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    Real structural content in the architectural...

    Real structural content in the architectural model seems more reasonable! My experience was at a structural firm. We'd sometimes start generating layouts in Revit before designing the entire floor...
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    I wish the Revit training I initially received...

    I wish the Revit training I initially received had included the idea of generic components for structural elements as well. It can be helpful to quickly start laying things out in Revit, but if you...
  3. I think your options depend on which version of...

    I think your options depend on which version of Revit you are using - in Revit 2020, you should be able to right click on a connection and select "propagate connection" to create identical...
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    Hi Phoenixkeeper, I have also found the need...

    Hi Phoenixkeeper,

    I have also found the need to add some additional parameters for sheets beyond what is provided in Revit.

    Below is a description of how I have gone about this.

    I start...
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    I have found that if you have a view showing the...

    I have found that if you have a view showing the bolt head or nut, like in a base plate detail, you can dimension to the bolt centerlines if you change the visual style to wireframe.

    Doesn't seem...
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    Hi asilvas, what I ended up doing was simplifying...

    Hi asilvas, what I ended up doing was simplifying my graph with the Python Sol kindly provided. Now the graph looks like this:
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    Where the first node is a Python Script node into which I copied...
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    Necro99, that is so cool! This is something I had...

    Necro99, that is so cool! This is something I had been playing around with for our office as well. I had been trying to figure out a way to get the Dynamo output into a format that was ready to print...
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    Annotating a Linked Architectural Model

    We are a structural firm. I've modified our template and I'm adjusting all projects I work on to have the Architectural model (and MEP, when it is available) turned on in our plans and sections so we...
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    Thanks for the suggestion mendler. I tried...

    Thanks for the suggestion mendler.

    I tried this and it solved part of my issue - when I have the 'nailer' parameter turned off, the top of the beam is at the correct elevation (not being pushed...
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    Structural Framing with Wood Nailers

    Howdy everyone,


    I'm developing our structural framing families. I'd like to modify our WF and HSS steel beams to allow the modelling of wood nailers on their tops and bottoms.


    My initial...
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    Steel Beams with Wood Nailers

    Howdy everyone,

    I'm developing our structural framing families. I'd like to modify our WF and HSS steel beams to allow the modelling of wood nailers on their tops and bottoms.

    My initial idea...
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    https://www.revitforum.org/attachment.php?attachme...

    https://www.revitforum.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=34969&stc=1Another Dynamo / Dynamo Player based solution for those interested...

    This uses the DataShapes, archilab, and Clockwork packages. ...
  13. Thread: Revit Rendering

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    You might have luck with Enscape - I've used it...

    You might have luck with Enscape - I've used it on the occasional project where we have some rendering requirements. It works with Revit really nicely and doesn't have a huge learning curve, and I...
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    Yes, I think the architect is showing some other...

    Yes, I think the architect is showing some other relevant information with detail lines only, so they wanted to make sure they wouldn't miss something the arch. added as a detail line and didn't...
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    Ah, I didn't realize it would be under 'lines'...

    Ah, I didn't realize it would be under 'lines' rather than detail lines or model lines! Thank you both for the info.

    This will definitely work for turning off these items, but it doesn't look...
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    Thanks for the reply. I don't think there is a...

    Thanks for the reply. I don't think there is a category for detail lines, which is what these are drawn with. I was hoping there might be a way to filter detail groups, but it seems it just may not...
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    Detail Lines / Groups in Linked Model

    I have a linked architectural model, which I have set to Linked View, with some custom adjustments to use as a background for my structural plan.

    Due to using the linked view, I can see some...
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    Thanks everyone for the advice and...

    Thanks everyone for the advice and recommendations!
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    Lineweights - how do you learn what looks right?

    I have been working my way through Aaron's suggestions for creating a template, and I'm a bit stuck on 16, 'object styles / linestyles / lineweights'.

    My firm has been using Revit since before I...
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    I'm curious about this! Our main template is...

    I'm curious about this!

    Our main template is in 2017 right now, but I was playing around with creating the 2018 database as well. I like that you can search and replace "2017" with "2018" in the...
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    Thanks so much for the feedback - very useful to...

    Thanks so much for the feedback - very useful to have some rules of thumb going forward!

    I ended up writing my own if node because the ScopeIf seemed to be causing some strange behavior in my...
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    Sorry, I meant put them together in BIM List, not...

    Sorry, I meant put them together in BIM List, not on the server itself, where I would keep them separate - unless there is also an issue then when upgrading BIM List. I better test that out and not...
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    Thanks everyone for sharing! We are still...

    Thanks everyone for sharing!

    We are still using a lot of OOTB model families, so I will have to give some thought about how to organize our browser so people can find things quickly in a way that...
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    Thanks for the information regarding Model...

    Thanks for the information regarding Model Groups!

    We're about to purchase BIM List / BIM Server, and this has lead us to look at updating our content library organization as well. I'm wondering...
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    Sol, thank you so much! This works like a charm...

    Sol, thank you so much! This works like a charm and definitely cleans up the graph.

    I'm just starting to use Python myself, and I'm curious - what types of rules of thumb do you use for...
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