Having fun with Programming and BIM




So a while back I wrote a post about transforming Revit's internal coordinates to the Project/Survey coordinate systems. While it was a good stab, it wasn't the best implementation.. I was wildly unfamiliar with Transforms back then and saw them... Continue Reading →

Get In-Place FamilyInstance Swept Profile…

Recently, one of my good friends asked me if it is possible to get the Swept Profile and Path of an In-Place family. They had tried the FamilyInstance.GetSweptProfile, however, In-place families don't support this (no idea why In-place families have... Continue Reading →

ViewExtensions in any Event…

A few days ago (while flicking through the Dynamo Forum) I spotted this post about the Dynamo API and some confusion as to what the Workspace Events do, and my interest was piqued as I too had the same question... Continue Reading →

A Splash of Colour…

Maths revision can get pretty boring after a few hours, so I decided to have a little fun looking at View Extensions again. I've recently been learning all about WPF and MVVM - which is something like magic at first,... Continue Reading →

Dynamo View Extensions

After a very long time, I have decided to make time to write something other than equations, emails and excel schedules. Between work and uni, it's been near on impossible to set aside an afternoon for a blog post, but... Continue Reading →

Location, Location, Location…

As you will probably know, Revit has a bunch of coordinate systems. You will certainly of heard of Project and Shared coordinates and maybe you may have heard of this illusive Project Internal Coordinate System at some point in passing... 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 →

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 →

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 →

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