BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 TOP 10 REVIT TIPS AND TRICKS FOR NEW USERS REBECCA MCWILLIAMS.

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BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 TOP 10 REVIT TIPS AND TRICKS FOR NEW USERS REBECCA MCWILLIAMS BOSTON SOCIETY OF ARCHITECTS FEBRUARY 11,2013

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 1. BUILT-IN CALCULATOR Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 Revit has a built-in calculator that you can use at any time while entering distances or parameters. Preface the distance or parameter you are entering with an equal sign (=), and then enter the formula. You can use any standard arithmetic formula. For example, to create a wall half of 32’-6 7/8”, enter the distance as =32’6 7/8 / 2

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 2. INSERT VIEW FROM FILE Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 DRAFTING VIEWS SCHEDULES SHEETS WHERE not TO USE IT?

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 3. TRANSFER PROJECT STANDARDS Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 OPEN THE TWO PROJECTS IN ONE SESSION OF REVIT COPY STYLES AND SETTINGS FROM PREVIOUS PROJECTS ONLY COPY WHAT YOU NEED.

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 4. SAVE AS FAMIL(Y)(IES) LIBRARY Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 WHY VALUABLE? HOW TO DO IT?

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 5. WORKSET VISIBILITY Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 WHY VALUABLE? WHERE TO USE? HOW TO SET UP? Override by view

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 6. LOCKING A 3D VIEW Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 ABILITY TO “FREEZE” A 3D VIEW CAN CREATE NOTES AND ANNOTATIONS ON LOCKED VIEW

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 7. QUICK HATCH INSERTION Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 DRAW THE HATCH PATTERN YOU WANT IN REVIT USING AN AUTOCAD HATCH. IMPORT THE AUTOCAD FILE INTO A REVIT DRAFTING VIEW. DO A PARTIAL EXPLODE ON THE AUTOCAD HATCH. SELECT THE REVIT FILLED REGION – ITS TYPE PROPERTIES ARE NOW IN THE PROJECT AS A MODEL HATCH. RENAME THE HATCH.

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 8. MAKE WALL LAYER ADJUSTABLE Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 OPEN THE WALL’S EDIT TYPE PROPERTIES EDIT THE STRUCTURE SECTION PREVIEW – MODIFY - UNLOCK

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 9. VIEW TEMPLATES Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 WHY VALUABLE? WHERE TO USE? HOW TO SET UP? Shift-Select-Apply

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD 10. REVIT MANAGER TIPS Rebecca McWilliams TOP 10 TIPS AND TRICKS February 2013 PARTIAL PURGE AUDIT COMPACT CENTRAL FILE MANAGE – INQUIRY - REVIEW WARNINGS

BIM TO FM October 2012 Troy Mifsud myCADD FOR PROJECT SUPPORT AND MORE TIPS & TRICKS… QUESTIONS??? REBECCA J. MCWILLIAMS rebecca@mycadd.com www.myCADD.com

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