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display wall center line in walls

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01-08-2013 06:30 AM

     hi guys , am new here and i need some , so pleeeeeeeeez don't ignore !!! , am a graduate architect , and from were i am , we r used to have a center line for each separate wall not just for dimension or placing but even visible after plotting and in each view including section , whether it is a structural or partition wall or ... etc ,
     am new to revit and i fell in love with the software right away , so the end of it could some one please show me how to display wall center line in views , the only way i found out how to do it is either by drawing model lines or grid lines which will be so dreadful and time consuming if u have 1250 walls in the project .
     so if someone could hep me in doing it automatically perhaps to be a part of the wall proprieties
    i need some guidance here .

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Re: display wall center line in walls

01-10-2013 07:11 PM in reply to: samar20

What is the purpose of showing a center line in plans and sections for all walls?

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Re: display wall center line in walls

01-11-2013 05:56 AM in reply to: samar20

Hello and welcome to the discussion! We would never ignore anyone here! Please keep posting.


I have to agree with Alfredo - why do you want to show the center line of a wall? I cannot find any way of displaying this. It is not something I have seen used in my career.


Can you explain a bit more of post an image...




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Re: display wall center line in walls

09-20-2013 12:06 PM in reply to: samar20

New here as well and I have been trying to figure this out all afternoon.  We use different centerline line styles to differentiate partition heights (to ceiling, to deck, 36" aff, etc.)


I have been trying to add a line pattern for the wall type centerline.


Any help is greatly appreciated.



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Re: display wall center line in walls

09-19-2014 05:43 AM in reply to: Alfredo_Medina

Currently I'm looking for an option to show the proper firerating (30mins/60mins/90mins) in walls by adding a predefined linetype.

This might be an example to use.


Filters/template is another option but I'm not able to find a satisfying view somehow....I'd rather use linestypes.


Any idea's?


Best regards,



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Re: display wall center line in walls

09-19-2014 10:03 AM in reply to: botman

Bit depending on what/when you need it. If you do not want to use filters.

You could change the coarse scale Fill Pattern and Color to indicate Firerating.

You could change the the structure of the wall by adding a (thin) layer and color that or use pattern to indicate firerating.

You could add a (small) sweep to the wall

As alternative create a line based family and pick the wall to add the line





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