Working with placeholder sheets


show more Placeholder sheets in Revit Architecture let you create a sheet index before creating individual sheets. This can improve organization, which is particularly helpful when you're working as part of a joint or team project. Using this method is relatively simple, though you may want to think through your naming and numbering system for sheets before your start. Learn more about how to work with placeholder sheets in Revit Architecture 2015 with this online video. show less
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Working with placeholder sheets

There's more than one approach to adding sheets. You can wait until you have several views drawn, and then add your sheets as you need them, perhaps in preparation for a printing deadline that you might have. Or, you can pre-plan and set up a sheet index ahead of time and build a series of empty sheets that are ready to receive views as they become available. Or you could really do any combination of those things. I'm in a view here called Placeholder Sheets and this project does not have any sheets yet. I'm going to use the placeholder sheets technique to add the sheets to this project. As you can see, I'm looking at a sheet list and this sheet list just includes the sheet number and sheet name fields.

And what I'm going to do is instead of coming down here to the Project browser and right clicking and adding the sheet here, like we did in the last movie, I'm going to add the sheets directly in the schedule. And you do that by using the rows panel here on the ribbon, click this ...

Working with placeholder sheets
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Placeholder sheets in Revit Architecture let you create a sheet index before creating individual sheets. This can improve organization, which is particularly helpful when you're working as part of a joint or team project. Using this method is relatively simple, though you may want to think through your naming and numbering system for sheets before your start. Learn more about how to work with placeholder sheets in Revit Architecture 2015 with this online video.

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