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identifying orphaned tags…and Dynamo bugs

This is an old topic. Actually, it’s 2 years old at this point, but just like Autodesk software, it hasn’t really changed much since. 😜 About 2 years ago, a […]

text width shenanigans

I can’t really believe that this is still an issue, or that it was ever an issue. Yet, here we are. Back in Revit 2017, I don’t remember exactly, but […]

grids #1

I don’t really know why but…Grids have been on my mind. I know, that sounds weird. I am not sure why but in my recent Revit en-devours Grids have been […]

size matters…or so I was told

I have recently been looking into obtaining file size for a Revit project. It’s one of these file size tracking dashboards that everyone seems to have handy these days that […]

debugging revit add-ins

Ok, so I always hear people complain, that writing Revit Addins is horrible because it takes forever to debug them. You know, that spiel about having to restart Revit, every […]

wall chamfers of equal length

This came by my desk the other day from one of my colleagues in San Francisco office. He was wondering how to automate or semi-automate creation of wall chamfers of […]

how to maintain revit plug-ins for multiple versions

One thing that we all have a love/hate relationship with is API breaking changes. Yes, we all love shiny new toys, but they usually break our old reliable tools. What […]

printing PDFs from Revit…why is it so hard?

Disclaimer:  If you don’t have to, please don’t reinvent the wheel. I am a proponent of just going out and buying the tools you need to do your job, rather […]

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 […]