Printed output in Revit is What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG), with a few exceptions:
Meaning, whatever your sheet composition looks like on screen, is basically what you’re going to get on your paper.
With that in mind and putting aside the various tools such as Visibility Graphics and the View Control Bar etc. use to control the appearance of a given view, here are a couple of useful quick tips to help get your sheet composition spot on:
Guide grids help arrange views so that they appear in the same location from sheet to sheet.
You can display the same guide grid in different sheet views. Guide grids can be shared between sheets.
When new guide grids are created, they become available in the instance properties of sheets and can be applied to sheets. It is recommended to create only a few guide grids and then apply them to sheets. When you change the guide grid's properties/extents in one sheet, all the sheets which use that grid are updated accordingly.
When the guide grid is selected, you can change the spacing and name in the Properties.
Crop Region Size
You can explicitly set the height and width of a crop region in paper space.
This means the size of the region in the view is the same size as the region on a sheet. You can also specify the offset of the annotation crop region from the model crop region.
NOTE: The scale mode is one that I often point users to when they wish to make the perspective camera views they’ve create, larger on their sheets, without altering the actual view content.
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