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Weekly Roundup – 2017.15

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Apr. 9th – Apr. 15th, 2017.



I’m going to start this week with a post about what everyone is talking about – Revit 2018, check it out over at AECbytes.

What’s New in Revit 2018?  – Watch for my Special Edition Weekly Roundup – What’s New in Revit 2018 coming soon!

Still wondering what’s new in Revit 2018, sign up for the Autodesk Webinar next Tuesday (Apr. 18th) at the link below.


Did someone say conduit? No not that kind of conduit. (proving ground)

Get Started with Conduit

If you are ready to get your Dynamo learning on, then head over to Learn Dynamo.

Module 10 – Clean Project by Form

I’m pretty sure that’s been ‘shopped… (The Architect’s Digital Design Guide)

The One About Sections, Perspectives, and Photoshop.

As usually, it was another productive week for Dan over at BIM Chapters.

ArchVision Content Comes to Life in Revit

Revit Templates; New Users Beware

Autodesk Webinar; What’s New in Revit 2018

Revit 2018 is out; What’s New?

A look back at the Revit User Interface

Revit Materials; Transparencies

This week’s news from the world of RTC/BILT from the RTC News Blog.

I’m Not On The Tools – What’s BILT got for me?

Global Challenges

MAYA: Most Advanced Yet Acceptable

Now for this week’s AEC/BIM Podcasts and Vodcasts.


26: How to Achieve Breakthrough by Embracing a “Respect” Culture- with LCI Executive Director, Dan Heinemeier   (Constructrr)

E 63 Developing Leadership Skills with Alan Bracken   (ConTechTrio)

29 – TXT2MTXT   (podCADing)

Episode 59 – BILT Asia 2017   (The Architech Show)

This week Marcello has 3 Vodcasts over on the Simply Complex YouTube Channel.

Intro to Zero Touch 102(creating a custom node that creates a dynamo line)

Intro to Zero Touch 103(creating a custom node that creates a MidPoint from a dynamo line)

Intro to Zero Touch 104 (creating a custom node-Dynamo Line and MidPoint with Multiple output ports)

This week’s love for all things Revit Add-ons.

Roundup – For the Week of Apr 3-9, 2017, New and Updated Revit Add-ins on the Autodesk App Store

A little keyboard shortcut fun in the Dialog boxes, courtesy of the Revit Cat.

Revit Dialog Box Shortcut Keys

Now for some Revit knowledge from What Revit Wants.

Multi-format Support is Coming to UNIFI, and upcoming Webinar on Analytics and BIM Standards

Change Every Font Everywhere in Revit with this Powerful Free Addin … AND How to Fix SecretInternal Type Arrowheads and Dimensions

Revit 2018 New Features and Download Links

Sometimes it’s good to get back to the basics, like browser organization. (CADnotes)

Arranging Revit Project Browser

Some Dynamo love from the fine folks over at DynamoNodes.

All Sheet Names to Upper Case

BimorphNodes Node Index

SheetsFromSchedule | Bimorph Nodes

RenumberRenameSheets | Bimorph Nodes

GetScheduleDataRows | Bimorph Nodes

GetScheduleDataColumns | Bimorph Nodes

GetScheduleData | Bimorph Nodes

NewLineStyles | Bimorph Nodes

LineStylesAttributes | Bimorph Nodes

CADLayerNames | Bimorph Nodes

CADLayersInUse | Bimorph Nodes

A new node is born in Rhythm, learn more in this post from sixtysecondrevit.

Collect #Revit Model Groups By Name with #DynamoBIM

Let’s add some pie to our Dynamo train in this post from Livingroomcraftz.

As easy as pie

Here is the first of 2 FormIt Friday for the Month of April. (FormIt 360 Blog)

April 2017 FormIt Friday with guests from EvolveLab

Keeping on the FormIt train, check out this awesome post from Jarod Schultz.

FormIt + Revit + Insight = Bye Bye SketchUp + Sefaira

So it’s not an easy button, but its close (easy macro) find out more in this post from Archsmarter.

Easily Renumber Revit Sheets

I will end this week’s Roundup with a look at the updated Revit Roadmap now that 2018 is out.

Revit Roadmap Update – April 2017

Until Next Week,


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