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 used to manipulate data. Getting and setting parameters is obviously key. This time around we look at how this is done in Dynamo and then how we can achieve that same thing with code. In this example

From Dynamo to C# – All Elements of Category

I had a few comments in response to my post on using the API to clear out a problem line pattern, mostly that the API is over the average user’s head. While this may be the case, there are other users out there that have been using Dynamo for a while now and are looking

Is DWF Better than PDF?

If you ask anyone in the building services industry what they use to markup drawings, I can almost guarantee that no one will answer with Design Review. The large majority will say Bluebeam, a few will say Acrobat and then the luddites will say pen and paper. Unlike Bluebeam and Acrobat, Design Review doesn’t implement

Build Your Own Unassisted PowerShell Uninstallers

A fair chunk of what I do these days in the office is around testing software prior to

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

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

Merging IFC Files with BIMServer

A question came through via email the other day in the office We’ve been trying to issue federated IFC files, but the combined size balloons up to 20x the original size. Is getting these models to a consumable size a wild goose chase? Well, the short answer is no, it’s not a wild goose chase

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

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

Titleblock Integers, Take 2 – Video Guide

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