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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 . Gothub 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 […]

3D Detailing in Revit

Revit 101 June 13, 2011, 4pm  We will explore views, sheets, details, and printing. Revit Learning Club June 13, 2011, 6:15pm The inspiration is this roof detail from a website about keeping water out of a building:Here it is, interpreted in Revit: We can also examine methods of using keynotes, dimensions, notes, and tags in 3D views.

Section Boxes in perspective views

One can turn on a 3D Section Box in perspective views. It’s in the View’s Properties. A trick is then to use the View Cube to get an overall view, manipulate the Section Box’s extents,  then use the Navigation Wheel’s Rewind to get back to the original camera position. Also, the solids’ cut material when […]

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: […]