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Re: Seeing Levels
« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2017, 06:41:06 am »
There is a kind of fudge for this.

Set up your typical floor plans per level, with the appropriate view range, then create a 3D view, then right click on the View Cube, and select "Orient to View", Select "Floor Plans" and then select your typical floor plan, this will restrict the 3D view to only that floor, with the associated view range.

Was that what you were hoping to do?
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Re: Seeing Levels
« Reply #16 on: May 30, 2017, 04:45:30 pm »
There is a kind of fudge for this.

Set up your typical floor plans per level, with the appropriate view range, then create a 3D view, then right click on the View Cube, and select "Orient to View", Select "Floor Plans" and then select your typical floor plan, this will restrict the 3D view to only that floor, with the associated view range.

Was that what you were hoping to do?

Close, but not really as that would require the floor plans to be cropped to the extents of the level(s).

I'm taking over model managing this particular project and need to figure out the extents of the levels. We are copy monitoring the levels and I wanted to get my head around them. There are a number of ways to do this, I was just looking for an easy button and thought something other than sections would be much easier.
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Re: Seeing Levels
« Reply #17 on: May 31, 2017, 08:47:02 am »
Levels are a 3D plane that can extend as far as you want them to.
have a look at this article.
http://www.revitzone.com/presentation-and-graphics/143-levels-2d-and-3d-extents-explained

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Re: Seeing Levels
« Reply #18 on: May 31, 2017, 11:25:23 am »
Planes, by definition, are 2D.

One would think that the levels would be constructed properly and only go as far as is appropriate for the project. That's how I would want them. I think that it may be a stretch since the only way to see the extents is in section and when looking in section, you can only see two of the edges. When one is not familiar with the project it can get confusing when there are multiple levels indicating various things in different parts of the building. Ideally, I would like to be able to see the extents of every level in a 3D view AND be able to correct them if they weren't constructed properly.
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