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Python for Revit: Building Custom Tools

Python for Revit: Building Custom Tools
Python for Revit: Building Custom Tools

Python for Revit: Building Custom Tools

Supercharge your Autodesk Revit® workflows by creating custom tools and scripts using Python

What you’ll learn

Python for Revit: Building Custom Tools

  • Use the Python programming language to create custom tools in Autodesk Revit.
  • Become familiar with the Revit Application Programming Interface (API)
  • Understand the key concepts used when creating custom tools and plugins for Revit.
  • Create your script based on a task that you feel would benefit from a custom tool.


  • Introductory knowledge of Revit and Python would be beneficial to this course.


  • Do you have specific workflows that you wish were built into Revit’s core functionality?
  • Are there activities that you do on every project that you wish you had a more efficient way of completing?
  • Do you wish you could automate the more tedious and time-consuming tasks on projects so you can focus on design?
Harness the power of the Python programming language to create your tools and scripts to speed up your work within Autodesk Revit. By using freely available software you will learn how to access the Revit Application Programming Interface (API) to take advantage of the functionality of the software that is not available out of the box.

After setting up the required software and resources you will be guided through the process of creating simple tools using Python. All of the scripts and content created as part of the course will be downloadable, allowing you to follow along by whichever means you prefer.

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Who this course is for:

  • Revit users looking to make full use of the functionality of Revit not available out-of-the-box.
  • BIM Coordinators / Managers looking to create organization-specific tools.

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