For a column family, you can select the option Show family pre-cut in plan views, in the Family Category and Parameters dialog. When you select this option and load the family into a project, the column displays in a plan view using the cut plane specified in the plan view of the family.
|If you want the column to display in plan view...||then...|
|based on the cut plane of the project’s plan view||clear the parameter.|
|consistently, regardless of the cut plane of the project’s plan view||select the parameter. The column displays using the cut plane specified within the Family Editor plan view.|
In the following image, the column family was saved with "Show family pre-cut in plan views" selected. It was loaded into a project and a horizontal line was added to mark the plan view’s cut plane. Notice the cut plane of the project’s plan view has no affect on the display of the column.