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Navisworks Animator for Virtual Flythroughs

Posted by Dan Rosenberg on Dec 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Navisworks is just for clash detection, right? Nope, you can actually do some really cool stuff with Navisworks. One of the great features is the Animator Tool. This video shows you how to take your Revit design model and create a virtual Flythrough utilizing the Navisworks Animator. We will start by doing some minimal prep work in Revit by setting up views, then moving straight to Navisworks Simulate or Navisworks Manage where we will tell the software when to show each view in our animation. Navisworks will stitch the views together and create an very nice and smooth Orbit or Flythrough animation.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Revit, Navisworks

How about a Downspout for that Roof?

Posted by Alice Craig on Dec 14, 2017 9:00:57 AM

There are two options for creating a down spout.

  • One option is a wall Sweep and it will place a very simple straight down spout.
  • The second option uses an in-place family sweep where you define the path that you would like a profile to follow.
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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Revit

Revit IFC – Grid Not Exporting

Posted by Brett Barkman on Aug 11, 2017 9:00:00 AM

While helping a customer recently I discovered a scenario in which Revit would not export its grid to IFC even though the Options were set correctly.  This tip will show you what you can do to accomplish this.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Revit