Select All Instances

Everyone knows that Select all Instances means all similar elements in the entire project or visible in the active view. It’s one of the popular commands that almost everyone uses it daily. There are a few Revit elements that don’t have the “Select all Instances” function. The big down fall here are lines and filled region.

Select all Instances of ReviTea extend the supported elements. It supports almost all elements that you could select in Revit. Select all Instances of ReviTea supports multiple selected elements. You could select multiple elements to find all of their similar elements together.


If selected element is detail curve, only detail curves with same line style will be selected. It’s the same to model curve. If selected element is model curve, only model curves with same line style will be selected.

If selected element is area or area boundary, similar areas and area bounday belong to the same Area Scheme.

If selected element is opening, similar elements means they belong to the same type of opening host:

  • Arc Wall Rectangle Opening
  • Straight Wall Rectangle Opening
  • Shaft Opening
  • Structural Framing Opening
  • Column Opening
  • Ceiling Opening
  • Floor Opening
  • Roof Opening
  • Column Opening

Tips: Cut profiles and split faces could also be selected with the tool.

For some elements, similar elements means same category:

Room, Zone, Scope Box, Reference Plane, Revision Cloud, Insulation Lines, Match Line,  Displacement Set, Displacement Path, Plan Region, Stair Tread Number, Divided Path.

For most of the structural analytical elements, similar elements means same category:

Analytical Beams, Analytical Braces, Analytical Columns, Analytical Floors, Analytical Foundation Slabs, Analytical Isolated Foundations, Analytical Links, Analytical Nodes, Analytical Wall Foundations, Analytical Walls

For Boundary Conditions, similar elements means they have the same boundary conditions type: point, line or area.

Note: While using Design OptionsSelect all Instances of ReviTea works in the similar way as Revit’s original Select all Instances command.

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