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Scheduling Shared Family Parameters Through a Link in Revit

Scheduling Shared Family Parameters Through a Link in Revit

This screencast outlines the procedure necessary to schedule a shared parameter through a link using Revit. Note a family in the linked project that has the shared parameter you are hoping to schedule. Close the linked file. Open the host project and link file. Find a view, press Tab as you hover over one of the families…

Shared vs. Project Parameter Usage in Revit

Shared vs. Project Parameter Usage in Revit

Shared and Project Parameters are an important concept in Revit which can cause confusion to new users. Technically, Revit contains Built-in, Family, Shared and Project Parameters. Built-in parameters are those which can be scheduled out of the box. Family parameters are not scheduled, but may help drive parametric changes within a family and are also visible…

Dynamo for the 99% – Select Rooms and Modify Parameters

Dynamo for the 99% will be a series of posts highlighting the use of Dynamo for practical data manipulation or time-saving tasks that could apply to most Revit users. I recently received an email asking how I had manipulated some room information in my webinar earlier this year. At the time I was living on…

What’s in a name?

When you are creating Revit families and begin the task of naming and assigning parameters how much thought do you give to the end user experience and how they will need to interact with those families in a project setting? When creating content we need to look at who will use, modify or access the…

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