From Dynamo to C# – Get and Set Parameters

I’m the kind of guy that uses Dynamo for practical things, an indispensable swiss army knife that I

Revit Bulk Unit Conversion Addin

One of the most downloaded files here at Revit.AU is the metric conversion journal script. Despite the obvious

Is DWF Better than PDF?

If you ask anyone in the building services industry what they use to markup drawings, I can almost

Build Your Own Unassisted PowerShell Uninstallers

A fair chunk of what I do these days in the office is around testing software prior to packaging and deployment. If you have ever had to install and uninstall Autodesk software for testing purposes, or you just wanted to get rid of an old version of the software you’d know that it’s not as

Removing Revit Line Patterns with C# Macros

Sometimes you might encounter an element within Revit giving you grief. Recently for me it was a line

Creating Annotation Tag Variations

Are you new to Revit and starting to create customised content for your models? You have all the pipework and fittings and now you’re onto the annotation tags. You’ve come to a tag that you need a few different variations, a few instance based yes/no parameters are what you need right? Well, not quite. For

Building Healthy Asset Models

Understanding how to integrate with your client’s asset and facility management requirements at first seems like a daunting

Don’t Have Dimensions in Families for COBie? Don’t Worry!

So you’re new to COBie and a deadline is approaching, your favourite project BIM manager comes up to

Using Dynamo to Insert a DWG Into a Revit Family

Another question that I’d rather not have the answer left to email I have a project on which

Calculating and Tagging Pipe Obverts with Dynamo

There are times when we need to show a little more information than Revit is able to provide out of the box. Take for example internal pipe inverts and obverts. When tagging pipework, you can tag the quadrants of the pipe and the centre node.     So what do you do when you need

Step by Step Guide – Creating My Iplex FWG Family in Revit

A lot of people ask me if I’ll give them my Iplex floor waste gully family. The answer is always no, not because I don’t want to share, but because I would rather people learn and understand for themselves rather than taking the easy way of “grabbing something from the internet” I recorded a video

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, you will at some point need to use it to generate a project customised shared parameters file. The first thing you do is pull out your trusty SP.Writer only to find that when you create a new