The right-click menu in Revit has many tools that can save us time. One of these functions is called “Select Previous”, and it allows us to select the previous object before our currently selected object.

Likewise, the control and shift keys can be used to drag and copy objects alongside a cardinal direction. These shortcuts are easy to remember and efficient ways of creating quick copies of multiple objects.

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Digital Drafting Systems – Select Previous & Drag Copy in Revit

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