During the process of developing a custom family browser for the BIMicon Toolbar, the following question surfaced; how can we classify which family categories can…
Easy batch print in Revit!
I must confess that I was asking myself how hard it is to batch print sheets that have a specific parameter when I was pressing…
An impressive way to inspect Revit API: Revit Lookup
Checking the Revit API documentation, for those advanced Revit users that are looking into developing their own tools, is a cumbersome task. Looking for what…
Create your first Revit macro in C# – Part 1
Revit macros are helpful tools that allow you to deal with repetitive tasks by automating them. So why don’t we use Dynamo or pyRevit for…
How to create a Schedule Revision History step-by-step
From time to time, it is necessary to check for all the revisions that a sheet has gone through. For example, when issuing drawing sets,…
Create floor finishes from rooms (part 1)
Creating floor finishes is a task that can be automated easily and save us a huge amount of time. When room finishes are defined or…
Transfer unique view templates in Revit
Transferring particular view templates from one Revit project to another can be troublesome from time to time. Put for example, when you tunned the last…
Create your own Revit tab in the ribbon
pyRevit allows us to create a customized toolbar, and in this post, we will see how this can be achieved. And best of all, no code compilation involved, chunks of code can be tested right away.
Auto dimension Grids in an exciting way
Placing grids dimensions in every view can be a tedious task but we can automate it! So here goes this Python script:
Fill in ‘Drawn By’ on sheets with Revit Python Shell
More often than not, drafters or modelers forget to fill in Drawn By or Checked By on the sheets due to lack of time and fast approaching deadlines.
Introducing Revit Python Shell
Revit Python Shell, RPS, is a useful, a really useful tool to test Python scripts live. You can run what you type in the console to see the results and debug in a terminal as if it is in a Python console.
Introduction to pyRevit
[pyRevit] allows you to use tools like Make Pattern that will save you heaps of time creating fill patterns directly inside Revit or Set Revisions on Sheets or Print Ordered Sheet Index.
What programming language should you choose? For Revit
A common question that I find myself answering often is: what should I learn to automate tasks and create my own Revit tools? Usually, my…
Delete or Move Revit Backups
Removing Revit backups for families and project files can be, sometimes, a bit tedious. If you have folders and subfolders with tons of families or not work shared projects, backups can take a big portion of the storage and make it hard to find what you need.
Matrix of Elements along Curve
[This tool] will provide a tool to place families along a curve in Revit besides arcs and lines.
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