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    you might be getting confused with what is a...

    you might be getting confused with what is a Primary Contour & what isn't
    Can you send thru a screen grab of your Site settings Dialog showing the Contour Setup?
    I will get what ours look like &...
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    you should be able to place topo point on the...

    you should be able to place topo point on the very edge of the topo surface, then move them out
    if you just selected an existing point & move it out then yes it doesn't let you, but new points on...
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    Im quite fond of Gost Common easy to read & can...

    Im quite fond of Gost Common
    easy to read & can fit more in a line than Arial
  4. OK Deleted all the Dimension parameters from the...

    OK
    Deleted all the Dimension parameters from the Family & then Re-did them 1-by-1
    Now it works a treat!
  5. Its just how it works Use either Z Offset, or...

    Its just how it works
    Use either Z Offset, or Start-End Offset. Not both
  6. We use Blue Beams Overlay Feature Red = New...

    We use Blue Beams Overlay Feature
    Red = New
    Green = Old
    Overlay the 2, REd + Green = Black. All the stuff that hasn't moved turns Black

    but then you would need a fresh PDF set each time you...
  7. Annotation Symbol Deleting Types on Loading into Project

    Im making an Annotation Symbol family for our Lighting Plans - We have no need to Model they up
    I have a Single Family that I want to Load into a Project, that has


    Multiple Groups (I have...
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    That's just the way it is. I can normally dim...

    That's just the way it is.
    I can normally dim the ends of a Railing, not th bits in the middle
    take a peek at this guys blog - he has a lot of info on railings\
    http://revitcat.blogspot.com/

    we...
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    Why can't you pop the "Compliance" Topo in a...

    Why can't you pop the "Compliance" Topo in a Design Option & turn it off by default, and on where needed?
  10. Sorry My confusion midnight here & me eyes are...

    Sorry My confusion
    midnight here & me eyes are all blurry & the brain is hurting

    My take on it is that the Section Views, Detail Views & Callout Views are all part of the same umbrella "Section...
  11. Yep there is a way Go to one of your Section...

    Yep there is a way
    Go to one of your Section Views
    In the Properties Bar, choose Type Properties
    The dialog should give you some options on setting a "default view template" for this view type...
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    I have seen a Prism being used like Dark Side of...

    I have seen a Prism being used like Dark Side of the Moon Album Cover
  13. I have done the same thing for LMN's (Or LNM's)...

    I have done the same thing for LMN's (Or LNM's) Legend Copy tool over the years.
    This hack works so long as the Commands that they use aren't depreciated by Autodesk in the Revit API
  14. I use this all the time, editing the dim to...

    I use this all the time, editing the dim to include text like "door" "window" " bedroom"....
    You assuming that the builder will know where the dim is take from from looking at the drawing?
    If you...
  15. Yep. Encountered this many a time I'm guessing...

    Yep. Encountered this many a time
    I'm guessing that you are moving the crop?
    Try Editing the Crop outline and then moving the Outline in Edit Mode to your New Position.
    You will then need to move...
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    Neither Just change the text from transparent to...

    Neither
    Just change the text from transparent to opaque - its in the text / label settings
  17. Best to just man up & ask the guy what he means!...

    Best to just man up & ask the guy what he means! :thumbsup:
    "Geometry of the Model" can mean many different things

    Just ask him, and if you do get an answer - please let us know of the outcome:)
  18. cant really tell you anything without seeing the...

    cant really tell you anything without seeing the file
    2014....Not many if any use such an old version here

    You revision schedule - add in all the available fields to see if its that?
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    Making a Yes-No Parameter Off by default

    Discovered this nice trick yesterday

    When you normally make up a New Parameter using a Yes-No Tick Box, by default Revit Turns it "on".
    When you have a few family types that's OK - You just go &...
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    The Shaft Tool has a few tricks When using ti,...

    The Shaft Tool has a few tricks

    When using ti, it works best if you have a Shaft Boundary in each View / Views. If you don't - the Shaft won't display in that specific view

    Workaround that I...
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    Painting Every Member - Yikes! I believe that...

    Painting Every Member - Yikes!
    I believe that the previous post was meaning that you can paint each Face in the Family.
    This can then be set as an Instance Material, whilst still preserving the...
  22. You could do a Custom Profile. Outline of the...

    You could do a Custom Profile.

    Outline of the Webforge
    Finer elements would be a Detail Component nested into the profile
  23. JFK The way you are doing it is one of many...

    JFK
    The way you are doing it is one of many ways, that are all correct.
    Using a GM Family to start a Family is hands down the best way to start any family, as it doesn't bring some of the OOTB junk...
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    Agree 100% Most of the Survey DWG Files we get...

    Agree 100%
    Most of the Survey DWG Files we get have a "TIN" Layer that has there Original Points based in a Simple Triangulation Surface
    I pick this layer & then let Revit Interpret the Contours...
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    No worries Dozing - Glad I could help Topos are...

    No worries Dozing - Glad I could help
    Topos are a nightmare at the best of time, especially when your trying to find out why they aren't doing thing they are meant too
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