Need to batch-modify Revit view or sheet names/numbers to accommodate Design Options, Phasing, Scope Box, or other prefix/suffix conditions? If so, the Rename function within Ideate SheetManager awaits your discovery. 

Or have you just made a bunch of dependent views with useless names? Again, the Rename function is the answer. It’s an easy fix. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Search for the word “dependent,” then select all the views and right-click to launch Rename 

    Batch Rename Revit Sheets and Views
  2. Use the Find/Replace option to swap all the “Dependent 1” names for the corresponding Scope Box or other logical name, such as “Wing A,” to quickly whip your project back into shape

    Batch Rename Revit Sheets and Views


Save time and improve project organization with this easy-to-use method. Watch this short video to see Rename in action.

Ideate SheetManager is just one of the nine applications that come in our IdeateApps collection of tools that improve your Revit day-to-day productivity. For more great tips, please watch this overview video of all nine tools found within the IdeateApps collection.

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About the Author

Glynnis Patterson, NCARB – Director of Software Development
Glynnis is a registered architect and has worked within the building information modeling (BIM) industry since 1998. A graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, she has worked as an architect, educator and construction site manager. Glynnis is the Director of Software Development Services and continues to work with AECO clients worldwide, developing, and consulting on solutions to BIM challenges. In her spare time, Glynnis volunteers for the local high school and with growitgreenmorristown.org. Find Glynnis on LinkedIn.