How do you add a profile family in Revit?

How do I add a new profile in Revit?

Load or sketch a profile. Click Modify | Sweep tab Sweep panel, and select a profile from the Profile list. If the profile you need is not already loaded in the project, click Modify | Sweep tab Sweep panel (Load Profile) to load the profile.

How do I add a family in Revit?

Load Families

  1. Click Insert tab Load from Library panel (Load Family).
  2. In the Load Family dialog, double-click the category of the family that you want to load.
  3. Preview any of the families (RFA) in the category: To preview a single family, select it from the list. …
  4. Select the family that you want to load, and click Open.

How do I create a profile wall in Revit?


  1. With your project open click on the application button (R) then choose New > Family.
  2. In the “New Family – Select Template File” dialog, choose ‘Profile-Reveal. …
  3. Using the tools available in the “Create” ribbon tab draw the custom profile that will cut into the wall.

How do I open a profile in Revit?

Edit profiles or paths from which forms are created.

  1. Select a profile, path, or surface to edit. …
  2. Click Modify | Form Element Mode panel (Edit Profile). …
  3. Use the drawing tools on the Modify | Form Element > Edit Profile tab to edit the profile. …
  4. Click (Finish Edit Mode).
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How do I add a wall sweep in Revit?

Click Modify | Place Wall Sweep Placement panel, and select the orientation of the wall sweep: Horizontal or Vertical. Place the cursor over the wall to highlight the wall sweep location. Click to place the wall sweep. Add the wall sweep to adjacent walls, if needed.

How do you load multiple families in Revit?

Multiple families can be loaded into Revit at once using the ‘Bulk Load Families’ button in the AVAIL Browser for Revit. It will appear when you multi-select families, by holding the Ctrl or Shift key and selecting families.

Why can’t I load a family in Revit?

Causes: A command other than Load Family (such as Component) was used to insert the family. The selected family did not match the category of the command (for example a Window or Door family was selected when using the Component command).

How do I edit a family in Revit?

Select an instance of the family in the drawing area, and click Modify | tab Mode panel (Edit Family). Double-click an instance of the family in the drawing area.

How do I change my cornice profile in Revit?

To edit the existing profile, on the Sweep panel, click (Edit Profile), and use the tools on the Modify | Sweep > Edit Profile tab. On the Mode panel, click (Finish Edit Mode) to finish editing the profile and again to finish editing the sweep.

How do I edit my wall sweep profile?

Select a wall sweep in a 3D or elevation view, or click Architecture tab Build panel Wall drop-down (Wall: Sweep). On the Properties palette, click Edit Type, or click Modify | Place Sweep tab Properties panel Type Properties. In the Type Properties dialog, for Profile, select the desired profile type. Click OK.

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