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Building Performance Analysis in Revit 2016 R2 with Autodesk Insight 360 - energy simulations within Revit, massing while creating Revit model, thermal properties associated with building elements, handling problems related to energy analysis model, relevance of Insight 360 add-in, Dan Stine, AECbytes, Nov 20, 2015

The Rise of the Structural Modeler - advent, acceptance, adoption of 3D, ability to visualize in 3D, relevance of drafting tools, translating 3D objects into buildable models in Revit, Josh Carney, AUGI Library, Nov 12, 2015

Notable Extensions for Revit 2016 - A360 Collaboration for Revit, Advance Steel 2016 Extension, Revit Extension for Autodesk Fabrication, STL Exporter 2016 for 3D printing, Composite Beam Design Extension 2016, Space Naming Utility 2016, James Philip, CADline, Nov 12, 2015

An Interview with Daniel McFarland - Q&A about creating Revit models in construction phases, effect of elements on design, schedule, impact of BIM as collaboration process, Jay Zallan, AUGI Library, Nov 2, 2015

What Revit 2016 Means for MEP Designers, Engineers, and Owners - as-built fabrication model reduces survey cost by allowing designer to verify conditions, increases quality of design model by improving coordination with existing field conditions, Nicholas Bowley, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Nov 2, 2015

Collaborating with Revit Over WAN - effectiveness of Panzura for providing real time file locking capabilities, promoting collaborative process, AEC Magazine, Oct 30, 2015

Running Revit in the Cloud - responsiveness, performance of application to GDaaS cloud desktop platform, relevance of 'lossless' function that causes delay to image transient rendering when navigating, Karl Van Nieuwenhuyse, AEC Magazine, Oct 29, 2015

More of What's New in Autodesk Revit 2016 - search in combo box, link positioning, host for tags, PDF hyperlinks, toggle perspective, model upgrade interface improvements, Carl Storms, ENGINEERING.com, Oct 19, 2015

GRAITEC Advance PowerPack Packed with Revit Tools - offers documentation, precast, annotation tools, geometry parameters, modeling tools, family manager, Jeffrey Heimgartner, ENGINEERING.com, Oct 14, 2015

Budget Revit Families, Pt 1 - discussing fair expectations from Revit family costing as little as $3 or $5, up to $25 per family, Michelle Louw, BIM Boom Bam, Aug 30, 2015

Budget Families, Pt 2 - technical considerations that budget Revit families should take into account, Michelle Louw, BIM Boom Bam, Sep 17, 2015

Autodesk Revit Introduces New Features in 2016 - ability to create a 3D selection box around items highlighted, more flexible Revisions, option to run building element, conceptual mass mode simultaneously, Nick Bowley, ENGINEERING.com, Sep 9, 2015

Can Holograms Replace Traditional Architectural Model Making - Revit plug-in can export files from Revit-native format to .OBJ format required to print holographic model, Kyle Maxey, ENGINEERING.com, Aug 26, 2015

Autodesk Seek for Revit: Easily Find Families from Within Revit - browse content tool searches contents from Autodesk Seek, has option to download file or load family directly to design, Edwin Prakoso, CADnotes, Aug 14, 2015

Revit MEP 2016 Calculation Setting Options - 'performance' parameter suppresses processing of system-level calculations, Vasudha Dixit, Ideate, Aug 12, 2015

What's in the Exchange for Revit MEP - Design Master Electrical RT allows for correct, customizable feeder sizing, Move Circuits add-in moves circuits from one panel to another, Elum Tools for lighting calculation, visualization, Align Ducts to justify alignment of ducts, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, July 31, 2015

Transitioning to Level 2 BIM, Pt 3 - addressing data transfer, deciding on commercial Revit data transfer software, choosing, using app, Shaun Bryant, AEC Magazine, July 31, 2015

Revit 2016 - Autodesk MEP Content for Fabrication - configuration services allows adding components by selecting them, applying smart snapping tool to easily connect to mechanical equipment, Bill Johnson, Ideate, July 21, 2015

Revit 2016 Open Sheet View Feature - offers option to right-click on view name in project browser to open sheet view, option gets greyed out or unavailable if view is not placed on sheet or when view is legend/schedule, Katrina Vea Rodriguez, Ideate, July 16, 2015

Revit 2016 Energy Analysis Enhancements - ability to perform energy analysis more precisely, ability to create energy analytical model using 'create energy model' tool, Vasudha Dixit, Ideate, July 14, 2015

Real Life Perspective: Transitioning from AutoCAD to Revit, Pt 2 - instill positive attitude, BIM manager must be empowered by management to make decisions affecting entire company, determining when, what is to be implemented, Michael Hopple, AUGI Library, July 10, 2015

Updated Solar Analysis Installer for Revit Available for Download  - Solar Analysis preview allows user to see, quantify distribution of solar radiation by incorporating analysis of shading effects from analogous objects, nearby vegetation. Andrew Wheeler, ENGINEERING.com, June 29, 2015

Revit is for Residential Architecture Too - compares capabilities of Revit with AutoCAD, states usefulness of Revit for creating construction documents that truly reflect building design, impact of Revit 3D model to home buyers, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, June 22, 2015

Autodesk Gives Architosh Exclusive Peak at Dynamo Studio Running on Mac - Autodesk has developed Dynamo core library in C++ that can run anywhere; Dynamo is now based on engine behind Fusion, Inventor, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, June 18, 2015

Success by 1,000 Fixes - new functionalities in Revit 2016: section box tool, faster search, performance setting for calculations, navigation allowed during redraw, schedule improvements, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, June 15, 2015

Stabicad 10 Offers Enhancement to Common BIM Software - electro tag tool, Autodesk BDS 2016 support enhances performance with multi-core support, quickly visualizes installation concepts for all piping systems in Revit schematic views, Kyle Maxey, ENGINEERING.com, June 16, 2015

Revit 2016 Electrical Improvements - circuit sequencing feature allows setting sequence for creating electrical power circuits, new 'move to' function located in circuits panel moves circuit to desired circuit location, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, May 27, 2015

Revit 2016 New Features - Architectural Enhancements - linked IFC files allows defining room boundaries, elevation at top, bottom instance property helps in tagging, scheduling floors, rooms can be placed automatically, offers new rendering options, energy analysis tools, Jason Boehning, CADLearning, May 27, 2015

What's New in Revit 2016 for Contractors - shows each objects that adds to level of development, enhanced traditional documentation by leveraging displaced views, new selection boxes feature isolates selected elements in unobstructed 3D view to review project logistics efficiently, Shawn Butler, Beyond Design, May 25, 2015

BIM: Then and Now - SysQue Systems real-world, 3D accurate components that allows creating Revit MEP models easily, Ryan Joyce, AUGI Library, May 20, 2015

Revit 2016 New Features - More Multi-Disciplinary Enhancements - new rotate project north tool rotates view-specific detail elements, 'open sheet view' option allows opening sheet on which view is placed, updated revisions tracking tools, Jason Boehning, CADLearning, May 20, 2015

Transitioning to Level 2 BIM, Pt 2 - addressing Revit implementation, training of practice staff to use Revit, Shaun Bryant, AEC Magazine, May 14, 2015

Revit 2016 New Features - Multi-Disciplinary Enhancements - new graphics mode option allows navigation during redraw, saved view enhancement remembers pan, zoom states of view after they are closed, selection boxes tool quickly isolates selected elements in 3D view, Jason Boehning, CADLearning, May 13, 2015

Revit 2016 What's New - option to open sheet from view, navigate property browser, maintain line weight settings, control on revision numbering, isolate object in 3D view while creating selection box automatically, rotate project north, rendering, energy analysis enhancements, Mathew Miller, Revittize, May 8, 2015

Dissecting the RTV Xporter Pro Add-In for Autodesk Revit - aimed at Revit professional, functions of RTV Xporter Pro are centered around manipulating views, sheets, related parameters, can save settings of entire process as an XML configuration file, Francis Sebastian, CADdigest.com, May 1, 2015

Product Review: Real-Time Rendering with Fuzor - high-quality, real-time rendering application that integrates seamlessly with Revit, can producing standalone viewer for clients, no ability to have dynamic movement of objects in animations, no formalized training curriculum, materials, Paras Nanavati, AUGI Library, Apr 24, 2014

What's New in Revit 2016 - adds option to 'allow navigation during redraw,' rotate project north tool now rotates view-specific detail elements, check enhanced, revisions, selection boxes, view states, improved architectural, structural, MEP features, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Apr 27, 2015

Revit Structure 2016 - New Features - major structural improvements are structural steel profiles, release and member forces, trusses, reinforcement features includes addition of host mark, category, count parameters, check special element for rebar that offers enhanced rebar performances, Autodesk Revit Structure, Apr 15, 2015

Revit 2016 New Features - A First Look - improved UI adds modeling, analysis, documentation, collaboration capabilities, new open sheet option quickly accesses view sheets, adds MEP fabrication content required for detailing besides documentation, analysis, collaboration enhancements, Jason Boehning, CADLearning, Apr 15, 2015

Revit 2016 What's New - A Commentary - major improvements were included in Dynamo, A360 collaboration for Revit, Project Solon, site designer, minor features, enhancements were added in core functionality, architectural, structural, MEP, Chris Price, Revit Rants, Apr 14, 2015

Revit 2016's New Physical-Realistic Rendering Engine - Autodesk introduces its own Raytracer engine, enhanced technology of existing RaytraceVisual style before incorporating into rendering dialog for 3D views, new selection tool in view panel creates section box around selected elements, Dan Stine, AECbytes, Apr 13, 2015

What's New in Revit 2016? - navigation during redraw, automatically linked views in PDF exports, works in perspective views, MEP fabrication detailing, linking with steel detailing, improved reinforcement detailing, CADline, Apr 13, 2015 

Real Life Perspective: Transitioning from AutoCAD to Revit - Revit adoption challenges, advantage of using Revit Structure over AutoCAD, tips to make transition, Michael Hopple, AUGI Library, Mar 13, 2015

Create True As-Built Models from Points Collected in the Field - create pipes, walls, model lines in Revit using numbered sequence of points, select item with single point before placing them once as-built model appears, Lee Mullin, Beyond Design, Mar 10, 2015

Revit UniqueId in Glue and Navisworks - specify UniqueId in Navisworks exporter options to include it in Glue viewer or else open options editor, check mark 'convert element properties' to include UniqueId via Navisworks, Mikako Harada, The 360 View, Feb 12, 2015

The ABCs of MEP Construction Modeling, Pt 2 - assess direction in which industry is moving, leverage Revit platform using toolsets, IFC linking for construction modelers, relevance of approved equipment submittals, adjust sequencing, timing, initialize MEP construction process in Revit , Matt Stachoni, AUGI Library, Feb 10, 2015

Top 3 Trends for BIM in 2015 - single model collaboration, BIM consulting, Dynamo will be hot topics, Edwin Guerra, BIM Blog, Jan 12, 2015

Dynamo and Computational BIM, Pt 1: Introduction and Resources - Dynamo is open source, visual programming tool that allows extension of parametric functionality in BIM authoring environments, Sheryl Yang, The 360 View, Feb 2, 2015

Expert Interview with Ian Nichols on CAD - Revit Zone website, use of BIM, advantages for engineer using CAD workstation, recommendation for buying CAD workstation for first time, challenges faced by engineers working in fields other than architecture, CADspeed, Feb 1, 2015

Revit to BIM 360 Glue Improvements - latest release offers enhanced viewing of materials, color support, object names, model tree hierarchy, property support allows better ways of mapping properties for BIM 360 field, Lee Mullin, Beyond Design, Jan 12, 2015

Cross-Training Platforms - benefits from using Revit Structure, Revit Architecture, Revit MEP platforms together, importance of Revit puzzle, monitor changes in other linked models with copy/monitor tool, encourage collaboration to improve business relationships, Kimberly Fuhrman, AUGI Library, Jan 12, 2015

The Revit API Panel at Autodesk University - Q&A about finding surface loop while working with ceiling parameter, elements, support for adding behavior, logic into model, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 3, 2014

Help Me, Help You - customize 3D models based on industry standards, constructability coordination using Revit Structure, linking IFC files with new IFC link tool, monitoring model progression with level of development matrix, Kaushal Diwan & Adam Munoz, AUGI Library, Nov 26, 2014

Design, Coordinate, Fabricate - contractors use Revit MEP platform, LOD 400 content for design to construction phases, Kenneth Eastman, AUGI Library, Nov 28, 2014

The ABCs of MEP Construction Modeling, Pt 1 - trade contractor modeling with focus on MEP trades, need to adjust quality of construction drawings, coordination role of construction managers, tips to review construction documents, map out systems, mark-up documents in Revit, Matt Stachoni, AUGI Library, Nov 24, 2014

Autodesk Revit 2015 Release 2 - Who Needs Buttons When There are Snaps - avail current work plane, near cover reference, far cover reference options to place rebar in any 2D view, avail enhanced snapping capabilities, UI for structural elements, Jason Boehning, CADLearning, Nov 12, 2014

Autodesk Revit 2015 Release 2 - Get a Host and Riser Out of Annotation - insert data row tool in new location, select host for tags tool, apply stair tread/riser number tool to control parameters in properties palette before placing annotation, Jason Boehning, CADLearning, Nov 5, 2014

Revit LT - Is It Any Good? - lacks improved 3D architectural modeling, links, views, collaboration tools available in Revit, but opens worksetted file, retains worksets, comes with design options, suitable for creating contents in isolation or for non-Revit users, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Nov 2, 2014

ArchiCAD Connection Add-In for Revit 2015 - imports all attributes, properties, classification reference data of IFC model elements as schedulable Revit parameters, exports elements based on Revit's phase status, Jared Banks, Graphisoft, Oct 29, 2014

Autodesk Revit 2015 Release 2 - Join the Perspective So You Donít Get the Shaft - modeling capabilities available in perspective views, default shaft opening parameters, ability to toggle between perspective, parallel representations of 3D view, update multiple wall joins, Jason Boehning, CADLearning, Oct 22, 2014

Autodesk Revit 2015 Release 2 - Find Your Type and Trolling for Properties - file upgrade notification, ability to search type selector, properties palette scrolling, Jason Boehning, CADLearning, Oct 8, 2014

Autodesk Revit 2015 Release 2 - Implementing Small Changes That Generate Big Impact - ability to load family into project and close, pin/unpin icons, Dynamo button, Project Solon integration, Jason Boehning, CADLearning, Oct 15, 2014

Myth Buster: Revit & IFC, Pt 4 - A New Hope - Revit 2015 version allows IFC linking, exporting linked files, importer now distinguishes between LoadBearing, non-LoadBearing types, offers more control over models, IFC exports, Martijn de Riet, AUGI Library, Oct 6, 2014

NBS Plug-in for Autodesk Revit - free plug-in links Revit, National BIM Library, NBS specification to deliver information eco-system, provides easy coordination of project information, CAD User, Sep 2014

Revit 2015 R2. Site Designer for Revit. What It Really Means to You - log into Autodesk subscription site, links to download enhancements categorized into power, performance, productivity groups, Joe Eichenseer, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Sep 18, 2014 

Play Nice in the Sandbox - connection between builders, designers, managerial principles, sharing Revit models, getting rid of improper ideas develops true collaboration, Josh Carney, AUGI Library, Sep 16, 2014

Create a Realtime Walkthrough of Your Revit Project with Autodesk Showcase - compares process of creating architectural models in Revit with Showcase, discusses modeling, exporting to Showcase, Showcase setup, adjusting materials, lighting, environment in Revit vs Showcase, Evan Troxel, Novedge, Sep 3, 2014

Sefaira for Revit Offers Daylighting Visualizations Inside Revit - Q&A about Sefaira for Revit plug-in, making informed design decisions, benefits of using radiance, DAYSIM for daylighting visualization, Susan Smith, AECCafe Blogs, Aug 15, 2014

BIM Management Preamble - parts of basic outline for BIM process management for managing Revit project: proposal stage, schematic, design development phases, Jay Zallan, AUGI Library, Aug 13, 2014

Want a Powerful, New Way to Share, Store and Search Your Revit Content? Your Families May Have a New Home - Unifi is Revit's content management system that stores content, offers clean interface, simple to deploy, auto-updating features with no server-side concerns, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, July 26, 2014

Simplify Structural Engineers' Workflow with Add-Ons - 3rd-party add-ons like Smart Assemblies, Truss+ RT, Rafter+ help in generating shop drawings with required schedules, dimensions in views, roof framing plans in Revit, Renata Jociene, AUGI, July 23, 2014

Geometry 101 - modeling 3 different baskets in Dynamo using solid Booleans, points, PolyCurves, extrusion, intersection, loft, sweep, Colin McCrone, Dynamo, July 21, 2014

A Robust and Versatile Dynamo - basics of Dynamo, naming components of Dynamo interface, changing element's color using C# vs using Dynamo, Marcello Sgambelluri, AUGI, July 16, 2014

NBS Plug-in for Autodesk Revit 2015 - new in-line search feature comes pre-populated with classification code, viewer possess hide/show options, hyperlink functionality, allows easy tagging of Revit materials, families with NBS, office master references, Stephen Hamil, Construction Code, July 1, 2014

By the Revit Users, for the Revit Users, Pt 2 - Revit Technology Conference showcases technologies, workflows that give AEC users better look at their projects, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Cadalyst, June 26, 2014

Revit Integration - Loaded with Load Improvements - Vault 2015 allows loading model, detail, attached detail groups directly from Vault into current project, offers single-click family type loading facility, new 'load and place' command to load family in Revit, Allan O'Leary, Under the Hood, June 11, 2014

Comparing Revit 2015 with ArchiCAD 18 Update - Revit 2015 released new sketchy line, IFC linking, parameter ordering, revision improvements, but lacked any 'killer' feature while ArchiCAD 18 came up with winning TeamWork, building materials, EcoDesigner, morph, shell features, Stefan Boeykens, CAD, BIM & 3D, June 5, 2014

Digitizing Landscape Architecture: Revit for Landscape Architects - Q&A with landscape architect Lauren Schmidt about architecture experience, work, choice of Revit over AutoCAD or SketchUp, collaboration advantages of Revit, Jason Packenham, Land 8, June 5, 2014

By the Revit Users, for the Revit Users, Pt 1 - RTC Australasia 2014 drew 350 delegates, all 3 RTC events this year are expected to attract 1,200 attendees, has Revit focus but seeks to attract everything related to BIM ecosystem, Cyrena Respini-Irwin, Cadalyst, June 5, 2014

Enhanced Reinforcement and Analytical Model Control - reinforcement settings controls visibility of rebar in plan or section, fabric sheet placement allows reinforcing sections for concrete walls/floors/slab foundations, check 'elevation at top' parameter while setting structural foundations in Revit, Philip Russo, AUGI Library, June 4, 2014

Revit 2015 New Features - Revision Improvements - ability to delete revision, to specify automatic revision cloud arc length in increments, Justin Doughty, CADline, May 27, 2014

Revit 2015 - Revisions - standard draw tools are available, revisions are now removed from projects, associated clouds/tags, allows scale sheets, upgrade arc length value, create segments smaller than arc length, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 14, 2014

What's New in Revit 2015 - architectural, platform enhancements, faster drawing of elements in views, ability to add rebar to concrete parts generated from surface elements, improved performance in MEP views, Jay Zallan, AUGI Library, May 13, 2014

Revit 2015: Show Hidden Lines and Revision Enhancements - set 3D view to show hidden lines, check structural connections, rebar, stiffeners as new hidden lines sub categories, avail delete button, arc length option in enhanced revision dialog box, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 12, 2014

Revit Architecture 2015 - New Features - ability to add images to schedules to illustrate design intent to all stakeholders involved in building projects, John Flanagan, CADline, May 9, 2014

Images in Schedules Using Revit 2015 - users can associate image parameter with image loaded in Revit, when built into family, check 'manage image' dialog box enhancements that embed images in project, create legend-type schedules, Cesar Escalante, Ideate, May 7, 2014

Managing Revit Data with Assemble from Assemble Systems - cloud-based app to manage, coordinate, control construction projects, has easy-to-use, responsive online model viewer, impressive sync, model variance features, provides greater accuracy for real-time cost estimation, Michael Rotolo, CADdigest.com, Apr 28, 2014

Parameters in Revit 2015 - ability to adjust order of parameters, check new built-in tooltip function to add tooltips to family parameters in Revit, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Apr 30, 2014

Revit Architecture 2015 - New Features - graphic display dialog box offers new sketchy lines option, activating such option will allow setting hand drawn style to model or dimension 3D views in Revit, John Flanagan, CADline, Apr 29, 2014

Revision Improvements in Revit 2015 - improved sketch method offers control over consistency of cloud arcs due to less clicking, minimum arch length setting, check ability to delete revision sequences within sheet issues, revisions dialogue box, Sash Kazeminejad, Ideate, Apr 29, 2014

Revit Structure 2015: Reinforcement Annotation and Documenting Enhancements - improved multi-rebar annotation feature offers better support in documenting reinforced concrete, has ability to show rebar set presentations, Eugene O'Day, Ideate, Apr 28, 2014

Get to Know Your Status Bar in Revit - progress bar displays percentage of file loaded, hints displays program options, worksets icon helps choose active workset, select underlay, pinned items, elements by face, avail filter tool to refine items by category, David Butts, The MEP BIM Engineer, Apr 21, 2014

Revit 2015: Graphic Display Options - 'sketchy line' option to make model look like hand drawn drawing, anti-aliasing option to show smoother lines in display, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Apr 21, 2014

View Title Enhancements in Revit 2015 - list of parameters is expanded from 6 to 16, view titles can be constructed with view parameters only, reduces errors, improves accuracy of information, Cesar Escalante, Ideate, Apr 15, 2014

New in Revit 2015 - Schedules & Parameters - enhanced parameter reorder feature allows changing order of new parameters, adjust individual parameters, add tooltips to parameter, shared parameters to view title families, insert images to schedule headers, schedule more parameters in Revit 2015, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Apr 11, 2014

Revit Training: 5 Tips for Creating a Successful User Group - organize recurring meeting at regular intervals, encourage everybody to join discussion, set agenda in advance, encourage discussion, share responsibility with group members, Kate Morrical, Line Shape Space, Mar 28, 2014

Autodesk Revit 2015: Family Parameter Order Adjustment - ability to sort family file parameters within each parameter group as desired, users can organize parameters as needed, Sash Kazeminejad, Ideate, Apr 8, 2014

Revit 2015 Wall Schedule - schedule wall parameters while taking care of unconnected height of walls in Revit 2015, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Apr 7, 2014

Revit 2015 - Trim/Extend Multiple Elements - visit selection box to select multiple elements required for trimming/extending boundary defined by another element, David Light, Revit, Apr 7, 2014

Revit 2015 - Sketchy Lines - feature emulates hand drawn visual style, can be applied to any graphic display style including 3D views, perspective views, elevations, sections, plan views, David Light, Revit, Apr 6, 2014

Revit 2015 - Structural Framing Enhancements - justification point tool, offset command, change reference tool, shape handle tool, Autodesk Revit Structure, Apr 6, 2014

What's New in Revit Architecture 2015 - sketchy lines, anti-aliasing tools, ability to turn off/on hidden lines for entire view independently, Sophie Day, Adris Blog, Apr 1, 2014

Revit 2015 - Enhanced Hidden Line Control and More - brief look at change related to Revit user name, view-specific changes to Revit: sketchy lines, anti-aliasing, Revit hidden lines control, Revision clouds, tags, Dan Stine, AECbytes, Apr 1, 2014

New Sketchy Lines in Revit 2015 - new section for 'sketchy lines' in graphics display options dialog box, functions of jitter, extension, Tim Waldock, Revit Cat, Apr 1, 2014

Revit Structure 2015 - New Reinforcement Tools - goal is to give RC detailer better set of tools for production of 2D RC drawings, accurate schedules, Autodesk Revit Structure, Apr 1, 2014

Revit 2015 - Boring? - ability to link IFC, trim/extend multiple elements, family parameter order adjustment, tooltips for family parameters, Revit Rants, Mar 30, 2014

Revit 2015 and IFC Linking - linking IFC file is faster than opening IFC file, linked IFC file behaves like linked Revit file, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Mar 31, 2014

What's New in Revit 2015 - enhanced structural analytical model, option to link IFC, family parameter order adjustment, different reinforcement presentation for rebar set in each view, CADline, Mar 27, 2014

What's New in ArchiCAD 17 and Revit 2014? - ArchiCAD 17: workflow improvements, boost in directly accessible GDL content for ArchiCAD users; Revit 2014: platform, architectural, MEP features, Jonas Salih, BIMhow Blog, Mar 26, 2014

Revit vs ArchiCAD: Making the Right Choice When Shifting to BIM - snap tools of ArchiCAD provide better accuracy than those of Revit; Revit is not able to support curved grid systems, has hidden settings, Jonas Salih, BIMhow Blog, Mar 12, 2014

Linking and Reloading an Autodesk Revit File into a 3ds Max Design Scene - Q&A regarding linking Revit files with 3ds Max, difference between detach vs bind options, adjusting relative path when linking, best material application practices, Renu Muthoo, ASCENT Blog, Mar 10, 2014

Revit: Software or Religion? - Revit Technology Conference 2013 attracted most experienced, knowledgeable Revit experts to discuss new approaches to old problems, new ways to bend software to ever more surreal objectives, Paul Woddy, AEC Magazine, Feb 18, 2014

Schedules Inside and Out in Autodesk Revit - Webcast Follow-up Q & A - sorting by level, exporting schedules, embedding schedule into embedded schedule, appearance implication of sorting, obtaining ceiling height into finish schedule, Martha Hollowell, ASCENT Blog, Feb 12, 2014

Update Now in Labs for Revit Daylighting Analysis (RDA) for LEED Plug-in - 'daylighting' floor plans are automatically created for all levels with rooms that are included in daylighting, Orthographic 3D views behavior is unchanged, overall summary results are shown in information window, Building Performance Analysis, Feb 12, 2014

Revizto: Effortless 3D Collaboration in Revit - add-in program converts Revit, SketchUp models into interactive 3D environments, allows user to explore BIM model without having original software, export 3D view from Revit project to Revitzo after installing it, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, Feb 6, 2014

Dynamo: Writing Data to Text Files - XYZ's are containers, need to be decomposed to something consumable by text file, format data for consuming file format, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Jan 13, 2014

NCalc and Dynamo's Formula Node - formula nodes is more legible, can handle lists of numbers much more easily, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Jan 5, 2014

A More Detailed Look at Tagging in the NBS Plug-in for Autodesk Revit - employ NBSDescription, NBSReference to tag system, component objects, tag model against NBS by selecting primary system or splitting wall object into systems, Stephen Hamil, Construction Code, Dec 18, 2013

Transition Roadmap - logical roadmap of technical, non-technical must do's, don'ts for transitioning to Revit MEP, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, Dec 9, 2013

Streamlining Sheet Lists with a Custom Application - invoke discipline, links command to establish Revit project parameter, link between Revit project, XML file(s) respectively, import sheets from XML link before updating AutoCAD sheets, Jonathan Albert, AUGI Library, Dec 2, 2013

Myth Buster: Revit & IFC, Pt 3 - 'why IFC' vs "why not IFC' discussion over loss of data, loss of intelligence during import, availability of bidirectional links, Martijn de Riet, AUGI Library, Nov 20, 2013

Revit Extensions: Must Have Tools for Revit Productivity - employ Structural Analysis 360, timber framing, composite design, grids generator, frame generator tools to upload analysis model, design timber structures quickly, check composite beams, create levels, grid, elements, generate complex frame respectively, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Nov 20, 2013

Revit Structure 2014 and Tekla Structures 19.1 - import IFC file into Tekla to allow fabricator build model from consultant's Revit model, incorporate analytical model from Tekla to Revit by transferring model as CIMsteel, Autodesk Revit Structure, Oct 27, 2013

Collaboration: Making Views for Others to Use - insert modeling information into model as link, select Revit links tab to allow manipulation of model information, encourage full team collaboration, customize linked views, create linked view for others, Tim Kivisto, AUGI Library, Oct 15, 2013

A Kick-Off FAQ: Kick-Starts Revit Collaboration - foster collaboration to avoid redoing work, develop BIM kick-off meeting FAQ to promote clear understanding of Revit projects with other design team members, Robert Bell, AUGI Library, Oct 7, 2013

Dynamo and Revit Adaptive Components - define xyz coordinates for every adaptive point segments, amplitude, shift of formula controls bulge, width of bridge respectively, utilize sweep to model bands as in place component, Daniel Gijsbers, Daniel on Autodesk AEC Software, Oct 7, 2013

Collaboration Defined - benefits of collaboration process for client, design team, fabricators, contractor, Revit in collaboration reduces RFIs, Glenn Jowett, AUGI Library, Oct 1, 2013

Coordinate and Dominate: BIM Project Success - establish boundaries for Revit models, emphasize on personal interactions, communication path to promote coordination, formulate, BIM execution plan, model audits, employ copy monitor to modify design, Jay Zallan, Marcello Sgambelluri, Troy Gates & Darren Roos, AUGI Library, Sep 23, 2013 

More Than Just a Simple Speed Test for You to Argue About: ArchiCAD vs Revit - compares Revit 2011, 2013 with different versions of ArchiCAD with reference to drawings, speed, 3D orientation, Jared Banks, Shoegnome, Sep 23, 2013

Surface Remixing with Dynamo - recreating TurdMaker without use of smart adaptive components, Andreas Dieckmann, BUILDZ, Sep 19, 2013

Navigating Revit and Vasari Energy Analysis 'Results & Compare'  - understanding basic layout of 'results & compare' dialog box, apply energy analysis results to improve building design, Mohammad Rahmani Asl, Building Performance Analysis, Sep 19, 2013

A Portable Revit Workstation - GOBOXX G1840 laptop has Intel Core i7-3740QM quad core CPU, 16GB DDR3 RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680M graphics card, 17.3" full HD display, performs well, can function as desktop replacement for Revit users, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, Sep 14, 2013

Sequences and Ranges in Dynamo - syntax to insert ranges, sequences directly into certain nodes, insert variables within ranges, sequences, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, Sep 14, 2013

What's New in Revit Structure 2014: Structural Analytical Model Improvements - check connectivity of nodes by observing read-only property of nodes, filters to arrest analytical Revit model issues, adjust analytical walls with wall adjustment tool functionalities, Shruti Harve, Ideate, Aug 27, 2013

Determining Absolutely All Visible and Hidden Elements - apply CustomExporter to process 3D view, call ElementVisible property to determine whether element is visible in any exported views in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 20, 2013

Streamlining Sheet Lists with a Custom Application - invoke discipline, links command to establish Revit project parameter, link between Revit project, XML file(s) respectively, import sheets from XML link before updating AutoCAD sheets, Jonathan Albert, AUGI Library, Dec 2, 2013 

Design Visualization with Revit - Which Rendering Engine to Use? - pros, cons of using rendering engines in Revit: mental ray render, cloud render, ray trace visual style, Tod Stephens, AUGI Library, Aug 15, 2013

ArchiCAD GDL vs Revit Families - shape is easier to model in Revit families but parametrics are easier to assign in GDL, GDL has higher level of functionality applicable to parameters, can create highly efficient modeling tools for any building element, Kristian Bursell, Shoegnome, Aug 13, 2013

Revit Collaboration - meaning of collaboration, reason for collaborating with clients, design team, fabricators, contractor, communicate to collaborate well, hold initial BIM/Revit meeting before starting major project, Glenn Jowett, Revit ST, Aug 11, 2013

Fun with Dynamo for BPA - Automatic Shading Design - set up simple parametric window family with 2 shading devices, type parameters for main window form variable in Revit, David Scheer, Building Performance Analysis, Aug 12, 2013

To COBie or Not to COBie - understanding 'construction operations building information exchange,' its purpose, applications, contents, relation between COBie, IFC, COBie innards, COBie deliverables, its future in Revit, Antony McPhee, Practical BIM, Aug 4, 2013

Imaginit Clarity: How to Add Another Paper Size for PDF Prints - select ClarityPDF printer, open print server properties, create new form on forms tab, provide form name, measurements before saving form, restart Clarity task server to determine page size option, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, July 31, 2013

Adventures with Revit Plug-ins - exploring Revit Extensions 2013, Roombook, Areabook, Model Review, Smart Sheets, Chameleon, Geometry Gym, Shaun Farrell & Rory MacTague, AUGI Library, July 19, 2013

What's New in Autodesk Revit 2014? - Schedule Enhancements - add schedule view interface, modify schedule appearance, adjust parameter values, columns/rows, title, headers, schedule appearances in Revit, Martha Hollowell, ASCENT Blog, July 16, 2013

What's New in Revit MEP 2014: Parameter Variance for Groups - Ability to Have Parameters Vary for Groups - edit parameter value for element in group instance without changing value for corresponding elements in other groups, Bill Johnson, Ideate, July 16, 2013

Thursday Morning Session at the Revit Technology Conference - BIM management session discussed issues faced by BIM managers, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 11, 2013

RTC Afternoon Sessions: Fractals with Revit - Tim Waldock's presentation on fractals patterns, 2D nested repeater patterns, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 11, 2013

RTC Day 1: Keynote Addresses - Lee Crockett on 'living on the future edge: the age of disruptive innovation,' Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 11, 2013

Live Blogging RTC Day 1: Design Technology Conference - session on CAD/BIM management, attendees said that most manage people, only few manage data primarily, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 10, 2013

Live Blogging RTC's Design Technology Conference: Afternoon Sessions - attendees talked about problems of staff, cloud, running Revit remotely; session on scaling innovation to whole team, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, July 10, 2013

ArchiCAD 16 vs Revit 2013 - End User Customization - any command can be put on ArchiCAD tool bar while tools can be added to quick access toolbar, but not all commands can be used, Scott MacKenzie, Life in a Virtual Building, July 6, 2013

Using Bluebeam Revu to Assist in Upgrading a Revit Project - create backup of work related data, check central files of project, start upgrade with files having least number of links, use Revu to compare PDF files created earlier, Bill Debevc, Club Revit, July 7, 2013

Converting Revit to 3D PDF - A Product Review - 3D PDF Converter for Revit add-in has easy installation setup, quick export option, uses Acrobat to view converted 3D PDF, Marcello Sgambelluri, AUGI Library, July 4, 2013

BIM Coordinator for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 and Revit 2014 - launch export shared reference points, set origin point, specify DWG units, save XML file in Civil 3D, select import shared coordinates tool, origin point, apply location command in Revit, Autodesk Revit Structure, July 1, 2013

Integrating Revit-API and GBS-API to Optimize Building Energy Performance - access UI inside Revit to generate new design options, create gbXML files for each design option, update BIM model to provide simulation results to users, Mohammad Rahmani Asl & Wei Yan, Building Performance Analysis, July 1, 2013

New Additions to Revit and Vasari's Energy Analysis 'Results & Compare,' Pt 1 - potential energy savings chart, ability to open Green Building Studio directly, project/run sorting feature, Ian Molloy, Building Performance Analysis, June 23, 2013

Conceptualissimo: Vasari Beta 3 and Dynamo 0.5.0 - better background contrast with node wires, improved handling of lists, preview background controls, Zach Kron, BUILDZ, June 20, 2013

Sun Direction, Shadow Calculation and Wizard Update - use Boolean operations for 2D polygons to paint shaded areas of model, apply sun, shadow element to calculate sun direction for shadow calculation in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 19, 2013

Vasari and Dynamo Updates - improved collaboration, easy installation with proper Autodesk installer, enabled cloud rendering, energy model settings, displace elements inherited from Revit 2014, Sean Burke, Paradigm Shift, June 19, 2013

Processor Architecture Mismatch Warning and Key Hook - consider possibilities to deal with warning occurred while migrating sample material from Revit 2013 to 2014, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 18, 2013

7 Great New Features in the NBS for Autodesk Revit Plug-in 2.0 - drag, drop objects direct from National BIM Library, synchronize design guidance, create outline specification, improve specification navigator, object navigation, enhance association report, combine IFC generation, Stephen Hamil, Construction Code, June 17, 2013

ADN Training Material for Revit Structure 2014 - testing NewRstLab code, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 14, 2013

ETabs to Revit - The Failures - load various Revit structure sections before importing ETabs model into Revit, use CSiXRevit tool to map names easily, check family names to be loaded in Revit template prior importing, Glenn Jowett, Revit ST, June 13, 2013

Coordinating Your Autodesk Revit Structure Project with Other Revit Disciplines - understanding coordinate systems in Revit structure, project base point vs survey point, linking Revit files to Revit structure model, coordination, copy/monitor tools, coordination review, interference check, Lisa Willard, Brian Quinn, & Betsy Werra, Structural Engineer, June 2013

Python and Ruby Scripting Resources and the Sharp Glyph - recommended sources, books on basic concepts, link to free Python learning book, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 12, 2013

Dynamo: Visual Programming for BIM - features node-based interface similar to Grasshopper, helps customize Revit, control model information, design with BIM, Nathan Miller, The Proving Ground, June 9, 2013

IMAGINiT Clarity 2014: How to Change the Location of the Backups - check if user configured to run Clarity Web app has access to configured folder, user that runs task server has access to configured folder, before changing path, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 10, 2013

Revit 2014 - New Rebar Tools  - ability to select bar segment, constrain it to another target, visualize bar diameters quickly, rebar table added, Autodesk Revit Structure, May 24, 2013

What's New in Revit Structure 2014: Reinforcement Rounding - specify rounding to structural rebar, calculated bar lengths, bar segment lengths, fabric sheet dimension values, Shruti Harve, Ideate, May 31, 2013

New Alternate Dimension Functionality in Revit 2014 - create dimension strings with alternate dimensions in aligned, linear, radial, diameter, arc length, spot elevation dimensional unit formats, Ron Palma, Ideate, May 30, 2013

Revit Architecture 2014: Selection Enhancements - check all 4 selection options with 2 states each, expand drop-down menu under modify tool, John Flanagan, CADline, May 30, 2013

Better Model Definition - Revit Structure 2014 features: rebar enhancements/control, steel framing geometry manipulation, multi-reference annotations, Philip Russo, AUGI Library, Apr 5, 2013

Revit 2014: Autodesk App Exchange - check civil structures, frame generator, SDNF import/export, composite design, excel based model generation, timber framing, grids generator, CIS/2 import/export extensions of Revit, Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, May 16, 2013

Focus on Engineering - leverage cloud-based energy analysis tools using Autodesk 360, check divide systems, specific angles, dockable window framework, schedule updates, cap-open ends, section enhancements in Revit 2014, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, May 17, 2013

Material Editor Enhancements in Revit 2014 - consolidated dialog box for material editor, material browser, ability to sort, assign and organize materials by class, show/hide library button in project material pane, Shruti Harve, Ideate, May 8, 2013

COBie and Autodesk Revit - understanding COBie workbook, facility, floor, spaces worksheet, relation with Revit to generate data, enhance building models, Brian Renehan, BIM Fix Blog, May 5, 2013

User Interface and Selection Updates - use enhanced docking palettes to save screen space, combined material browser, material editor feature, sketch callout using non-rectangular crop regions in Revit 2014, Martha Hollowell, ASCENT Blog, Apr 30, 2013

What's New in the Revit 2014 API - improved Document.Save(), OpenOptions, FilteredElementCollector functions, geometry, material APIs with UI customizations, worksharing enhancements, IFC API changes, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 29, 2013

What's New in Revit MEP 2014: Cap Open Ends - use functionality to add cap(s) on open end of pipe, duct content, employ routing preferences to select cap, Bill Johnson, Ideate, Apr 26, 2013

Revit: Central File Archiving - Recovery Options - create local copy of central file to be used as backup, use model to promote new central files, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Apr 26, 2013

Revit Server 2014 - What's New - new version provides Windows server 2012 support, GUID preservation, low-disk space warning, Derek Wielkopolski, Ideate, Apr 25, 2013

What's the Best Computer to Buy for Revit 2014? - generic recommendations: useful to spec personal machine, suggested peripherals; actual manufacturer recommendation: BOXX 4920, BOXX 4050 workstations, Fear and Loathing In a CAD vs. BIM World, Apr 18, 2013

Revit 2014 - Structures - ability to include hooks in rebar shape definition using reinforcement settings, rounding parameter for structural rebar, rebar annotations, placement constraints, Gareth Spencer, CADline, Apr 17, 2013

What's New in Revit MEP 2014: What's Your Angle? Ability to Constrain Angles in Revit MEP - helpful in adding pipe, duct, conduit, cable tray layouts by enabling 'use specific angles' settings, modify layouts by dragging elements, Bill Johnson, Ideate, Apr 11, 2013

Revit 2014 Feature Review: Allow Parameters to Vary Across Groups - useful feature for easy management of group-based data, but works for project, shared, text-based parameters only, Glynnis Patterson, Ideate, Apr 10, 2013

Revolution Design Revit Plug-ins - Keynote Manager, Revit workFlow, Selection Master enhance Revit productivity, BIM Boom Blogspot, Apr 9, 2013

What's New in Autodesk Revit 2014 - new, enhanced features of Revit 2014, Revit MEP 2014, Revit Structure 2014, Autodesk Building Solutions, You Tube, Mar 26, 2013

Getting Started with the Revit API - determine relationship, dependency between elements, access, retrieve elements from Revit database, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 5, 2013

What's New in Revit MEP 2014: The Situation is Terminal - Ability to Add Air Terminals to Duct - place air terminals on duct face, enable Ďair terminal on ductí command, check engagement length for connections, Bill Johnson, Ideate, Apr 5, 2013

Structural Analysis and Code Checking Toolkit 2014 on Autodesk Exchange Apps - supports BIM process, optimizes workflows in cloud, on desktop, BIM and Beam, Apr 2, 2013

The Revit 2014 Pre-Release API and SDK - locating Revit 2014 SDK, upgrading code, adding to existing command, full circle creation, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 2, 2013

ArchiCAD 16 vs Revit 2013 - Image Import & Management - comparing image insertion commands, management tools, functionality, file formats, Scott MacKenzie, Life in a Virtual Building, Apr 1, 2013

A Revit-Centric Review of the 3Dconnexion SpacePilot Pro (SPP) - impressive build quality, adjustable modes, intuitively pans, zooms in 2D views, set modes in 3D views, set shortcuts, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Apr 2, 2013

Revit 2014 Properties Palette Tabs - click on dialog title bar, drag it either to title bar on properties palette or over tabs at bottom of palette, Revit OpEd, Mar 28, 2013

Revit 2014: New Features and Enhancements - enhanced structural analytical model, air terminal on ducts, angle constraints for pipe, duct, cable trays, non rectangular crop regions, improved rebar tagging, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Mar 28, 2013

Revit 2014 Selection Features - toggle buttons added to status bar, new drop down list in modify button on ribbon, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 27, 2013

What You Can Do with View Filters in the 2014 API - adds filter with default overrides, returns all graphic overrides of specific filter in view, Harry Mattison, Boost Your BIM, Mar 26, 2013

What's New in Revit 2014? - displaced views, dockable windows framework, non rectangular viewports, material UI overhaul, improved multi-reference annotations, David Light, Revit, Mar 26, 2013

ArchiCAD 16 vs. Revit 2013 (Architecture) - Annotation - comparing dimensions, text tool, text as labels, tags, keynotes, leaders, leaders-stand-alone, revision tool functionalities, Scott MacKenzie, Life in a Virtual Building, Mar 21, 2013

How to Approach Migrating from AutoCAD to Revit - export Revit projects to numerous file formats, unlearn AutoCAD approach to adopt Revit-based workflow, Paul Aubin, Lynda.com Blog, Mar 8, 2013

ArchiCAD vs. Revit - 2D & 3D Modification Tools - comparing ability to split, extend multiple items, break with gap, Scott MacKenzie, Life in a Virtual Building, Mar 11, 2013

Scan to BIM 2013 FAQ - laser scanning file formats support, Scan To BIM tools, license types, support for multiple point clouds, 30-day fully functional trial available, Jeff Lotan, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Mar 6, 2013

ArchiCAD vs Revit - comparing features related to graphic display control, Scott MacKenzie, Life in a Virtual Building, Feb 26, 2013

What's New in the Revit 2013 API - .NET 4.0 for compilation, new macro environment, wall creation methods replaced, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 4, 2013

What's New in the Revit 2012 API - automatic regeneration mode removed, CompoundStructure, LinePattern, FillPattern classes replaced, renovated portion of IndependentTag class, related classes, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 28, 2013

What's New in the Revit 2011 API - changes to Revit API namespaces, new classes for XYZ, UV, ElementId, new transaction interfaces, refactored document properties related to transactions, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 25, 2013

What's New in the Revit 2010 API - new UI, FamilyItemFactory class, conceptual design functionality, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 21, 2013

Making Breakthroughs in Revit: An Interview with Marcello Sgambelluri - manage breakthroughs in Revit, modeling complex geometries, importance of collaboration, advice for Revit users, AUGI Library, Dec 27, 2012

Myth Buster: Revit & IFC - Revit doesn't have IFC parameters, no way to overrule general settings, export partial models, Martijn de Riet, AUGI Library, Oct 19, 2012

The 2013 Deployment (Debacle?) Process - setup from inifile.xml, functions of Revit.exe.Config*, deploying with networked office material library, Aaron Maller, Malleristic Revitation, Oct 6, 2012

World, Meet REFLEX - latest design collaboration tool, REFLEX Render offers photorealistic rendering solution, works within Revit platform, Scott Ebert, Bonnie Gorman, AUGI Library, Oct 8, 2012

Linking Revit With Spreadsheets Using Ideate's BIMLink - sheet sorting, using BIMLink with hardware schedules, generating room numbers, names, managing occupancy loads, running spell check, Elise Moss, CADdigest.com, Oct 3, 2012

Revit LT - Light or Right? - lacking features: worksharing, visibility control over linked models, in-place and conceptual massing families, limited structural tools, no access to API, Dimitri Harvalias, BIM blog.ca, Sep 21, 2012

Extending Revit with 'Apps' - places to find suitable Revit apps: Apps.case-inc.com, Autodesk Exchange Apps site, Revit Add-ons blog, Revit Application Store, Don Rudder, AUGI Library, Aug 28, 2012

Sweet Talk - Autodesk Building Design Suite: easy to work in 3ds Max, but Showcase is slow, 3D DWF exported from Revit 2013 has edges, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Aug 26, 2012

Why Autodesk Revit is the Future of Architectural Design - benefits of using Revit to improve building performance, barriers to switching, Bill Martin-Otto, CAD/CAM Performance, Aug 27, 2012

Improvements to the Core - Revit Server 2013 can play roles of host, accelerator, administrator, helps maintain data integrity of Revit model, Jason Bailly, AUGI Library, July 27, 2012

Optimizing Your Revit Workstation for Point Clouds - hard drive is limiting factor for performance; solid-state drives are recommended for optimization, Kyle Bernhardt, CADspeed, July 25, 2012

Revit vs Online Rendering - tests conclude cloud rendering faster than desktop, Bart Blankendaal, upFront.eZine, July 24, 2012

BIMlist 2012 - tool for organizing, locating, inserting content families in Revit, has advanced search capabilities, inexpensive, highly praised by Patrick Davis, Cadalyst, June 28, 2012

Revit Structure: Advanced Support for Work Loads - multi-segmented grid lines, diameter tool, overhauled materials library, structural fabric reinforcement tool, Greg Hale, AUGI Library, July 3, 2012

Templates Provided with Revit 2013 - 'Division Profile.rft' template to create complex joint conditions in parts, Support.rft for railing support, Doug Bowers, Applying Technology to Architecture, June 29, 2012

Free Auto-Section Box tool - select objects to automatically create cropped 3D section in Revit 2013, David Light, Revit, June 21, 2012

Revit Server 2013 - Similarities and Differences - Server 2013 can connect to multiple central host locations, Server 2012 connects to single central, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, June 14, 2012

An Explanation of Multiple Host Support in Revit Server 2013 - benefits include: improved fault tolerance, opportunities for performance optimization, improved utilization of network resources, Chris Aquino, Revit Clinic, June 14, 2012

BIM Coordinator - An Easier Way to Share Coordinates Between Revit, Civil 3D and Navisworks - technology preview on Autodesk Labs helps share coordinates, height of site to Revit to ensure true 3D site model, Lee Mullin, Beyond Design, May 16, 2012

Open Door Policy - open sources, plug-in for creating door families in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, May 10, 2012

Firing Up Revit Architecture 2013 - browser search option, dimension enhancements, view type creation tools, stair by component, visualization enhancements, Gerry Ramsey, AUGI Library, May 3, 2012

Add-In Wizard for Revit 2013 - copy zip file to Visual Studio C# project template folder in local file system, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 17, 2012

Drag and Drop API - Revit 2013 includes UIAPI sample in SDK; dragging, dropping list of files, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 16, 2012

Revit 2013 Product GUIDs and GUID Algorithm - updated list including GUIDs for initial Revit 2013 versions, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 13, 2012

Playing with My New Toys - ability to control saturation via photographic exposure settings, create railings, component based stair tool in Revit 2013, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Apr 11, 2012

Revit 2013 Sky Background - new sky option is located in view's 'graphic display option' dialog box as view property, higher the sun in the sky, lighter the sky will be, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Apr 11, 2012

Revit Structure 2013 New Feature Videos  - area, path reinforcement hosting structural rebar, welded wire meshes, enhanced parts, assemblies, Lonnie Cumpton, Club Revit, Apr 9, 2012

The Real Deal - Viewing a Revit Model on an iPad - Autodesk Buzzsaw account to upload any native Revit project, select views or sheets from model to view, Steve Bennett, Adventures in the World of BIM, Mar 27, 2012

Revit 2013 in Perspective - ability to work in perspective view, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Apr 1, 2012

Idling Enhancements and External Events - overview, idling event repetition, idling event repetition, calling OpenAndActivateDocument during events in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 2, 2012

Revit 2013 and Its API - improved Revit Server performance, new stair, railing elements, API enhancements: integration, analysis, modeling, interoperability, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 28, 2012

The New Materials User Interface in Revit 2013 - comparing new, old materials dialog, understanding, adding/replacing assets, Daniel Stine, AECbytes, Mar 28, 2012

What's New in Autodesk Revit 2013 - improved view, view templates, DGN v8 import, export, DWF, DWG tweaks, further construction modeling enhancements, David Light, Revit, Mar 27, 2012

Revit 2013 - The What's New List - component-based stairs, construction modeling enhancements, IFC interoperability, Autodesk 360 energy analysis feature, Lonnie Cumpton, Club Revit, Mar 27, 2012

Employee Buy-In is Key to a Successful BIM Transition - training, management support are needed for AutoCAD users moving to Revit, Lynn Allen, Cadalyst, Mar 15, 2012

Linked Model Edited By Username Changes After Synchronize with Central - Revit user owns both workset, new elements until element is granted to another user, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Feb 27, 2012

Getting to the Next Level - brief history of Revit, staged approach to learn: model in 3D, scheduling, calculations, diversify, Todd Shackelford, AUGI Library, Feb 24, 2012

Structure Generator (Automatic?) - Autodesk Labs utility helps in creating quick structural analysis model at conceptual stage, Edwin Guerra, BIM blog.ca, Feb 20, 2012

IMAGINiT Launches Clarity for Revit - provides multi-firm support, has task automation for low value tasks, web project dashboard management system that gives access to reports, non-Revit users can work with project, Susan Smith, AECCafe, Feb 20, 2012

IMAGINiT Clarity Preview - 'Clarity for Revit Server' software consists of tools for managing, monitoring central host, local accelerators, provides secure access to drawings for Revit, non-Revit users in multiple offices, Ralph Grabowski, upFront.eZine, Feb 21, 2012

IMAGINiT Technologies' Clarity Software Enhances BIM Collaboration - helps Revit Server users manage data, can generate up-to-date data sheets automatically, pricing depends type of services required, Cadalyst, Feb 16, 2012

BuildEdge Product Review - BuildEdge Roof automates, simplifies input of pitched roofs within Revit, auto-outline command, ability to specify information specific to actual framing, Lonnie Cumpton, Club Revit, Feb 14, 2012

Revit Training: The Right Step Forward - start with self-paced tutorials, take help of web resources, AUGI training program, instructor-led training by Autodesk resellers, Scott Ebert, AUGI Library, Jan 31, 2012

No Revit API Class Diagram - not updated for Revit 2011 or 2012 API, use object browser built into Visual Studio to get reliable browse-able information on Revit object model, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 31, 2012

The Five Stages of Revit Users - gets basic understanding of Revit, beginner starts working within model, produces drawings, explores, leads BIM projects, Jason Grant, AUGI Library, Jan 27, 2012

New Family Browser Product - BIMlist enables users to locate Revit families, but less impressive as compared to similar product, KiwiCodes, Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 26, 2012

Revit Structure, Under the Hood - Revit helps in changing current design paradigm, acts as management engine in design/drafting, analysis of projects,/ Jeremiah Bowles, AUGI Library, Jan 19, 2012

Preparing for a Hands-on Revit API Training - tips to beginners for getting started with programming, .NET, or C#, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 12, 2012

Jump Start BIM: A CADworks MEP BIM Integration Suite Product Review - includes content web app, Revit piping productivity pack, BIM execution plan, set of Revit MEP project templates, AUGI Library, Jan 5, 2012

Are Your Lights in Revit MEP Turned on the Right Way? - assigning IES data file to light using photometric web shape, David Butts, The MEP CAD Engineer, Jan 3, 2012

Multi Tag Devices Circuited on Same Panel - tagging devices on opposite floor in Revit, Bill Wright, Duct Duct Pipe, Dec 5, 2011

Unit Conversion and Display String Formatting - tips for converting numeric value to corresponding display string in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 4, 2011

BIM Content for Revit - link to manufacturer's content, community content, content for sale, James Van, ARCH+TECH, Dec 3, 2011

MEP Connectors and Revit Architecture - available parameter disciplines in Revit Architecture, Revit MEP, Applying Technology to Architecture, Nov 21, 2011

What is Revit? The Top 5 Insights Into Autodesk Revit - offers more than just architecture, parametric modeling, intelligent visual information placeholders, integrated building design, management, Ben Fox, IGS, Nov 11, 2011

Journal File Parser - parses through folder of Revit journal files, puts important information into Excel file, Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, Nov 18, 2011

Revit Server REST API - representational state transfer API for server administration tasks, managing data on server, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 17, 2011

Revit API Developer Guide on Autodesk WikiHelp - latest, up-to-date Revit developer guide, tips for formatting code samples, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 15, 2011

Revit MEP: Strategies for Memory Management - strip model for 3D view, section, schedule, drafting view; dividing model by discipline; create family files efficiently, David Raynor, AUGI Library, Nov 8, 2011

Project Storm, Dry Storm - web-based service app for Revit Structure is of very little practical use, cloud web analysis is extremely slow, Alexander Bausk, Nov 4, 2011

Duct and Pipe Systems in Revit MEP 2012 - ability to create duct, pipe systems before modeling, connecting to connectors with addition of system families, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't Know About CAD, Nov 3, 2011

Display Revit Model Views on Dual Monitors - ensuring multiple display setting, choosing screen solution, opening two views in Revit model, navigating Revit program window, Autodesk, Oct 26, 2011

Revit Collaboration: Then and Now - collaboration technologies in use are: distributed file systems, network accelerators, Buzzsaw Sync, DropBox, Revit Server, cloud computing, AUGI Library, Oct 2011

Revit Spark - no editing ability in 3D level, whereas AutoCAD Architecture allows to do instant 3D view of level, William Le Couteur's AutoCAD Blog, Oct 8, 2011

Project Spark - A Future Revit LT? - creating efficient real-world building objects, sharing files, supports in presenting reliable documentation, Scott Brisk, Revit Mep, Oct 3, 2011

Use the Autodesk Download Manager to Download Project Spark - creating reliable documents, sharing files using Revit or AutoCAD based products, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Sep 21, 2011

Alto Revit - creating complex Alto Saxophone family, visualizing with SpacePilot Pro, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, Sep 18, 2011

Autodesk Labs Project Spark - Revit for Everybody? - emphasized on element modeling, Spark can publish, share, print like Revit, can't open Revit 2012 .rvt files, can link them for contextual reference, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Sep 13, 2011

4 Free Revit Related Applications You Can Try on Autodesk Labs - Project Storm, Project Spark, Project Vasari, Project Neon are available, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Sep 2011

Exhibitors at Revit Technology Conference 2011 - Bentley's Revit plug-ins, Ideate BIMLink, Revit express tools, Newforma add-in for Revit, Project Analyzer were exhibited, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Aug 31, 2011

Project Spark - Quick Overview - cut down version of Revit with no API, collaboration, design options, massing, structure, rendering, in-place families, David Light, Revit, Aug 30, 2011

Project Storm Kick-Starts Structural Analysis in the Cloud - advantages of Revit add-in: multiple analysis in parallel, off-line processing, universal access, availability of results in Revit, Emile Kfouri, BIM Apps, Aug 30, 2011

Reflections on Testing and Setting Up Revit Server - testing on Revit spec desktops, file backup for disaster recovery, planning out central vs local servers, requirements for installing local/server systems, Steve Bennett, Adventures in the World of BIM, Aug 1, 2011

Inaugural Revit Technology Conference 2011 in the US - keynote by Autodesk's CEO Carl Bass, inside perspective of Revit, workshops discussing different aspects of Revit, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Aug 4, 2011

So You Want to Implement Revit? - Revit vs CAD, learn, use tools, join local user group, online forums, communicate design with drawing, don't overdo modeling, Ibrahim Hakki, AUGI Library, July 2011

Up-front Organization - managing Revit template files, family library, details, schedules, David Raynor, AUGI Library, July 2011

3Dconnexion Invasion of Planet Revit - facts about 3Dconnexion, controller cap, 6 degrees of freedom sensor, features of SpaceExplorer, SpaceNavigator, choosing right model, Michael Anonuevo, Club Revit, July 25, 2011

RTC 2011 North America - Autodesk CEO Carl Bass on infinite computing, resources, 3D scanning, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, July 21, 2011

Revit 2012 Export to IFC Does Not Include Columns - workaround is creating view for each level before IFC export, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, July 22, 2011

Creating a Cam Follower Connection, Spring & Damper - cam follower connection changing mechanism action in Creo Parametric 1.0, Mark Taddonio, LearningExchange, July 2011

Assembling a Mechanism Using Connection Sets - moving assembly parts with different degrees of freedom in Creo Parametric 1.0, Mark Taddonio, LearningExchange, July 2011

Cool Revit Presentation Plans - Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, July 20, 2011

Revit Bugs: Things That Revit Stairs Don't Do Right #01 - wrong area calculations for stairs, their materials, lacks capacity to behave like floors, Marti Broquetas, CAD Addict, June 14, 2011

Can't Stop Talking About Project Neon - cloud rendering service to quickly produce high quality renders of Revit 3D views, Derek Wielkopolski, Ideate (Autodesk reseller), June 30, 2011

Troubleshoot Video Card and Driver Warnings in Revit - 'One Graphic System' uses compatible video hardware to increase graphics performance, Anthony Hauck of Autodesk, CADspeed, June 21, 2011

Revit 2012 Project Neon Rendering Service Error Message - workaround is to clear browser cache, then logging into Project Neon first, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, June 21, 2011

Autodesk Labs: Project Neon Revit Demo - rendering building information models using cloud computing, YouTube, June 13, 2011

STL Exporter for Revit 2012 is Released as Open Source What? - source code for Revit add-in is publically available for people to view, modify under LGPL 2.1 license, Emile Kfouri, BIM Apps, June 14, 2011

Project Neon Now Supports Revit in Addition to AutoCAD - render designs using Amazon EC2 servers in cloud, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, June 15, 2011

Project Neon - Revit 2012 - updated Project Neon for cloud based rendering, images can be rendered using all normal settings, David Light, Revit, June 14, 2011

Blazing Fast Revit Renderings - Project Neon  - Jason Grant, Adaptive Practice, June 13, 2011

Revit Technology Conference Crosses the Pacific - Chris Needham of RTC Committee on purpose of conference, expanding it to United States, response in US, Nancy Spurling Johnson, Cadalyst, June 14, 2011

AEC Systems Auckland Technology Solutions Day - demo of Acrobat 10, live demo of AutoCAD 2012 features by Lynn Allen, BIM 360, Revit 2012 features explained, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Jun 12, 2011

STRATUS: A Private Cloud Server Technology for Revit - available as remote application, accessible via secure HTTPS website, can work effectively with large Revit files, Des Pudney of S&T New Zealand Ltd, AECbytes, June 9, 2011

Revit 2012 Network Deployment Utility: Custom Revit.Ini Settings & Content Suppression - Kathryn Langan, Revit Clinic, June 7, 2011

The Revit MEP 2012 API - major enhancements include: placeholder ducts, pipes; duct, pipe insulation, lining; read, write access to MEP pipe settings, sizes, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 8, 2011

Subscription Packs - Revit Model Review 2012, Space Naming Utility for Revit MEP 2012, Worksharing Monitor for Revit 2012, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 6, 2011

Revit Architecture 2012: Graphic Enhancements - ability to change selection color, improved tessellation of small objects, more flexible visual styles, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 2011

3D Visualization a Must Have for Today's Design Software - Revit 2012 products offer visualization enhancements, paint tool enhancement, material libraries improvements, Angela Chan & Kelcey Lemon of Autodesk, Revit Community, May 27, 2011

3DConnexion SpaceMouse in Revit 2012 - SpaceExplorer has 15 programmable buttons for Revit shortcuts, users find it insufficient, Paul Woody, AEC Magazine, May 27, 2011

2012 Little Things: Dialog Launchers - tag type dialog accessible directly from view type dialog, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, May 19, 2011

2012 Little Things: Shortcuts - single letter shortcuts, duplicate shortcut warning, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, May 11, 2011

Vault Integration with Revit 2012 - archival of central files, family management by Vault, Dwane Lindsey, Revit Archcenter, May 19, 2011

DWFplus for Revit 2012 - parameters are attached to tags, includes 2D hyperlinks for any URL parameters, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, May 16, 2011

Revit Architecture 2012: Interface Enhancements - rotation tool to move center of rotation, ability to add type selector to ribbon, export keyboard shortcuts to xml file, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, May 2011

Extend Your 3D Mouse Use Into Revit 2012 and Beyond - beta 3DxWare10 driver released, ability to freely explore building in Revit, model integration, review, analysis in Navisworks, Lauren Browne, Revit Community, May 9, 2011

Revit 2012 Hangs at Splash Screen or Crashes with Unrecoverable Error - WSCommCntr3.exe process, system tray applications, corrupt WSCommCntrData.xml, UIState.dat files can create issues, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, May 18, 2011

Wiki API Help, View Event and Structural Material Type - parameter value, material mapping table in Revit 2012 API developer guide is not updated, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 18, 2011

SAuBIM - Code Calculations for Revit Architecture (v1.0) - utility takes care of building code calculations, floor plans, The Revit Kid, May 16, 2011

Is a Single Model Viable? - pros, cons of having single Revit model, Steve, Revit OpEd, May 9, 2011

Revit Server 2012 Stops Working After Installing Vault Server 2012 - create application pool running in 32-bit, set Revit server back to 64-bit mode, restart IIS, Richard Rankin, Cracking the Vault, May 4, 2011

Revit 2012 - Position the Type Selector - adding type selector to quick access toolbar or to ribbon tab, David Light, Revit, May 3, 2011

Revit and the i7 Processor - Rendering Results - custom built machine with i7 processor renders Revit images in lesser time as compared to Macbook Pro, The Revit Kid, Apr 29, 2011 

Importing DWG and Exporting to DWG - Revit only recognizes WCS, can't use AutoCAD points, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Apr 27, 2011

Revit 2012 - 3D Mice - 3Dconnexion Support  - SpaceExplorer 3D mouse to rapidly orient model to various elevation views, David Light, Revit, Apr 27, 2011

Revit Server - Overview, Secrets - Exposed - Revit server in different office structures, database structure with Revit server, Jose Guia, blog.bimkicks.com, Mar 23, 2011 

Visual Studio Add-In Wizards for Revit 2012 - Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 12, 2011

DevDays 2010 Online with Revit 2012 API News - presentation on Revit 2012 features, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 18, 2011 

Revit Journal File Locations Changed in 2012 - Jose Guia, blog.bimkicks.com, Apr 14, 2011

Product GUIDs for Revit 2012 and Forever More - perpetual Revit product GUIDs, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 15, 2011

The REX SDK - development environment for rapid application development purposes to create, deploy activate add-ins, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 14, 2011

Who Moved My Cheese (Files) - Important File Location Changes for Revit 2012 - journal files in user-specific location, revit.ini file in UserDataCache subfolder, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Apr 14, 2011

Calculating How Much RAM Memory You Need for Autodesk Revit 2011 - Revit uses approx 6 times of RAM as size of RVT file on disk, Anthony Hauck of Autodesk, Apr 8, 2011

Revit 2012 New Features, Pt 1 - worksharing enhancements, pop up editing request window, Patrick Villella, CADsoft Consulting, Mar 22, 2011

Autodesk Revit MEP 2012 New Features - sloped piping, duct, pipe placeholders, insulation, lining for ducts, pipes, Chris Perry, CADsoft Consulting, Mar 22, 2011

Revit 2012 System Requirements - Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Apr 8, 2011

Groups on Steroids - Revit 2012 features, Carl Gibson, Revit TOTD, Apr 7, 2011

What's the Use Case? For Revit Users and Autodesk, Pt 1 - introduction to stating issue, feature request, describing use case, Jason Grant, Adaptive Practice, Apr 4, 2011

What's the Use Case? For Revit Users and Autodesk, Pt 2 - discussing use case: rooms need to be seen, operate in 3D as do in 2D plans, Jason Grant, Adaptive Practice, Apr 5, 2011

Ritchie's Revit API Introduction - introduction to Revit API for programming novices, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 6, 2011

How Does BIM Change Your Project Processes and Where Does Revit Fit In? -BIM helps derive estimates directly from model, Scott Rozenbloom, BIMUZER, Apr 6, 2011

Many Issues Resolved - Revit 2012 API provides full access to wall sweeps, reveals, ability to disallow wall joins, obtain the information about linked files, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 30, 2011

Revit Architecture 2012 System Requirements - BIM Manager, Mar 28, 2011

You Want to Integrate BIM Into Your Business But You Don't Know Where to Start - determine extent to use BIM, make early strategies to avoid pitfalls, Scott Rozenbloom, BIMUZER, Mar 30, 2011

Revit Special Text Characters - link to PDF for download, Applying Technology to Architecture, Mar 29, 2011

Autodesk 2012 Software - What's In It For You? - Revit Architecture 2012 has 3Dconnexion device support, lockable 3D views, ability to directly link point cloud files, Joe Eichenseer, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Mar 22, 2011

Revit 2012 API Features - .NET Framework 4.0 support, manual regeneration mode, custom ribbon tab management, detailed energy analysis, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 24, 2011

Revit Structure 2012 - New Features - lock 3D views & 3D tagging feature, create parts/divide model feature, analytical model, void family enhancements, Ben May, Structural Revit Ninja, Mar 23, 2011

Revit MEP 2012 New Features - tagging elements in linked files, MEP fixture copy/monitor improvements, worksharing enhancements, workset changeable without editing, Scott Brisk, Revit MEP, Mar 22, 2011

Operating System Compatibility for Revit Products - Autodesk, Mar 21, 2011

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 - enhanced Revit server, improved linking, worksharing workflow, improved DWG export fidelity, David light, Revit, Mar 22, 2011

New Release Slides - RAC - RST - RME - RAC 2012 has parts/assemblies, dividing elements feature; RST 2012 has analytical model, tools; RME 2012 has system browser enhancements, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Mar 21, 2011

Revit 2012 - New Architecture Features - ability to break wall apart by components, enhanced visualization for ambient allocation in all view types, The Revit Kid, Mar 21, 2011

A Sneak-Peek at Revit 2012 - ability to import point clouds directly into Revit, new system browser, simplified view creation, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Mar 22, 2011

Revit 2012 Top 16 Features - built-in 'save all families' to files from project, single key keyboard shortcuts, Luke Johnson, What Revit Wants, Mar 22, 2011

The Gag Order is Lifted - Its 2012 Time - Revit 2012 has revamped graphics display options dialog, CAD export dialog, introduction of workplane viewer to project environment, Robert Manna, don't think: Do Revit, Mar 21, 2011

What's in Store for Revit 2012 - worksharing enhancements, 3D tagging, family enhancements, ghost surfaces, Jason Grant, Adaptive Practice, Mar 21, 2011

Revit Architecture 2015? - Revit server, worksharing visualization, worksets by color features in Revit 2012, Aaron Maller, Malleristic Revitation, Mar 21, 2011

Parametric Face Based Families - add more face based objects to connectors for ease of placement in 3D, press escape after component placement, create interesting randomized shapes in Revit discipline, Chris Senior, Revit Elemental, Feb 20, 2011

Enable Ribbon Items In Zero Document State - methods to activate custom add-in panel items in Revit, regeneration option to Manual, code of initial version of external application, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Feb 18, 2011

Palette and Element Creation - Revit developer works on issue of categories for which there were empty palettes,  Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Dec 9, 2010

Revit Server - powerful way for groups to work, Martyn Day, AEC Magazine, Dec 5, 2010

Collaborative Modeling with Revit Worksharing and Bluestreak - Bluestreak app combines automated notifications of Revit worksharing events with informal team comments, distributed teams work on one model, features, Autodesk Revit Activity Stream, Oct 2010

Really Important Revit MEP Resources - The Good Stuff - author's favorite resources include templates, tutorials, style guides,  BIM specs, more, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Oct 25, 2010

Revit Project Planning Guide - project goals/BIM objectives, BIM process design, technology infrastructure, delivery strategy/contracts, model quality control procedures, Mark Kiker, BIM Manager, Oct 20, 2010

Closing the Active Document and Why Not To - using sample command CmdCloseDocument in Revit, Windows message workarounds discouraged, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Oct 11, 2010

Subscription Advantage Pack for Revit 2011 - enhances BIM process, tools supporting early-stage conceptual energy analysis, Revit server extension, Harlan Brumm, The Revit Clinic, Sep 30, 2010

Revit's New Server and Conceptual Energy Analysis Capabilities - server-based worksharing to better support workflows, easy analyzing different massing options, Lachmi Khemlani, AECbytes, Sep 28, 2010

Revit Server - improving project file relationship, Riverbed, administrator application, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 28, 2010

Revit 2011 Subscription Advantage Pack - Revit server, administration tool, process, conceptual energy analysis, Revit structure 2011 extensions, David Light, Revit, Sep 27, 2010

Revit Server - collaborating with other professionals in geographically dispersed locations in workshared Revit model, software free for subscription customers, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit?, Sep 27, 2010

Revit Subscription Advantage Pack - Coming Soon! - Revit server extension, conceptual energy analysis, creating analytical model, Robinz CAD Blog, Sep 28, 2010

Got Essential Skills? - direct model interactions applicable to Revit, Maya 2010 Essential Skills Movies, families, constraints, hosting, Inside the Factory, Sep 9, 2010

Blogger Day - Feature Focus 1 - Revit Server - overview, technical requirements, limitations, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Sep 27, 2010

DWG and DXF Export Xdata Specification - type identifier code, object parameter value, each object created by Revit export can contain one record for each parameter, named object dictionary entries, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Aug 5, 2010

Avatech Utilities for Revit - Update for 2011 - using Revit Architecture, room, door numbering tools, renumber, using Revit MEP, Parameter tool, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, July 18, 2010

Revit Technology Conference 2010 - BIM Manager stream, tools, workflows used in structural design, analysis, detailing tools, collaboration applications, Rodd Perey, AECbytes, July 7, 2010

Explore the Updated Revit Structure Composite Floor Design Extension - analysis, design capabilities for composite/non-composite floor layouts, using AISC 360-05 design specification, making code check centric decisions, BIM and Beam, July 8, 2010

IFC Import and Conversion Journal Script - opening IFC file in Revit, linking file to an opened document, loading IFC file into Revit document with API, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jul 8, 2010

Retrieve Structural Elements - Revit model database, using filtered element collectors, System.Type FamilyInstance, StructuralInstanceUsageFilter, StructuralMaterialTypeFilter, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jul 1, 2010

         Revit 2011 Web Update 1 - API enhancements, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 30, 2010


Intersection Between Elements - no direct API method, AreSolidsCut method, implementation based on FindReferencesByDirection method, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, June 24, 2010

Revit 2011 and DB Link for 64 Bit - connecting Revit model to external database, ODBC connection, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, June 24, 2010

Bouncing and Behaving Building Volumes http://www.caddigest.com/images/video_icon_tld.gif - instance parameter for length, width of boxes, total volume/(length x width) to get optimum height, dropping family into Revit file, Zach Kron, Buildz, June 21, 2010

Groups and Worksharing - editing group instance work set in Revit, synchronizing with central, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jun 18, 2010

Revit API Introduction Webcast Recording - didactically designed presentation, database fundamentals covered, dynamic model updates, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 17, 2010

(Drafted) Detail Management - representing details using Revit, 2D drawings, building drafting views, storing assembly codes, efficient system, Dave Baldacchino, Do U Revit, Jun 16, 2010

Export Data to XML - collecting Revit elements of interest, XML formatting functionality, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 15, 2010

Open Revit OLE Storage - parsing RAC sample file, access to thumbnail image/items, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 14, 2010

The Rendering or Render Appearance Library Previews are Missing or Appear Black - 3 items to check uninstalled material libraries in workstation, Revit 2011, corrupt material library installation, Ryan Duell, Revit Clinic, Jun 14, 2010

ClientId Versus AddInId - ClientId tag renamed AddInId in Revit, ready-built executable for non-programmers, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 11, 2010

Analyze This, the Effects of Solar Radiation from the Labs - video, technology preview for Revit 2011, visual analysis, JB Zallan, Fear and Loathing in a CAD vs. BIM World, Jun 10, 2010

Limits of Selection - Revit prevents selection of over 16,383 objects, Runaway selection, Harlan Brumm, Revit Clinic, Jun 10, 2010

Geometry is Trivial, What Are You Trying to Accomplish? - modeling in Revit, analyzing/optimizing/documenting, Zach Kron, Buildz, Jun 9, 2010

Architactile - iPAD, Architecture, and BIM - video, could link with Revit, The Revit Kid, Jun 8, 2010

DevCamp Session on What's New - SDK samples in Revit 2011 API, sample spreadsheet, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jun 8, 2010

Elevation Tag Plan Display Components - reflecting elevation view properties in Revit, selecting view pointer, Ryan Duell Revit Clinic, Jun 8, 2010

Form Finding with Solar Radiation Analysis - Revit quantifies solar radiation on conceptual building model surfaces, working on mass category, Zach Kron, Buildz, May 30, 2010

Are Reflected Ceiling Views Truly Reflected Views? - ceiling views reflected, cut plane location of imaginary mirror, Dwane Lindsey, Revit Archcenter, May 27, 2010

A New Setting to Increase Performance - electrical settings dialog, load calculations panel, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, May 25, 2010

What's the Best Computer to Buy for Revit 2011? - Revit architecture system requirements, supported/recommended video cards, JB Zallan, Fear and Loathing in a CAD vs. BIM World, May 25, 2010

Mind Control and Revit - Revit Technology Conference, Emotiv, combination of software/electrodes, receives impulses from headset to provide information about brain activity, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, May 21, 2010

Revitology: The Evolution of Revit over AutoCAD - optimizing sheet, cost, Revit for higher levels of collaboration and communication, compatibility of file import/export, Gerry Brown, Articlewarehouse, May 24, 2010

Choosing Computer OS/Hardware to Run Autodesk Products - ensuring hardware, software runs on Windows 7 64-bit OS, determining size of AutoCAD drawings, Revit files, Steve Bennett, 2D or not 2D, May 21, 2010

Revit Has Totally Changed My Deliverable - duplicating 3D view, isolating objects required with temporary hide/isolate tool, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, May 22, 2010

Filter for Views and the IsTemplate Predicate - retrieving views in Revit 2011, accessing elements by creating FilteredElementCollector, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Apr 30, 2010

Revit 2011 Shared Parameters Converter Extension - convert family parameters to shared parameters, add shared parameters to family files, 5 conversion rules, Revit Clinic, Apr 23, 2010

Where is AutoCAD 2011 in the AutoCAD Revit Structure Suite 2011 Bundle -  AutoCAD included but does not require separate install, Wai Chu, BIM and Beam, Apr 25, 2010

Revit 2011 API Standout Feature - Being Idle - 2011 version will detect when user is idle, processes can be developed to run when Revit is idle, Bolt Out of the Red, Apr 19, 2010

Revit 2011 API Series: RevitLookup: New Name for RvtMgdDbg - 'Snoop Tool' called 'RvtMgdDbg', event testing and test commands, important evolution for 'RvtMgdDbg', Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Apr 17, 2010

Beam Requires Curve - rebar cover parameters, issue of inserting beam, creating curved beam, beam coding usage, Jeremy Tammik, The Builder Code, Apr 9, 2010

Revit 2011 Secret #8 - Adaptive Component feature, conceptual mass family, powerful modeling tools, What Revit Wants, Apr 13, 2010

Autodesk Revit: Setting Standards exclusive - creating robust, efficient template for consistent Revit use, defining protocols for document production, management, standardizing quality of element library production, Paul Woddy, Autodesk University 2009

Revit API 2011: The New Way to Find Elements - filtering mechanisms with FilteredElementCollection introduced, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Mar 28, 2010

Revit API 2011: Upgrading Existing Add-Ins - massive namespace restructuring, new transaction mechanisms, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Mar 26, 2010

Autodesk Revit: Setting Standards exclusive - creating robust, efficient template for consistent Revit use, defining protocols for document production, management, standardizing quality of element library production, Paul Woddy, Autodesk University 2009

Revit Structure 2011 - User Interface Changes - modify panel on ribbon, properties palette with view or object property parameters, David Harrington, CADDHELP, Mar 25, 2010

Revit API 2011: User Interface Changes/Improvements - controls in ribbon, images on pulldown buttons, tooltips & long descriptions, tooltip images, ability to have interface, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Mar 25, 2010

What's New in the Revit 2011 API: New Deployment Methods - XML-based 'add-in' files, all-new redistributable DLL to do installations in .NET, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Mar 25, 2010

Revit API 2011: Ooh Ooh! Pick Me - method to interact with elements in project through UIDocument.Selection class, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Mar 25, 2010

Revit Architecture 2011 - My Favorite New Features - tie between floating properties palette and custom elevation tags, sun path simulation, realistic view style, sheet place holders, temporary dimension improvements, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't Know About CAD, Mar 25, 2010

New Features of Revit Architecture 2011 - improved UI, adaptive component functionality, form editing feature, large team workflow ability, text improvements, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks!, Mar 25, 2010

Revit Model Review - Advanced Part #1 - exploring 'manage' interface, Beau Turner, Will Render for Food, Mar 17, 2010

The Mysterious Missing Tutorials - unblock 'TutorialsArchitectureImpENU.chm' file in Revit, Matt Dillon, Breaking Down the Walls, Mar 2, 2010

Revit Options 2010 - Opening Notes - options inside dialog box, Mark Kiker, BIM Manager, Feb 23, 2010

Revit Options 2010 - General Tab - notifications for specifying time value, journal file cleanup, Mark Kiker, BIM Manager, Feb 23, 2010

Structures in Revit - understanding elements used to model, document project in Revit Structure: model elements, datum elements, view-specific elements, Thomas Weir, Jamie Richardson & David Harrington, Architecture Week, Feb 17, 2010

Building Performance Analysis and Autodesk Revit 2010 exclusive video or audio - Kyle Bernhardt, Autodesk University 2009

Avoiding Corruption in Autodesk Revit exclusive video or audio - Jillian Bejtlich, Autodesk University 2009

How to Document IECC/ASHRAE 90.1 Energy Compliance exclusive video or audio - Martin Schmid, Autodesk University 2009

Managing Revit Model Development - managing data is most important to get best out of BIM technology, Paul Woddy, Experience Building, Feb 2, 2010

Sustain Yourself with Revit Architecture Certification exclusive video or audio - guidelines to achieve Autodesk Certification, professional development, testing objectives, Steve Butler, Autodesk University 2009

Autodesk Revit for Film and Stage exclusive video or audio - advantages of integrated workflow, building, content, documentation, scheduling, pre-visualization essentials, Phil Read, Autodesk University 2009

Modeless Dialogues in Revit - modeless dialogue box invoked by external command gives full access to Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Dec 11, 2009

Model Review - Autodesk Revit Model Review can configure, run checks against Revit projects, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 4, 2009

Extreme Revit MEP Families: Electrical exclusive - creating parametric line-based families for use as electrical trays, best practices for type catalog, lookup table use, creating formulas, Cristobal Bernal, Autodesk University 2008

How to Create Construction Documents with Revit MEP exclusive - modifying families to make them look similar to company standards, understanding parametric family creation, David Leo, Autodesk University 2008

Getting Into the Flow: Understanding Connectors in Revit MEP Content exclusive - understanding how flow propagates in duct, pipe systems, defining flow direction on pipe, duct connectors, Martin Schmid, Autodesk University 2008

BIM: Towards a Sustainable Future Using Revit Architecture and Revit MEP exclusive - exporting 3D models to FDS to carry out CFD analysis, using Revit models in ventilation, indoor air quality studies, Philip Leung, Autodesk University 2008

Delivering on the Promise of BIM Through Hybrid Project Delivery exclusive - hybrid approach utilizing Revit MEP suite can provide entire MEP design team with tools they need, using Revit MEP in this hybrid workflow is supportive of sustainability, 3D modeling, improved construction documentation productivity, Steven Butler, Autodesk University 2008

Document Elements - accessing Revit Document.Elements property in C#, VB, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Sep 28, 2009

The World According to BIM, Pt 3 - define goals, assess your current situation, choose pilot project, make plan for fool-resistant transition to BIM, Pete Zyskowski, Cadalyst, Aug 20, 2009

Pushing the Revit MEP Space Naming Utility into Revit MEP 2010 - temporarily uninstall utility, then reinstall, Jill Bernhardt, The BIM Bulletin, Aug 16, 2009

Double Shapes- Analysis vs. Modeling - create 2 steel elements in one family, control horizontal offset of beams to satisfy modeling, analysis purpose in Revit, BIM & Beam, Aug 17, 2009

Framing Template/How to Disable Auto Setback - structural framing templates in Revit - beams & braces, complex & trusses, Wai Chu, BIM & Beam, Jul 1, 2009

Reviting Stuff - Revit now has conceptual design tools, ribbon bars, bridge modeling toolkit, slanted columns, David Chadwick, CAD User, May/Jun 2009

Revit Workflow in 3 Easy Steps - Think 3 - choose design tool from design bar, select options on options bar, place elements into design window, Richard Binning, beside the cursor, Jun 3, 2009

Revit 2010 Ribbon API - overview, customizing ribbon toolbars, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, May 18, 2009

Contextual Tabs: The Right Tool at the Right Time - design pattern approach adopted to fit contextual tab on ribbon in Revit products, Tom Vollaro, Inside the Factory, May 12, 2009

An Old Dog with New Tricks: Introducing NavisWorks, Revit, and 3ds Max into Westfield's Construction Planning Division - Revit model preparation for construction staging, understanding construction project through visualization, Navisworks for leasing, tenancy coordination teams, Matt Rumbel, Autodesk University 2008

VSTA : The Powerful Programming Environment of Revit Architecture - VSTA introduction, how VSTA interacts with Revit, writing VSTA programs, glimpse at power of VSTA inside Revit, Jerry Winters, Autodesk University 2008

Revit Pointers or 'Crayon Requiem' - improved pointer visibility, organized pointers with badges, Erik Egbertson, Inside Factory, Apr 9, 2009

User Interface - customizable Revit 2010 UI organizes buttons on tabs, three ribbon modes, ability to tear off Project Browser, Paul F Aubin's Blog, Apr 7, 2009

Draw/Pick Gallery - Revit 2010 is click-wise more efficient than Revit 2009, Erik Egbertson, Inside Factory, Mar 30, 2009

Draw/Pick Gallery - Part II - all pick methods are consolidated in Revit 2010, Erik Egbertson, Inside Factory, Mar 31, 2009

The National CAD Standard - Revitized - creating US National CAD Standard (NCS) compliant family libraries and project templates, configuring Revit to include NCS formats, identifying relationship between BIM, NCS, Ed Lowe, Autodesk University 2008

Making the Move from AutoCAD to Revit Architecture - identifying types of CAD user, levels of CAD ability, examining process flow for continuously improving CAD productivity, BIM definition, top tips for implementing Revit, Rory Vance, Autodesk University 2008

Filter for a Family - using Revit SDK sample ElementsFilter, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 31, 2009

More Questions - queries about Revit API, changing design option to primary, finding elements, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 30, 2009

Back Again - queries about Revit 2010 API documentation, tagging objects from linked file, RstLink and ObjectARX, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Mar 27, 2009

Ribbon Tab and Panel Logic - general ribbon layouts developed to work across all AEC products, Inside the Factory, Mar 24, 2009

Revit Terminology - justifying command names, Erik Egbertson, Inside Factory, Mar 25, 2009

Revit Architecture 2010 New Features - Conceptual Mass Make Form - video, working on building masses, David Fano, design reform, Mar 26, 2009

Undocumented Features of Revit 2010 - add current revision to drawing list, re-sizeable instance properties dialog, ability to create filters for sections, David Kingham, BIM Manager, Mar 26, 2009

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010 Preview - new conceptual design tools, better UI, bidirectional association, Jay Zallan, Fear and Loathing in a CAD vs. BIM World, Mar 24, 2009

Images and the Ribbon in Revit 2010 - loading images, Bolt Out of the Red, Mar 23, 2009

Screen Real Estate - The Vertical Ribbon - Revit 2010 can dock ribbon vertically, Erik Egbertson, Inside Factory, Mar 17, 2009

Screen Real Estate - Revit 2010 has 6% increase in default state than previous release, Erik Egbertson, Inside the Factory, Mar 16, 2009

Cool New Stuff in Revit Architecture 2010  - export building site tool, include sheet revisions in drawing list, label slopes, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't Know About CAD, Mar 12, 2009 

More Than a Pretty Face - Revit UI is well organized and has single location for tool, Tom Vollaro, Inside the Factory, Mar 13, 2009

The Revit 2010 Ribbon - Designing the User Experience - YouTube video, Tom Vollaro, YouTube, Mar 5, 2009

The Revit 2010 Ribbon - Development - video, design user experience, visualizing problem, adopting customers workflow, top commands, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, Mar 10, 2009

Model to Marvelous Goes Mental: Realistic Approaches to Photo Realistic Design Visualization with Revit 2009 - basics of mental ray rendering, comparison with 3ds Max, creating new materials, organizational ideas, Jeffrey McGrew, Autodesk University 2008

Promoting a Green Process: Reducing Your Design's Carbon Footprint - using Revit for reducing waste in design process, David Haynes,  Autodesk University 2008

Revit 2010 API Performance - using standard test projects gauge improvement, performance, results, Bolt Out of the Red, Mar 7, 2009

Introducing the New Revit User Interface - ribbon UI, Tom Vollaro, Inside the Factory, Mar 5, 2009

A Journal File Story, Pt 2 - hardware information recording for product support using Revit, Harlan Brumm, The Revit Clinic, Mar 4, 2009

Making It Real with Revit and Inventor - relating Inventor, Revit to architectural design, workflows, Lee Miller, Autodesk University 2008

Revit Families: the Step by Step Intro - basics of Family Editor, building, applying constraints, parameters, Paul Aubin, Autodesk University 2008

A Journal File Story, Pt 1 - recording history of session using Revit, recording details requires for support, Harlan Brumm, The Revit Clinic, Mar 2, 2009

What's New in the Revit 2010 API: Import/Export - Autodesk file formats, BuildingSite export, import from Inventor, export to DGN, extract PartAtom, DWF options, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Mar 2, 2009

Inside the Factory: How Revit is Designed - process for making decisions about requirements, feature requests to transformed into actual designs, Matt Jezyk, Autodesk University 2008

Sustainablilty Tools for Revit Architecture: The IES Sustainability Toolkit Plug-in - prepare Revit model for export, analysis to IES Sustainability Toolkit, Jason Dougherty, Autodesk University 2008 

A Quick Spin on Revit Architecture - Revit's user interface, key concepts, glimpse at various design phases, Cyril Verley, Autodesk University 2008 

Revit Architecture: LEEDing the Way - programs, processes for verifying multitude of LEED-based information that Revit can provide, David Haynes, Autodesk University 2008

What's New in the Revit 2010 API: Element Creation  - MEP-oriented creation capabilities, family content creation, reference points, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 21, 2009

What's New in the Revit 2010 API: Element Enhancements - elements, materials, element hiding, family enhancements, element classes, areas, dimensioning, miscellaneous enhancements, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 21, 2009

What's New in the Revit 2010 API: Very Spatial APIs - building, spatial relationships between objects, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 21, 2009

What's New in the Revit 2010 API: User Interface - ribbon-style UI, working, existing applications, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 19, 2009

What's New in the Revit 2010 API: General Changes - .NET 3.5 platform requirement, compatibility with previous versions, replacement for VBA, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 18, 2009

What's New in the Revit 2010 API: Finally Families - enhancements support, document class, creating solids, visibility settings, managing content, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 19, 2009

3D Printing - of  Revit models, proper thickness of walls, visibility, Harlan Brumm, The Revit Clinic, Feb 19, 2009

Revit Architecture 2010 New Features Preview Guide - major improvements and additional features, conceptual design, complex surface modeling, project export, import, gbXML analytical improvements, Daniel Hughes, IMAGINiT Technologies, Feb 18, 2009 pdf

This is SO Not in the Book About Revit Architecture -  browser, view organization, custom family creation, do's and don'ts, BIM management, Donnia Tabor-Hanson, Autodesk University 2008

AutoCAD 2010 and Revit Architecture - enhance capabilities, new features added to new releases, using mesh tools, David Light, Revit, Feb 10, 2009

2010 Around the Corner - Autodesk Revit Architecture's new enhancements in conceptual design, UI, performance and interoperability, documentation, Harlan Brumm, The Revit Clinic, Feb 11, 2009

Augmented Reality - Autodesk Gallery - video, augmented reality demonstration, Revit3D.com, Feb 9, 2009

Response to Anonymous Blog Post About the Ribbon and More - about implementing Revit, AutoCAD, more, Revit3D.com, Feb 9, 2009

Revit MEP 2010 - New Features - enhanced multidiscipline model-design collaboration, improved user interface, intelligent systems engineering, Revit 3D.com, Feb 8, 2009

Sad But True Story of a 2D Architecture Firm - updating to BIM is very important for a firm to stay in competitive market, Revit 3D.com, Feb 8, 2009

Backward Compatibility - Or Rather the Lack of It - Autodesk following policy for maintaining subscriptions, difficulties in saving new features used in previous versions, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Jan 27, 2009

FAQ: What Can Architects Do With Project Newport? - high-quality presentations, visualize Revit Architecture designs, adding narrative to design, streamline workflows, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, Jan 21, 2009

REVITalizing: Learning From the Past - implementation and integration processes using Revit, Scott Rosenbloom, CADUZER, Jan 8, 2009

The Toilets Overflow - Autodesk Answers Back - corrections on AEC Q&A at AU2008, including large file size issue, Revit on Mac, Roopinder Tara, CAD Insider, Dec 11, 2008

Labels Can't be Kept Readable in Tags - Revit lacking functionality to keep text readable in tags, Dwane Lindsey, Revit Archcenter, Dec 10, 2008

RealDWG and Object Enablers - methods to use RealDWG functionality to read, write AutoCAD DWG files inside Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 25, 2008

Running AutoCAD Inside Revit - code to run AutoCAD as complete process in background inside Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Nov 25, 2008

Want it All? What Do You Buy? - using Revit Structure, Revit MEP combined to get all features of  Revit Architecture, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Nov 12, 2008

BIM and Green Building Studio - new plug-in for Revit enables architects to optimize the energy efficiency of designs and achieve carbon neutrality, Rick Rundell, Cadalyst, Aug 28, 2008

Dept. of Unfair - Calculated Values - Revit MEP 2009 has option of choosing of parameters when creating calculated values, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, Aug 27, 2008

Looking For More MEP Analysis Use Cases - two useful utilities for engineers, duct sizing calculations, duct fitting pressure loss analysis, Scott Sheppard, It's Alive in the Lab, July 14, 2008

10 Reasons to Use Revit - humor: real life situations that could have been avoided, David Light, Revit, June 27, 2008

Resizable Dialogs - Resize Enable Utility - Steve, Revit OpEd, June 28, 2008

New Tutorial: The 'Room Bounding' Parameter - determining rooms with Room Bounding, Revit Zone, June 9, 2008

BIM and Searching For Product Content - Autodesk Seek with parametric search technology is integrated into Revit UI to find exact design data and files, Rick Rundell of Autodesk, Cadalyst, May 1, 2008

Swept Blends in Revit Architecture 2009 - Part 2 - link to video on creating geometric form, David Light, Revit, Mar 31, 2008

A Room With a View - Room Enhancements in Revit Architecture 2009 - ability to use color scheme tool, to select rooms in section view, more, David Light, Revit, Apr 7, 2008

A New Dimension in Revit 2009 - ability to dimension to intersections of lines, references and walls, David Light, Revit, Apr 7, 2008

Livin' Large With BIM - Jordan Goldstein of AIA talks about implementing Autodesk Revit, its uses, advantages in his large firm Gensler, Heather Livingston, Cadalyst, Apr 10, 2008

Heating & Cooling Load Analysis in Revit MEP 2009 - link to video, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Apr 9, 2008

Revit Structure 2009 - presentation and demo showing enhanced concrete modeling, new beam cutback feature, foundation improvements, more, Excitech, Apr 2008

Revit Architecture 2009 - presentation and demo showing rendering enhancements, new Swept Blend tool, mirror project feature, more, Excitech, Apr 2008

IES Virtual Environment - IES VE Toolkits added to Revit help architects design green, sustainable, and low-energy buildings, AEC Magazine, Apr 8, 2008

Revit Architecture 2009 User's Guide - new and enhanced features in Revit Architecture 2009, Revit 3D.com, Apr 4, 2008 60-page pdf

Rendering Examples From Revit Architecture 2009 - Matt Dillon, Breaking Down the Walls, Apr 3, 2008

Swept Blend Tool in Revit Architecture 2009 - modeling swept blend using massing tools, David Light, Revit, Mar 25, 2008

Sloped Pads in Revit Architecture 2009 - ability to slope building pads, David Light, Revit, Mar 26, 2008

Surface Patterns in Revit Architecture 2009 - ability to add fill patterns to warped surfaces and cylinders, David Light, Revit, Mar 27, 2008

Building Performance Analysis - Spaces & Zones - metadata on HVAC zone and space elements in Revit MEP 2009, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Mar 31, 2008

Revit 2009 - Smart About Shading Surfaces - exporting model with 'Shade' surfaces turned off/on, Tomislav Zigo, BIMology, Mar 24, 2008

Zoning It Up - video on creating zones in Revit MEP 2009, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Mar 19, 2008

Let There Be Zones - video on creating zone element in Revit MEP 2009, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Mar 17, 2008

Autodesk 2009 Lineup, Part 2 - new ViewCube and SteeringWheels, Mirror Project tools in Revit; Inventor has ability to handle complex assemblies, realistic graphical representation, more, Robert Green, Cadalyst, Mar 12, 2008

Revit 2009: The Hidden Feature - Revit now supports URL, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Mar 5, 2008

Revit 2009 API: The AddIn Manager - new 'AddIn Manager' tool for handling external applications, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Mar 5, 2008

Rendering Changes in Revit 2009 - new Mental Ray rendering engine and enhanced interface, Matt Dillon, Breaking Down the Walls, Mar 6, 2008

Revit 2009 API: VSTA: Here Comes the Neighborhood - Visual Studio Tools for Applications for writing and running macros, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 28, 2008

Revit 2009 API: New Creationism - ability to create new element types like Area, AreaViewPlan, AreaTag, SpaceTag, more, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 28, 2008

Revit 2009 API: Parameter Improvements - Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 28, 2008

Revit 2009 API: Rooms for Improvement - support for ClosedShell geometry of a room, improved tagging, ability to 'unplace' room, more, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 28, 2008

Revit 2009 API: Searching Improves - filters for searching by category, type, family, more, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 28, 2008

Revit 2009 API: What's New? - full support for printers and paper sizes, support for export of GBXML and FBX, more, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, Feb 28, 2008

Revit Reading - suggested reading includes SmartMarket report, AECbytes survey results, virtual design and construction, more, Mark Kiker, CADD Manager Journal, Feb 2008

Revit Demands - Part 1 - Think Again - Revit requires changes in workflow, project teams, levels of design detail, more, Mark Kiker, CADD Manager Journal, Feb 2008

Revit Demands - Part 2 - No Spare Change - Revit demands use of 3D, Mark Kiker, CADD Manager Journal, Feb 2008

Spaces and Rooms - Good Friends - video on referencing room parameters in spaces in Revit MEP 2009, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Feb 22, 2008

Space Creation - Part 1 - video on creating spaces through linked building geometry in Revit MEP 2009, Kyle Bernhardt, Inside the System, Feb 21, 2008

Revit Architecture 2009 - New Features - rendering enhancements, swept blends, room tag improvements, more, Mark Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, Feb 20, 2008

Revit 2009 Interface Changes - Open - features of new open dialog, Richard Binning, Beside the Cursor, Feb 14, 2008

Revit 2009 New Feature - VSTA - 'Visual Studio Tools for Applications' is programming environment for creating VB.NET and C# based macros, Beau Turner, Green Revit, Feb 14, 2008

New Navigation Tools - Revit 2009 - View Cube and Steering Wheel tools, Steve, Revit OpEd, Feb 13, 2008

Autodesk World Press Days 2008 -- Day 1.75 - Inventor 2009 has improved sheet metal design, native 64 bit support while Revit 2009 has increased sustainable design and energy analysis, commercial condensing units, more, Ralph Grabowski, WorldCAD Access, Feb 12, 2008

Welcome to Revit Architecture 2009 - dimension and revision enhancements, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't Know About CAD, Feb 12, 2008

Revit 2009 w/Mental Ray - improved analysis and visualization capabilities, state-of-the-art formwork drawings, air handlers, commercial condensing units, more, Mark Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, Feb 12, 2008

Revit Structure 2008 - Shortcuts - Alan James Wooldridge, REVIT Structure Learning Curve, Feb 6, 2008 pdf

Revit and AutoCAD's Visual Styles - A SketchUp Alternative? - Revit model can be imported into AutoCAD for quick visual styles, RobiNZ CAD Blog, Jan 30, 2008

My User Name in Revit - keep your user name same for Revit and computer login, Steve, Revit OpEd, Jan 11, 2008

Errors with Saving out Groups in the New Year - workaround is to change system clock to month other than January 2008 in Revit, Alan James Wooldridge, REVIT Structure Learning Curve, Jan 7, 2008

Run Revit Structure in Vista? - almost negligible crash experience with Revit application running in Vista 64-bit, David Harrington, CADDHELP, Dec 18, 2007

October 2007, Revit Architecture Wish List Ballot Results - site tools and improved rendering engine are among top 10 wishes, Mike Perry, BLAUGI, Dec 4, 2007

BIM and Civil Engineering - Revit and AutoCAD Civil 3D working together in BIM workflow, Rick Rundell of AIA, Cadalyst, Sep 1, 2007

REVIT MEP 2008 - Lets Get It On! - overview of REVIT MEP, Daryl Gregoire, Revit Rocks, Sep 9, 2007

Revit Architecture & Revit MEP Content - links to useful information on Revit, Beth Powell, Beth's CAD Blog, August 3, 2007

Revit Architecture 2008 Design Phases Overview - help topics with slide show or links for users, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, July 2, 2007

Building Performance Analysis Using Revit - white paper for converting a Revit physical model to an analytical model, Autodesk, May 2007, 1.17Mb pdf

How to Enter Subscripts and Superscripts in Inventor, Revit and AutoCAD? - Unicode for subscripts and superscipts, CAD Forum, May 2007

AIA Convention 2007 - There Still Seems to be Some Confusion - use Revit to fulfill BIM needs, otherwise AutoCAD Architecture is appropriate for 2D/3D job, Matt Dillon, Breaking Down the Walls, May 5, 2007

Revit Structure 2008 New Functionalities (Part 1) - explaining advanced modeling and improved construction documentation functionalities, Nicolas Mangon, BIM & BEAM, April 16, 2007

Hiding Elements in Revit 2008 - creating view filter and using new "Persistent Hide" tool to hide the objects, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't Know About CAD, April 11, 2007

Revit 2008 API: New Creation Capabilities, Newly Promoted Objects - New Application Object Creation, Document Object Creation and promoted elements to represent full classes, Matt Mason, CAD Application Development, March 22, 2007

Revit Architecture 2008: Not Just a Name Change - element and category visibility control and option to permanently hide the elements or categories in view, Mike Wenta, Hagerman & Company, Inc., March 2007

Autodesk Revit 2008 a.k.a. DWF BIM Capturer - Revit 2008 uses DWF Toolkit v 7.3, produces smaller DWF files, can publish DWF files to Buzzsaw, more, Scott Sheppard, Beyond the Paper, March 23, 2007

Revit Happenings at Autodesk - Revit Architecture 2008 has improved DWF support, Google Earth plug-in; Revit Structure 2008 has new warped slab and curved beam capabilities, more, David Cohn, RevitUp, February 15, 2007

Snooping Under the Tree for Revit Architecture 2008 - color fill enhancements, Revit Groups, dependent views feature, masking region tool, more, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't Know About CAD, February 14, 2007

REVIT Architecture 2008 Q & A - new features, file format support for interoperability, parametric components, plus licensing and support information, Autodesk, February 2007, pdf

3D Detailing - the Future? - Excitech's Revit User Group meeting discussed different aspects of architectural detailing with Revit in 3D, AEC Magazine, December 8, 2006

REVIT Element Classifications - classifying Revit building elements, Daryl, Revit Rocks, December 7, 2006

The Rap on Revit - introduction to Autodesk Revit, Eric Wing, AUGI, December 2006 (may require free registration)

Revit Recommendations - suggested books on Revit, links to downloads, communities, blogs, more, Beth's CAD Blog, November 28, 2006

Move over ADT... Make room for Revit - Revit coordinates drawings, updates XREFs or schedules automatically, Mike Massey, Knowing What You Don't know About AutoCAD, November 8, 2006

Revit is Returning the Craftsmanship to the Architects - Revit facilitates architects while working on 3D building projects, Mark W. Kiker, CADD Manager.com Blog, October 30, 2006

Shortcomings of Revit for Contractors - limitations of Revit 9.0 restrict implementation of BIM; Revit wishlist items, Laura Handler, (BIM)X, September 29, 2006

Detailing in Revit - misconceptions about detailing, Jay Polding, Revit in Plain English, October 5, 2006

Unsung Feature in 9.1 - grids and levels keep themselves aligned irrespective of sketching direction, Steve Stafford, Revit OpEd, September 11, 2006

It's All in the Details - Revit Building Series provides easy and simple 3D modeling with excellent detailing functions, Paul Woddy of CADline, AEC Magazine, August 23, 2006

Autodesk Revit Building 9 Detailing Improvements - detail component library with new 2D detail components, type and instance parameters for tag, standard 2D detail views, Peter Gehring, AECbytes.com, July 31, 2006

Revit Books - Reviews - two Revit instructional books "Mastering Autodesk Building" by Paul F. Aubin and "Introduction to Commercial Design Using Autodesk Revit Building 9" by Daniel John Stine, Jay Polding, Revit in Plain English, July 28, 2006

Revit Structure 3 - focused on engineering field, Revit Structure interface is different from Revit Building and can integrate a physical model, Paul Woddy of CADline, AEC Magazine, June 28, 2006

BIM for MEP Engineering, Part 3 - computable Revit Systems model helps in building electrical circuits design, Rick Rundell of AIA, Cadalyst AEC, June 9, 2006

Export to DWG Known Issues - a list of DWG export issues in Revit, Chris Price, Revit Rants, May 19, 2006

BIM for MEP Engineering, Part 2 - Autodesk Revit Systems provides mechanical ductwork, piping and plumbing systems layouts, Rick Rundell of AIA, Cadalyst AEC, May 9, 2006

BIM for MEP Engineering - Autodesk Revit Systems can improve MEP design and documentation process, Rick Rundell of AIA, Cadalyst AEC, April 12, 2006

AutoCAD vs. ABS vs. Revit Systems - advantages and limitations of AutoCAD 2007, Autodesk Building Systems 2007 and Revit Systems, Todd Shackelford, CAD Shack, April 27, 2006

The Revit Team - considerations when assembling a project team using Revit, Jay Polding, Revit in Plain English, February 2, 2006

BIM for Interior Design Options - BIM provides multiple design options within a single model, Rick Rundell of Autodesk, Cadalyst AEC, January 12, 2006

Revit Hardware - know the best hardware configuration for Revit, Jay Polding, Revit in Plain English, January 26, 2006

BIM for Interior Design - Revit Building helps interior designers visualize and render their models, Rick Rundell of Autodesk, Cadalyst AEC, December 15, 2005

BIM in China - BIM is helping Chinese architects as China sees the largest construction boom in the world, Rick Rundell of Autodesk, Cadalyst AEC, November 15, 2005

BIM Goes to School - Revit Building is helping students to think beyond design in many US colleges, Rick Rundell of Autodesk, Cadalyst AEC, October 14, 2005

Building Information Modeling in India - BIM is helping Indian architects to deliver high-quality projects on time, but some issues still remain, Rick Rundell of Autodesk, Cadalyst AEC, September 15, 2005

BIM, Structural Engineering and Design - coordinating the design and documentation with architectural digital design information model gives a winning combination to structural engineering firms, Rick Rundell of Autodesk, Cadalyst AEC, August 15, 2005

BIM for Structural Design - Revit Structure enables firms to work more efficiently and make better use of their time with integrated modeling for structural analysis and documentation, Rick Rundell of Autodesk, Cadalyst AEC, July 15, 2005

BIM and Structural Engineering - Autodesk Revit Structure not only extends the building information model for construction documentation and driving analysis but also lets users explore different structural systems and other design options, Rick Rundell, Cadalyst AEC, June 15, 2005

BIM Concept to Completion - Autodesk Revit Building combines the expressive and built forms of a building design, Rick Rundell, Cadalyst, May 15, 2005

Parametric Building Modeling, Part 2 - BIM approaches building design with high quality, coordinated and internally consistent information, Rick Rundell, Autodesk, Cadalyst AEC, March 15, 2005

Not All BIM Is Parametric - what is parametric building modeling, and how do you determine if it's the foundation of a BIM solution?, Rick Rundell, Cadalyst, February 15, 2005

A Towering Project - Autodesk products - AutoCAD, Revit and Buzzsaw - are chief among the CAD tools being used to design the Freedom Tower, situated at the site of the former World Trade Center, Star Online, January 18, 2005

Building Information Modeling Takes Hold Down Under - Australian designers are adopting Autodesk Revit and discovering the competitive advantages of building information modeling, Rick Rundell, Cadalyst, October 15, 2004

Calculating BIM's Return on Investment - a simple formula calculates return on investment when you're considering a new building information modeling system, Rick Rundell, Cadalyst, September 15, 2004

Building Information Modeling Rolls Out in South Africa - how architectural firms in South Africa have adopted Autodesk Revit building information modeling and what lessons we can learn from their success, Rick Rundell, Cadalyst, July 15, 2004

Revit and Building Services Engineering - whatever happened to the building systems capabilities that Autodesk said would be incorporated into Revit?, Michael Dakan, Cadalyst AEC Tech News #122, June 17, 2004

Autodesk Embraces BIM - explains how Autodesk differentiates among AutoCAD, Architectural Desktop, and Revit and where these applications may be heading, and explores a recent implementation of BIM (building information modeling), H. Edward Goldberg, Cadalyst, March 1, 2004

Autodesk Updates Design Software - Revit 6 includes new collaboration capabilities and design tools that allow greater freedom for blending information from sketches with finished building models, David Becker, CNET News.com, December 17, 2003

Autodesk Ships AutoCAD Revit Series - the new Revit Series appears to have been devised to allow existing customers to cross-grade to Revit, while being able to keep hold of their AutoCAD licenses, Martyn Day, CADwire.net, December 1, 2003

Autodesk Offers New Design Software - architects already heavily invested in AutoCAD and Architectural Desktop are now trying to determine whether Revit - Autodesk's building information modeling software - might also be a necessary tool, Mike Fimea, Arizona Business Gazette, October 16, 2003 (may require free registration)

Students Learn with Integrated Building Modeling - using Autodesk Revit, architecture students at Tulane learn how to surmount real-world design problems, Ronald Filson and Ron Nyren, ArchitectureWeek,  August 27, 2003

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part V - Carl Bass, Autodesk's executive VP of the Design Solutions Division, concludes his discussion of his company's AEC product strategy, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine, November 19, 2002

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part IV - Carl Bass, Autodesk's executive VP of the Design Solutions Division, discusses the future of Architecture Desktop and his company's AEC product strategy, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine, November 13, 2002

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part III - Carl Bass, Autodesk's executive VP of the Design Solutions Division, discusses his company's AEC product strategy, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine, November 5, 2002

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part II - Carl Bass, Autodesk's executive VP of the Design Solutions Division, discusses his company's view on the building industry and its processes, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine.com, October 29, 2002

Autodesk's AEC Strategy, Part I - Autodesk already had a decent AEC tool in Architectural Desktop when it recently bought Revit - so what's the company up to?, Martyn Day, upFront.eZine.com, October 22, 2002

ADT or Revit, Which Will Prevail? - a long-running discussion - 10 weeks and counting - in which CAD users weigh in on the pros and cons of ADT and Revit, as well as other applications such as ArchiCAD, CADstoreOnLine.com, October 16, 2002 (related stories)

RevitDesk Versus AutoRevit - Autodesk clarifies its plans for Revit, Jerry Laiserin, The LaiserinLetter, August 12, 2002

Constructive Analyses - AEC software - such as Bentley TriForma, Revit and Graphisoft ArchiCAD -- helps architects evaluate the life cycle of buildings before they are built, Jerry Laiserin, Computer Graphics World, August, 2002

Autodesk Buys Revit - Frequently Asked Questions - submitted by Autodesk, April 3, 2002

Autodesk Completes Acquisition of Revit Technology - Autodesk press release, April 3, 2002

Comments from Industry Experts - compiled by TenLinks.com

Revit's Acquisition by Autodesk: A Smart Move or a Sell-Out? - Lachmi Khemlani, CADENCE AEC Tech News, March 28, 2002 

Interview: Graphisoft US Vice President, Chris Barron - ArchiCAD targets AutoCAD users, dismisses Revit, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, architosh.com, March 15, 2002

On Autodesk, ADT and Revit - Geoff Harrod casts an opinion on Autodesk's announcement to acquire Revit, CADinfo.NET, March 2002

Readers Chime in on Revit Buyout by Autodesk - architosh.com, March 15, 2002

Interview: Graphisoft US Vice President, Chris Barron - ArchiCAD targets AutoCAD users, dismisses Revit, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, architosh.com, March 15, 2002

Executive Reorganization Puts Autodesk on a New Path - Autodesk states that Architectural Desktop was a "bridging mechanism, in much the same way that MDT was a bridge to Inventor," Martyn Day, CADserver, Feb 13, 2002

Autodesk Is Buying Revit! - looks like Autodesk has bought a successor for its Architectural Desktop, Martyn Day, Cadserver, Feb 21, 2002

Revit Wants to be Bought by Autodesk - Ralph Grabowski, editor, upFront.eZine, Feb 25, 2002

The Path That Led Autodesk to Revit - Autodesk gets a jump start on its goal to build smarter architectural software with the acquisition of Revit, Geoffrey Moore Langdon, AIA, TenLinks.com, Feb 25, 2002

Keeping an Eye On Autodesk - technology acquisition trend may have implications for GIS - Adena Schutzberg, GIS Monitor, TenLinks.com, Feb 22, 2002

Revit Finds a New Home at Autodesk - Autodesk's Phil Bernstein states "It was a simple build vs. buy decision," Heidi Hill, Peter Sheerin, Kenneth Wong, CADENCE, Feb 26, 2002

Autodesk to Acquire Revit - the focus will be on making the Autodesk's current products interoperable with Revit, rather than integrated, Judy Schriener, construction.com, Feb 26, 2002

AutoCAD User Group's "Best of Best CAD" Award Goes to... Revit - SVAPU, the world's largest AutoCAD User group, hopes to send a "wake up call to Autodesk," Feb 1, 2002

Autodesk Acquires Revit - What's Up With That? - message from Dave Lamont, CEO of Revit

Q&A for Revit Customers and Partners - from Revit

Will Autodesk Know What to Do With Revit? - Autodesk has had an uneven history with acquisitions, Evan Yares, TenLinks.com, Feb 25, 2002

Autodesk to Acquire Revit Technology - Autodesk is paying 2 1/2 times what venture capitalists have invested and perhaps 30 times revenue for Revit, Evan Yares, Brad Holtz, Cyon Research, Feb 22, 2002

Autodesk To Buy Revit for $133 Million - press release by Autodesk, Feb 21, 2002

The Case for 3D in Architecture - 5 key vendors (Autodesk, Bentley, Graphisoft, Nemetschek and Revit state their cases for 3D, Martyn Day, CADserver, Jan 15, 2002

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