Adding text


show more In computer-aided drafting, it's useful to have the ability to create view-specific notes to your plans. Luckily, adding text to your CAD drawings is rather simple in Revit. In this online tutorial, you'll learn how to create, place, and size your notes so they're available no matter the specific page or view you're using. show less
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Adding text

In this movie we'll add some text notes to our drawings. Comes a point in your projects where your model is at a level of completion where you want to begin adding some notes to clarify some design intent, or prepare the drawing for printing. So in this movie we're going to look at the simple text tools available in Revit to help us do that. So I'm in a file called text, and I'm just looking at an elevation view. If I go to the Annotate tab, I can locate the Text tool right here. Now the shortcut is T+X, and you can also find it on the quick access tool bar. Now I'm going to accept all the defaults for right now, and just simply click a point where I want to start placing the note and type in what I want it to say.

Now, to complete the note, you actually click next to the note. Don't press Enter or Escape, a lot of times people make that mistake. If you do, it will actually cancel the command and you won't have any notes. So you want to click next to it to complete the note...

Adding text
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In computer-aided drafting, it's useful to have the ability to create view-specific notes to your plans. Luckily, adding text to your CAD drawings is rather simple in Revit. In this online tutorial, you'll learn how to create, place, and size your notes so they're available no matter the specific page or view you're using.

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CAD
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Revit
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