Scheduling Shared Family Parameters Through a Link in Revit

This screencast outlines the procedure necessary to schedule a shared parameter through a link using Revit.

  1. Note a family in the linked project that has the shared parameter you are hoping to schedule.
  2. Close the linked file.
  3. Open the host project and link file.
  4. Find a view, press Tab as you hover over one of the families containing the shared parameter you wish to schedule, and click to select it.
  5. Choose Copy to Clipboard and then choose Paste > Aligned to Same Place.
  6. Delete the pasted family.
  7. Go to your schedule and be sure to check the box for “Include Elements in Links.”
  8. Select parameters needed, including the shared parameter which is now available to select.
Edwin Guerra


Edwin is a BIM Consultant focusing on Building Performance and Structural Design with Summit Technologies, a leading provider of BIM consulting services based in Vancouver, BC. Edwin’s extensive knowledge of Revit, Dynamo, Navisworks, Bluebeam, Ecotect, Green Building Studio and Autodesk Vasari, is complemented by a passion for Green Building Design.

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