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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Revit Math Tip

Today, Oscar was working on a storm drainage project in Revit.  Oh how I wish Civil 3D was dead and Autodesk would make a Revit Civil product, but that's just a pipe dream.

Anyway, I was watching Oscar looking at the plans, then tapping away at his calculator to create the invert elevation for the manhole.  I asked him why he didn't do it the easy way, so I clicked in the cell in the family parameter and typed in =13.5-8.25 and magically, 5' 3" showed up in the field.  

Revit has a fantastic calculator built into it so hopefully it's something you're taking advantage of to save a few minutes every day.


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