Revit Architecture

Reply
Active Contributor
twilks1
Posts: 41
Registered: ‎09-01-2009
Message 1 of 2 (451 Views)
Accepted Solution

Painting materials on a linked file

451 Views, 1 Replies
03-08-2012 07:12 AM

Any ideas on the best way to quickly paint materials on the surfaces of a linked file?  We need it for documentation of our interiors. Paint does not work through to the linked surfaces.

Product Support
Lance.Coffey
Posts: 318
Registered: ‎05-14-2010
Message 2 of 2 (399 Views)

Re: Painting materials on a linked file

04-05-2012 11:59 AM in reply to: twilks1

If you want to avoid unloading the linked file, you could open a separate session of Revit, open the linked file, and the paint the elements.


Once you are done painting, save the linked file, close it, and then in the first session of Revit, you can reload the link to see the changes.



Lance Coffey

You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Announcements
Are you familiar with the Autodesk Expert Elites? The Expert Elite program is made up of customers that help other customers by sharing knowledge and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration. To learn more, please visit our Expert Elite website.

Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

Ask the Community


Revit Exchange Apps

Created by the community for the community, Autodesk Exchange Apps for Revit helps you achieve greater speed, accuracy, and automation from concept to manufacturing.

Connect with Revit

Twitter

Facebook

Blogs

Youtube