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Transparent 3D views in Revit.

A - answer In some situations, Revit 2013 may improperly display and print (raster output, PDF, paper) shaded/rendered 3D views - windows and other transparent or glass elements are displayed even on hidden parts of the building. So the solid walls appears to be semi-transparent, see-through, glass-like:

Windows showing through

The source of this problem is an incompatibility of your graphics card, or its driver. Try to update your gr.card Windows driver, make sure you are using an Autodesk-certified graphics card (accelerator). If your card is not compatible, disable its hardware acceleration in Revit (Options > Graphics).

You can also try to enable the "Photographic Exposure" mode in Realistic views (see "Graphic display options" in the 3D view properties):

Exposure (CZ version)

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applies to: Revit 2013 ·

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