How do you add decals in Revit?

What are Revit decals?

Use the Place Decal tool to place images on surfaces of a building model for rendering. For example, you can use decals for signs, paintings, and billboards. For each decal, you can specify an image and its reflectivity, luminance, and texture (bump-mapping).

How do you put an image into an object in Revit?

Add an Image to a Sheet

  1. Prepare the image file. …
  2. In the Revit project, open the sheet.
  3. Click Insert tab Import panel (Image). …
  4. In the Import Image dialog, navigate to the location of the image file.
  5. Select the image file, and click Open.
  6. Click in the drawing area to place the image on the sheet.

How do you add items in Revit?

Add or Remove Elements in a Group

  1. In the drawing area, select the group to modify. …
  2. Click Modify | Model Groups tab or Modify | Attached Detail Groups tab Group panel (Edit Group). …
  3. On the Edit Group panel, click (Add) to add elements to the group, or click (Remove) to remove elements from the group.

How do you add a painting in Revit?

Example

  1. Click Modify tab Geometry panel (Paint).
  2. In the Material Browser dialog, select a material. Note that you can only browse for a material when you select the paint tool.
  3. Place the cursor on the element face to highlight it. …
  4. Click to apply the paint.
  5. In the Material Browser dialog, click Done.
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What does decal stand for?

“Decal” is short for “decalcomania” and usually is a more decorative type design. Thus “slide-on transfer decals” in the model building world, or water-slide ceramic decals (Transfers) for tile and ceramic uses are an accurate use of the decal term.

How do you insert a 3D image in Revit?

Place a decal in a 2D view or a 3D orthographic view.

  1. In a Revit project, open a 2D view or a 3D orthographic view. …
  2. Click Insert tab Link panel Decal drop-down (Place Decal). …
  3. From the Type Selector, select the type of decal to place in the view.

What is in place family in Revit?

In-place Revit families are powerful elements that can be created in the context of the Revit model. … The following quote is straight from the Revit Help topic: “You can create multiple in-place elements in your projects, and you can place copies of the same in-place element in your projects.

How do you select a group in Revit?

How to Group in Revit

  1. In a project view, select the desired elements or existing groups you want in the group.
  2. Click Modify | Multi-Select tabCreate panel (Create Group). …
  3. In the Create Group dialog, enter a name for the group. …
  4. If you want to open the group in the group editor, select Open in Group Editor. …
  5. Click OK.

How do you select a filter in Revit?

Select Elements Using a Filter

  1. Define a selection box around the elements to select. Place the cursor on one side of the elements and drag it diagonally to form a rectangular boundary. …
  2. Click Modify | Multi-Select tab Filter panel (Filter). …
  3. Specify the categories of elements to include in the selection: …
  4. Click OK.
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How do you match paint in Revit?

Change Element Types Using the Match Type Tool

  1. Click Modify tab Clipboard panel (Match Type Properties). …
  2. Click an element of the type to which you want to convert other elements. …
  3. Click an element of the same category to convert it to the type you selected.
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