Author Archives: Chris

Blog fixed and September 2018 Update

Apologies to those who thought Xrev fell off the map.  We had some issues with the News section of our website which hopefully should now all be resolved and we are going to try a be more regular with our … Continue reading

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Xrev Transmit – 3.2.0

For those paying attention, the other day we officially released version 3.2.0 of Xrev Transmit on our website. What’s new? If you’ve seen this error or similar when multiple people run Xrev Transmit: An unexpected error has occurred and the … Continue reading

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Family Creation – Bi-Folding Windows or Doors

Did you ever want to create that single Bi-Folding window or door that could handle every possible configuration?  Well the other day I did… What is every possible configuration? Obviously Height/Width Control Obviously Position within the Wall Obviously Number of … Continue reading

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Xrev Transmit – Post Processing Commands

This feature has been in Xrev Transmit for a long time.  But we thought we’d highlight some of the awesome ways it can be used! With the installation we include 3 sample Post Processing Scripts: Copy Files, to copy the … Continue reading

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Print/Exporting PDFs and other formats from Revit

There are 8 main ways Revit users Print & Export their deliverables from Autodesk Revit.  Each requires varying degrees of your time to complete.  This post serves to explain how Xrev Transmit could potentially improve upon your current process to … Continue reading

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New Build – Xrev Transmit

A new build of Xrev Transmit (2.5.11) will be uploaded to our website shortly (if not already).  Whilst we still include BioPDF, which is a commercial grade PDF writer.  We now offer official support for alternative PDF Writers as we … Continue reading

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Xrev Generic Content now available online

You can now access high quality, Xrev created Generic Content Families via Design Content.  Follow the below links to see previews of the content and their full list of features. The current list includes: Overhead Cupboard – 1 Door Overhead … Continue reading

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Family Creation – Sunshading System

I was recently asked to develop a sample family for a manufacturer’s sunshading system. Requirements: Adjustable Height/Length/Number of Blades Maximum Span Blade Rotation (within a given range) Optional Electronic Mechanical Operation Standoff Distance & Bracket Size/Position control Material Options, include … Continue reading

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RTC Australasia 2014 – Family Creation Overdrive

As you may know, RTC is fast approaching and begins at the end of the month in Melbourne.  As always, I will be running a LAB.  This time on Family creation and aiming at covering examples for MEP, Structural and … Continue reading

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Face Based Families – What’s wrong with them?

I hear this quite frequently “We don’t use face based families because…”.  However, I believe they are one of the best family types there are. Common Misconceptions & Benefits: We don’t use face based families because when the host is … Continue reading

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