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How to enter dimensions in Revit using other units?

A - answer When drawing or editing (e.g. moving) project element geometry in Revit (e.g. walls) you can use - beside the preset units - also numeric input in any of the other supported dimension units.

So e.g. the length of a drawn wall segment can be specified not only by entering e.g. 4000 (mm) but you can enter e.g. the value of 4m or 0.004km or type 6'5" or 20in or 2.5ft or 10yd, or you can use an arithmetic expression to enter the length or angle dimensions (prefix them with the equal sign), e.g. =4000*75% or =4000/3 or even a combination of units, like =5000-7'6".

see also the tip 5980

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applies to: Revit ·

See also:
Tip 12777:Arithmetic and trigonometric functions available in Revit expressions.
Tip 12181:Using a YES/NO parameter in Revit schedules.
Tip 11494:Entering decimal values using fractions in CAD applications.
Tip 10192:Wrong results when adding or subtracting °C temperatures in Revit.
Tip 5980:Arithmetic expressions in Revit dimensions, combining metric/imperial

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