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Revit 2016 added a second rendering engine - Autodesk Raytracer. When rendering with this option, you can use the Coarse Poche Material (and have it use the color for the rendered image). Previously when using the NVIDIA® mental ray engine... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2015 at The Revit Clinic
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This enhancement falls under small but powerful (and frequently requested from customers). Previously multiple object style subcategories could be selected, but not deleted. You still had to delete them one by one (which could be problematic if you had hundreds... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2015 at The Revit Clinic
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Have a question today? Check out the Revit Answer Day board: Revit Answer Day Board Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2015 at The Revit Clinic
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Revit 2016 added the ability for more complex, comma-separated revision sequences to deal with specific requirements. As part of this change you can also copy and paste your sequences into this field. Quick tip - if you wanted to pre-populate... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2015 at The Revit Clinic
Revit 2015 Update Release 9 and Revit 2016 Service Pack 2 are now available. Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 9 This update applies to the following products: Applies to Building Design Suite 2015, Infrastructure Design Suite 2015, Plant Design Suite... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at The Revit Clinic
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Revit 2015 Update Release 8 is now available from the following page: Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 8 This update utilizes a new installer which presents the user with a simplified path to install UR8. This update applies to the... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at The Revit Clinic
Update Release 7 is now available for Revit 2015 products. Please keep in mind there are separate downloads for both Revit 2015 and Revit 2015 R2: Direct links Revit 2015: Autodesk Revit 2015 Update Release 7 Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2015 at The Revit Clinic
Update Release 6 is now available for Revit 2015 products. Please keep in mind there are separate downloads for both Revit 2015 and Revit 2015 R2: Direct links Revit 2015: Revit 2015 UR6 Revit Architecture 2015 UR6 Revit MEP 2015... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at The Revit Clinic
I updated the previous post Revit 2015 - Update Release 5 to include the specific download links for both Revit 2015 and Revit 2015 R2 users. There is a separate installer for each version of Revit 2015. Also, for reference,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
Update Release 5 is now available for Revit 2015 products. Please keep in mind there are separate downloads for both Revit 2015 and Revit 2015 R2: Direct links Revit 2015: Revit 2015 UR5 Revit Architecture 2015 UR5 Revit MEP 2015... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
Update Release 4 is now available for Revit 2015 products. Direct links: Revit 2015 Update Release 4 Revit Architecture 2015 Update Release 4 Revit Structure 2015 Update Release 4 Revit MEP 2015 Update Release 4 Revit LT 2015 Update Release... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
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Passing along a great opportunity, participation details below: Announcing the Autodesk® Exchange Apps Hackathon September 20-21 An online event with an opportunity to receive up to US$100 per app published and win one of eight iPad minis! You are invited... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
I wanted to include 2 hotfix links for Revit 2014 \ 2015 related to multi-category schedules and linked models. The 2014 hotfix also includes an API MFCDockableFrame improvement. If you have Update Release 3 installed for either product, make sure... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
In case you haven’t heard, I wanted to share a link: Autodesk Sundial Release preview Along with this, Inside the Factory is back! You can find some additional information on Sundial from the new post: REVITalizing Inside the Factory Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2014 at The Revit Clinic
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