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Creating numbered text lists

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09-26-2013 07:33 AM

I want to create a numbered text list (e.g. General Notes), but I want a space between each note.  How do I format the numbered list so that I don't have numbered spaces? 


For example, when I highlight the text notes and click the icon to number the notes, I get:

1. (text note 1)


3. (text note 2)


5. (text note 3)


I really want this:

1. (text note 1)


2. (text note 2)


3. (text note 3)


This applies to Revit (at least the last three versions)...thanks. 

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Re: Creating numbered text lists

09-26-2013 12:24 PM in reply to: osu.sheltag
Revit's text editor leaves a lot to be desired, and you just found a prime example of that, unfortunately. It's currently not possible to add spaces like that in text boxes. I'm sure somebody knows a workaround, maybe using note blocks or a schedule.
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Re: Creating numbered text lists

09-27-2013 06:27 AM in reply to: osu.sheltag

Revit's text management is pitiful, at best. I refuse to use large blocks of Text in Revit primarily due to the erratic margins. I posted a thread about this long ago, but the issue still remains:


Anyway, I have a solid work-around for this that employs a Generic Annotation Family and a Note Block Schedule. In lieu of running through the whole process, I am attaching an example Project (Revit 2012), which contains nothing by a Drafting View (for placement/management of the Generic Annotations) and a Sheet View with two Note Block Schedules.


If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!

Corey D.                                                                                                                  ADSK_Logo_EE_2013.png    AutoCAD 2014 User  Revit 2014 User
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