How do you cut a profile in Revit?

Where is the cut profile tool in Revit?

The cut profile button can be found under the view tab on the ribbon bar. In this example I will customise the shape of a wall foundation. Firstly after clicking the Cut Profile button I need to click on the object I am editing the profile of.

How do I edit my profile in Revit?

Edit profiles or paths from which forms are created.

  1. Select a profile, path, or surface to edit. …
  2. Click Modify | Form Element Mode panel (Edit Profile). …
  3. Use the drawing tools on the Modify | Form Element > Edit Profile tab to edit the profile. …
  4. Click (Finish Edit Mode).

How do you cut in Revit 2020?

Click Modify tab Geometry panel Cut drop-down (Cut Geometry). Select the object to be cut. Select the instance with which to cut.

How does a profile gauge work?

Basically, it’s a series of little thin slices of plastic, held together in an outer frame. Assuming this was a pipe in your house, you’d push it into the contour gauge like that. It’s now repeated the contour for you. You can now hold it against your flooring, the edge of the flooring.

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How do I edit wall layers in Revit?

To drag wall layers, modify them in section, 3D, and elevation views.

  1. Place the cursor at the top or bottom of the wall and press Tab until you highlight the shape handle for the extendable layers. …
  2. Click to select the shape handle.
  3. Drag the shape handle up or down.

How do I edit a sweep profile in Revit?

To edit the existing profile, on the Sweep panel, click (Edit Profile), and use the tools on the Modify | Sweep > Edit Profile tab. On the Mode panel, click (Finish Edit Mode) to finish editing the profile and again to finish editing the sweep.

How do I edit walls in assembly in Revit?

Open the Edit Assembly Dialog for Compound Walls

  1. In the drawing area, select the wall.
  2. On the Properties palette, click Edit Type.
  3. In the Type Properties dialog, click Preview to open the preview pane. …
  4. Below the preview pane, for View, select Section: Modify type attributes.
  5. For the Structure parameter, click Edit.

How do you make a void family in Revit?

Create a Void Family with an Elliptic Profile

  1. Create a new family using the Metric Generic Model face based. …
  2. Select the 3D Front view.
  3. Click Create tab Datum panel (Reference Plane).
  4. Place a new horizontal reference plane in the middle of the slab extrusion:
  5. Select the new reference plane.
  6. In the Properties palette:

How do you cut extrusions in Revit?


  1. Edit the in place wall.
  2. Create a new void extrusion that will define the opening.
  3. Use the “Cut” tool and select the void geometry.
  4. Finish the solid edition.
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