March 9, 2011

Quick Tip: Revit Revisions

Forcing Revision Visibility on Sheets

Ever wanted to show the Revision Schedule on a Sheet even if no Revisions are present?

Well it’s rather simple:

First Create your Revisions :

Once you have your Revision Schedule populated, all you need to do is use a little known property of the sheet:

Properties > Revisions on Sheet

By toggling any Revision in the dialog Box, you will force the Title block to show the toggled revisions:

I have been asked about this a few times and it is standard practice with some firms to show all revisions on every sheet in the set. This is the fastest, cleanest way I have seen within Revit.

Matthew Nelson
MEP Solutions Application Specialist

Matthew has a deep understanding of Autodesk products. He studied Mechanical Engineering at SUNY Stony Brook. He has been a BIM manager and CAD manager for a leading international consulting services firm utilizing AutoCAD MEP, Civil 3D and Revit MEP. During that time, he focused his skills on understanding the dynamics of inter-discipline coordination on large scale civil and building engineering projects. At Ideate, Matthew provides training and support for Revit MEP, Navisworks and AutoCAD MEP. @MNelsonIdeate

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