Revit 2022.1 Update Feature: Snap between two points

November 2, 2021 Kenniston Crane

In the Revit 2022.1 update, a new hidden gem was added for users. This gem was the ability to snap to the midpoint between two points. Not just end points or other midpoints, but two points, period. No more using drafting lines to find the midpoint in a room or some other workaround to maybe bisect a space or other element! Now we can get absolutely accurate locations with minimum picks and clicks!

 

Step 1. Determine what you are trying to accomplish. Me? I want to create a wall between two others. If so, start your wall command.

 

Step 2. Right click and choose Snap Overrides and then choose Snap mid between 2 points

 

Step 3. Sketch the line representing both points. The line will show as a pastel green with a midpoint symbol on it.

 

Step 4. Once both points have been selected, the geometry (in this case the wall) will be drawn at exactly where that triangle was showing.

And that’s it! Nothing else to it! Now if only I can remember why I wanted a wall there to begin with…

 

 

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Kenniston Crane

Building Solutions Applications Expert<br><br>Having spent more than 20+ years working in the building industry, Kenniston puts his expertise to work for clients whether its creating complex electrical systems for data centers, design custom luxury homes, or helping them integrate all disciplines into a cohesive BIM process.<br><br>He’s spent time doing custom residential architecture and electrical designs, creating quantity takeoffs, and developing construction sequences, and implementing construction pre-fabrication services. Helping organizations make the most of their technology – and plan for future goals – is a key part of how he aids clients at IMAGINiT.

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