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AddIns

If you are trying to track your addins, there is several places to look for:

 

C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Revit 2013\Program\AddIns

C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\Revit\Addins\2013

C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Autodesk\Revit\Addins\2013

Revit 2013 Sp1 on x64

I couldn’t try on x86 machines but here’s a tip if your installation of the SP1 doesnt go through (Seems to be hanging).

Go to your Windows Task Manager

Under process kill the msi process that has the *32

Then turn on the PID under the view menu – Select Columns

Kill the latest . . . → Read More: Revit 2013 Sp1 on x64

Creating a Coil

Someone requested a way to create a coil for alighting fixture.

See the video here

Lock Profiles interesting behaviour

When locking profiles in a Mass family you get interesting results for the Offset value whether you deselect the Form or not.

See the video here

Revit 2012 Rotate Behavior Quick Tip

There’s been some modification to the Rotate tool in 2012, the ability to place the rotation point. Today i show you how to speed up that process.

See the video here

Massing Profiles behaviours

Have you noticed the fact that using Model Lines vs. Reference Planes will get you different behaviours?

See the video here

How do you go about locking a circular shape?

Ever needed to constrain a circular wall to a grid intersection?

See the video here

A very useful tool that is overlooked… Model Review

Great tool to make model reviewing faster and more efficient.

Watch the video here

Saving all families…

A utility has been provided as part of the Mastering Revit Architecture Book to allow you to save all the families outside of a project.

First download the zip file here

Browse in the contents to: \c24\ExampleApplication\ExampleApplication\bin\Debug\ Copy everything from this folder to: C:\Revit Projects\ Copy the two .addin files from the \c24\ folder . . . → Read More: Saving all families…

Parking in Revit?

You are probably wondering why we will be talking about Parking? This Parking is a Windows 7 features that (we believe) only happens on Intel i5 & i7 CPU Quad Core. It basically is a way for Windows to control power. It will put some CPU in “parking” mode if they are not needed. . . . → Read More: Parking in Revit?