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Details And Settings

This button is used to let the users quickly access many company standards put into place.  Typically, a detail library will be created by creating details in views known as “Drafting Views”.  These buttons eliminate the need to open such files manually and locate where the detail files are.  Follow the steps below in order to successfully set your detail locations to make the process even faster.  This procedure is applicable in Revit 2018 to Revit 2018.


Step 1:  To begin, we must first set your detail locations.  First, click on the BIMeta toolbar and navigate your way to “Import Detail Settings”.

Step 2: Once you have clicked on the “Import Detail Settings”, you will be prompt by a menu to select your default detail setting locations.  Please Note:  In order to save the default paths, all paths must be valid.

After you have clicked Save, a default menu will appear confirming your settings:

Step 3:  Now that you have selected your default path for the detail locations under settings, you may now utilize the detail buttons. Currently, these detail buttons are only applicable to:

  1. Base And Transition
  2. Door And Window
  3. Ceiling
  4. Millwork
  5. Partition

However, this does not mean you cannot set alternate detail files but must make a note that it does not correspond with the applicable detail picture.

Step 4: Once you have clicked on the any of the above details, you will be greeted by a prompt showing you all the corresponding details and views you can now import into your existing file.  Once checked off, click on insert and you are ready to go.

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