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    One option, use a Reference Line as the...

    One option, use a Reference Line as the underlying geometry and assign the endplate to the workplane at the end of the RL. Each arc RL has a workplane at each end. See image.
  2. Gotcha! Chopped Livah

    Gotcha! Chopped Livah
  3. Pick up a couple books like these: Paul Aubin's...

    Pick up a couple books like these: Paul Aubin's Mastering Revit and Daniel Stine's Command Reference Book. Bring them along. You can review them for a quick refresher.

    However, if you don't...
  4. When the swing element is a nested family I find...

    When the swing element is a nested family I find it usually works fine in the host family. It is in the family editor where it will fail when elements land directly on a reference plane. I believe...
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    You could create a workset in your own model with...

    You could create a workset in your own model with the same name and not visible in all views by default. Then that user can open load the link and turn on that workset in views.
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    Did you turn it off and on again? ;)

    Did you turn it off and on again? ;)
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    You need to provide more reference planes and...

    You need to provide more reference planes and constraints to define your expectations. If you edit your extrusion's sketch and turn on Automatic Sketch Dimensions you'll see how Revit is guessing,...
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    Isn't the horse out of the barn already if they...

    Isn't the horse out of the barn already if they are doing the signage in Illustrator with the required fonts?
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    Filters are a subset of Visibility/Graphics, you...

    Filters are a subset of Visibility/Graphics, you don't have Filters without V/G. Filters allow additional options based on available data, beyond that of the built in category options V/G provides....
  10. I'd be inclined to focus on a single survey...

    I'd be inclined to focus on a single survey coordinate system (Shared) and you can decide to use however many NWF files you want for buildings. Ultimately they'd all append to one another if you...
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    It took years to build the legacy detail...

    It took years to build the legacy detail libraries each firm has and uses.

    For many the review of legacy details often results in a consolidation and/or elimination of many that were sitting idle...
  12. I saw similar posts at other forums. Looks like...

    I saw similar posts at other forums. Looks like you've gone down the units as links rabbit hole and now need or want to tag doors individually while they are all the same doors.

    I saw one reply at...
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    Same here on devices...assumed it was another...

    Same here on devices...assumed it was another improvement in the update. Forum changes seem to be affecting a few forums I visit. One has changed the search syntax so now it's a daily guess what the...
  14. Copy/Monitor doesn't deal with those categories....

    Copy/Monitor doesn't deal with those categories.

    The Mark parameters are stored with the element, you'd have to number them correctly in their own file so tags in a hosting file can show their...
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    As you wrote, Revit only supports CTB....

    As you wrote, Revit only supports CTB. Convert/create a CTB from your STB and then adjust the Import Lineweights table before importing those DWG files.
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    If you're trying to move the PBP closer to your...

    If you're trying to move the PBP closer to your model and you get that message that means you started modelling very far away from the project origin. The only way to get your model closer to the...
  17. I've attached a mockup. I didn't need to use Cut...

    I've attached a mockup. I didn't need to use Cut Geometry to get it to cut the countertop, just place it on its face. The family was started from the Generic Model Face Based.rft.
  18. The sink family needs to have a void to cut the...

    The sink family needs to have a void to cut the host. If you started with a Generic Model Face Based that a good start. Change the category to Plumbing Fixture afterward. The Family Parameter "Cut...
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    It took me awhile but eventually I realized some...

    It took me awhile but eventually I realized some people only learn what hot means when they touch the stove.
  20. The tag tool will recognize linked file's doors...

    The tag tool will recognize linked file's doors but it will display the value stored in the door in the link. You won't be able to assign numbers to them from the host. The Mark parameter provides a...
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    I don't use Publish Coordinates anymore. It isn't...

    I don't use Publish Coordinates anymore. It isn't supported with BIM360 projects and many models I might need to use it on aren't my models (belong to consultants) so for the sake of consistency I...
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    When True North is defined either with Rotate...

    When True North is defined either with Rotate True North or Acquire Coordinates you need to maintain a Project North orientation in the view the DWG file was linked into originally. If that view is...
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    That is weird. Experimenting, I noticed that if I...

    That is weird. Experimenting, I noticed that if I click in the Default Analysis Display Style field, which also has as ellipsis button, I can get it to give up displaying by tapping the ESC key....
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    I use Temporary Hide Isolate in the 3D view...

    I use Temporary Hide Isolate in the 3D view before saving and closing. Whatever is visible is part of the thumbnail. It respects the temporary hide. I'll hide connectors and the host surface etc...
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  25. Yes, the Depth parameter of the detail item is...

    Yes, the Depth parameter of the detail item is mapped thru the Associate Family Parameter button to the host profile's Depth parameter.
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