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    .......Index to Tips and Tricks.......

    Hi All,
    Below is an index to the current tips & tricks in this forum. As time goes on and if it becomes a bit unwieldy, we will prune it out to the "best of" based on number of comments or views.


    INDEX TO BEST TIPS AND TRICKS

    CONTROL TIPS AND TRICKS................................keyboard short cuts, monitor controls etc

    Automate Your Printing
    More Shortcut Key Magic
    Add to QAT
    Another Shortcut trick
    Shortcut Key Toggles
    Toggle Back and Forth
    Dual Monitor Control
    Import Families with Drag and drop
    Pallete and Browser takes up the Entire Screen
    ShortCut Key Toggles
    Non English Character in Windows Paths
    Edit Schedule - right button click
    Print Sheets in Order to PDF


    TOPOGRAPHY TRICKS.........................................or how to learn to love revit site tools
    Topography Yeah-Yeah



    SCHEDULING TRICKS.........................................get ting the most from the information in your model
    Push Parameters in Project - tidy up schedules



    TEMPLATE TRICKS............................................ .everything you need to know about templates
    Building a Revit Template



    FAMILY TRICKS............................................ ......parameters, nesting tricks etc
    Lots and lots of formulas for everyday use
    Yes-No Parameters
    Tags and Parameters
    How to Order Family Parameters
    Multiple geometry modelling in lieu of using Nested Components
    Inconsistent Units in Revit formulas
    Grouping Parameters


    GENERAL MODELING TRICKS................................all the little things make make life so much easier
    Can't see it in the view? 33 possible reasons why
    Profile in Sweeps
    Padlock
    Changing Material in Type Properties
    Yes / No Parameters
    Mirror Split Face
    Useful Formula Tip
    Auto Cavity End Closure and Continuous Cavity
    Setting up line Weights in Revit.
    True North / Project North Tutorial
    Short Line in Revit
    How to get property Line to Match Your Survey
    Miter Curtain Wall Glazing
    2012 Parts Tutorial
    Parametric Finish Materials
    Grids and levels tip
    Linework grips - adjust length
    Align Sweeps in 3D
    Stairs and Railings Tips
    Pattern Generators
    Parts - Design Options


    CONCEPTUAL MASSING......................................how to do the really COOOOL stuff
    Make S Ride Rails


    TEXT AND DIMENSIONS TIPS.........................................not quite a text editor yet but slowly getting there
    Revit Dimensions Input
    Revit and Text
    Copy and Paste Text Tip
    Revit Inchworm
    Quickly switch fonts for all families
    Baseline Dimensions - spacebar toggle
    Dual Units - Dimension in both Imperial & Metric
    Equality Coolness



    SHEET TIPS.............................................. ...................get your sheets looking smooth
    Filled Regions on Sheets.
    Title Block and Image File drawing order
    View Title Secrets Revealed



    RENDERING TIPS.............................................. ...................photo realistic images made easy.....well, almost
    Creating a wire frame rendering
    Tips for Speeding Up Renderings
    Metal Roof textures and maps


    LIST OF KNOWN ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS FROM AUTODESK
    Autodesk known Problems and Solutions 2011 release

    BLOGS AND TUTORIALS
    Great Blogs
    Free Revit Tutorials
    132 Autodesk Tutorial Videos
    Last edited by Ian.Kidston; October 25th, 2011 at 09:50 AM.
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