Standout Features in Revit 2017

With more than 50 new features and enhancements, Revit 2017 is a substantial update compared to its predecessors. In this two-part presentation, Dimitri Harvalias, Revit Guru takes you through the standout new features.

Standout Features in Revit 2017 (Part 1)
This first presentation begins with a quick overview of the ‘under the hood’ enhancements designed to improve the performance of software processes before taking a deep dive into:

  • The new text editor which brings modernized text editing and WYSIWYG experience to Revit;
  • Depth cueing for elevation and section views that enhance your ability to show depth in drawings; and,
  • Additional functionality that makes schedules even more powerful and versatile.

Revit 2017 – Standout Features (Part 2)
This second presentation looks at:

  • New features and modeling enhancements in the family editor;
  • Enhancements to the stair and railing tools; and,
  • How to add a calculated value to tags.

Dimitri Harvalias


Dimitri is a Senior Technical Consultant and Revit Guru at Summit Technologies. He draws on over 35 years of practical experience in the AEC domain. His education as a building technologist and hands-on experience in all facets of design, construction contract administration and CAD management gives him a unique perspective on the integration of BIM technology solutions to the design and project delivery process.

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