Step 0

Prepare your Computer

OBJECTIVE: To setup working standards on your computer to ensure optimum efficiency during projects.


Check your REVIT Libraries

Double check that the appropriate REVIT libraries are present on your computer.

To check this,

  • Type 'Run' in the Windows Start Menu and click on it

  • Copy the text below into the Run Dialog Box

    • C:\ProgramData\Autodesk

  • Scroll down and look for the 'RVT' folder. It should have the year of the version that you are using beside the letters 'RVT.'      (E.g. RVT2016)

  • Inside the 'RVT' folder, there should be a 'Libraries' folder amongst others.

  • Inside the Libraries folder are the various Revit Libraries currently on your computer.



Download Company Templates

Please click on the button below to access all FMT templates.

C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\RVT 2020\Templates



Add Revit Templates

Click on the button below to see the instructions needed to add Revit templates to your version of Revit.

Please remember to save the templates in a safe place on your computer as Revit will automatically look for these template files each time you start a new project.



Set Revit Backups

Set the number of backups to 10 via the OPTIONS button inside the save dialog box