Tag: Basics

Revit Basics – User Interface

During every training session this question comes up multiple times.  “How do I get my Project Browser (or Pr0perties, or Zoom dialog thingy) back on the screen.  If you accidentally turn off any of these they are easily brought back

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Rotate with Origin

I was asked the other day by a user, a frustrated user, how come you can’t go right into the rotate command and place the center rotation point?  Well you can easily do this with a keyboard shortcut by default

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Revit Basics – Temporary Dimensions

This is an excerpt from an article that I wrote for AUGIWorld. When selecting an element, beginners are taught that the little blue dimensions that appear are temporary dimensions.  Unfortunately the temporary dimensions do not always show dimensions between the

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Revit Basics – Selecting a Detail Bubble

For several reasons Revit users will often want to show only the bubble portion of a section cut or a callout.  For example, they want a bubble shown thus: This is normally achieved via pulling the tail in very close. 

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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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