Revit: Report mirrored doors orientation on nested linked files

Here is a new cool problem to solve, how to deal with mirrored doors on series of nested buildings.

When we flip a door using the flipping controls, the parameters HandFlipped  & FacingFlipped are settled to true. This creates 4 states of door positions.

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Moving +1000 trees to a terrain in Sketchup with Ruby script

Normal day at the ENGworks office. We were assigned to place 1000+ trees components over a sloped terrain surface in Sketchup.

A lot to move…

The good old “Move + cursor Up” to snap to a Z point is useful, but after the tree number 50th you start feeling the task is titanic.

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pyRevit está aquí para salvar el día

La verdad es que no se como pude trabajar en Revit hasta ahora sin usar pyRevit. Para los que no la conozcan pyRevit es una libreria de scripts en python creada por  Ehsan Iran-Nejad’s que se agregan a Revit dentro del ribbon. 

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Dynamo: Get the Creator and Last Editor of a Revit Element

This week we were asked to find a way to report how many elements a specific user had created. For this we code a small python script that uses the Revit API tool
WorksharingUtils.GetWorksharingTooltipInfo(Document, ElementID) to return the creator and the name of last user who edited it. (Thanks to JF for the idea)

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Obtener creador y editor de un Elemento usando Dynamo

Esta semana se nos pidió conseguir una forma de reportar cuantos elementos se crearon por usuario. Para esto creamos este pequeño código de python que, usando WorksharingUtils.GetWorksharingTooltipInfo(Document, ElementID) devuelve creador y nombre de la ultima persona que edito un elemento dado. (Gracias JF por la idea)

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BIG Data from Navisworks 2016

Navisworks allows us to get together models from different software into a  single federated model making an easy access to the project’s information. As we know this information is not only geometrical but also metadata from parameters associated to different elements.

 

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