- Revit MEP
When Wiring is selected in the left pane of the Electrical Settings dialog, the right pane contains the wiring table. The settings in the wiring table determine how Revit calculates wire sizing and how wires are displayed in the electrical system plans in your project.
- Ambient Temperature - Specifies the temperature of the environment in which the wiring will exist.
- Gap of Wiring Crossing - Specifies the width of the gap used to display non-connected wires that cross, as shown.
- Wire Tick Marks - You can select the style of tick mark that displays for Hot Conductor, Ground Conductor, and Neutral Conductor.
Revit provides four tick mark styles, as shown:
|Short Wire Tick Mark || |
|Circle Wire Tick Mark || |
|Hook Wire Tick Mark || |
|Long Wire Tick Mark || |
To load a tick mark family:
- Click Home tabModel panelComponentdrop-downLoad from Library.
- In the Open dialog, navigate to Imperial (Metric) LibraryElectricalTick Marks.
- Click one or more tick mark family files, and click OK.
You can assign a different style to each conductor.
Click the Value column, click , and select a tick mark style.
You can use the Family Editor to customize an existing tick mark or create additional tick marks.
- Slanted Line across Tick Marks - allows you to display the tick mark for the ground conductor as a diagonal line that crosses the tick marks for the other conductors, as shown.
Click the Value column, click , and select Yes to apply this feature to tick marks. If you select no, the tick mark specified for the ground conductor displays.
- Show Tick Marks - Specifies whether to always hide tick marks, always show them, or show them for home runs only.