Creating Custom Rules in Ideate ViewCreator for Revit

Ideate ViewCreator includes 20+ rules to cover a variety of standard view name and property standard conditions. You can use these Sample Rules as a starting point to create your own custom rules, or you can start from scratch. Access the Edit Rules dialog by first picking the [...] next to the rule from either the main dialog or the preview dialog. Read: Preview & Create in Ideate ViewCreator for Revit.

Edit rule in Ideate ViewCreator for Revit

Topics in this Section

Rule Name

The rule name should be used to explain the purpose of the rule, as the name will display within both the main dialog and the Preview dialog. The naming conventions used for the sample rules is explained within this topic: Sample Rules


The rule should be assigned to one or more of the three possible methods. In the image below, the rule is assigned to only the Duplicate Views method. Learn how to choose the method in  Ideate ViewCreator for Revit Overview


The description text will display within the Manage Rules dialog and within the Preview dialog, and should be written to help clarify the purpose of the rule to the end user.

Edit rule name in Ideate ViewCreator


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