Adding detail components


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Adding detail components

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 are two-dimensional and they are view- specific, and this is important to understand. You can create very detailed versions of elements that represent model objects, but because they are two-dimensional and because they are 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 are...

Adding detail components
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Adding detail components provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Paul F. Aubin as part of the Revit Architecture 2013 Essential Training

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CAD
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Revit
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