Revit: How to Move a Portion of a Split Cropped Region

Issue:

A Revit user wants to move one portion of a split cropped region independently of the other, so they can move them closer/further apart but is unable to do so.

Causes:
When a cropped region is split (vertically or horizontally) as shown below, a Revit user does not select the right grip/control when attempting to move one portion independently.

This is often because the control, as represented by this symbol 6can be difficult to see in the view, especially if it is obscured by elements in the model.

Solution:
The Revit user needs to hover over the control until they see the hint “Move view region”, or temporarily hide elements in the view to locate and select it. This will allow the user to move one portion of the split region closer or further away from the other.

 

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About the Author

Jeremy Smith

Sr. Technical Support Specialist, AEC<br><br>Jeremy has been delivering service and technical support to customers in the AEC industry for over 25 years. He gained much of his AutoCAD/Revit experience serving as CAD Manager at multiple MEP/FP engineering firms in the Greater Boston Area. He then worked at Autodesk as a Technical Support Specialist, eventually becoming a manager overseeing the Revit and Vault support teams. Jeremy is excited to be in his current role as Sr. Technical Support Specialist at IMAGINiT, as it allows him the opportunity to work directly with customers every day and help them successfully leverage Autodesk’s solutions to achieve their business goals.

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