Left, right ups and down references for Dimension

python
revit
package

#1

Hello dears,
i want to make a dimension for all Structures columns like this
dim-1

the problem is how can i select the left or right references or up & down, to make the dimension
i have tried the Genius Luci nodes but it give nulls

Any ideas ?


#2

Hi @khuzaimah.ElecEng,

This only works if the references are defined in the family.




#3

See if this helps…

Apologies for the mess, I’m working at speed :slight_smile: Hopefully you can optimise and adapt it…

If the columns are all rectangular then that will help… You know that you will (almost) always want faces 0 & 2 and 1 & 3 for your references etc.

Alban has a Dimension By References node which I would use…

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DimColumn.dyn (29.0 KB)


#4

Hi,

I remember a topic like this before. I suggest you take a look.

Automatic Beam Dimension


#5

thanks @Alban_de_Chasteigner ,
that is helpful but not in my case unfortunately , since i cant change family parameter
really appreciated


#6

thanks @Mark.Ackerley,
that is what i really need, i have modify the script for multi dimension and it is worked perfectly