Question: How do you highlight something in Revit?

Can you highlight in Revit?

Double-click the text element to activate it for editing. Use the tools on the Edit Text contextual tab to format the text and make it easier to read. In this example, select the text by dragging the cursor to highlight the text.

How do you highlight a line in Revit?

Create a Line Style

  1. Click Manage tab Settings panel Additional Settings drop-down Line Styles.
  2. In the Line Styles dialog, click New, and enter a new name for the line style. …
  3. Click the value for Line Weight to choose a line weight.
  4. Click the value for Line Color to choose a line color.

How do you select an item in Revit?

Select Multiple Elements

  1. While pressing Ctrl , click each of the elements. …
  2. Draw a selection box by placing the cursor on one side of the elements to be selected and dragging it diagonally to form a rectangular boundary. …
  3. Press Tab to highlight connected elements, and then click to select.

How do you change highlight color in Revit?

You can customize the default colors for selection, highlighting, and alerts to your own color palette.



To Change the Colors for Selections, Highlighting, and Alerts

  1. Click the Application menu Options.
  2. In the Options dialog, select Graphics.
  3. Click the options on the left to edit the setting for colors.
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How do I make text opaque in Revit?

In the Type Properties window which should now be on screen, select the Text type from the drop down list or create a new one. Then under Graphics ►Background, click Opaque and switch it to Transparent.

How do you color in Revit?

Create a Color Scheme

  1. Select a color fill legend and, on the Modify | Color Fill Legends tab, click Edit Scheme. …
  2. In the Edit Color Scheme dialog, select the category for which to create a color scheme: …
  3. Select an existing scheme. …
  4. In the New color scheme dialog, enter a name for the new color scheme, and click OK.

How do I assign a color to a room in Revit?

Click Architecture tab Room & Area panel drop-down (Color Schemes). In the Edit Color Scheme dialog, select the color scheme to edit, and make the necessary changes. Click OK.

How do I filter a selection in Revit?

Click Manage tab Selection panel (Edit). In the Edit Filters dialog, you can edit, create new, rename, and delete filters.



  1. Click Manage tab Selection panel (Load).
  2. In the Retrieve Filters dialog, select the filter to use.
  3. Click OK. The elements are selected in all open views.
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