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Changing fonts in Families programmatically…

While on my daily trawl through the Dynamo Forum I found this post by Denis Remesnik which piqued my interest. The idea was to change the font of the Text/Dimensions but within families (although the wording of the title was... Continue Reading →

Update Custom Package Folder Locations via .xml edit with python…

I frequently have to update and distribute our company Dynamo Custom Packages, but I also like to check the packages before I roll them out to make sure they are loading in correctly and none of our standard graphs blow... Continue Reading →

Revit Links…Reloaded…

It's often these days that you have to reload Revit models almost on a weekly basis depending on the model exchange frequency on your project. Or you have upgraded your project or restructured your directories. We've all been there and... Continue Reading →

Split Walls By Level…

If you are like me and you tend to model your verticals all the way up in the early stages of your project to make coordination quicker, you will have had that dreaded moment when you know you really have... Continue Reading →

Grids – Propagate Extents…

Here we will look at Propagating all the Grids in View using Dynamo/Python and the DatumPlane class. If you are unsure what the DatumPlane class is refer to the Intro to Datum Planes. This is pretty much the same as... Continue Reading →

Intro to Datum Planes…

There are times where you wish you could automate some things to do with Levels, Grids or Reference Planes. For instance, you want to change all the Grid Bubble locations for a set of grids in one hit instead of... Continue Reading →

Intro into Enums…

Here I will quickly cover some basics of Enums. Quite often when working with the Revit API we are confronted with Enums. They are literally everywhere and for good reason - they are super handy. What are they? Enums are a set of... Continue Reading →

Intro to Transactions…

Many people ask what a Transaction is. Sounds scary, like you may need your credit card or something, but fear not, they are really very simple. Here I will give a brief overview on what a Transaction is in the... Continue Reading →

FilteredElementCollector and how to use it in Python for Dynamo…

When learning the Revit API it can be a little confusing, and understanding what does what and how to get what you want out of Revit can be a tedious and time consuming. One of the first and most important... Continue Reading →

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