Tuesday 17 March 2009

Rotating an individual view is very straight forward in Revit.

Select the Crop Region and then just use the rotate tool.

Tuesday 10 March 2009

Showing hidden lines of in-place Families.

Quite often In-place Families families don't show their hidden lines and the show and remove hidden line tools are disabled when the graphics style is set to hidden line.

Strange but true.

If you switch the view discipline from Structural to Architectural then these tools are enabled.

Apply the hidden lines by first clicking the object you want to see through, then the object you want to see under.

Remember to switch your view back to Structural afterwards.

Monday 2 March 2009

Detail View: Detail as opposed to a Section: Bulding Section.

If you want a view on sloping roof and have been stumped by the fact that normally Section Marks are restircited to Vertical or Horizontal. just change them to Detail View: Detail
and you can then draw them at any angle.

After setting up a work plane etc.. this can help enormously when trying to set out bracing.