How To Cut the Long Sides of Beams In Revit (Using A Reference Plane)

How do you cut the long side of a beam  using the cut command and a reference plane when Revit only allows you to cut the short side of the beam? This is illustrated in the image below? I have seen this question asked again and again on different Revit Forum Sites and I thought it was […]

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Scaling Revit Families

In early 2011, I overheard someone say “you can’t do that in Revit”. It turned out that the conversation was referring to families and that they could not be scaled. I have to admit that I had never given scaling of families much thought before because I never felt there was a need for me to scale […]

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Construction Lift Family Available to all RTC attendees!

The Construction lift Revit family (see images below) is now available to all RTC attendees!  If you were fortunate enough to attend either the  Revit Technology Conference Australasia or the  Revit Technology Conference North America this year, then you have the opportunity to download it.  This family was featured in three labs that I taught at RTC AUS and NA as shown at the RTC […]

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