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The Revit Clinic: Troubleshooting Revit Project Size Increases

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I came across this post (on The Revit Clinic) a little while ago now- but it's such an important issue that I think it is definitely worth listing here

The topic concerns Revit Project file sizes and the reasons why they can very quickly escalate.

"At some point your Revit project size may have dramatically increased without the project itself dramatically changing.  I’ve included 4 items below which are frequent causes for this type of file size change....."

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Revit in Motion: Color schemes in different views

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Revit's Colour Schemes are fantastic. But sometimes the colours (or "Colors" depending on where you live!) do not always appear as you expect.

Revit in Motion has just put together a superb little post which looks at various reasons why your colours may have gone adrift.

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The Revit Clinic: Doors in Schedule Not Listing From Room or To Room Fields

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Doors in schedule not Listing From Room or To Room fields is a problem that you will come across sooner or later in your Revit career. The Revit Clinic has some great suggestions on where to start looking in order to resolve the problem

If you come across doors in a schedule not listing the From Room or To Room fields there are a few steps we can work through:
 
1.  First check the room Instance Properties > Limit Offset for rooms not correctly displaying fields in the schedule.........

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The Revit Clinic: UI Tips

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The controversy over the new GUI of Revit 2010 seems to have died down at last! I get the feeling that most users have now got used to it and many actually prefer it! The Revit Clinic have recently published a post which details some good tips relating to the new interface.

Check out all the UI Tips here

 

Do U Revit: Revisions #2

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Revisions are an aspect of Revit that are sometimes overlooked. But change is a fact of life. And we need to know to best document and manage change within our Revit Projects. The guys over at Do U Revit have produced an update to an earlier article on Revisions.

"Over the past few releases, managing revisions has become somewhat more…manageable. In pre-Revit 2008 versions, if you needed to create new sheet “sketches” with the updated views, you had to tear the original document set apart by moving views over to new sheets. This made it impossible to then print a “construction set” incorporating all the changes......"

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