Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Using keyboard shortcuts, part of Migrating from AutoCAD to Revit.
So now that we've seen that Revit doesn't have a command line, the next thing you might…be wondering is, well, what about keyboard shortcuts?…Most AutoCAD users rely heavily on not only the command line, but using shortened versions…of the commands at the keyboard.…Well, I am happy to say that Revit has keyboard shortcut functionality, and in this movie,…I'd like to show how to access that.…So let's start with the basics, keyboard shortcuts in Revit are typically two letters, you simply…press the two letters on the keyboard, and you do not need to press the Enter key,…sp for example, to execute the Wall command the shortcut is WA.…
So all I have to do is type letters W and A, and as you can see, that puts me right…in the Wall Command--I'm going to escape out of there.…The shortcut for door, DR, just type those letters, no Enter key required, and you could…see I'm in the Door Command. Now how would you know what those shortcuts are?…I mean clearly, if you don't have to memorized, there's got to be somewhere you can figure out where they are.…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- Comparing AutoCAD and Revit
- Customizing Revit settings
- Exploring the Revit interface
- Organizing with categories versus layers
- Understanding families and groups versus blocks
- Using links instead of Xrefs
- Tracing, nesting, and exploding CAD files
Skill Level Intermediate
Revit Architecture: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 17m Intermediate
1. Basic Concepts
2. Getting Comfortable with Revit
3. Using AutoCAD Files in Revit
4. Working with AutoCAD Architecture
Using the IFC format7m 54s
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