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Video Tutorial

Full video Tutorial A walkthrough video on how to use Shadow Colour tool for Revit. Calculating Shadow Area With Shadow Colour A walkthrough video on how to use Shadow Colour tool for calculating shadow area in Revit.

Installation

Supported Versions Shadow Colour supports Autodesk® Revit® versions 2021 – 2025 Installation The installation process is the same as any software windows installation. 1. Make sure Revit is closed. 2. Double click on the installer file. 3. Click next on the…

Installation Deployment for IT

As an IT admin, you can deploy the product across multiple machines using a license key, eliminating the need for users to enter the license key themselves. When using the MSI installer, include the ‘LICENSEKEY’ flag to apply a license…

Save, Open and Export Project

Save Project To ensure your work is not lost, you can save your Planary project anytime. Here’s how: Save: To save your current progress, go to ‘File’ → ‘Save’ This will overwrite the previous version of your project with any…

Maps

Integrating a 3D World Map with Planary Planary allows you to integrate a 3D world map into your project for a more comprehensive and better evaluation of the project within the geography and city context. Place Your Project on a…

Project Preferences

Project preferences in Planary enable you to tailor and manage settings for building space usage and analytics formulas for aspects like Gross Floor Area (GFA), Net Sellable Area (NSA), building efficiency, unit mix, parking, and more. Accessing Preferences Navigate to…

Camera Settings

Reset Camera Position To return the camera to its default position, click on the view reset icon located at the top left corner of the 3D view. Camera Presets The camera menu offers two presets: Perspective: This setting creates a depth…

Design Options

Design Options in Planary Planary enables the creation of multiple design options within the same project, allowing for easy comparison and evaluation. To duplicate a design option: Right-click on the project tab and select ‘Duplicate’ from the context menu. Pro tip: Remember…

Site Analysis

The Analysis Dashboard The Analysis Dashboard allows you to track critical site and building statistics in real-time and gives immediate insights into your project’s performance. Here’s what you can monitor: TFA  – Total Floor Area – The total floor area…

Get Started

Planary is a Revit extension that leverages 2D drawing tools such as filled regions, lines, and property lines to generate massing and analytics. This guide outlines a specific workflow for creating a feasibility study with Planary. However, Planary is a…