All posts tagged revit api

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digging through revit warnings to find meaning

This post is a shorthand version of a workshop that I was teaching recently at AEC Symposium and Hackathon that our kind folks at TT organized. I think it originally […]

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think parametric – accessing the power of visibility overrides

Some time ago, when I made my first video for Think Parametric, we were talking about doing another one, but this time using custom content. At the time, the idea […]

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direct shape – a few words about the magical geometry object

What is Direct Shape and why is everyone talking about them? Well, its an object class that was added to Revit’s API – I think in 2015 – and if […]

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automating curtain wall documentation with dynamo

First off, huge thanks to Brian Ringley for letting me borrow his robot for this. :-) Now, in all seriousness, I usually post here source code and solutions, but this […]

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why, what and how of the extensible storage

Why? Some time ago, when I was first getting my hands dirty with Revit API, I used to go to Jeremy Tammik’s website and attempt to re-create his examples. Sometimes, […]

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create your own tab and buttons in revit

In the last few posts I have outlined in great detail how to make a simple Revit Add-in using the IExternalCommand implementation. Doing that is a great and really fast […]

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building revit plug-ins with visual studio: part three

In this post I will go over a few things: Implementing ISelectionFilter which we will use while prompting user to select things via UI Before we even get to selection […]

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building revit plug-ins with visual studio: part two

In this┬ápost I will go over some of the most useful things that you need to learn to be able to successfully create Revit plug-ins and some good coding practices […]

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Revit beyond macros – building your tools as external commands

With #RTCEUR over, I decided to release something that I made this weekend to add another dimension to those amazing Macros that Harry Mattison so kindly releases during the conference. […]