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 object that is not at right angles to the view?” So what we’re talking about here is when we have a plan view that is rotated away from a straight up and down orientation.   When you

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

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

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

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 of project setup. Personally I don’t use Dynamo in my everyday project setup workflow, I use Ideate BIMLink, Omnia Scope Box Synchroniser and Sheet Duplicator but if you don’t have access to this software; especially BIMLink as it’s a

Site Extraction with flux.io and Dynamo

By now, most people in the industry would have heard of flux.io, a spin-off from X (formerly Google X). Recently, flux.io updated their site extraction tool which pulls data from free open source datasets, Open Street Map and NASA. When combining with Dynamo, it couldn’t be any simpler to pull in topography information to your Revit model.

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