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Thursday, 24 July 2014 14:41

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It's been a long time!

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:01


I really cant believe it was the 19 March 2013 that I last published an article on Revit Zone. Well, I can believe it actually- I only have to look at the date of the article below this one. So to all readers (both new and old): I am still here and what's more- I'm back with a vengeance!

So if I haven't been posting on Revit Zone, what exactly have I been doing with my time? And why am I back, now? And what's does the future hold for Revit Zone? For the answers to all these, just "read more"

Read more: It's been a long time!


Cut with Voids When Loaded

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Tuesday, 19 March 2013 13:00


If you've started to experiment with making your own custom components using Revit's Family Editor, you may have seen that the Model-based (as opposed to the Annotation-based) Family Template files contain a parameter called "Cut with Voids When Loaded"
In this short article we are going to take a look at exactly what this parameter does; and when it would be appropriate to utilise it. 
First of all I create a section of floor in the Project Environment. It really doesn't  matter what Floor Type we use, I just want to have something in the Project that will be cut by our Family, once we load it and place an instance. So here is our floor....

Wall Wraps and Wall Closures

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Monday, 18 March 2013 15:55

Welcome to this Revit Zone article on Walls Wraps and Wall Closures. In this article we are going to explain what Wall Wrapping is, when it is used and how you can control it. We will also discuss Wall Closures and how you implement them in your own custom insert families.
So without further ado, let's crack on and take a look at Wall Wraps. I am going to explain this by the use of graphical examples- by far the easiest method of explaining most concepts within Revit.
Here is a simple length of wall, straight out of the default Revit Metric Library.......

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