Wednesday, August 24, 2011

REVIT Footing Corners Will Not Mitre or Join

If you have ever come across this REVIT problem it can be very frustrating.

You cannot get the footing corners to mitre or join properly !

This problem is caused when the footing Type Property "Structural Usage" is set to "Retaining" instead of "Bearing".

Change it to "Bearing" and problem solved.

Friday, August 12, 2011

All REVIT 2012 Kitchen Families

Here is an image of all the Kitchen related Families that REVIT Architecture 2012 includes out of the box.

These families are located in the Casework and Specialty Equipment folders (categories) of the REVIT Library.

If you want a variation of one of these families just click on it, then click Edit Type on the Properties Palette. Then Duplicate it and name it. Then change some of the Type Parameters and Bob's your Uncle !.

The counter top families have grips and you can stretch them around but only in a Plan view.

Do some investigation by checking out the different Type Parameters on each individual Family.

Here is a link to the REVIT 2012 Kitchen Families Project that you see above.

CADclips REVIT Videos Here

Sunday, August 07, 2011

REVIT Training for iPod iPhone and iPad in MP4 and M4V

CADclips has a virtual REVIT Tutorial / Training APP.

CADclips has started releasing their REVIT Video Training Tutorials in both MP4 and M4V for the iPod, iPhone and iPad !

After all, why not use your hand held Apple Device to Learn REVIT ? We all have one.

Now you can Learn REVIT while sitting on the bus or sitting on the john !

Below is a sample REVIT CADclip Tutorial in MV4 format Zipped up for your iPhone along with basic directions on getting the video onto your iPhone.

 This is the raw video file.

1. Download the zip file above and unzip it somewhere.
2. Plug your iPhone into your computer.
3. Sync the iPhone with iTunes
 4. Note that your iPhone now shows up in iTunes as a Device with different folders below it including 'Movies'.
5. Click into the iPhone 'Movies' folder.
6. Drag and drop the unzipped RAC-2011-SECTION-BUBBLES.M4V video file to the iPhone 'Movies' folder and let it copy.
7. Close iTunes and unplug your iPhone.
8. On your iPhone go to the iPod APP, then Movies and play the CADclip.

The rest is up to you.

If anyone has any suggestions as to a better process just add a comment.

Can anyone suggest a good APP for downloading directly to your iPhone . . . . iDownloads ?