Revit – DDSCAD | Digital Drafting Systems
October 28, 2020

Path of Travel in Revit

Manually calculating the walking distance between rooms can be time-consuming. We can use the “Path of Travel” function to calculate the shortest route between rooms. Walls, […]
October 28, 2020

Section Extents & Symbolic Lines in Revit

Revit’s properties panel has an option to change the extents of a building section. The “Far Clip Offset” parameter changes the depth of our sections, and […]
October 28, 2020

Select Previous & Drag Copy in Revit

The right-click menu in Revit has many tools that can save us time. One of these functions is called “Select Previous”, and it allows us to […]
October 28, 2020

Temporary Dimensions in Revit

We can reposition dimensions and change objects to match our dimensions with Temporary (Also called “Witness”) dimensions. The grips on these dimensions can be selected and […]
October 28, 2020

Dimensions & Parameters in Revit

We can input formulas into our dimensions while creating objects in Revit. This allows us to place objects in exact locations, and if we modify the […]
October 28, 2020

Orient to View in Revit

2D sections can help us see details and connections between 3D elements. The “Orient to View” command, found in the Navigation Cube, allows us to shift […]
October 16, 2020

Cut Profile Tool in Revit

Revit’s 3D geometry can overload our models. Luckily, we can use the “Cut Profile” tool to edit our models in 2D. This tool can be used […]
September 3, 2020

Working with Groups & Filters in Revit

We can easily select specific categories or object families by using the “Filter” function. Since components can’t be selected, we can create groups and use the […]
September 1, 2020

Using the “Load Autodesk Family” Dialog Box in Revit 2021.1

We can browse and download families from Autodesk directly in Revit 2021.1 If we have access to the cloud via an internet connection and have an […]
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