Author: Eugene O'Day Revit

Hi folks, IX (#9) here. One of the Senior Application Specialist here at Ideate, Inc.

When working with Revit Design Options have you ever wanted to… oh I don’t know…

Well you’re in luck. You can!

Nope I’m not joking, teasing you, or pulling your leg. You really can.

When working in a Revit Model with Design Options two workflow tools become active on the Status Bar to the right of the Design Option drop-up list “Exclude Options” and “Active Only.”

When working with Revit Design Options have you ever wanted to… oh I don’t know…

Exclude Options:

Active Only:

For users just getting started in Revit and working with Design Options, the default settings are a great way to get comfortable working with Design Options and a great workflow for them.

For the more experienced Design Options user, unchecking these options as needed can speed your modeling efforts and increase your efficiency.

Enjoy this Design Options workflow tip and trick.



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     Eugene O’Day, IX
Eugene O’Day, IX
AEC Senior Application Specialist

Eugene A. O’Day, IX, with more than 25 years of architectural and mechanical experience, offers a trained focus on all things Revit and BIM. Teaching is a passion of his. Eugene has been an instructor in undergraduate degree programs, has traveled worldwide teaching Autodesk solutions to major corporations, has taught at accredited ATCs throughout the Northwestern region, and is a frequent and popular instructor, speaker, and presenter for AUGI® CAD Camps, Revit – and related product user groups. He has also been a trusted public school district advisor on new drafting instructor hires. At Ideate, Eugene provides training and support for Revit Architecture, Revit Structure and AutoCAD. Eugene is also a Revit Architecture Autodesk Certified Professional.