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2015 Insulation Detail Component - Triangular Pattern

Thanks. Using Hatch 22 for a custom fill pattern (inside of a line based detail component) worked the best. I wanted it to maintain a 60d/ 120d triangle, so the stretchable thickness wasn't working on the array-based families. The only catch is that you have to have separate filled regions with...

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What have you found to be the max number of people in a single Revit file for best performance?

I have found that once you go over a certain number of people in a single Revit file, the file performance tends to suffer significantly. I have heard that autodesk actually recommends no more than 6 people in a file at a time, but have never found any official documentation to support that. ...

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2015 Revit door not being cut in project's plan view?

Thanks Steve, Though it feels a bit like a second best solution and it still doesn't make sense, I finally solved this one by replacing all the 3D stuff by detail items in plan view. I really would like Revit to behave in a more consistent and predictable way.

Posted: by Superdutch

2015 End of Hatch Palette Freezes Acad

Your problem may arise from .PAT files held in folders on the Support File Path. Search for all files with the .PAT file extension within those folders and move them to a different folder of the Support File Path then try again.

Posted: by hugh.69031

2013 Making changes across multiple drawings

Provided the data you want to change isn't XREFed in (and hence not easily accessible) it is quite simple to change the info you mentioned using an ACAD/VBA macro, whether it's in the form of TEXT/MTEXT entities or block attributes. Step 1: With ACAD13 you will have to download the VBA support...

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Tag area on main floor plan

We use Room Tags to address individual room name & room area.  Area tags are used for total apartment area calculation. The tags for rooms are available on main floor plans but area tags are only available on area plans. We need to tag…


Elevator Family Category

I would love to have an elevator family category that would map to the levels in a project.  For example, if I have a 20 story building with differing floor-to-floor heights, it would be amazing to be able to insert an elevator family at the…


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