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  1. Tutor available to build script and explain?

    I apologize if this is posted in the wrong section.

    I'm looking for someone who could build a dynamo script and then walk me through how it works. I can Paypal for tutoring services. Here is the...
  2. Dave, thanks for checking. Maybe it's my version?...

    Dave, thanks for checking. Maybe it's my version? I haven't updated my 2017 version.

    Here is a link to a screencast of the issue. I show how the reference plane is longer on the window family,...
  3. Dave, thank you for the reply. I'm trying to...

    Dave, thank you for the reply.

    I'm trying to get rid of the "floating endpoint". It makes it difficult to snap to the proper corner of the family. I found slight misalignments in my family...
  4. view control for nested reference plane in family?

    The nested reference plane is extending past the parking family line. Which usually isn't a problem except it's extending only a fraction of an inch making it a pain having to zoom in to the corner...
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    Dammit, prior to posting I searched the forum...

    Dammit, prior to posting I searched the forum with several keywords; except never trying "triangulation". Figures I'd leave the most important word out. Proper search found it right away. Also, duly...
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    3D car - DWG to Revit as site object?

    I found this car on RevitCity, it works pretty well for plans/elevs/sections in hidden line. Anyone know how they exported from a DWG and not get the triangulation (see attached image)?

    Also, it's...
  7. How do you get the view scheduled? I tried...

    How do you get the view scheduled? I tried nesting View Title Tags, but quickly found out they aren't allowed in the Detail Item. Then played with shared parameters but got no where.:banghead:
  8. Hi Steve, Thanks for the reply. I must be...

    Hi Steve,

    Thanks for the reply. I must be missing a step.
    1. Make GA, place Label.
    2. Make Detail Item, Load GA into it.
    3. At this point if I load the Detail Item I don't see an option for a...
  9. For a no-plot "Arch Notes" I took...

    For a no-plot "Arch Notes" I took Twiceroadsfool's advice and built a GA in a Detail Items family. Everything was straight forward until I tried to add a leader. I couldn't get a 'Detail Items'...
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    Thanks for the reply cellersick. ...

    Thanks for the reply cellersick.

    Unfortunately your method didn't fix it on my end, tried rebooting computer as well. Glad to know it wasn't user error. Sadly though it looks like a glitch in...
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    element keynote not updating

    I'm on Revit 2017.

    After placing the element keynote it stays tied to that host, unless I manually click on "Pick new host" button. I can take the leader and point to a completely different...
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    Again, makes a lot of sense. Thanks guys. ...

    Again, makes a lot of sense. Thanks guys.

    Wrapping my brain around this transition, it's easy to get lost in the information and "not see the trees for the forest". Especially when you're in a...
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    Thank you Aaron. That makes a lot of sense. ...

    Thank you Aaron. That makes a lot of sense.

    Question on scheduling the "Stud Size" intelligently. I created a global parameter off of a dimension string, see image for reference. Is there a better...
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    So I think I found my critical mistake. I reread...

    So I think I found my critical mistake. I reread one of the threads I used to plan my workflow and saw that DaveP used Legends with Detail Groups (link to thread here)



    I've stayed away from...
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    Walltype Host file

    Still new to Revit but learning quickly through this amazing forum.

    I'm setting up a host project file that will eventually hold our most common walltypes. I thought I had it figured out through...
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    Thank you for the reply Dave. You mention you...

    Thank you for the reply Dave.

    You mention you don't run into it very often. How do you break your walls sections to fit on a sheet?
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    Dumb break line question

    I apologize for the seriously mundane question.

    What's the trick to quickly set two break lines to a consistent spacing when viewed in the "sheet environment". Dimensioning doesn't work because...
  18. window opening in complex wall with tilt

    I'm stuck on a couple items and was hoping I could get nudged in the right direction.

    I have a complex wall made of a tilted exterior wall and an interior wall with no tilt. The desired result is...
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    Gordon & Anthony, Is there a thread with a...

    Gordon & Anthony,

    Is there a thread with a step-by-step process of setting up the Design Option Type garden? I found the blog post by
    mdradvies , but when I downloaded his example file it...
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    I just sent my humble donation. Thank you!

    I just sent my humble donation. Thank you!
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    Thank you Yna_Db & Artejon. I've rebuilt the...

    Thank you Yna_Db & Artejon.

    I've rebuilt the model to eliminate the non parallel lines. Like probably all newbs I had no idea revit was this particular to "slightly off axis" lines. This forum is...
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    Help with Complex model

    Hello all,

    New Revit user here. After reading through many threads we are still at a loss as to why our massing model is giving us such a problem when we load it into a project. Here are a few...
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