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Cad Notes: Creating Line Based Cabinet

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CAD Notes is fast becoming one of my favourite sites for Revit information. Edwin Prakoso's posts are always very informative, practical and well written. And this one is no exception

"I had a very interesting Revit family sample last week. It is a furniture family, but we can place it just like placing walls: we define first and last point, not by the furniture location. It is not possible to create such a family type using the furniture template. We need to create it using Metric Generic Model line based.rft........"

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The Revit Clinic: Tagging Electrical Devices with Multiple Circuits

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At Revit Zone we always try to cover all flavours of Revit. But inevitably the majority of content is based on Revit Architecture. So it's great when we have some MEP or Structure related news. And this post from The Revit Clinic is for all you MEP users out there

"It is not uncommon for electrical devices or light fixtures to be part of two circuits.  Since many of the out-of-the-box Revit MEP devices and lights only contain a single electrical connector, users will add a second connector in order to create two separate power circuits......"

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The Revit Clinic: Transfer Project Standards > View Templates

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"Common scenario which can be easy to overlook in Revit; you are using Transfer Project Standards to move View Templates from one project to another.  View Templates can include filters as well, which are listed under the view Visibility/Graphic Overrides > Filters tab......"

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The Revit Clinic: 10 Revit Family Tips

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The Revit Clinic's "10 Tips" series always makes a good read. And this one is no exception- with the focus being on Revit Families

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Revit in Plain English: Coordinates, Base Points, Surveys, Linking and Other Confusing Things - Part 1

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From the revit in plain english blog............

"If you browse through the forums, blogs, how-to videos and books you will find a wealth of information on the above titled subject. And it's all conflicting. It's just about the most confusing subject you will encounter in Revit. I will now add my voice to the many others......."

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