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Tip o’ the Mornin’ to Ya!

In Revit on June 9, 2011 at 7:40 am

When you are keynoting your project and find an element that has no keynote value associated with its type, don’t despair! And don’t resort to using a User Keynote. If you tag it with Element Keynote, the Revit keynote dialog box will appear. When you select the keynote from the list, it not only sets the keynote tag value, but it adds it to the element’s type as well. I really like this.  +5 points to Revit!


Waste and Sadness

In General on July 7, 2010 at 11:09 am

The recent change in the way the Autodesk discussion groups are accessed is a complete and total waste.  I said I would give it a fair shake, and I have.  As someone I respect said, “A wasted day in your life is more than a crime.”  Well, I’ve wasted enough of my time.  I’ve taken a look at a forum system I use occasionally, and the difference in usability is staggering.  It would waste even more time to go through a point-by-point comparison, but I feel I can safely say that:

This is to this


This is to this.

If you like your critiques to be a bit more detailed, head on over to blog nauseam, where Steve Johnson lays it out decently.

As a final point, major kudos to the Lithium marketing team – you’re doing it right.