You’re Revit-ready, but do you know how to maximize your energy in Revit? With so many features and tools, there’s always something new to discover—especially when it comes to tips and tricks to make your work easier and faster.
Here, we share a quick list of tips to save you time in Revit. Comment below and let us know what tips you would share with your fellow Revit users.
Tip #1: Open Multiple Views when Working on a Project
Reduce the amount of time you spend bouncing from one window to another. Simply go to the View tab, then Windows Panel to cascade or tile your windows. A big bonus is that, while you work in one view, you’ll see changes and updates reflected automatically in the others. Source: PluralSight
Tip #2: Know Your Keyboard Shortcuts
There are many helpful keyboard commands that you can use in Revit, with some catered specifically to architects, mechanical, and electrical designers. Here’s our pick of 75 keyboard commands that you can download and print to help you navigate quickly and efficiently through Revit.
Tip #3: Prevent Accidental Clicks
Do you almost always accidentally double-click on component families? You can easily change the way double-click works by going to Options, then User Interface, and the Double-Click options under the Configure section. For “family”, you can then change double-click to “nothing”. Source: AUGI
Tip #4: Calculate in the Properties Palette
If you enter an equal sign in front of any number in the Properties palette, you can construct an equation; simply press Apply to solve. Source: CADShack
Tip #5: Select Items from the Same Family Type
Rather than selecting multiple similar items one-by-one, you can select multiple items from the same family type by choosing one and then right-click to choose All Instances. Source: PluralSight
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