How do you reference other views in Revit?

How do you show callouts in Revit?

To see the callout view, double-click the callout head. The callout view displays in the drawing area. If you created a new drafting view for the reference callout, the new view displays in the Project Browser under Views (all) Drafting Views. Create the drafting view as desired.

How do you reference a 3D view in Revit?

To place a view reference on an axonometric 3D view, the view must be locked.



  1. Click View tab Graphics panel (Visibility/Graphics).
  2. Click the Annotation Categories tab.
  3. Clear the check box for View Reference.

What is a reference callout?

A reference callout is a callout that refers to an existing view. When you add a reference callout, Revit does not create a view in the project. Instead, it creates a pointer to a specified, existing view. You can place reference callouts in plan, elevation, section, callout, and drafting views.

How do I change a section reference in Revit?

In the parent view, select the callout bubble. On the Properties palette, click (Edit Type). In the Type Properties dialog, for Reference Label, enter the desired text. Click OK to save your changes.

Are callouts view specific in Revit?

A reference callout is a callout that refers to an existing view. When you add a reference callout, Revit does not create a view in the project. Instead, it creates a pointer to a specified, existing view. You can place reference callouts in plan, elevation, section, callout, and drafting views.

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Why is callout not showing in Revit?

If a callout tag does not display in the parent view, check whether the callout tag is outside the parent view’s crop region. In the parent view, on the View Control Bar, click (Show Crop Region). Expand the crop region to the limits of the drawing to find the callout tag.

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