Autodesk has released several new videos showing the new features of Revit 2013 Platform. Platform means tools that apply to Architecture, Structure and MEP. We have organized them below for you enjoyment.
Autodesk Revit: Getting Started in Revit 2013
Presents the main areas of the Revit user interface and demonstrates how to open views in an existing project.
Autodesk Revit: Using View Templates
Demonstrates how view templates in Revit can be used to apply settings to views
Repeat Adaptive Components
After a path is divided, adaptive components can be placed on one of the nodes. The component will be repeated on all nodes of the divided path.
Autodesk Revit 2013 continues to improve on interoperability in DWG
DGN File Format Support
Autodesk Revit 2013 supports import and export of Bentley MicroStation v7 and v8 file format.
Autodesk Revit Exchange provides a central location for the add-in content. You can find apps that address your needs and acquire them through a fast and easy process.
In Autodesk Revit 2013, you can now create multi-segmented gridlines. This provides capability for you to span grids across different segment of a building without creating multiple grids with multiple grid numbers.
In Autodesk Revit 2013, an enhanced view reference tool enable a view to be placed in any standard project view except schedule or sheet views.
Project Browser Search
In Autodesk Revit 2013, you can now search for views in the Project Browser by right-clicking in any views.
In Autodesk Revit 2013, dimension continues to enhance based on customers feedback, including new diameter dimension tool, split linear dimension chains, and defining an equality formula.
Divide path is a new tool in conceptual massing and in-place mass in the project environment in Autodesk Revit 2013. It enables dividing a range of curves including lines, arcs, circles, partial ellipse, splines, as well as chains of curves and edges of forms
View Type Creation
New view creation has been greatly improved in Autodesk Revit 2013. You can now duplicate View Type as a Type Property to better define new views creation
In Autodesk Revit 2013, various enhancements has been made to visualization, including offering more flexibility in controlling surface transparency, and anti-aliasing is now available to all views.
Custom Sky and Image Background
A custom background option is now available for all view styles. Artificial lighting will cast lights, reflection, and shadows, as well as entourage, including people and plants will appear photorealistic in realistic view style. This increase efficiency to create compelling graphic presentation.
Interactive Ray Trace
Interactive ray trace mode provides a more realistic view of the model, including shadows, materials, reflections, lighting and entourage.