|Schedules in Revit provide you with direct access to the data associated with your model parameters and allow you to make bulk changes, view model data and add those all important parameters to your model elements.
The problem comes when we try to present this data in our documentation. The interface is bad – try putting a schedule with hundreds of rows on a sheet. The output is ugly, we don’t want ugly documentation. It is very difficult to present our data in the way we want.
Many people export their schedules from Revit to Excel using any number of commonly available links, or through Dynamo. The data can then be presented in Excel in the manner which you desire.
The problem with this process is that it separates our data into two locations, which can easily get out of sync. It also leads to repetition, as we re-export the data from Revit and recreate our output several times as the design progresses.