Revit 2015

Revit OpEd has a list of new Features in Revit 2015.   Most people are very unhappy with these changes.  All of the changes are useful, but most feel that Autodesk should be focusing on bigger problems within Revit. A few that I find will be useful for the office…


Painting a Split Face

If you insist on using Filled Regions and other Detail Items for articulating your walls and floors, you’re a lost cause, and this post isn’t for you. For those of us who like to do things correctly, here is a common problem when trying to Paint a surface on a…


View Range in Family Editor

The Revit Kid shows you how to adjust the View Range in the Family Editor.  This is one of those things that you’d expect to be simple, but instead involves an extra step. Keep in mind though, only certain family types are “cut-able” From Autodesk: If a family is cuttable, the…


To Be Hosted or Not To Be Hosted?

Anyone who has worked on a project with me, knows how I feel about Floor-Hosted components. For whatever reason, floors can disappear.  Whether it’s by accident, a mystery, or the Revit Gremlins, it happens. Disappearing floors I can handle. When there are elements hosted to the floor, and the floor…