How do you view a scope box in Revit?

Click in the text box, and select Visible in the list. Click OK. The scope box is now visible in that view.

What is scope box in Revit?

Use scope boxes to control the extents of datum elements and cropping of views. Scope boxes make views more consistent and clean throughout your project, making it easier for you to control a view by adjusting the boundary of a scope box.

How do you adjust scope boxes in Revit?

Resize a Scope Box

  1. Open a plan or 3D view, and select the scope box. Handles appear on the scope box.
  2. Drag the handles to resize the scope box. As you resize the scope box, if a view plane no longer cuts through the scope box, the scope box is not visible in that view.

Why is my scope box greyed out in Revit?

The reason for this weird behaviour is simple: it turned out that Scope Box parameter becomes read-only if you modify the Crop Cregion sketch. Since the Revit Scope Box is a cube, it can’t be applied to those views that have non-rectangular Crop Region!

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How do I unhide a section box in Revit?

Right click on the view cube in any 3D view.

  1. Go to a 3D view.
  2. In the view properties tick the box for “Section box”
  3. This should reveal and activate the section box in the 3D view, if you can’t see it you may need to reveal hidden elements and unhide it.
  4. Using the grips on the section box resize and position it as required.

Where is section box in Revit?

Section Box Tool

  1. First of all select the object(s) you want to section box.
  2. Go to the Modify tab on the ribbon bar.
  3. Under the group called “View” select “Section Box”

How do I make my scope box visible?

Click in the text box, and select Visible in the list. Click OK. The scope box is now visible in that view.

How do you rotate view in Revit?

Rotate a View by the Crop Region

  1. On the View Control Bar, click (Show Crop Region). Select the crop region. …
  2. Click Modify tab Modify panel (Rotate). Note: If the Rotate tool is not available, in the Properties palette for the view, set Orientation to Project North.
  3. Rotate the view.

Why is crop view greyed out?

If Crop is grayed out check to make sure you are trying to crop a view that is not a parent to ANY other kind of views. A projected view is acceptable but if you’ve taken a detail or section view from it, Crop will become unavailable when anything is selected.

How do you reset a scope box in Revit?


Select the Datum element and use the right-click menu. Click on Reset to 3D Extents. The grid 2D extents will go back to the initial position after you first assigned the Scope Box.

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Why is my crop view greyed out in Revit?

The ‘Reset Crop’ icon will now be greyed out – indicating the crop is no longer edited.

How do you make a section box invisible?

Click View tab Graphics panel (Visibility/Graphics). In the Visibility/Graphics dialog, click the Annotation Categories tab. Clear the check box for Section Boxes, and click OK to hide the section box extents in the view.