Author Topic: Revit view range settings when looking above or below the floor  (Read 153 times)

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Offline AlinaTopic starter

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Looking for more efficient way to use view range settings when modeling drainage piping.
I use view range a lot to see where I need to connect to below or above the floor and very often I see fixtures that I do not want to see. For instance, if I am on level 4 I want to see fixtures only on level 4 but when I change my view range to negative view depth it will show me fixtures from level 3. The same with the walls.
Anyone have a good way to set up some constraints or rules? Those files come from architects, so maybe there is an option to set up filters for this type of scenario?
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Re: Revit view range settings when looking above or below the floor
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2019, 03:21:11 PM »
This might not be the way a Revit purest would solve this issue, but I have at times linked in a architectural CAD background for the floor above when drawing underslab piping. This way I can see the walls and structure on the floor the pipe is suspended on and still see the walls or fixtures that I need to connect to on the floor above.
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