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What you should know before watching this course

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This is an intermediate level course.

What you should know before watching this course

This is an intermediate level course. It assumes that you've got some knowledge of the Family Editor before we get started. So if this is your first time doing any Family content or your first time in The Family Editor, you're welcome to ahead and give this course a try. But you may want to consider some prerequisites first. Now it turns out that we have lots for you to choose from right here at the lynda.com library. So of course there's a little bit of coverage of it in the central training, but if you want just a quick overview of The Family Editor, you can try out my friend Eric Wing's course here, the Revit Families Workshop.

It's about two hours in length, and covers a lot of basics of The Family Editor. If you want to go a little deeper than that, we have Revit Architecture: The Family Editor. This is another course that I've authored. And it's a little bit more of a deep dive, and it covers a lot more material on the basics of The Family Editor. But it certainly starts from square one and then goes progressively through more and more detail as you go, and would provide a really good set of prerequisite skills for starting in this course. Now somewhat tangential is advanced modeling in Revit Architecture, also another course that I've done.

It's mostly in The Family Editor, but it also touches on the massing environment quite heavily. So we're not going to really talk about those techniques necessarily in this course, so I wouldn't necessarily say this is a prerequisite to this course, but it really could be seen as a corollary. All of the content of this course would be applicable in both the traditional Family Editor and massing environments. So they really do kind of work hand in hand. So as you can see, we've got lots of resources for you to dig into.here at lynda.com. And with that let's go ahead and starting doing curves and formulas in Revit Architecture.

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Revit: Family Curves and Formulas

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Paul F. Aubin
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  1. 5m 3s
    1. Welcome
      1m 21s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      1m 36s
    3. Using the exercise files
      50s
    4. Units of measurement used in this course
      1m 16s
  2. 42m 42s
    1. Creating seed families
      8m 22s
    2. Understanding automatic sketch dimensions
      7m 43s
    3. Creating circles
      7m 44s
    4. Creating ellipses
      5m 18s
    5. Constraining simple open curves
      9m 8s
    6. Using arc angles and radius
      4m 27s
  3. 25m 56s
    1. Controlling rotation
      7m 39s
    2. Creating a door swing
      5m 12s
    3. Adding geometry to work planes
      6m 32s
    4. Rotating a curve
      6m 33s
  4. 32m 6s
    1. Working with segmental arches
      9m 29s
    2. Creating Roman- and Moorish-style arches
      3m 26s
    3. Creating the framework for a Gothic-style arch
      3m 35s
    4. Making a Gothic arch
      7m 50s
    5. Making elliptical arches
      7m 46s
  5. 36m 35s
    1. Introducing formulas
      7m 16s
    2. Using profile families
      5m 53s
    3. Devising the strategy for ovolo curves
      4m 31s
    4. Building an ovolo profile
      11m 22s
    5. Using an ovolo profile to shape a sweep
      7m 33s
  6. 16m 34s
    1. Understanding cyma curves
      4m 58s
    2. Building profile references for a cyma curve
      5m 38s
    3. Building a cyma profile family
      5m 58s
  7. 38m 21s
    1. Using fixed proportion and scaling
      6m 19s
    2. Leveraging equality dimensions
      6m 51s
    3. Understanding splines and fixed proportions
      8m 49s
    4. Incorporating variable proportions
      8m 4s
    5. Combining scale and proportion
      8m 18s
  8. 33m 26s
    1. Creating a three-center arch
      5m 52s
    2. Using a profile to make a door opening
      6m 37s
    3. Creating a profile-based door panel
      4m 54s
    4. Configuring molding profiles
      6m 26s
    5. Creating door molding sweeps
      9m 37s
  9. 1m 6s
    1. Next steps
      1m 6s

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