Centre Door Tags

Centre door tags

2 min read
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on facebook
Share on email

When attempting to tag multiple elements via the ‘tag all not tagged’ command, Revit will place tags centred on the element’s insertion point. This means that drawings can appear messy and illegible. A classic example of this is tagging doors.

Because a door is hosted to a wall, the insertion point of a door family, and hence its tag, is aligned to the wall. However, convention dictates that door tags should be shown within the swing of the door for clearer, graphic representation. This means that the door tag needs to be offset from the wall. This requirement means it can be a time-consuming process if done manually.

Before

To solve this problem, Parametric Monkey has developed a custom Dynamo graph available as part of our Dynamo Package Development service. The graph can be run within Dynamo Player and requires no user inputs. The graph collects all doors and door tags in the current view. If the door has not been tagged, a new door tag is placed. If a door tag has already been placed, its location will be updated. And finally, if the door has been tagged multiple times in the same view, the duplicate tag will be deleted. The result is clean and consistent graphics, across all of your views.

After

To find out more about our Dynamo Package Development service, drop us a line and discover how we can automate your Revit workflows.

Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on facebook
Share on email

2 Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Renumber Balconies
Premium

Renumber balconies

A Dynamo workflow to renumber balconies based on their associated apartment room to assist in documentation and compliance checking.

Marketing Plans on Sheets
Premium

Marketing plans on sheets

Automatically place marketing plans onto individual sheets and set the various title block properties with Dynamo.

Create Marketing Plans
Premium

Create marketing plans

A workflow to automatically create marketing plans with Dynamo, including cropping and rotating the views.

Create Sheet Sets
Premium

Create Sheet Sets

A Dynamo workflow to automatically create Revit sheet sets/ drawing series, based on a pre-created set.

Copyright​

© 2021 Parametric Monkey
Parametric Monkey and the Parametric Monkey logo are trademarks of Parametric Monkey Pty Ltd.

CONTACT US

Drop us a message and someone from our team will be in touch with you shortly.

BOOM!

Thank you for your interest. Someone from our team will be in touch soon.

WORKSHOP APPLICATION

To find out about upcoming public workshops or to organise a private workshop, please submit the following contact form and we’ll be in touch soon.