How do I create a Revit template?

What should be in a Revit template file?

A project template can include view templates, loaded families, defined settings (such as units, fill patterns, line styles, line weights, view scales, and more), and geometry, if desired.

How do I save a project as a template in Revit?

Solution:

  1. In Revit, click the File Ribbon tab, hover the mouse over New, and then select Project.
  2. If the desired template is not in the drop-down list of Project Templates, click Browse.
  3. In the Choose Template dialog box, navigate to the . rte file you’ve been working in.
  4. Click OK.
  5. The new “project” (. …
  6. Save the project.

How do I install a template in Revit 2020?

Click File tab Options. Click the File Locations tab.



Add one or more templates to the Project templates list, as follows:

  1. Click (Add Value).
  2. Navigate to the project template file, select it, and click Open. The template is added to the list.
  3. Under Name, replace the default template name with a meaningful name.

How do I edit a Revit template?

Help

  1. Click Manage tab Settings Panel Panel Schedule Templates Edit a Template.
  2. In the Edit a Template dialog, select the template type. The template type determines the option(s) in the Templates pane. …
  3. For Templates, select the template to edit and click Open. The template displays in Edit Template mode.
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How do I load a template in Revit 2019?

Location of project templates

  1. Create the project templates that you want to include in the list.
  2. Click File tab Options.
  3. Click the File Locations tab.
  4. Add one or more templates to the Project templates list, as follows: Click (Add Value). …
  5. Rearrange the list to put templates in the desired order.

What is an architectural template?

Architectural templates have standard drafting symbols cut through them for accurately adding detail to floor pan and elevation view drawings in the scales of 1/16”, 1/8” 3/16”, & ½ inch equal to 1 foot.

How do I use a Revit template?

Solution:

  1. Open the Revit project file (RVT). …
  2. Save As a template file (.rte)
  3. Remove items from the template that will not be re-used on all/most new projects.
  4. Place in your designated template directory.
  5. Set Starting view.
  6. In Revit Options>File Locations>Project template files, promote new template to the top if desired.
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