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Creating a Landing Page

What’s nice about Revit is the fact that we can actually create a startup page. That means that whenever we open a project, we will be greeted with a familiar view.

To create a landing page, follow these steps.

  1. Open Revit. 
  2. Under Families, click New… as shown below:
  3. Go to Titleblocks
  4. Select E1 – 42x30.rft
  5. Click Open.
  6. On the Create tab, click the Label button.
  7. For alignment, select Middle Align and Align Center as shown below.
  8. Pick a spot in the middle of the rectangle in the model area.
  9. In the Edit Label dialog, select Project Name, and click Add Parameter(s) to Label. as shown below.

  10. Click OK.
  11. Select the label.
  12. Click the grips on the right and left and stretch it to the edges of the window as shown below.
  13. Go to the insert tab.
  14. Click the Image button
  15. Find an image you’d like to bring into the landing page.
  16. Save the file as Landing Page, but do not close it.
  17. Open your architectural model.
  18. Go back to the Landing page file.
  19. Click Load into Project and Close.
  20. In the architectural model hit Esc.
  21. Right Click on Sheets (all)
  22. Select New Sheet.
  23. Select the Landing Page sheet.
  24. Click OK.
  25. Rename the sheet to 000-LANDING PAGE.
  26. Go to Manage
  27. On the Manage Project tab, click Starting View.
  28. Select the Landing Page sheet as your starting page.

Your project will now always open with this view current.


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