By Justin Doughty
“No Tag Loaded” a simple everyday message we see in Revit when wanting to tag an element. So we go to look for one for that element, but what happens when there isn’t one?
Not all Revit families have tags setup, so the quickest solution, is to create a new one.
The example below will show how to setup a new tag for a roof, but this process can be used for any tag that doesn’t have a default family in Revit, such as Pipe Accessories.
Start a new family, and use the generic annotation template:
Change the Family Category to Roof Tags, then press ok:
From the Ribbon, Create tab>Text Panel>Label. Then click to place the label:
You will now be able to add the required parameters from the left using the green button to the label on the right:
Move and position it as needed. Remember to delete the default red note, and you should have something like the below.
Now either save it as a .rfa or load it into your project.
When you tag a roof in the project it will now use your tag: