Clear Cache in Desktop Connector 13.x

Top tip from a co-worker, the new Desktop Connector 13.x allows you to clear the Desktop Connector cache,

Help! My BIM360 Desktop Connector Icon Has Disappeared!

Over the years I’ve experienced that Autodesk’s Desktop Connector can at times be a little finicky after updating. With the release of the new version 13.x things seem to be no different. The most common issue I’ve experienced when updating desktop connector is for the BIM360 icon to disappear from Windows Explorer. So if this

Understanding the British Standard Object Naming Convention and Other Alternatives

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, you’d be aware that almost globally the British Standards are the benchmark for all things BIM. The international standard ISO19650 is based on the British BS and PAS1192 documents. Most naming conventions out there are based on BS 8451-1:2012. BS8451-1 covers naming and

View References. Use them!

So even though in the BIM world we produce models, guaranteed every project that you’re currently working on you’re also contractually obliged to produce drawings. Drawings require things like notes and symbols, legends and linestyles.. and sheet or view references. When you have a large architectural background or piece of linear infrastructure, you need to

Revit 2020.1 Prompts to uninstall when you want to install

This is one I have unfortunately come across too many times, you notice that you can’t access BIM360 in Revit 2020, you check your version and you have plain old 2020 which is before the critical TLS patch was released. Easy, I’ll install the 2020.1 patch. But Revit says no. Update to 2020.2 right? Well..

Nested Annotation Symbols 101

Over the years, I’ve seen some interesting Revit content. One of the doozies though always seems to be

The Drawing Status

The drawing status is maybe overlooked as something simple, but there are many different ways to approach it,

Revit Bulk Unit Conversion Addin

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

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