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2011 Linetype Mystery

Reload the linetype in each drawing, save and reopen. Different drawings by different people can have different linetypes with the same name. Always wondered why listing a linetype isn't a command in AutoCAD. Linetype Scale is set on the Display tab of a Figure Style so a figure and a...

Posted: by Tom Beauford

Text layer

---Quote (Originally by dkoch)--- You can create a Tool Palette tool that will allow you to start the MText command with a layer key. That tool can then be referenced by a ribbon tool, if you want. ---End Quote--- ... Just not from Command Line; for completeness.

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2014 select deselect

Put the crosshairs on the left edge of the screen and scroll out, put the crosshairs on the right edge of the screen and scroll in to pan left. It doesn't deselect since it's not a command like pan.

Posted: by Tom Beauford

2015 Duplicate Parameters

These could be shared parameters that were created from different shared parameter source files, and therefore treated as being different by Revit. You would have to figure out what content is referencing the parameters to determine if one can be deleted (after switching all content to use one of...

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I wish you could drape AutoCAD files onto topo surfaces

It is common practice for us to link a civil engineer’s AutoCAD file into Revit to show parking lots, road, etc.  These are typically flat files used for plans.  It would be great if these could be draped onto a topo surface…


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