Are you familiar with DWF (design web format)? Or PDF (portable document format)? Both are vector document that are used for document sharing via email or website. These days, both of them become a familiar file format we receive, because people don’t want us to get their original DWG. Or we don’t want people to […]
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In this Revit tutorial, we will add more building components. We will create floors in our Revit model.
It’s inevitable when I teach Revit to AutoCAD users: they will compare and ask if they can do it in Revit. One of most popular question is, “I always use AutoCAD blocks for my typical design. So if there’s any changes, all of them that use the same definition will also updated. Can I can […]
Have you used AutoCAD data extraction? This is a very handy tool to create a report about any data from your AutoCAD drawing. Some of my colleague choose to extract the drawings information to excel instead of directly to his drawing. They want to modify the values further, and using excel is easier (and faster). But […]
Do you work with your colleagues who use different versions of AutoCAD? If you need to set older version as default save, check this option.
Remember the old days, when we can add AutoCAD landscape objects like trees, cars, and people in our AutoCAD model? Since Autodesk decided to change the rendering engine from scanlines to mentalray, this feature is no longer available. But in the release comparison matrix, there is ‘entourage’ available. So where is it? It’s a separate […]
Let’s continue our tutorial. You have tried several wall types in the previous Revit tutorial. You might find out that even Revit has many types of walls, you need to define your own types. This is what we are going to do now, creating our own wall types! Type vs Instance Properties First thing first. […]