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  1. I see you're in the Denver area, so I'm guessing...

    I see you're in the Denver area, so I'm guessing you're likely not using true elevation for your building levels (I'm in Colorado Springs ... typically we use 100'-0" for the first level/floor).
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  2. The problems with using split face and painting...

    The problems with using split face and painting it is that the split face can break if the wall is modified ... like a door is added or it's trimmed to a corner. It's really annoying to have to keep...
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    Interior elevation callouts are part of the...

    Interior elevation callouts are part of the "elevation" category under the Annotations tab. Elevations also have a property called "Hide at scales coarser than" that prevents them from showing at...
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    I thought that was the point of the thread? ...

    I thought that was the point of the thread? "Little things .... " :hide:
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    For the first notification, RobDraw mentioned...

    For the first notification, RobDraw mentioned using the presets for the most common settings. I even have presets for "sketches" for different size paper. Then I just know the dialog will pop-up on...
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    As far as I know, there is no such thing as...

    As far as I know, there is no such thing as certification/licensure to teach Revit itself. Getting "certified" in Revit is one option that indicates you know the program (within the parameters of...
  7. You're welcome. I'm pretty sure most don't...

    You're welcome.

    I'm pretty sure most don't want this behavior ... I know I want to see "existing" in existing phases.
  8. If it is an architectural column, then it has...

    If it is an architectural column, then it has been "joined" to the new construction work. Unjoin the column from the wall to see it. But ... this will make it visible in all views.
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    Upvoted

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    That's just crazy. I'll admit I didn't know...

    That's just crazy. I'll admit I didn't know Michael well, but had connected both here in RFO as well as on AUGI and at AU a few years back. He'll be missed.
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    I found it useful for identifying a couple...

    I found it useful for identifying a couple features I had not used much ... one of which I use regularly now and the other I still rarely use and may never use much.
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    What "book" did you order? You might also look...

    What "book" did you order?

    You might also look into some video tutorials. I'm partial to Paul Aubin's tutorials on Lynda.com, which you may be able to access via your local library system (and I...
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    Right click on the type you want to place and...

    Right click on the type you want to place and select "Create Instance" in the menu.
  14. I'd love to see your write-up ... sent you a PM...

    I'd love to see your write-up ... sent you a PM with my email address.
  15. This ... unfortunately. What I want is for it to...

    This ... unfortunately. What I want is for it to use the settings of whichever callout type I picked before invoking Create Similar. But it does help to know what's really going on so I can change...
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    Thanks. My guess is they're still more...

    Thanks. My guess is they're still more sophisticated than my door families at this point. You've have a few more years to refine your idea of "good* doors.
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    Good point on the flip controls ... that's a...

    Good point on the flip controls ... that's a whole lot more common than doors changing size.



    Thanks for *that* picture. :laugh:



    Sure, but on paper, you just erase whichever side you...
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    I've also seen recommendations to base the origin...

    I've also seen recommendations to base the origin at the hinge side of the door. I can see the point on this for those times when a door changes from 3'-0" to 3'-6" or 4'-0" because it wasn't known...
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    Yep ... spent at least half a day there (if not...

    Yep ... spent at least half a day there (if not longer). Unfortunately the links to download the doors no longer work (or I never found a working link). And despite the diamonds in amongst the...
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    Doors - switchable nested frame family

    I would like to be able to switch between an basic door frame and a sidelight frame using nested components, but am stuck with regards to how to get the opening to work with the various opening...
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    You can add a callout to the other plan by using...

    You can add a callout to the other plan by using "Reference other view" on the ribbon after you select the callout tool, but before you place the callout. I use this all the time for enlarged plan...
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    Me too ... one reason I posted was to record what...

    Me too ... one reason I posted was to record what I had done, but also to get some feedback on the concept. (Which has been valuable ... I may even change my mind. :) )



    Yes, this would be the...
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    No ... the itemized schedule option works just...

    No ... the itemized schedule option works just fine.

    I was referring to the status of whether or not a building (or "project") will be sprinklered as a "project constraint" since it affects code...
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    Out of curiosity, why do you want to have text...

    Out of curiosity, why do you want to have text that is not aligned with the dimension line? Maybe an example would help us understand.

    As for having text placed by arrow, after you place the...
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    Fair point ... hence why I was thankful we only...

    Fair point ... hence why I was thankful we only have a handful. As an alternative, I just tried it with using the Occupant Load Factor as an instance parameter. In this case, I can select the doors...
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