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Shortcuts for Revit Views
Tip# 4217 By Andria Lynch On 25-Nov-2013
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Categories : Named Views
Software type : AutoCAD 2014
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Assign a keyboard shortcut to activate and deactivate Revit views.

Tipster Andria Lynch offers a way to speed up activating views in Revit.

"Tired of right-clicking to activate and deactivate Revit views on sheets? Assign a keyboard shortcut! Ctrl+A for activate, and Ctrl+D for deactivate is easy to remember and saves tons of time."

Notes from Cadalyst tip reviewer Brian Benton: We all like shortcuts that make things easier. Whenever you can reduce the amount of work it takes to finish a task, you make your workflow more efficient. You don’t get things done more quickly by going faster — at least not effectively, and not long term. You get done more quickly by doing less work. The less you do, the quicker you finish.


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Comment by Dodds,Charles
Posted on 2013-11-25 13:32:30
Should have thought of this; am a big keyboard fan. Works very well.
Comment by Bryant,Woodrow
Posted on 2013-11-25 17:03:14
For those of new to this, How would one actually do this? In Revit? In windows ? Please, what is the step by step?
Comment by Ragan,Steve
Posted on 2013-11-27 09:29:15
Great tip. I like to use "AV" and "DV" instead of Ctrl keys. For the person who asked how, open revit and type "KS" for keyboard shortcuts. It opens a dialog box with a list of commands where you can set keyboard shortcuts any command, and you can see the predefined Revit shortcuts.