Placing Orthogonal Information in Revit

If you are accustomed to using the Ortho (F8) setting in the AutoCAD -based products to get perfectly vertical or horizontal lines, walls, etc, you can do the same thing with the Revit products.  Hold down on the SHIFT key while you are placing walls, grids, lines, or most anything else to force it to be orthogonal.


Using BIM for Building Code Analysis

As Building Information Modeling (BIM) becomes more commonly used by building design teams, usage of the model for code analysis will become more important.  Currently, designers use manual or custom-developed methods to check code compliance of a building, but automatic code-compliance checking is coming.

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