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Thursday, August 23, 2012

From The Revit Alliance: New Instance Properties for Levels in 2013 !?!

Interesting find from:The Revit Alliance: New Instance Properties for Levels in 2013 !?!

 They stumbled across these two check boxes in the level properties today and had never noticed them before...

So I hopped over to 2012 and they weren't there.. which made me go to wikihelp for more info...

Which only got me more curious...

Shouldn't Structural be checked on by default in Revit Structure? I mean, 90% of my levels are primarily structural.

Checking one or the other doesn't affect the look of the level any.. seems like it may be better if these were type parameters instead and you could change the symbol or something.

I like the building story and really hope that RAM works this in with their RAM/REVIT link because that would be super useful for not exporting the levels we don't want as stories in RAM.. especially the foundation 'story' .. I haven't gotten a chance to look into the new RAM link yet.. so.. does anyone know if this helps??

Besides the linking with analytical softwares thing, what else is logical day-to-day uses for this?

Very Interesting The Revit Alliance!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Trying to paste from one view to another with error?

Just a little quickie since it has been a while! I've come across this from time to time and find that it can be quite frustrating.....

So you want to paste something from one view to another, but get the following message:
Error - cannot be ignored - Uh Oh!

Look for the SUGGESTIONS to fix your problem in the parenthesis.....

   -The selection can’t be pasted because it is not visible in this view.
     Common causes and solutions
      The category is not visible in this view (make category visible)
    -An annotation element falls outside this view’s annotation crop
    (temporarily disable annotation cropping)<--------------------ANSWER!
     The element tagged by an annotation is not visible (check view extents and depth)


Now you are able to paste away! Be sure to use the best-for-you paste option:

Good Luck!