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jmackniak
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Troffer Lights2X4 placed as elevation view in plan view revit 2014

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01-08-2014 08:18 AM

Trying to install 2x4 lights in a drop ceiling. When placed into plan view the lights are installed but in elevation view.  How do you correct this so lights lay the way they are supposed to?

Figured it out on my own.  Place on face option, which i believe is a new option in revit 2014

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gh_ar
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Re: Troffer Lights2X4 placed as elevation view in plan view revit 2014

01-08-2014 08:42 AM in reply to: jmackniak

 

Hi


Please place a picture of your problem.

 

According to you ,Please follow the following procedure:

 

1-Choose a light on the project.

 

2-Click the Edit Family and go to family Editor.

 

light.jpg

 

 

3-Uncheck Always vertical and check Work Plane-Based.

 

 

light1.jpg

 

4-thec Click Load into Project.

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Re: Troffer Lights2X4 placed as elevation view in plan view revit 2014

01-08-2014 08:55 AM in reply to: gh_ar

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Re: Troffer Lights2X4 placed as elevation view in plan view revit 2014

01-08-2014 08:58 AM in reply to: jmackniak

Figured it out on my own.  Place on face option, which i believe is a new option in revit 2014

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gh_ar
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Re: Troffer Lights2X4 placed as elevation view in plan view revit 2014

01-08-2014 09:14 AM in reply to: jmackniak

You have options Place on Face Choose.

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