Author: Desiree Mackey SE PE

Revit Basics – Orient to View

This is an excerpt from an article that I wrote for AUGIWorld. Models routinely become large or complex over the life of a project, and consequently a Revit user will occasionally want to isolate, in 3D, a certain area of

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Revit Basics – Create Similar

This is an excerpt from an article that I wrote for AUGIWorld. Until Revit 2010, the only easily accessible location to activate the Create Similar command was in the right-click context menu after a single element is selected. Revit beginners

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Revit Basics – Tab

This is an excerpt from an article that I wrote for AUGIWorld. “Press tab” is likely one of the phrases beginner Reviteers get tired of hearing.  It is common knowledge that the tab button can be used to cycle through

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Revit Basics – The Spacebar

This is an excerpt from an article that I wrote for AUGIWorld. In my article I called this section “The Magical Spacebar”. No, inserting spaces between words in text is not the magical function of the spacebar.  When inserting a

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Revit Basics – Snaps

This is an excerpt from an article that I wrote for AUGIWorld. If a new Revit user is an AutoCAD veteran, one piece of good news is that the object snaps are greatly similar from one program to the other;

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