How to Simplify Your Life With Revit Key Schedules

“Hey Michael, got a second?”

I looked up from my desk to see my project manager standing at my desk. He had a mischievous look on his face.

“I have a special project for you.”

Uh oh, I thought. This isn’t going to be good. The last time he had a “special project” for me, I spent a week field verifying a (very) creepy wing of an old hospital building. It took weeks to get all the cobwebs off my clothes.

“Um, sure” I answered with some trepidation.

“Great!” He handed me five E-sized sheets covered in red pencil.

“Here’s the revised room finish schedule. I spent all weekend marking it up. I need you to make the updates in Excel then reprint the sheets and double check them.”

Ugh. We were using regular AutoCAD on the project so there was no hope of getting out of this the easy way.  I was going to have to make all the updates manually.

If only we’d had Revit at the time. Key schedules would have saved me a LOT wear and tear on my fingers.

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