or expand existing functionality, and improve the overall performance of Revit. The 2015 development cycle was no different in... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
Quick update on eTransmit 2015; we were able to incorporate some requested features into this release! First, you can find the official Help documentation here: eTransmit for Autodesk Revit 2015 New features for 2015 are: Add additional files (any file... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
Update Release 2 is now available for Revit 2014 products. The download links are available on the relevant Data & Downloads > Updates section for each product or suite. Direct links: Revit 2014 Update Release 2 Revit Architecture 2014 Update... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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The following approach works well for columns where you want to use 2 colors, and there are 2 distinct options in the column (such as Yes \ No or Existing \ New). Set the first color by applying shading to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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Timely post by Steve Stafford over at Revit OpEd on Double-Clicking Tags! Here are some additional tidbits: Revit 2014 expanded on some of the double-click functionality introduced in Revit 2013. By default you can customize these settings under Options >... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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Here’s a quick tip should you run into the following scenario: You have a custom shape multi-segment grid visible in your view. You also have the crop region enabled for the view. You notice that one or more of the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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The behavior of Revit 2014 schedules containing a column footer has been updated to match Revit 2013 (or earlier behavior). If you upgraded a project to Revit 2014 you may have noticed the schedule footer justification always set to column... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
Update Release 1 is now available for Revit 2014 products. The download links are available on the relevant Data & Downloads > Updates section for each product or suite. Direct links: Revit 2014 Update Release 1 Revit Architecture 2014 Update... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
Update Release 1 is now available for Revit LT 2013, direct link: Revit LT 2013 Update Release 1 Of important note, this update addresses incorrect ribbon behavior after installing .NET 4.5. Here is the full list: Update Enhancement List Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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I want to update and elaborate on our previous post: When Adding a Keynote Tag the User Borrows a Sheet Workset For Revit 2013 or earlier there are 2 common scenarios where sheet view worksets can be borrowed working with... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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Revit has 4 main categories for worksets: User-Created Families Project Standards Views The only category directly accessible to users (to change the workset assignment) is User-Created. In Revit 2013 or earlier you may occasionally notice a model element (such as... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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I’ve included a few tips using some of the new schedules features from Revit 2014: Formatting in your Project Template Formatting for the schedule title \ header \ body section can be added in your Revit template file even if... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
Revit 2013 20121003_2115 is up to date (Update Release 2) so you should be all set.
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We have a previous post that discusses some troubleshooting approaches for missing annotation (from a linked model, in the host model): Using Annotation from Linked Views & Troubleshooting Missing Annotation In a related scenario you could potentially see the annotation... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
For Revit 2012 users affected by Microsoft .NET 4.5, a hotfix is now available. The original post describing this issue has also been updated: Revit 2013 \ 2012 Contextual Panels do not display or update The hotfix link is included... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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I wanted to describe a crash in Revit 2012 & 2013 that was resolved with the Revit 2013 Update Release 1 \ 2 that some users have reported: The underlying cause is while in the Revit file navigation dialog (such... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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Load as Group gives you the ability to load a Revit project as a group into the current project. The project that you are loading (as a group) may contain various project parameters. Revit determines whether a parameter will come... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2013 at The Revit Clinic
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If anyone missed the Autodesk FormIt announcement during AU, I thought it would be helpful to organize some resources and links below. Here are some app highlights, including Revit interoperability: Express design ideas with easy-to-use tools: Create forms quickly from... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2012 at The Revit Clinic
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A few users have reported completely blank ribbon tabs while other tabs appear normal. If this occurs the entire tab may look similar to the image below: If you should run into this behavior there are a few recommendations to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2012 at The Revit Clinic
The features available in Revit LT are based on Revit Architecture; so there are some structural features available as well. For a more complete list check out this comparison matrix: http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet/pc/compare/index?siteID=123112&id=20336963
Toggle Commented Sep 12, 2012 on Revit LT at The Revit Clinic
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In case you missed it earlier today Autodesk announced Revit LT! The Revit LT page with additional information is available here: Autodesk Revit LT Feature comparison between Revit LT and Revit \ FAQ: Compare Autodesk Revit LT and Autodesk Revit... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2012 at The Revit Clinic