What is underlay option in Revit?

What is the purpose of using an underlay when creating floors or roofs Revit?

Underlays are helpful when you need to understand the relationship of components at different levels for coordination and construction. For example, you may want to use an underlay to make it easier to place light fixtures above furniture in an architectural model.

What is underlay orientation in Revit?

When Underlay Orientation is set to Look down, the underlay displays as if you are viewing it from above, like a plan view. When the Underlay Orientation is set to Look up, then the underlay displays as if you are viewing it from below, like a reflected ceiling plan.

How do I show below level in Revit?

Solution:

  1. In plan view, click View menu > View Properties.
  2. Click the Edit button for the View Range parameter.
  3. Enter a value for both the Bottom Offset, under Primary Range, and the Level Offset, under View Depth, that is more than 4 feet from the floor or slab.

How do you overlay views in Revit?

Create Overlay Views



On the ribbon, click Place Views tab Create panel Base, and then in the Drawing View dialog, specify the assembly file and the design view. On the ribbon, click Place Views tab Create panel Overlay, and then click the base view. Edit the overlay view as desired.

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How do I make properties visible in Revit?

My properties window has disappeared, how do I get it back? Right-click and select Properties from the right-click window, or from the Ribbon View (Tab) > Window > User Interface > tick on Properties.

How does View range work in Revit?

The View Range is made up of a primary range and the view depth. The primary range is defined by three horizontal planes: a top plane, a bottom plane and a cut plane. The top plane represents the top of the View Range and the bottom plane represents the bottom of the View Range.

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