For the last many years, the network license server for Autodesk has had a “cascading” feature. This is a definite plus of using Network Licenses, but it is often overlooked … Continue reading How Autodesk Network Licenses Flow
As one of my tasks here at my new job, I have had the pleasure of hopping onto the development of a group of great Revit utilities. Granted, I … Continue reading New Revit Tools Website Launched
When you are naming a family whether in your model or elsewhere, you need to avoid any “wacky” characters, especially \ / ” ‘ ; etc. Your best bet is to just use letters, numbers, spaces, underscores “_” and dashes “-“.
Since your family can be saved as a completely separate file, the naming needs to follow Windows name rules. If it finds a wacky character when you go to edit it, you might end up with a totally different file opening up.
So you’re happily working along, when all of a sudden BAM! Revit crashes. Hopefully, you’ll be given the opportunity to create a recovery file. So, what do you do with … Continue reading Revit Recovery Files
Be sure to have a Workset for each Revit file that you link in. It is also important to be smart about Worksets that you use for your DWG links. Have at least one Workset for all the DWG links, and possibly break it up to multiple logical groups.
Don’t go crazy, though. You want to keep your number of Worksets as low and manageable as possible.
I thought I’d take a quick moment and share some news with everyone (all five of you who read this blog – you are my favorites!) After almost 20 years … Continue reading On a Personal Note
It’s fall, and it’s time for the usual round of updates, patches, and service packs to hit the street for Revit. This year is no exception. Always trying to keep … Continue reading New Revit Flavor Released