Titleblock Integers, Take 2 – Video Guide

A quick follow up to my previous post on titleblock integers with a little more in depth explanation

Fixing SP.Writer Run Time Error 70

If you’re like me, you haven’t used SP.Writer in a while but then if you’re also like me,

Aligning 3D Section Boxes

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

C4R – So You’re Missing Many Elements? (Part 1)

If you’ve been working on C4R for even just a little while, you have probably seen the dreaded ‘too many missing elements’ error. When you’re opening a Revit model, there could be more elements in the central model than there is in your local model. Usually Revit will synchronise the changes with your local and

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

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 year I spoke at BiLT ANZ 2017, I had the opportunity to present two separate talks of which one was lookup tables. It’s a bit of a dry topic, so stick with me. Lookup tables for pipe and

Tagging Invert Levels

Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of err.. solutions for tagging invert levels. From adding shared parameters to your pipe families through to using Dynamo and everything in between. Ignoring the fact that you can’t add parameters to system families like duct and pipework, there is a far simpler way to get what you’re

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

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