Detail components, or two-dimensional families of objects that represent your model, can be cumbersome, but they don't have to be. The components that make up your details can easily be constructed and placed within various views. In this online tutorial, you will learn about adding detail components and how to do so strategically so as not to overburden your modeling process.
…In this movie, we'll continue working on…our detail and we'll look at detail components.…Detail components are two dimensional families that represent model objects.…Now, they're two dimensional and they're view specific.…And this is important to understand.…You can create very detailed versions of elements that represent model objects.…But, because they're two dimensional and because…they're view specific, they only show in…the view that you draw them in, in the detail view in this case.…And that allows you to keep the overall size of your model manageable and not have…a lot of details created in the 3D model that don't really give you any benefit.…
So, let's take a look at the process of placing detail components.…I'm in a file called detail components.…And I'm looking at my stair landing detail,…which is a section cut through the landing here.…So let's zoom in, a little bit, like so.…And I'll start with a really simple detail component.…We're going to look at a break line object.…So, I'm going to go to the Annotate tab.…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- What is BIM?
- Understanding Revit element hierarchy
- Navigating views
- Creating a new project from a template
- Adding walls, doors, and windows
- Adding plumbing fixtures and other components
- Linking AutoCAD DWG files
- Rotating and aligning Revit links
- Working with footprint and extrusion roofs
- Adding openings
- Adding railings and extensions to stairs
- Creating stacked and curtain walls
- Hiding and isolating objects
- Adding rooms
- Creating schedule views and tags
- Adding text and dimensions
- Creating new families
- Using reference planes, parameters, and constraints
- Plotting and creating a PDF
Skill Level Beginner
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1. Core Concepts
2. Getting Comfortable with the Revit Environment
3. Starting a Project
4. Modeling Basics
5. Links, Imports, and Groups
6. Sketch-Based Modeling Components
8. Complex Walls
9. Visibility and Graphic Controls
11. Schedules and Tags
12. Annotation and Details
13. The Basics of Families
14. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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