Archive for the 'Views' Category

the View

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

First of my apologies anyone who came here looking for information about Whoopi Goldberg or any of the other people who host the TV show called “The View” . Not what this blog is about. One of the most common problem drafters face with any CAD program is making sure the drawings look the way [...]

Breaking down the walls that blind us

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

I’m always confused by Autodesk’s reluctance to give the users of their programs control over how things should appear. For example, it took until Revit version 2009 for dimension text overrides to appear and even then it is in a forced way that still limits control. Graphical accuracy in drawings is important because a misinterpreted [...]

A quicky

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Just a quick link to a blog. Harlan Brumm in his blog Revit Clinic posted an excellent article on Revits “low wall behaviour”. Revit makes walls that are low but still pass through the cut plane display differently than full height walls automatically. You can read it here.

lines versus overrides

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

I’ve used Architectural Desktop (version 2006) for a few projects. It’s the reason I like Revit as much as I do. The reasons I dislike ADT don’t belong in this post but one of the few things I did like about ADT was it’s ability to define lineweight by subdivisions. For example, being able to [...]

Revit and Building Information Modeling