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Hello all and thank you for your time,

I have gone thru and created sleeves in Autocad with the end goal of being able to use the Trimble for laying out wall sleeves. I am using the pattern 910 as it will give me a point in the center of the duct or pipe that Trimble will reckonize. I just realized that CID#910 is not compatible with Revit. Is there any way I can do something in the database in order for Revit to recognize the part I want to use?
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General Discussions / Re: Generic RFA materials from Revit to Navisworks
« Last post by ayakus on May 24, 2022, 14:34:11 PM »
We use appearance profiler in Navis to set colors. I save the profile in every job folder on our network.
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Dynamo for Autodesk® Revit / Re: Access to custom data
« Last post by craigjonnson on May 24, 2022, 02:01:32 AM »
The Fabrication Bolognese has built nodes for read / writing to Custom data fields.
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CAMduct™ Users / Re: alternate throat seams
« Last post by Jona on May 23, 2022, 15:48:11 PM »
I'm assuming the best approach would be a script that looks at the item.wirgegauge and then changes item.option[8], (assuming you're talking about CID#20), to what seam you want for that guage.
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Dynamo for Autodesk® Revit / Re: Fabrication hanger setup for Revit
« Last post by rtlflat on May 23, 2022, 15:12:40 PM »
We default to 1/2" rod for strut trapeze and just have additional ITMs for 3/8" and 5/8" rods.

We don't use ITMs for angle or box tube trapeze anymore because we weld strut to the sides of angle or box tube bearer so size would not be accurate. We use parametric families with nested components for these types of trapeze.

Are you opposed to setting up separate ITMs for bearer material or rod size? We save the ITMs in different folders based on rod size, which allows us to have the same ITM names regardless of rod size. Much cleaner then having "1_2 Rod" or "3_8 Rod" or similar at the end of each ITM name. Then you can either have separate buttons for each, or stack all rod sizes into a button for each bearer type. Separate buttons may be best if you are using an addin for hanger population though.
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Dynamo for Autodesk® Revit / Re: Access to custom data
« Last post by bitterfitter on May 23, 2022, 14:28:19 PM »
Thanks for the reply.  That is kinda what I figured.  I was hoping to write project info from Revit into custom data somewhere that I could retrieve to fill in the header info in the Fab reports since the Job Custom Data is not available.  I wonder if I enter it into Dynamo like we do in Fabrication and write it to custom data fields, if I can then apply that into the header some how?  Unless the header only fills from Job Custom Data, then I would have to try something else.
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Dynamo for Autodesk® Revit / Re: Fabrication hanger setup for Revit
« Last post by bitterfitter on May 23, 2022, 14:23:39 PM »
Thanks for sharing how you are setting these up.  So it looks like you are setting everything up in the support spec itself except for the upper attachments which you are doing in ancillary kits.  I got that.  Now I have to ask if you are using separate itm's for each rod size, how do you pick your different bearers?  Do you have different itm's for each bearer type/size and per rod size?
Say I want to draw a trapeze with 1 5/8" strut with 1/2" rods; then I pick that button for that itm.  If I want a 2 1/2" x 1/4" angle trapeze with 5/8" rods; is that a separate button also?
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General Discussions / Generic RFA materials from Revit to Navisworks
« Last post by Jwisniowski on May 23, 2022, 12:26:04 PM »
Just getting into Revit and I'm struggling with this issue. To get our "Color Scheme" i found that placing materials on generic RFA pieces is the most efficient way. However, when exporting to Navis not all the information is correct. On supply runs where the material is set to blue i am getting some pieces that are red (Duct-RA material) In Revit this material is set to SA... Two questions:
1. Is there a solution to this "bug"
2. is there a better way to get colors set per service in revit so that they dont show up as gray in navis?
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CAMduct™ Users / Mark up Percentage used in Cost Breakdown?
« Last post by Sirius on May 23, 2022, 06:22:49 AM »
I need to update the Mark Up percentage value used in the Item Cost Breakdown Gross Unit cost calculation.
I cannot find where it is set.
Anybody able to point me in the right direction?

See "(@ xx% Total)" in attached screenshot.
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Fabrication Parts in Revit® / Re: Virtual Mechanical Revit
« Last post by APD-DB on May 21, 2022, 06:52:28 AM »
Thank you for making this tool!!!
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