Chapter 15. Tips and Troubleshooting

This chapter provides tips and tricks about how to keep your Revit project file running smoothly. Listed here are some pointers to keep you from getting into trouble, along with some solutions in case you do. Topics we'll cover include:

  • Optimizing performance

  • Using best practices

  • Dealing with file corruption

  • Getting started in Revit

  • Finding additional resources

Optimizing Performance

It should make sense that a small file on a good network runs the quickest. "Typical" file sizes can vary widely. We've seen file sizes that range from 30 MB to 200 MB. Much of that variation depends on the level of detail you've put into your model, the presence of imported files (like other 3D files or CAD files), and the overall complexity ...

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