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  1. auto-synchronization of Revit projects
    Plugins, Isync

    Automating Revit collaboration tasks

    How can collaboration automation in Revit help improve efficiency? Let's look at daily pipelines and how iSync can make your and your team's jobs more efficient.

  2. Let´s import COLLADA into Revit
    Plugins, Import 3D

    Let´s import COLLADA into Revit

    The import 3D plugin for Autodesk Revit introduces the support of one of the most compatible used formats across software platforms: Collada DAE. Why is COLLADA a relevant format, and why could you benefit from using it with your Revit projects?

  3. Importing Wavefront OBJ to Revit
    Plugins, Import 3D

    Importing Wavefront OBJ to Revit including materials

    Import 3D natively supports one of the most used 3D file formats: Wavefront OBJ. What are the reasons behind its success, and why should you most certainly end up using it in one of your Revit projects?

  4. Translate 3D models into Revit
    Plugins, Import 3D

    Translation of 3D models into Revit

    Interoperability is the glue that holds the AEC systems together. Learn how sharing 3D data into Revit is evolving, the challenges, and the future.

  5. Automatically compact your Revit projects
    Plugins, Isync

    Automatically compact your Revit projects

    In order to keep Revit speedy, one needs to compact the file storage during the night automatically. In this article, we will analyze the reasons to compress the document and the automation technique to achieve that without any effort using iSync.

  6. iSync auto-save and auto-sync for Revit
    Plugins, Isync

    Revit autosave and autosync explained

    In most cad software, it is possible to do autosave, but the same is not included by default in Revit unless we use an application to help do that. This article will go through the steps to enable autosave in Revit using the iSync plugin.

  7. Why is Revit so slow?
    Plugins

    Why is Revit so slow?

    Working with large Revit models is usually quite painful. Many operations take a long time to complete; one may need a powerful processor and large enough memory. But the question is, why is Revit so slow? Let's look at what Autodesk says and what they do not tell about it.

  8. Why Lidar is more accurate than CAD contours
    Topography, Plugins

    Why Lidar is more accurate than CAD contours

    There are a few methods to create toposurfaces in Revit. There has been a long debate on the best approach regarding accuracy and convenience. In this article, we shall compare two processes: using contour lines from a CAD file and using Lidar point clouds.

  9. Publish Revit metadata into PDF documents
    Docuflow, Plugins

    Export Revit metadata into PDF documents

    As part of the BIM methodology, one stores large amounts of information during the project and the building´s lifespan. But not everybody accesses this information from a Revit model. Deriving data from BIM models into other file formats such as PDF is crucial.