Frequent question: How do you create a shaft opening in Revit?

How do you create a cased opening in Revit?

Open a plan view where you can access the wall that will host the opening. Click Architecture tab Build panel Component drop-down (Component). In the Modify | Place Component tab, click Load Family. In the Load Family dialog, navigate to the Openings folder, select Passage Opening-Cased.

How do you delete a shaft in Revit?

In 3D view you can highlight where the shaft is (you may have to raise the top constraint another level) and simply delete it. Edit: Course if you can select it to change the top constraint then you can delete it anyway…

What is shaft opening?

Cutting Shaft Openings. Use this procedure to place an opening that extends through the entire height of a building (or through selected levels) cutting through the faces of roofs, floors, or ceilings simultaneously.

Which tool creates a line that can be used to define a specific area of a slope or as a slope edge?

The Slope Arrow tool creates sloped surfaces. You can use a slope arrow for the following types of elements: roofs. soffits.

How do you show opens in Revit?

You can specify the view that Revit displays by default when a particular model is opened.

Specify the Starting View for a Model

  1. Open the model.
  2. Click Manage tab Manage Project panel Starting View.
  3. In the Starting View dialog, specify the starting view, and click OK.
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How do you cut a void wall in Revit?


  1. Edit the in place wall.
  2. Create a new void extrusion that will define the opening.
  3. Use the “Cut” tool and select the void geometry.
  4. Finish the solid edition.
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