Aligning 3D Section Boxes

A quick one that came up today.. “Ryan, how do I align a 3D section box with an

Lookup Tables and You – Part 2 – Improving Your Workflow

Now you understand how lookup tables are formatted and referenced from Revit families, let’s have a look at how we can improve our workflow. It’s clear how lookup tables are beneficial to the pipe and conduit modelling process, so how can we use them in other Revit family categories? Originally lookup tables were only available

Lookup Tables and You – Part 1 – Understanding Lookup Tables

Life isn’t just about Dynamo, so here is something a little different to mix things up. Earlier this

Placing Multiple Views on Sheets With Dynamo

Keeping on the theme of Dynamo and drawing setup, I had a series of MEP models that I

Tagging Invert Levels

Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of err.. solutions for tagging invert levels. From adding shared parameters

Importing DWGs to Revit While Still Displaying MTEXT Correctly

For those of you that still heavily rely on DWG based details and schematics that are bought into Revit from AutoCAD, you might have experienced issues maintaining the correct alignment of MTEXT once imported into Revit. There is actually quite a simple solution, and no it’s not exploding the text. In AutoCAD, MTEXT has grips

Practical Dynamo – Moving Views Based on Another View

Okay, so we’re on a roll with practical Dynamo usage. Last week we looked at placing views centrally

Update to MisterMEP Dynamo Package (0.1.4)

I’ve just published a small update to the MisterMEP Dynamo node package. A quick changelog: Fixed the problem with the Set Project Information node not doing anything. Removed the Lunchbox dependency from the Pipe From Strings node. You should be able to update the package using the package manager within Dynamo. Note that all inputs for the

Practical Dynamo – Moving Views on Sheets

For those of you that read through my previous post last week on creating sheets using Dynamo, you might have come to the end of the post only to realise that the views haven’t placed where you want them to be on the sheets. For example, my sheet with the automatically placed view now looks

Practical Dynamo – Generate Sheets from Excel

I was discussing Dynamo workflows with good old Captain BIMCAD the other night and we got to the topic

What to do when you have no option to save your Navisworks NWD

A quick tip for your Tuesday afternoon. Have you ever had the problem where no matter how many times you click on the save button, you can’t see the option to save your Navisworks file as an NWD?   This likely means that you have an NWD file attached that has been set with the ‘May

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