Frequent question: How do you use the masking region in Revit?

What is a masking region in Revit?

Masking regions are view-specific graphics that can be used to obscure elements in a view. Annotate tab Detail panel Region drop-down (Masking Region)

How do you cut a filled region in Revit?

Select the filled region in the drawing area. Click Modify | Detail Items tab Properties panel (Type Properties).

Work with Filled Regions

  1. Select the filled region in the drawing area. Shape handles display on the region.
  2. Click to select the shape handle.
  3. Drag the handles to resize the region.

How do I change a filled region in Revit?

To give the region a fill pattern, on the Properties palette, click Edit Type and then select a fill for the Fill Pattern property. To set different line styles for the region lines, select the lines, and on the Properties palette, change the value for the Subcategory property.

How do you change regions in Revit?

Click Annotate tab Detail panel Region drop-down (Filled Region). Click Modify | Create Filled Region Boundary tab Line Style panel, and select a boundary line style from the Line Styles drop-down. Sketch the region using the sketch tools on the Draw panel. For example, you might sketch a square region.

How do you use regions in Revit?

Click Annotate tab Detail panel Region drop-down (Filled Region). Click Modify | Create Filled Region Boundary tab Line Style panel, and select a boundary line style from the Line Styles drop-down. Sketch the region using the sketch tools on the Draw panel. For example, you might sketch a square region.

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Why is my filled region not showing?

It sounds like your Detail Items are turned off in your Visibility/Graphics. Select Ribbon View>Graphics>Visibility/Graphics or type VG. Now on the Model Categories (Tab) scroll down to Detail Items and click it back on.

How do I change transparency in Revit?

In the right click menu, select Override Graphics in View and alter the transparency with the slide bar. The wall edges become visible and easy to pick to place your walls in Revit Architecture (see below).