July 11, 2022

9 easy steps to faster project documentation in Revit [WEBINAR]

Accompanying the launch of Smart Documentation, our newest add-on for Revit, we hosted a webinar to introduce the app to architects and engineers who want to complete drawings and schedules faster.

Since launching Smart Documentation, we’ve received a variety of questions about this toolset. So, we’ve decided to hold 3 specialized webinars in September: one geared toward architects, one for structural engineers, and one for MEP engineers.

In those webinars, we’ll show how you can generate 2D documentation from 3D models better, faster, and easier in Revit using Smart Documentation in each of those disciplines.

We invite you to register below for the session that aligns with your area of expertise.

If there’s one thing that hasn’t changed in the years we’ve been optimizing BIM workflows, it’s the deliverables that building designers and manufacturers need to output. Drawings, plans, sections, elevations, schedules, and other 2D documentation are crucial in order for construction to move forward.

What IS changing is the speed that those deliverables can be generated through automation, saving time and money. That’s where our innovative Smart Documentation tool for Revit enters the picture.


For architects, engineers, manufacturers, and designers who want to save time and reduce errors when it comes to project documentation tasks, we provide a Revit add-in called Smart Documentation that utilizes your predefined rules to automate plans, sections, elevations, technical specifications, dimensions, views, shop drawings, and other 2D data. Bringing a simple workflow to Revit users who work in single or multidisciplinary design firms or at modular building producers, the tool set automates all aspects of project documentation.

Webinar for ARCHITECTS

Architectural project documentation in Revit: 9 easy steps


11:00-11:45 AM 
(US Central time)

September 6, 2022


11:00-11:45 AM
(Central European time)

technical drawing indicating door swing
Number door elements & create technical documentation

Webinar for Structural Engineers

Structural project documentation in Revit: 9 easy steps


11:00-11:45 AM 
(US Central time)

September 7, 2022


11:00-11:45 AM
(Central European time)

technical drawing
Create detailed precast concrete shop drawings

Webinar for MEP Engineers

MEP project documentation in Revit: 9 easy steps


11:00-11:45 AM 
(US Central time)

September 8, 2022


11:00-11:45 AM
(Central European time)

compatible with Excel

If you ever face problems in Revit like those listed below, then you should definitely sign up for one of the webinars above to see how easily issues like these can be solved. Be sure to register for a session that most closely aligns with your discipline: architecture, structural engineering, or MEP engineering.

Creating views for multiple elements with different parameters is time-consuming.

Revit schedules cannot include element views to create technical specifications.

Documentation and drawing view standards have to be applied over and over again in many projects manually.

Placing dimensions and dimension chains on 2D views is the most time-consuming task that does not create additional value, and it’s easy to miss something.

Sorting, numbering, and renumbering elements take a lot of manual work and precision. It becomes especially repetitive when the number or position of certain elements changes, and the whole numbering process has to be repeated again.

Creating sheets one by one with specific views assigned is an inefficient workflow.

Data from Excel spreadsheets cannot be synchronized with Revit projects, causing mistakes.

Slow communication and human errors inhibit a smooth workflow.

In these webinars, you’ll see how to do the following tasks, as it applies to your field of expertise.

  • Quickly create multiple 2D views from the selection boundary in 3D view
  • Easily manage multidisciplinary shop drawings for numerous assemblies
  • Apply different dimensioning layouts to selected elements, plans, sections, and facades
  • Create and maintain many sheets and manage view distribution throughout the sheets
  • Automatically sort, number, and tag Revit elements, and generate unique QR/Barcodes for them
  • Create legends and drafting views with certain data and link Excel spreadsheets to a Revit file

We hope to see you online!

We invite you to take a free 14-day trial of Smart Documentation prior to the webinar, so you can take better advantage of the Q&A.

To take a trial, just download our TOOLS4BIM Dock – the shortcut to taking trials of AGACAD products. ↓