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As sunflowers follow the Sun... Dynamo script for Revit

A - answer Using a simple Dynamo script, you can rotate selected families in a Revit project. An example of a group of "sunflower" solar panel families (you can download the RFA family here) - create a new Dynamo script by inserting only 3 nodes (look-up them by name): "Select Model Elements", "Number Slider" and "FamilyInstance.SetRotation". The resulting final .dyn script can be downloaded from Download.

Connect the nodes as shown in the video, choose Automatic running of the script after you select the families (e.g. these solar panels), you can adjust their mass rotation using the slider:

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applies to: Revit · Dynamo ·

See also:
Tip 12609:Dynamo - how to convert a raster photo to 3D model in Revit?
Tip 11634:Which CAD/BIM products are supported by the visual programming tool Dynamo?
Tip 11350:How to renumber Revit rooms in a given order?
Tip 11182:Can I use two versions of Dynamo on the same PC?
Tip 11181:Suddenly cannot run Dynamo in Advance Steel.

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