If your AutoCAD, 3ds Max, Civil 3D, etc. worked yesterday like a charm and you cannot run it today, there could be plenty of reasons for this behaviour. Usually a dialog appears and hints us in which direction we should start digging for solution.
Revit has no tool to control layer visibility in compound structures like walls, floors, etc... Detail level Coarse displays NO layers, Medium and Fine both display ALL layers – including very thin layer, such as wall finish. Thin layers can cause unwanted graphic design (thick lines), so sometimes we want them to be invisible, but NOT excluded from scheduling and material takeoff. There are different workarounds to achieve this, some more or less preferable ...
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