Wink Wink Nudge Nudge

  We all use the arrow keys on our keyboards to move, or nudge, objects slightly in any direction. If you have to nudge over greater distances, try holding down the shift key as you nudge.  The distance moved per keystroke will be greater than with the traditional nudge. Of…


33 Reasons Why You Cannot Find Something in a View

I’ve seen this a couple of places, so it’s hard to give credit. Checklist: 33 steps to being able to ‘find stuff’ Check to see if: 1. The object or category is temporarily hidden 2. The object or category is hidden in the view 3. The object is being obscured…


Modeling Tapered Insulation on a Flat or Sloped Roof

Head on over to Revit OpEd, for a quick summary on modeling tapered insulation on roofs.  This will go over how to accomplish this whether the structure in flat or sloped. It does not go over how to do crickets. Crickets are modeled as separate roofs and will be in…


Jogging Section Cut Lines

This is an easy one. Revit does let you jog section lines, but it’s not as intuitive as you would hope. 1.  Select the Section  you wish to Jog in Plan 2.  A new tool is now available.  Under the “Modify|Views”  Tab, there is a button called “Split Segment” 3.…