Revit 2019.2 forces install Dynamo update

Following up with Revit 2019.2 update install issues, there is another critical point that wasn’t documented. When you install Revit 2019.2, it silently updates your current Dynamo install to the 1.3.4 version. As a general rule of thumb, Dynamo supports three versions of Revit: the current release (2019) and two versions back (2018 and 2017).…

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How to fix Revit 2019.2 update install issues

Revit 2019.2 update has been around for a couple of days now. It brings some great features that enhance connectivity and productivity (see the list of enhancements @ Autodesk blogs). But in some cases the update fails to install correctly, and here is why: The problem with Revit 2019.2 occurs on systems that had the…

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ArchiCAD Connection add-in updated for Revit 2019

Graphisoft has recently updated its ArchiCAD Connection Revit add-in that streamlines the dataflow between ArchiCAD and Revit through the IFC format. ArchiCAD Connection has several main features: “Improved IFC Import” has extra options compared to the native Revit IFC importer. “Link IFC” merges IFC models into the current Revit project as a non-editable reference. “Export…

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Farewell to the Revit 2019 Extensions

Bad news for everyone who has been waiting for the next Revit 2019 Extensions release. Autodesk recently published the following statement concerning the fate of Revit Extensions: As of April 20, 2018, Autodesk will not deliver Revit® Extensions for Autodesk® Revit® 2019. Instead, customers using the timber and reinforcement modeling extensions can easily migrate to…

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Download LOD 2018 Specification draft

This summer, the BIMForum released the 2018 Public Comment draft of its Level of Development (LOD) Specification. The previous version was introduced way back in 2016 and is also available for download from the BIMForum website. The Level of Development (LOD) Specification is a reference that enables practitioners in the AEC Industry to specify and articulate with…

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Revit RFO Benchmark v3.2 now supports Revit 2019

Revit RFO Benchmark is the free Microsoft PowerShell-based benchmark that analyzes Revit performance. The benchmark has recently been updated to version 3.2, which supports Revit 2019 and comes with the following list of enhancements: The Squiggly Lines graphics test has been removed from the Full_Standard set. A new Graphics_Comparison set compares standard graphics views, squiggled…

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What’s new in Navisworks 2019.1

Navisworks 2019.1 update (available via the Autodesk Desktop App) comes with the following list of bug fixes and improvements: Improvements [LMV] Support .VUE file property. Fixed incorrect IFC Class and Element description in IFC hierarchy. AVEVA E3D import (RVM file format) – missing attributes in the object properties. Allow Display ID to be shown in…

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