Revit Help Questions

I have a model that was started a few months back and the loor levels were never changed from the default (i.e

Fredy, Architect

I think the best way to do is moving the whole model in one action to do this follow the next points: 1- Open an "elevatio

I'm already at 390mb and I need to know how to reduce my file size, any suggestions?

revitus, Designer

I once came across a project file that was 330 Mb (2-Story 15,000 s.f. Public Library Renovation with a 12,000 s.f. addition)

Revit family?

Tye_441, Technician
2 Answers 18th November 2012

Does anyone have a Revit family for arrows that adjust to any scale. I want to use it to show bar the ranges f

bimguru2010, Architect

It won't scale if you've created it with 'Generic Annotation' category. You need to build a 'Detail Component', that would c

How can I select and zoom into a specific element in my Revit BIM model

dc2012, Architect

You could try to select “Group”, isolate in “View” and then “Zoom Extents”, not sure if this is what you wanted?

What Revit add-ins are people using and how much time do they save you?

revitus, Designer

Got to have eTransmit for Revit. Depending on the project and number of links, it saves a ton of time when sharing files wit

What tools are best for BIM clash detection.

dc2012, Architect

Really depends what clashes you want to detect, different software’s are better at detecting certain types then others.

How can I easily export my Revit model to a PDF file to share with others.

les, Architect

Print as pdf with Nuance PDF Converter Professional or adobe or any other pdf writer

I'm getting better at Revit but what are some good time saving shortcuts?

revitus, Designer

I apologize on behalf of my previous (supposed) reply - I think I was hacked. I always import my custom Keyboard Shortcuts f

I can't edit in 3D view? I thought you can. What am I doing wrong.

revitus, Designer

You need to select the default 3d View, this will allow you to edit.

Making one wall invisible?

rosenoda, Other
4 Answers 10th October 2012

Pretty simple I'd like to make one of my walls invisible, is it possible to do this in Revit?

nandomogollon, Architect

there are different ways of achieving this. It all depends on what is the purpose of it: You can "hide" a wall or any other e

I'd like to change Revit to the view so I can see all windows, how do I do this?

F3, it will zoom all the tiled windows to their extents (to fit).