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Add Edge Tool does not activate

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09-15-2013 06:41 PM

I have purchased the Sybex book titled, Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Essentials.

While working through Chapter 2 Schematic Design I have been unable to complete the processes described on page 47.

I am able to select the south face of the in place mass by use of the tab key but unable to locate the Add Edge tool which should be activated by the aforementioned selection.

Has anyone experienced this issue?

I am running revit on windows 7 / fusion/ macbookpro retina.

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Re: Add Edge Tool does not activate

09-16-2013 09:06 AM in reply to: TREVORWILLIAM

Hello and Welcome to the Discussion!


From my looking - the only thing that comes to mind is that you are not in the Edit mode.

I have attached 2 images...


The first shows the mass in the edit mode with the south face selected and the Add Edge tool showing.


The second is showing the mass with the south face showing but no tools in the Contextual Ribbon.


From this - I would take that you need to make sure you are editing the mass and then selecting the south face to get the required tool.


Let us know if this worked or its something else.



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Re: Add Edge Tool does not activate

09-17-2013 01:31 AM in reply to: LisaDrago

Thankyou for your reply.


I have worked through the Schematic design chapter again and resolved the issue.


Attached image shows the add edge tool. Once I worked out the correct sequence the tool was available.



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