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    Scott if the team is using Dynamo possibly have...

    Scott if the team is using Dynamo possibly have those lines go directly into a .dwg then you don't even have to export...:confused:
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    I doubt anything would ever come of it. I the...

    I doubt anything would ever come of it. I the case I am talking about they had Autodesk consulting working on the project with them.
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    Robin I get what you mean as a consultant going...

    Robin I get what you mean as a consultant going into offices and connecting to the networks IT freaks out and go through my machine on regular basis.

    As for the license issue Autodesk had told my...
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    Technically I had a client Architectural A send 3...

    Technically I had a client Architectural A send 3 people to Architect B office, of which they used Arch B licenses. Autodesk said that the licenses in use must be used by an employee of the company...
  5. Yes the void is in the family and I have instance...

    Yes the void is in the family and I have instance based property for the angle, which could be positive or negative. I have to change that value at each corner for each element. The profile can't...
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    If you go into the VG setting Annotation Tab and...

    If you go into the VG setting Annotation Tab and turn on the Automatic Sketch dimensions you will see blue dimensions come up. This is what those objects are being associated too. If there aren't...
  7. The one thing I have learned with adaptive...

    The one thing I have learned with adaptive components is to never profiles or shapes to the adaptive points. as BJorn said host to a point that is hosted to a reference line. Alternatively you...
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    as a pro tip in your template start the beam...

    as a pro tip in your template start the beam command, uncheck analytical model draw a beam then delete it. This will make the default off on all newly drawn members. With the exception of beams...
  9. There are a lot of minor things in Beam families...

    There are a lot of minor things in Beam families that really can't be changed and if they are features in a project may not work. As infeeee said it is easy to move the y Justification in the...
  10. I have no experience either but have had a client...

    I have no experience either but have had a client make the exact same change. They had many issues with the macOS server and ended up getting a windows based version. I don't know if it was an...
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    Yes and this is why when I go into team projects...

    Yes and this is why when I go into team projects that have excessive groups or families that don't match standards I make sure these are open in the PB when I Synch.
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    The entire part of this that has never made sense...

    The entire part of this that has never made sense to me is if you are all networked seats or they are named licenses why the Audit. If a firm has other pirated software on the systems they will...
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    I am totally offended how dare you ;) I didn't...

    I am totally offended how dare you ;)

    I didn't intend to create an entire unit as a nested family only families that typically get generated as a subgroup. In hotels I see no need to have a group...
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    Cellophane for this exact reason is why I teach...

    Cellophane for this exact reason is why I teach users to used nested families instead of nested groups. Create a kitchenette family that has all the nested components in it and place it as you would...
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    LOL I started reading this and I was going to say...

    LOL I started reading this and I was going to say I heard that back in 2004 from an ArchiCAD rep, then I saw you said 14 years ago.
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    That will not happen until MEP gets out of using...

    That will not happen until MEP gets out of using ACAD MEP and goes to Revit. The only reason ACA still exists is that MEP is built upon it.
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    If it was a fabricator asking then my answer...

    If it was a fabricator asking then my answer would be it wouldn't be possible with the Mullions themselves in a Curtain Wall. Since they are simple extrusions it isn't going to have the capability...
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    another thing that most people don't know is to...

    another thing that most people don't know is to Purge Registered application out of the AutoCAD file. To do this you must type -pu on the command line, then the option for Regg Apps. I have seen...
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    I think the other thing people don't know is that...

    I think the other thing people don't know is that you can type in the material name in a material parameter with out having to go to the materials dialog. For instance if it says "<By Category>" and...
  20. Thread: Sloped wall

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    I don't think this is possible, (Dynamo aside). ...

    I don't think this is possible, (Dynamo aside). In Revit when a wall is applied to the face of a mass then it loses the capability to have the Structural check box. To my knowledge any non plumb...
  21. you could also just do abs(formula here) and it...

    you could also just do abs(formula here) and it will always give a positive value.
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    Area boundaries are lines that are drawn...

    Area boundaries are lines that are drawn individually and deleting an area will have no effect on them. You will have to figure out why the area boundary line isn't showing (VG>>lines>>Sub category...
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    That means it is an adaptive component that was...

    That means it is an adaptive component that was loaded into the project when it was still in version 2015 (possibly 2016) in 2017 that goes away but upgraded projects still show it. I was upset when...
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    are all the walls the same material, has the...

    are all the walls the same material, has the transparency been set in the material or in the view graphics of a view template?
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    Look at the phase settings, more than likely the...

    Look at the phase settings, more than likely the phase material that is overriding the object based material is set to be transparent.
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