I was playing around with the
RSS search engine today, and I came across the RevitComponents site.
SERVICE | RevitComponents.com
It has an interesting mode of operation:
Our aim is to showcase professionally built models and allow BIM users to utilize them for their projects. Content is free to download by clicking on the image in each post and/or download link. The use of our Revit© content is open ended with but one restriction; selling the content in any manner is strictly prohibited. We advocate for the free exchange of file sharing with friends, colleagues, and classmates.
Relinquish Your Revit© Families Millions of quality Families hibernate from lack of use on hard drives around the world, utilized exclusively by content creators and colleagues. We believe this information should be publicly shared to prevent the redundancy of work involved with individuals creating identical models for their sole use. Sharing your efforts and information will save time, money, and energy, and will result in a comprehensive and high quality resource library for all to use.
There is problem using Google Earth Pro 6 with Revit 2012 and the Google Earth plugin (aka Globe Link – this is the plugin that allows you to acquire or publish to Google Earth). The fix is shown in the video at the following link:
YouTube – Revit 2012 and Google Earth Pro 6 – Fixing the link.mp4
Embedded below (credit goes to
Issue You were creating a cross-platform deployment, i.e., a 32-bit deployment on a 64-bit OS or vice-versa, and you added two different language packs to the deployment causing the installer to display the following error message and crash:
Solution When creating a cross-platform deployment, only add one set of language packs to the installer per session of setup.exe. If you need to create the deployment in an additional language, you should do so in a separate session of setup.exe by launching the installer from the media and then adding a single language pack.
Autodesk – Autodesk Revit Architecture Services & Support – 2012: Installer crashes when creating cross-platform deployments with multiple language packs added in a single session of setup.exe
In order to protect your intellectual property, it may be wise to add a watermark to any animations you upload to Youtube.
One method using
VirtualDubMod is described at the link below: Put a custom watermark on your video
Paint.NET to delete the background from our company logo image and save as a TGA file. This was then used in the logo filter of VirtualDubMod.
Here are some animations we have produced here at
Interesting little exchange on Twitter recently, with regard to Revit hardware and benchmark performance:
Twitter / @Bizz: @Bramdotcom We went with f …
Want to quickly tile all your open views and then instantly center all the visible elements in every view?
Tile and Center Open Views – WikiHelp
New WHQL Nvidia drivers released 18 April 2011:
NVIDIA DRIVERS 270.61 WHQL
And here is the link to the System tools software:
View crop boundary has been selected, but Rotate icon is grayed out.
What is the only cause for this issue?
(If you can think of more than one reason, you must truly be a master…)