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Override all materials in a view

Override all materials in a view

I'd like to render out all of the objects as a single material sometimes to see how the shadows and lighting works.  This is possible in 3ds Max, it'd be great to have it in Revit. 


It would be a nifty feature to have.

In the meantime, have you tried the phasing technique? 

If you create a filter in the future to override everything, you can force a material over the whole model, similar to how existing phase material overrides everything. 


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This is great but even better would be to be able to override any material with Filters that would allow us Design Options with Materials.

Status changed to: Accepted

Congrats! We think this is a great idea, so we've decided to add it to our roadmap. Thanks for the suggestion!


The Factory

Workaround option: Using Phase Filter material overrides




This would be so helpful for different types of visualisations.  Is this still an accepted idea? It seems its been a couple of years now since. @kimberly.fuhrman, I don't see it on the current Roadmap...  I thought it was there at one point.


Hi, @Joey_JM ,


I will check into the status and let you know if anything has changed. I agree it has been a while since it was accepted.

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