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Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2012 Essentials: AUTODESK OFFICIAL TRAINING GUIDE by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel, Phil Read

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CHAPTER 14

Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting

This chapter provides tips, tricks, and troubleshooting to help keep your project files running smoothly. Listed here are pointers to keep you from getting into trouble, as well as a peppering of time-savers and other great ideas.

In this chapter, you learn the following skills:

  • Optimizing performance
  • Using best practices
  • Fixing file corruption
  • Learning tips and shortcuts
  • Finding additional resources

Optimizing Performance

It should make sense that a smaller file on a good network will run the fastest. There is no “typical” Revit file size, and they can range anywhere from 10 MB to over 300 MB. Much of that variation depends on the level of detail in the model itself, the presence of imported geometry ...

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