Twinbuild 1.3.0 Multi-Layout Support


  • [All Platforms] Support for publishing multiple layouts. See below for more information.


  • [Rhino] Improved support for nested block instances
  • [Rhino] Added support for more material types (metal, glass, etc.) and texture types (grid, marble, etc.)
  • [Rhino] Added support for annotation (text, leaders, dimensions)
  • [Revit] Added support for 3d text annotations (dimensions, text, etc.)
  • [Revit] Added support for 2023
  • [HoloLens] Improved hand menus with pagination and increased size

Layout publishing

Layout publishing allows you to include multiple states of the same model. It allows a finer-grain control of what is visible and when, so you can curate exactly how your model is experienced.


In Revit, used the dropdown arrow and select the Publish Multiple button.


You can then check the views you want to be included in the export. Drag the items to change the order they will appear on device.



In Rhino, use the LayerStateManager to curate your views.


Then, use the -Twinbuild command with the hyphen included, and select the LayerStates option.



Once you’ve published a model that includes layer states, a dropdown will appear that has allows you to switch between the layouts in your model. The first view (in Revit) or layer state (in Rhino) will be the one that loads in first.


When expanded, you can select a layout to view:


This button is not visible for published models that do not contain more than one layout (including drag and dropped models).


When you have published multiple layouts, you’ll be able to step through the layouts using the Next and Previous buttons. Note that when you view a model on HoloLens that does not contain any layouts, the layers panel will appear as normal.

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