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    You can do this a few ways: Set the...

    You can do this a few ways:



    Set the height offset parameter to the exact same height as the top of your wall.
    https://www.revitforum.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=34412&stc=1
    Go to a...
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    Sure Aaron, victory is yours if that is what...

    Sure Aaron, victory is yours if that is what helps you sleep at night. I'm not losing sleep over sarcasm wasted in a thread where someone asked for my opinion. I hate that you took a wink and a smile...
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    This was all that was needed to be said. You and...

    This was all that was needed to be said. You and I are both respected well enough in our circles to not have to write a dissertation on the merits of how we do things. If you really feel like you...
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    To begin, I know the issues you are talking...

    To begin, I know the issues you are talking about, and when I've run across those fringe scenarios I've implemented similar tactics which you are describing.

    That being said, I guess when you've...
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    I told them as much. I didn't think for a second...

    I told them as much. I didn't think for a second you'd do something as silly as tell someone to use generic models for things like doors and wind... hey now, what? ;]

    My response to them was there...
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    I've moved to a PDF redline process which I have...

    I've moved to a PDF redline process which I have fallen in love with since I have a tablet surface and stylus. I basically hand draw all my redlines directly on the PDF. It looks something like this:...
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    I hope that you'll hear a lot of varied opinions...

    I hope that you'll hear a lot of varied opinions on this. It's been a debated topic not only in Revit but also in CAD Drafting and even Hand Drafting!

    I tend to "model it how it's built" which...
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    Maybe not misguided as much as misunderstood? My...

    Maybe not misguided as much as misunderstood? My point was that because you focus on spots, you can only be looking at one monitor at a time. Thus my 1 monitor is being looked at 100% of the time...
  9. Also, if you started with the door family...

    Also, if you started with the door family template then you started with the right file.
  10. I'm not sure what issue you are having. I loaded...

    I'm not sure what issue you are having. I loaded this into a project and hosted it to a wall with no problem. Vision lites cut appear to be working fine:

    https://i.imgur.com/LMPdoAv.png
    Even a...
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    It's correct until you try to hide or isolate by...

    It's correct until you try to hide or isolate by category or do anything else correctly with those lines. Not to mention creating the opportunity to transfer the new line styles to future projects.
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    Glad it helped. Which field exactly are you in?...

    Glad it helped. Which field exactly are you in? Are you certain this is a European standard and not a firm standard? Can any European archies and engineers collaborate this standard of having datums...
  13. Unless you are using voids in the family to cut...

    Unless you are using voids in the family to cut the wall, you should be using the wall opening tool in the family to cut an opening in the wall as well.
    https://i.imgur.com/5pdNzOI.png
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    Or make a line style called White and color it...

    Or make a line style called White and color it white. Be sure your detail line is set to that style.
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    Not too difficult? What level of acuracy do you...

    Not too difficult? What level of acuracy do you need? http://gibsonhh.info:8081/revit/video/2017-09-29_15-53-55.mp4
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    I don't typically use this method as an unjoin...

    I don't typically use this method as an unjoin tool specifically. I only use this tool when I need to move a wall away from other joined walls without stretching or moving adjacent geometry. Or if I...
  17. Thread: Topo Hell

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    I see the problem. You have a Demolition phase...

    I see the problem. You have a Demolition phase setup and your working in that phase.
  18. I've had this happen as well and while it's more...

    I've had this happen as well and while it's more likely a driver problem than a card problem I've found a few things that work. Give these a shot:

    * Create a new 3D view and see if the problem is...
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    The nice thing about Revit is that it's not too...

    The nice thing about Revit is that it's not too involved to revise properly modeled content. The only things I've constrained and locked were things that I noticed were being accidentally moved...
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    If you don't want to move it anywhere but want to...

    If you don't want to move it anywhere but want to unjoin it from EVERYTHING you can use the move tool, click Disjoin in options, and typ "0" for the distance. This accomplishes the same thing as...
  21. It is grayed out because you need to select a...

    It is grayed out because you need to select a shared parameters file which does not already have that shared parameter in it (or create a new shared parameter file).
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    Here is a video demonstrating a couple of...

    Here is a video demonstrating a couple of options, the first may not work if you are looking for base constraint walls specifically. The second option is a demonstration of the method described by...
  23. Thread: Linking CAD

    by rkitect
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    Sorry for the video quality. Just realized that...

    Sorry for the video quality. Just realized that my video capture settings were off. Here's a rerecorded version with better quality:
    http://gibsonhh.info:8081/revit/video/2017-09-29_14-08-36.mp4
  24. Thread: Linking CAD

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    There is a very real chance that there is...

    There is a very real chance that there is something up with that DWG. I just did a quick test and found that even lines above the Z-Axis were displaying on the plan view. I did a quick video to...
  25. Thread: Linking CAD

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    More about View Range Help...

    More about View Range

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