Roaming Elevation Tags

  Someone asked me if Revit 2014 Fixed the fact that when you move an elevation tag, it moves it in all of the views. Short Answer: No Long Answer: Noooooooooooooooooooo


Schedule Your Ed Spec

It may be hard….but imagine this scenario:  You’re given an Ed Spec (or Program) with designated Square Footages.  Your job is to make sure your Rooms are within 10% in either direction of the target Area. You have yourself a nice SD Scheme with all of the Rooms in the…


Is That Curtain Wall on Your Face?

We love Curtain Walls here.  Yes we do. And we all know how to make them.  “WA” Shortcut for Wall —–> Select Curtain Wall —–> Model Away! But wait, hold on.  What if I want this wall to be angled?  Surely it must be possible, you see it all the…


Keynote Judgement

Ever wonder if a keynote is an Element Keynote or a User Keynote in your details? If you’re doing things the  right way, 95% of your keynotes should be an Element Keynote.  If you don’t like the game of chance, or have been detailing poorly, you can check its properties.…


Split Roofs

Paul Aubin quickly explains Split Roofs. The Revit Kid adds in that a single wall can attach to both roofs, as long as the Roofs host walls don’t overlap.  


Schedule View Names and Headers

Schedule View Names and Headers are no longer one and the same. Revit 2014 gave you the ability to change the Header of the Schedule as it would appear on the sheet, much like you’ve been able to do for other Views with the Parameter, “Title on Sheet.” Check it…


Plotting from Revit 2014

Be aware of a known problem printing from Revit 2014. Watch your “Thin Lines” toggle.  This affects the annotative items on your prints, both paper and PDF.  Before you print, be sure that “Thin Lines” is turned off. I am tracking this issue and will let you know once there…


Revit 2014 New Features

Revit New Features Type Notes 01 Ribbon Tab “Home” changed to “Architecture” UI As opposed to “Home” 02 Tabbed Browser Panel UI Useful if more real estate is needed (Projector, Single Screen, etc.) 03 6 Levels of Grouping in Project Browser UI More control over how the Project Browser is…