Year: 2012

Instance based Family System Parameters

A question came up on how to change a family system parameter from Type based to Instance based.  It made me think of the good old days when we had to start a family, say structural foundation or door family,

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Top of Footing Tag Work Around

A way to tag the top of footing elevation is a question that comes up often.  Below is a procedure that I came up with a year or so ago.  I wrote an article for AUGIWorld last year on this

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New Exciting Release Slated for Late April

Dezi and I haven’t been blogging too much lately because we have been involved in this beta.  It has meant a lot of appointments with professionals, anticipation and excitement. This release will come in a compact package but will continue to

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Revit 2013 Service Pack 2

In case you hadn’t heard Autodesk Released a new service pack for the Revit products.  They can be found at the following links. Revit 2013 Revit Architecture 2013 Revit Struture 2013 Revit MEP 2013 Fix Notes

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Stacked Walls and Design Options

A client was having an issue working with design options and stacked walls the other day.  When the stacked wall was selected it wouldn’t allow it to become part of a design option.  I started an new file and had the

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