Why are all my visibility graphics greyed out in Revit?

Why can I edit visibility graphics Revit?

The reason why you can’t modify them is that your view usea a view template. In the newer Revit version, the view template is persistent, and it will not allow you to change visibility/graphics. If you want to modify the visibility, you can: Modify the view template.

How do you change visibility in Revit?

Use the context menu (right-click an element in the drawing area) to modify the appearance and visibility of individual elements.


  1. Open the Visibility/Graphics Overrides dialog.
  2. Hide and unhide objects or categories in a view.
  3. Apply a graphic override to an element.

HI, You have to double click in view port and gray out option shall automatically activate in manage links.

How do you override visibility graphics in Revit?

Another way to change the graphics of a category or element is by using the visibility overrides. First, select an element in the view. Then, right-click, and select Override Graphics in View to open the Override dialog and make changes to the appearance of the element.

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How do you unlock visibility graphics in Revit?

The Visibility/Graphics window will be greyed out (as shown above) if its included in the View Properties of the View Template. So make sure you go into the View Template and update the Visibility/Graphics or change settings to not included Visibility/Graphics.

How does View range work in Revit?

The view range is a set of horizontal planes that control the visibility and display of objects in a plan view. Every plan view has a property called view range, also known as a visible range. The horizontal planes that define the view range are Top, Cut Plane, and Bottom.

What is the keyboard shortcut s for visibility graphic overrides?

44. Visibility Graphics (VV or VG): Type “VV” or “VG” to open the “visibility/graphics” window. 45. Create a Wall (WA): Type “WA” to use the wall command.

What tool is used to create an in place family in Revit?

Use the Family Editor tools to create the in-place element. When you finish creating the in-place element, click Finish Model.

Which type of parameter is created with an external text file?

However, you can make a custom parameter (Project or Family) available to tags and schedules by making them a Shared Parameter. Shared Parameters are defined in an external text file (a Shared Parameter file) and you can access them also on the Manage tab.

How do you override an element in Revit?

You can also change elements view by overriding individual object or selected objects. Select objects that you want to change, right click and choose Override Graphics in View> By Element. An example of using this override is when you want to make far objects look thinner.

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