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  1. Tip for Disappearing menus in Revit with multiple monitors

    Be smarter than me :) and don't spend an hour reinstalling Revit and then find that you still cannot see a dialog box for a Revit command (Graphic Display Options in my case).

    Perhaps remember...
  2. Yes, that works, thanks very much Scott :beer: ...

    Yes, that works, thanks very much Scott :beer:

    If you use a plan View associated to a level well above the site.
  3. Thanks Scott - I will give that a go.

    Thanks Scott - I will give that a go.
  4. Revit 2021.1.1 - Topo Viewrange cutoff in plan View

    This may be really simple but I cannot figure out why a Toposurface gets cut off at a certain height in a typical floor level plan View but you can see it all in a Site Plan View.

    Creating a Plan...
  5. Thread: Enable Snaps

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    Same here - lots of firms you might think would...

    Same here - lots of firms you might think would know a thing or two about formats and cad have no idea and send PDF drawings as a matter of course. The ones that I particularly hate are the ones...
  6. Thread: Enable Snaps

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    It's an odd feature then. I can only make it snap...

    It's an odd feature then. I can only make it snap to the frame of the sheet title block - at corners etc.
  7. Thread: Enable Snaps

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    I assumed it snapped to vectors within the PDF...

    I assumed it snapped to vectors within the PDF and found the feature by accident the first time, up on the toolbar, then later spotted that it was a parameter as well.

    The snapping seems to be to...
  8. If it's of interest, after nearly 14 years of...

    If it's of interest, after nearly 14 years of using Revit on a daily basis I recently felt I should refresh my knowledge of the program from the ground up, as there is always something you don't know...
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    Wow - much more interesting replies than I might...

    Wow - much more interesting replies than I might have expected. Many thanks :beer:
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    How often do you Audit projects?

    Something I've always wanted to ask but it seems a bit of a trivial question so I've left it a few years :)

    How often do you use the Audit option when loading a project file?

    I'm a bit of a...
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    FWIW I actually like this feature :) I guess you...

    FWIW I actually like this feature :) I guess you could edit the glass material so as not to be transparent?
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    Masterspec and Masterkey for Revit look very...

    Masterspec and Masterkey for Revit look very interesting Alex.

    Is it specific to NZ or used further afield?

    I've never clicked with our own NBS products here in the UK.
  13. Thanks Scott - I must admit I started laughing at...

    Thanks Scott - I must admit I started laughing at one point as no matter what I tried the wall finish would not stay as the setting in layer properties - so I gave in and just Paint-ed it again to...
  14. A quick solution that seems to be holding for now...

    A quick solution that seems to be holding for now - rather than use Remove Paint, just Paint the surface again but with the correct material set in the wall layer properties.

    It's a weird issue...
  15. Revit 2021.1 - Wall and Floor finishes keep reverting

    Has anyone else ever come across this please - it is baffling me (admittedly not difficult)...

    20+ saved versions of the project ago I accidentally Painted a stone finish on this plasterboard...
  16. Alex, many thanks for highlighting that feature...

    Alex, many thanks for highlighting that feature :thumbsup:

    The biggest issue I have is the lack of materials showing on the surfaces which then sends me to the Export to Sketchup plugin from...
  17. Many thanks Jeff. It is a very useful tool to...

    Many thanks Jeff.

    It is a very useful tool to have available. I found it particularly useful this week in discussions with technical reps for roof structure, floor structure, lifts and the like...
  18. Thanks a lot Jeff - I've never come across this...

    Thanks a lot Jeff - I've never come across this Viewer.

    Where am I uploading the Revit project file to?

    Works very well - love the 'Explode' option - always wanted to be able to 'blow up' a...
  19. I am so slow sometimes... but I get there in the...

    I am so slow sometimes... but I get there in the end :)

    Best of all, use an Apple Magic Trackpad connected by Bluetooth enables zooming, orbiting while sitting at a distance from the iPad Pro.
    ...
  20. iPad Pro model display - Sketchup, Formit and Revit

    I had my first site meeting tryout with an iPad Pro (12.9") with Magic Keyboard yesterday - very nice too.

    So as to be able to show clients a Sketchup model sent by oak roof truss manufacturers I...
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    Excellent renderings Geert :cool:

    Excellent renderings Geert :cool:
  22. Yes, land boundary disputes do happen but not as...

    Yes, land boundary disputes do happen but not as often as might be expected, probably because we can add additional detailed plans to the records.

    Don't get me started on the English way of...
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    Neat idea and probably better for ventilation...

    Neat idea and probably better for ventilation away from the floor?
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    You can laugh :) but fed up of useless 'CPU...

    You can laugh :) but fed up of useless 'CPU trollies' I searched for something more industrial and found these very cheap but excellent - 5 year guarantee - warehouse dollys.

    No more struggling...
  25. It's a mess. We have good paper maps digitised...

    It's a mess.

    We have good paper maps digitised poorly last century by our Ordnance Survey (OS) who, being privatised some years ago, charge as much as they can get for sometimes very suspect...
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