In addition to Ideate Sticky, we added the Settings Menu icon to many of our other applications, including Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer, Ideate ReNumber, Ideate SheetManager, and Ideate ViewCreator. The settings icon, represented by a cog wheel, is generally where you will find specific settings, such as default library or rule paths, as well as any default mapping or creation settings.
The Ideate SheetManager settings menu can be accessed by selecting the Cog Icon in the upper right hand of the main Ideate SheetManager dialog.
Today, let us explore the Ideate SheetManager settings and see how easy it is to layout views on a sheet using the ability to set Viewport Types as well as the specific area for view placement within the defined Title Block and sheet.
We need the ability to quickly select the proper Viewport Type and view location on a sheet. Ideate Software tools allow you to simultaneously drag and drop multiple views onto a sheet, but how can you control their default location as well as the Viewport Type for different views?
The Ideate SheetManager settings menu allows you easy control of Viewport Types as well as the Viewport locations within the Title Block area.
Review this short 3-minute video to see how you can use the power of the Ideate SheetManager Settings Menu to quickly configure the Title Block sheet for the tasks you need to accomplish.
We have a wealth of information on Ideate SheetManager and the ease of managing Sheets and Views. Please review these additional blog posts on related topics for Ideate SheetManager:
- Batch Rename Revit Views and Sheets with Ideate SheetManager
- Batch Copy Legends and Schedules Using Ideate SheetManager
- Easily Create New Sheets from Unplaced Views Using Ideate SheetManager
About the Author
Richard W. Taylor, Associate AIA – Technical Evangelist
Richard has more than 30 years of experience working for companies that develop architectural and engineering software solutions, such as Intergraph, Bentley, and Autodesk. He has over 20 years of Revit experience, and he was part of the original development of Revit while at Revit Technology Corporation. He worked for 12 years at Autodesk, where he presented, taught, and worked to improve features in Revit. Richard holds both a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and Master of Architecture from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. As Technical Evangelist, Richard works with AECO clients worldwide, developing and consulting on BIM solutions. Find Richard on Twitter and LinkedIn.