Author Archives: David Ronson

April 29, 2019

Working with Assemblies and Worksets

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March 22, 2019

Revit Sloped Pipe Tags

Revit Sloped Pipe Tags can tend to be a bit confusing, so I decided to put together a video to help us all get through it. Check out this video ...

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February 12, 2019

Connector Matching in Revit 2019.2

Autodesk just released Revit 2019.2, requiring a change to your database. Here’s a video walking through a couple of those changes.

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December 21, 2018

Recover Fabrication GUID with Dynamo

A few times this has come up in support where the Fabrication database appears to have lost the GUID for no apparent reason. Without the GUID changes to the already ...

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October 3, 2018

Fabrication Straights in Revit QA/QC

Use Revit Schedules with Conditional Formatting to check your model prior to exporting the .maj to Fabrication CAMduct.

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August 3, 2018

Import Unsupported CID Patterns into Revit using IFC

Often times, people who are working in CADmep are finding out late that their deliverable needs to be in Revit. Here is a tutorial on how to import the unsupported ...

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September 15, 2017

Navis 2018 NOT Loading Object Enabler

Problem – When loading .dwg into Navisworks 2018, Fabrication elements are not displayed Cause – Path in the Registry is pointed to the wrong folder Solution – Fix the Registry ...

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July 24, 2017

Customize Item Number Tag w/ Wipeout

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May 19, 2017

Isolate Fabrication Services in Revit Using Dynamo

In CADmep we used the command SL1 to isolate a service. Revit does not have a good isolation command so I wrote one using Dynamo, below is a video of ...

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April 11, 2017

Building Navis Coordination Files from .nwc vs .dwg

Building Navis models from .nwc vs .dwg can come with some nuances. In this video, I will walk through how they can be different and some general best practices.

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February 27, 2017

Revit Inline Families – Design to Fabrication

Simplify the conversion for inline Revit equipment to Fabrication content by utilizing the Fabrication Design Line Node concept and applying it to Families in Revit.

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January 24, 2017

Item Folders Layout

Copy your customer Folders layout into all other folders in your database. Get-ChildItem “C:\Autodesk Fabrication\Working Database\ITEMS” -Recurse -Filter “*.dat” | ForEach-Object { Copy-Item “C:\Autodesk Fabrication\position.dat” -Destination $_.FullName }

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