Posts from "Dynamic Legend" category

August 13, 2019

Dynamic Legend now in Autodesk App Store

Dynamic Legend for Revit 2018/2019 is now available in the Autodesk App Store.

AGACAD tools in Revit App Store

Download the above tools either via the App Store or via our TOOLS4BIM Dock (download here on our website).

Free tools (e.g. Smart Select, Cut Opening Free) have no limitations. Trial versions of other tools have no limitations for two weeks and include support during the trial period.

Have a go, and may your Revit tasks henceforth be simple and lightning quick!

July 25, 2016

Ways to Create Schedules with Element Views in Revit®

Even though technical documentation consumes a lot of time, which could be spent on work that creates value, it has to be done. So why not try automating it as much as possible? In this article, I will overview a few ways how to create schedules with element views in Autodesk® Revit®, so that you could decide which one fits your needs best.

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November 18, 2014

What Do Designers Want? Prepare Revit® Project for Printing or Publishing Easily

Printing of the project papers is very important think. This part of the work usually looks like very simple but it takes a huge amount of time. I wish that Autodesk® Revit® could make all printing papers automatically. But is this only a dream? NO!Read more »

December 19, 2013

How to Create Legends with Included Side Views and the Front View of Revit® Corner Window or Door?

In this article I will take a quick overview of the possibility to create Revit legends with included side-view of a corner door, a window or any other corner element.

Experienced Revit users know that it is possible to include a side-view of Revit family in a component legend using plain Revit, but in that case they need to create legends separately for each element type. Therefore Revit users waste a lot of time at work if there are many different type elements in Revit project. How to solve this problem?Read more »

November 14, 2013

Updated Edition of tools4revit© Fast Documentation Pack

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Team of tools4revit© development today has released updated Fast Documentation Pack that includes 5 products of tools4revit© product group. Revit apps those are included in Fast Documentation Pack allow you to automate BIM data analysis and specification process by extracting the required elements, various parameters and material requirements directly from the project’s BIM models:

    • Excel2Revit icon Excel2Revit imports MS Excel spreadsheets into Autodesk® Revit® with its design settings; automatically inserts any external data from doc/txt/xls and creates/updates tables in Revit® drafting view.
    • Dynamic Legend shot Dynamic Legend quickly creates, modifies, and updates intelligent legends for different Revit® elements.Read more »
    November 12, 2013

    Does Revit App Dynamic Legend Work with Linked Files?

    Today I will explain about the possibility to work with linked files using the Autodesk® Revit® extension Dynamic Legend. This post was inspired by our customer question “Does Dynamic Legend work on linked files, if yes, how?”, that we received last week.

    I want to make all Revit users sure that Dynamic Legend really works with linked files. You can filter those elements by selecting “Document” tab in the window “Select Parameters”:

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    November 7, 2013

    How to Update Revit Legends after Any Change in the Project?

    Updating of Revit Legends is a matter of great concern for many Autodesk® Revit® users. We often receive questions: “Do you have an instruction for how to update the door legend when here has been any change in the project?” or something like that. So today I’ll try to explain, how to update Revit legends with ease.

    Dynamic Legend - Update All LegendsDynamic Legend is a very good Autodesk Revit extension that allows you to quickly create, modify and update legends for Revit elements. For updating legends there is a separate function Update All Legends. This function allows you to update all selected legends with just one click.

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    August 27, 2013

    FAQ: How to Adjust Dimensions in Revit to Each Door Properly to the Legend View?

    I would like to share some information with you that might be of possible interest to other Autodesk® Revit® users, especially for those who are already using the Dynamic Legend extension.

    One of questions which I often get from my clients is:Dimensions of the detail component do not adjust properly to the dimensions of each door (it keeps always with the same shape and dimensions). How can I adjust them?”

    Answer: The dimensions of the detail component do not adjust properly to the dimensions of each door, because you need to follow these two rules:

    1st: Size parameters in the frame have to be the same as it is in your doors. If you use not English Revit or you have created your own size parameters, then these parameters have to be changed in the frame family.

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    August 8, 2013

    FAQ: How to Change a Header of Revit Legends?

    It seems this week is dedicated for Revit extension Dynamic Legend. I have decided to write another blog post about a commonly asked question. It sounds something like that: 

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    Is it possible to change the legend header «Family», «Level» etc. to other words? Or: Read more »

    August 6, 2013

    FAQ: How to Create a Block with Parameter Driven Text in Revit?

    Dynamic Legend is a powerful Autodesk® Revit® Architecture/Structure/MEP extension that allows designers to quickly create, modify and update legends for Revit elements. It is time-saving software that is used by many Revit users worldwide. Using this add-in each Revit user can create & update intelligent legends and specifications per different legend pages. Dynamic Legends works with all Revit categories those can be added to a legend view.

    From time to time we get questions about Revit app Dynamic Legend possibilities. At this time I will answer to quite a common question:“I would like to create a block that has parameter driven text, i.e. a mixture of vertically and horizontally aligned text, and for this block then to be copied downward. How to do that?”

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