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    You can't really delete the Section Box, but you...

    You can't really delete the Section Box, but you can turn it off
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    Jerrie: Sorry, but your image didn't upload. In...

    Jerrie: Sorry, but your image didn't upload.
    In order to help us cut down on spam, New users can't post images until their first 5 posts have been approved by a Moderator

    How did you create your...
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    I still don't understand your "your scope boxes...

    I still don't understand your "your scope boxes are not mine"
    I have seen a few things extend past the edge of a scope box. Think I even filed a bug report on that.
    But Scope Boxes are not...
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    What do you mean by not "active" to others? We...

    What do you mean by not "active" to others?
    We use Scope Boxes on almost every project.
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    Scope boxes is probably going to be the simplest...

    Scope boxes is probably going to be the simplest answer
  6. Using a few arcs and some voids (to round out the...

    Using a few arcs and some voids (to round out the edges), that doesn't look very difficult to re-create using only pure Revit geometry.
    And, as a bonus, you'd be able to assign Material parameters. ...
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    We pretty much always only have one instance of...

    We pretty much always only have one instance of each link, so I don't have any examples of multiples.
    One I could make up might be a townhouse complex with several "copies" of the same townhouse...
  8. Thread: phase mapping

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    As I said in Post #24, I've added a "Future"...

    As I said in Post #24, I've added a "Future" Phase to our template.
    That allows you to map every Phase in the Link to Existing and Future to whatever the last one is in your project.
    The downside...
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    If you only have one instance of a Link, you want...

    If you only have one instance of a Link, you want both the Type and the Instance Worksets to be the same.
    The Instance Workset allows you to have several of the same Link each on a separate Workset,...
  10. Thread: Revit Printing

    by DaveP
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    Unfortunately, there is no built-in Print to PDF...

    Unfortunately, there is no built-in Print to PDF function in Revit
    (Yet! https://trello.com/c/Lpw2NfJ4/50-2d-pdf-printing )
    So you'll have to buy a PDF printer, or download a free one.
    In addition...
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    Here's an Autodesk Article comparing features:...

    Here's an Autodesk Article comparing features:
    (Not that this makes things clearer, though)...
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    From what I understand, they are basically...

    From what I understand, they are basically rebranding BIM 360 as Autodesk Docs.
    It's mostly BIM 360 Design, but they are also adding automatic Cloud-based Clash detection - sort of like they do...
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    We have a family in our Template that is named...

    We have a family in our Template that is named BWBR Placeholder Column
    We're an Architectural only firm, so we need to lay out where we want the columns, but our Structural Engineers need to size...
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    Came here to say this. I've argued (and, sadly,...

    Came here to say this.
    I've argued (and, sadly, lost) about this in our office many times.
    If you use Generics to start with, then later fix them, you've (hopefully) thought about what that wall...
  15. Ironically enough, I just got a Help Desk ticket...

    Ironically enough, I just got a Help Desk ticket about this exact problem today.
    The Project Base Point and the Survey Point from the Links were showing up in every View in the entire project
    The...
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    Kinda forgot about the DWG trick. I haven't used...

    Kinda forgot about the DWG trick. I haven't used that in a LONG time.
    I guess I was more curious how that's even possible to not have any RPs labeled as Origin.
    But I just tried it on a random...
  17. Thread: Places bar

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    I got tired of clicking on the drives every day,...

    I got tired of clicking on the drives every day, so I wrote a PowerShell script that "wakes up" the drives.
    The attached ZIP file has a PowerShell script that looks at which drives you have mapped...
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    What's the point of drawing Lines and later...

    What's the point of drawing Lines and later tracing over them to make Walls or Grids?
    Just draw (model) Walls and Grids right away.
    Sure, Walls have connection issues some times, but if you don't...
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    The origin is in some random spot. :mad: 40029...

    The origin is in some random spot. :mad:
    40029
    I changed every Reference Plane in the family to Strong Reference & reloaded it, but if I try an Align, nothing highlights.
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    Where's my Origin?

    I've inherited a family that I'm trying to modify.
    NONE of the Reference Planes are marked as "Defines Origin"
    1.) How is that possible?
    2.) How can I figure out where the Origin actually is? I...
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    I've seen that "Publication History" log, but it...

    I've seen that "Publication History" log, but it really doesn't say a whole lot more than "failed"
    I need to see something that tells me what View or Family or operation Revit was working on when it...
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    Thanks for chiming in, Kyle. Very helpful. Is...

    Thanks for chiming in, Kyle. Very helpful.
    Is there a way we can get a Journal file, or (preferably) an abbreviated version that would tell us where the failure occurs?
    Right now it either works,...
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    Yes, it's an add-on that you need to buy,...

    Yes, it's an add-on that you need to buy, although they do have some free tools. Not sure if the Import Manager is free or part of the paid app.
    https://lmgtfy.app/?q=CTC+Express+Tools
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    HOW long have I been using Revit and didn't know...

    HOW long have I been using Revit and didn't know that?
    I thought that was another one of those dumb inconsistencies between Families and Projects (well, it is, TBH)
    In a Project with nothing...
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    Not in a 3D Family View

    Not in a 3D Family View
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