How to add levels in Revit?

The levels in Revit Architectural Software serve as references for elements such as roofs, floors, and ceilings, which are level-hosted. Levels in Revit might be a challenge for beginners. The following instruction shows you how to create levels in Revit. Let’s take a look at it!

1. Open the project you want to add levels to
2. Click the Level button on the ribbon
3. Point the cursor to the drawing area and click

When you place a cursor on a level line to create a new level, a temporary vertical dimension will be displayed.

4. Move the cursor horizontally to draw level lines.
The Make Plan View option is selected by default on the Options bar. This means that each level is a story level that has a floor plan view and a mirrored ceiling plan view.

Clicking Plan View Types on the Options Bar allows you to specify only those view types that you want to create.

By clearing Make Plan View, the level is considered a non-story level or a reference level; no plan view is created. Reference levels can serve as the top or base constraint for walls and other level-based elements.
Drawing lines will allow you to align the head and tail of the lines. An alignment lock appears when you select a level line that is parallel to another. When a level line is moved horizontally, all aligned level lines move with it.

5. When the level line is the correct length, Click it.
By clicking the number, you can change the level name. By clicking the dimension, you can also change the level’s height.

That’s all. Adding levels to Revit is now easier than ever. It is important to note that Revit assigns a label and level symbol to new level. Level symbols appear as follows