How to Get a Centerline of a Structural Column Using DynamoBIM

I wanted to make this quick post and explain how I have extracted the centerline of a structural column. There are some Dynamo Custom Nodes that do not allow the Physical Column centerline of curve to be extracted.If you want to extract the centerline of a column then simply follow these 5 steps below. 1. […]

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How to Get the Worksharing Status of a Revit File (Central, Local, or Not Workshared) Using DymamoBIM

If you want to get the worksharing status all you do is simply open up the .rvt file using DynamoBIM’s powerful string reading tools and follow the steps below 1. Open DynamoBIM2. add a file path node and select any Revit PROJECT (.rvt) file3. add a file.frompath and file.readtext node4. add a String.Split node and […]

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How to Get The Revit Version and Build Number Using DynamoBIM.

If you want to get the version and build number all you do is simply open up the .rvt file using DynamoBIM’s powerful string reading tools! 1. Open DynamoBIM2. add a file path node and select any Revit PROJECT (.rvt) file3. add file.frompath and file.readtext node4. add String.Split node and add the following string as […]

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How to Scale Any DynamoBIM Geometry

Its easy to scale any DynamoBIM GeometryIf you use design script then it only takes one line of code!Follow the steps below 1. add the following designscript code in a Code Block in DynamoBIM    ANYNAMEYOUWANT.Scale(SCALEAMOUNT)2. Wire any DynamoBIM geometry into the input port on the code block3. insert any scale value you want and […]

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How to create levels in Revit using DynamoBIM

Its easy to create levels in Revit using DynamoBIM. If you use design script then it only takes two nodes.The image below summarizes this process.The key is to use range values that I discussed in a previous post here and then multiple levels will be generated. This example only shows levels that are assigned a level name. […]

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How to Use IF Statements in DynamoBIM

Its easy to use IF Statements in DynamoBIM.All you need if 4 components 1. two nodes to compare. These are usually in the form of values, For example x=1 and y=2 2. The “Operator” Node This node compares the values in part 1 based on the operator. There are many types of operators. For example […]

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