This video shows how to use Dynamo to copy a legend component and set its type to match a list of wall types.
- [Instructor] In this video I'm going to show you…how to use Dynamo to place legend components…to match the list of wall types in a Revit project.…Working with legends can be challenging…because of limitations to which commands are available…in Dynamo through Revit's API.…Due to this fact,…some of the techniques I'll use are workarounds.…I'll make sure to point them out.…In this video I will show you how to read the list…of finished walls and copy a legend component,…then set the legend component type…to match the wall types in the list of finished walls;…and, finally, label the walls,…making a graphic legend for each wall type.…
Let's get started.…From the View Tab, under Legends, select Legend.…We'll start by making a legend, and name it WALL LEGEND.…I want the scale to be 1/8th-inch equals one foot,…to match the scale of my drawing.…I'll click OK to make the legend.…Now, from the Annotate Tab, under the Detail Panel,…going to click on Component, and click Legend Component.…In the list of family options, I'll scroll down to walls,…
- Finding curves and points in Dynamo
- Creating a list for organizing elements
- Modeling walls and floors
- Working with multiple rooms
- Creating a graphic finish legend
- Creating a material take-off
- Creating graphic overrides
- Updating room parameters
- Creating a floor type from a room parameter
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Dynamo Concepts
2. Workflows: Model Finishes from Room Finish Schedules
3. Workflows: Finish Legends
4. Workflows: Synchronize the Room Finish Schedule
5. Taking It Further
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