Revit: Creating legends automagically with LeGen

So you have your Autodesk® Revit® file ready to start the documentation phase and you’ve (hopefully) created your visual overrides by setting up your view filters in your views to nicely override whatever elements you need to override. At this point, after creating your sheets and dragging your views inside, you probably need some type of legend to explain what all those colours and patterns represent… enter: LeGen.

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Using Revit Filters to create legend plans

Remember the last time you selected a bunch of elements, right-clicked and chose Override Graphics in View > By Element? Well… except for very specific exceptions, that kind of override should be your last resource (shame on you).

It’s much better to use filters to create graphical overrides on views for the power and flexibility they allow you to leverage. So, what exactly are filters and how can you apply them to work better and go home earlier? Read on…

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AutoCAD: getting rid of image and pdf margins

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