Materials define the appearance of elements in the building model. Revit Architecture provides many materials that you can use, or you can create your own materials.

To search for materials to apply to model elements, or to change material properties, use the Materials dialog. You can access the Materials dialog by clicking Manage tabSettings Panel Materials.

Use the left pane of the Materials dialog to find a material. Use the right pane to change properties of the selected material. To show or hide the right pane, click Properties at the bottom of the left pane.

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