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Callout Shape? Nuthin' but rectangular?

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05-29-2012 07:45 AM

G'day all.  I'm new to Revit so please forgive my ignorance.  Am I to believe that with everything Revit can do it is missing a custom shaped callout bubble?  I have tried looking online for more information but the answer I keep seeing is that it's not possible.  I have even looked for a family or something I can download to no avail.  This has to be on future Revit releases!

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Re: Callout Shape? Nuthin' but rectangular?

05-29-2012 08:13 AM in reply to: bmillerponcho

Rectangular shapes only.  You can use a making region in a callout to "hide" portions of a model from a view, but the callout itself must be rectangular.



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Re: Callout Shape? Nuthin' but rectangular?

05-29-2012 09:00 AM in reply to: loboarch

Too bad Autodesk can't take some of the technology from ADT to add this. Many cool capabilities of the old ADT would really enhance Revit.  Section depths with color/shading alterations between them would reall help in documentation!

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Re: Callout Shape? Nuthin' but rectangular?

05-29-2012 09:35 AM in reply to: loboarch

Thanks.  I'll have to try making the regions.  Once I figure it out!

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Re: Callout Shape? Nuthin' but rectangular?

05-29-2012 11:07 AM in reply to: bmillerponcho

and unfortunately, Crop Regions are only rectangular as well... now where's that dust-laden Wish List?

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