Tag the 3D saved views with Material tag:
1. Go to 3D view
2. Lock & save the 3D view with the Lock 3D tool in View control Bar
3. Go to Annotate Tab –> Material Tag--> If not loaded it will prompt you to load from the Library, Go to Annotation folder from the Library to locate the Material Tag if not loaded already
Else ,if already the Tag is loaded, directly start placing it in the view
4 This Material tag has the Material Description as the label, so whatever is set in the Description of the material in the Material editor that will appear in the Tag.
5. Check the Description of the Material in the Material Editor by going to the browser through the Structure edit in Type Property of the Element.
****Tips: You can change the Arrowhead style & type of arrow by selecting the tag—Type properties.
Learn Revit 2014 by Snapshots- 05-Displaced views
Learn to create Displaced views in Revit 2014. A good presentation tool…
Learn by Snapshots-Lesson 04-Wall orientation
Learn to check which side is exterior or interior of the wall as we place them in plan & avoid confusion later….
Learn by Snapshots-3 Check this link to learn about Revit 2014 feature ,how to change the shape of the crop region & callouts! ( very useful one!)Wish they had given even circular shapes too.
Revit project needs careful planning & management, Here’s the post on How to start a new Project in Revit.Check this pdf ….
Lesson 02:Learn by Snapshots-02
This is the first learning through snapshot post, hope it helps the beginners.
Some less known facts about Revit that may be interesting…
Q1. What is the shortest way to input only inches value (e.g. 10”) in Revit?
A. Hit feet symbol 2 times instead of holding shift + inches symbol.
(This happens only in Revit…not in AutoCAD!)
Q2. No Quick Calc like CAD?
A. No but input parameters in commands or Properties can support calculations.
Start with = sign & put the formula with mathematical operators.
Q3. Keyboard Shortcut to close (line sketches, walls etc. )to the starting point?
Q4. Wall types are set with different default Unconnected heights?
||Default Unconnected Height
|Basic Exterior, Generic , Curtain & Stacked Walls
||20’ or 8000mm
|Interior Partition Walls
||10’ or 4000mm
||-12’ or -4000mm Base offset to Level where drawn
||6’ or 2000mm
Q5. The only wall type that is not Room Bounding by default?
Q6. Convert Stacked walls to independent walls ?
A. Right click the stacked wall…Select Break Up to convert them to independent walls