Renumber Viewports with Dynamo

Since I have been doing a lot more documentation work in Revit these days, I have become significantly more interested in how Dynamo can automate certain documentation tasks. One task that can always drive me crazy (especially in Revit) is renumbering viewports on sheets.

There are several different ways you can renumber viewports. I decided to use a simple ‘pick’ method so I wouldn’t have to do any reordering in Dynamo. This method works well with Continue reading

AU2017 Proposals: Voting is Open

This past Wednesday was the deadline for submitting proposals for Autodesk University 2017. For the first time, Autodesk has introduced a voting process for all proposals, so anyone can go and vote on which proposals they would like to see at AU.

Here is the link to vote. And if you’re interested, here is my proposal:

Think Outside the Building: Practical Tips for Landscapes in Revit (plus Dynamo)

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Seattle Dynamo User Group First Meeting

For anyone in the Seattle area, the Seattle Dynamo User Group is restarting and we will be having our first meeting next week. The meeting is Wednesday, April 5 from 11:30 to 1:00 at Affiliated Engineers (1601 5th Ave Ste 1400, Seattle, WA). Lunch will be provided, so be sure to RSVP on the MeetUp group page so that we can plan on having enough lunch.

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Placing Annotations in Dynamo

I recently had a reader reach out and ask if is is possible to place Spot Slopes on every face of a Floor with Dynamo. Though there are no nodes (both ootb or custom) that I know of that will place a Spot Slope, you can still achieve a similar result by calculating slopes and putting those slopes into Generic Annotations.

This method can be used to place any number of symbols, annotations, or even detail components in a specific view.

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