Category: From Revit Learning Club Blog

How to Get a Color From Your Screen into a Revit Material

Someone has shared a very nice color picker utility called Colorette, which was written in AutoHotKey. The app description is at http://www.autohotkey.com/forum/topic69559.html . GitHub https://github.com/Appifyer/Colorette/blob/master/Colorette.ahk . For an example of how to use Colorette with Revit, make an EXE from the AHK code and run it. Find a web page with the color you want to find, like http://www.jameshardie.com/homeowner/colorplus-palette.shtml , hover your mouse over the color on […]

Voids in un-hosted families can be used to cut objects in projects in Revit 2012

I mentioned and demonstrated the use of this feature tonight. A post on Revit’s Wikihelp site shows a good example. See http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/index.php?title=Revit/enu/Community/Tips_%26_Tricks/Modeling/Cut_with_unattached_family_instance_voids It also helpfully shows which categories can be cut.

A great freeware utility – Clipboard Help+Spell

It’s very useful when using Revit. Changing case, and holding a list of clips are the features I use the most. Revit’s spell checker is limited, so if you need to spellcheck the names of views or such, this utility can help. From its website: Clipboard Help+Spell is a text-based clipboard utility with the following features: […]