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Friday, May 25, 2012

Stair Path Annotations in Revit 2013

Pre-2013 sketch based stairs have the Stair Path bound to the actual Stair element.  In Revit 2013 when using Component Stairs, the Stair Path becomes a separate element.  Think of it as a special Tag for Stairs.  The Stair Path tool is located on the Annotate ribbon:



You can safely delete the path from views where you don't want to see it.  It seems that these are automatically created in certain Plan views - I'm unsure what the 'rule' governing the automatic creation of Stair Paths is, yet.

The Stair Path is a System Family.  You can Duplicate existing Path types to create and customize the Stair Path to your liking:


Also, the Categories related to Stair UP and DOWN text have all been moved to the Annotation Categories in Visibility / Graphics!  You won't find them under Model - Stairs anymore:


You can learn more at:
Annotating the Stair Path - WikiHelp

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