Keynoting has been used in construction documents dating back to the Pharaohs. Okay, maybe not that far back, but you get the point. Revit does a nice job in terms of tracking keynotes. The only issue is that nothing comes pre-keynoted in Revit. That is, a keynote value needs to be assigned to each item. If your company uses keynoting, you'll have to assign a keynote to every item in Revit in your template.

That being said, let's break down keynoting and start learning how to add keynotes to your model. You can add three different types of keynotes to a model: keynote by element, by material, and by user. The first type of keynote is keynoting by element, which we'll jump right to.

Keynoting by Element

Keynoting by element means you ...

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