What are Direct Shapes?

To help answer this question I’ve made a video that goes through some of the differences between ‘Real’ Revit Elements and Direct Shapes, also see the links below for the latest Guide as well as additional Direct Shape resources. Thanks!



Direct Shape Materials in Section.

Tags and Schedules with Direct Shapes Elements

When bringing in Geometry to Revit we always need to consider Revit tolerances.


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Adding a Custom Parameter Volume to Direct Shape

@Japhy, any chance uploading RVT? i’m curious of system family version of your column

System Family is a bit of a misnomer there, its one of the Column Families provided by Autodesk. A Wall would accurately be called a System Family.

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