A great Revit 2010 post from David Kingham
http://bimmanager.blogspot.com/2009/03/undocumented-features-of-revit-2010.html - Dave, thanks for referencing my blog posts in your post.
here if you haven't) Instead of re-hashing that I'm going to run through some of the lesser known or undocumented features.By now you have all seen the new features (go
Performance has been improved over 2009, in my testing it is the fastest version yet (seat of the pants testing), but most people are reporting it's about the same speed as 2008 was (which is good!)
You can now add the current revision to your drawing list.
In a worksetted file you can discard your changes AND relinquish at the same time, before you had to just close out, don't relinquish, re-open and then relinquish.
Instance Properties dialog is now re-sizeable.
In print setup you can now have halftone print as thin lines (there is a checkbox under options)
You're now able to create filters for sections, elevations and callouts. So for example you could turn off interior elevations by creating a new filter with the elevation category and filter by family and type of interior elevations, add the filter to your view and turn the filter off.
Keyboard shortcuts were added for the following: Gray inactive worksets, each dimensions type (aligned, linear, angular, radial, arc length) Extend is now it's own tool so you can create a shortcut for this as well. ALL of the items in the view control bar now can have shortcuts (except for the scales of course) Borrow and return license
External tools can have shortcuts too, this is what it looks like in the keyboardshortcuts file:
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