Assign a Custom Revit Symbol to a Plant

Assign a Custom Revit Symbol to a Plant

It's common to want to use your own family files with Planting F/X data. The Planting F/X for Revit plugin makes it easy to use custom plant symbols.

Assigning a Custom Revit Symbol to a Plant: Overview

We designed the Revit Library to pick up any .rfa file that’s saved inside.

Haven’t downloaded and set up your library yet? You'll need to do so before completing these steps. How to set up your Revit Library

 

Key requirements for custom plant family files:

  • They were created using the Planting family template.
  • They should have linked 2D and 3D views to be effective in Revit.

 

As long as your custom plant family files follow the guidelines laid out above, Planting F/X will add the rest.

 

 

 

First, copy your RFA (.rfa) file into the appropriate library folder: Trees or Shrubs. (Trees folder shown as an example.)

Library folder example

 

 

 

You can now edit your plant. Select a symbol, and you’ll see the new family available to choose from.

 

If a single .rfa includes multiple states, they’ll all appear here.

Troubleshooting

Issue: LandFX: Your license is invalid and this product has not been activated properly on this system

Last modified on Thursday, 14 April 2022 15:21
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