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  1. Families that share a category but not their...

    Families that share a category but not their creator can have different "bones" (Reference Planes). If you attach a dimension witness line to a reference plane like Center (Front/Back) and then swap...
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    RevitCity is a pub I don't frequent but it does...

    RevitCity is a pub I don't frequent but it does have some of the oldest Revit beer ever made by some of the earliest founding Revit users. They (RevitCity) copied the content from RUGI and elsewhere...
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    I see a possible option at RevitCity....

    I see a possible option at RevitCity. See image.
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    If there are instructions to do something to be...

    If there are instructions to do something to be able to answer the question make sure you do what they say. If you know another way to get the answer you might end up with the wrong one. For example,...
  5. It is especially helpful for anyone dealing with...

    It is especially helpful for anyone dealing with content that needs to live in older versions for compatibility across versions.
  6. Image or it didn't happen :hide: Is this New...

    Image or it didn't happen :hide:

    Is this New Specialty Equipment listed under the Specialty Equipment category? If so that was introduced by a Specialty Equipment family that someone added a...
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    yeah... Tim wrote a blog post about copying views...

    yeah... Tim wrote a blog post about copying views between projects too...

    https://revitcat.blogspot.com/2015/03/copying-views-between-revit-projects.html
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    What kind of view and what "tool" are you using?...

    What kind of view and what "tool" are you using?

    FWIW, It isn't "normal" to import a view from another model. If an arch model has a section in a location you want we create a section in our own...
  9. Revit Generic Annotation family = Block with...

    Revit Generic Annotation family = Block with Attributes (AutoCAD). You create it at 1:1 scale because you place it on a sheet. If you put it in a view it "scales" because it contains annotation...
  10. I may not remember this correctly but if you're...

    I may not remember this correctly but if you're running worksharing monitor try not running it on any machines. WM depends on external files being published regularly and I recall some firms...
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    Pipe fittings are tricky buggers. Compare yours...

    Pipe fittings are tricky buggers. Compare yours to the stock Autodesk Wye. Don't feel bad, even the ones that Charlotte provides (or whoever made them for them) don't work well...

    The orientation...
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    How likely are the foundation elements for each...

    How likely are the foundation elements for each location to actually be identical to other locations? Soil conditions often vary over a large site no?
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    If you're attaching the wall to both roofs only...

    If you're attaching the wall to both roofs only one can "rule"... The gap is there because the "other" roof has pulled the wall "down" to it instead of the other higher roof. To get the wall to...
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    That x1000... The best office standards (that...

    That x1000...

    The best office standards (that impressed me) documentation I've seen always included typical drawings that show what each kind of completed drawing should look like.

    Mentoring...
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    ^^^^^^^^ That ^^^^^^^^ hell just upgrading to...

    ^^^^^^^^ That ^^^^^^^^ hell just upgrading to 2018/19 c/would improve things significantly.
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    I do it much more often than in the past....

    I do it much more often than in the past. Recently Autodesk recommended an audit because of a family loading bug/issue that appeared in the transition to 2020. An audit supposedly fixed the issue if...
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    Whoever set up your template wants it or your...

    Whoever set up your template wants it or your firm usually includes the graphics of a level at footing/foundation elevation. A level can make it easier or logical to adjust the foundation elements if...
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    Trying to imagine why I'd want to hide all...

    Trying to imagine why I'd want to hide all structural columns in the model, in all the views versus the view(s) I'm actually working in. View Templates can manage what documentation includes...
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    The arc swept blend path is "flat" and uses the...

    The arc swept blend path is "flat" and uses the same profile but one is higher so the form blends "up" to the upper portion. The start is perpendicular to the ground and so is the end. If you want...
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    I used two swept blends, one for the arc and...

    I used two swept blends, one for the arc and another for the straight run. The railing creates too many lines on the arc segment for my liking though I did consider it first.
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    A Swept Blend should get you closer.

    A Swept Blend should get you closer.
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    THIS KB at Adsk...

    THIS KB at Adsk says disable add-ins like Aaron suggests.
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    Friends don't let friends snap to DWG's.

    Friends don't let friends snap to DWG's.
  24. Are these families and types named with 1,2,3,4...

    Are these families and types named with 1,2,3,4 at the end of the family or type name? If so, that happens for a couple reasons: Worksharing and file source location/version. I've written a post on...
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    Did you try making it deeper, far enough that the...

    Did you try making it deeper, far enough that the whole family is within the Primary Range? What category did you assign it to?
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