Chapter 24. Under the Hood of Revit

If you are an experienced AutoCAD user, it is likely you have had some experience with creating or using customized scripts or routines to increase your productivity based on unique needs. You may have also seen such add-on programs attempt to offer similar object-like behavior as seen in Revit today (remember Auto-Architect by Softdesk?). Unlike the more generic platform of AutoCAD, Revit is a specific application designed for architecture and engineering. As such, Autodesk has slowly and deliberately opened up the application programming interface for customization by others. This chapter will help you understand how to create your own commands and applications to extend the power of Revit to meet your needs. ...

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