Adding dimensions


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Adding dimensions

We've already explored dimensions earlier in this training series. However, the focus of those explorations was on using dimensions to edit the model. Dimensions can of course be used purely for annotative purposes in any view where you wish call out the dimensions to the contractor. In this movie, we will look at some techniques for using dimensions to annotate our drawings and get them ready for presentation. I have a file here called Dimensions, and I am looking at the Level 1 floor plan view, and let's go ahead and add some dimensions to this view. On the Annotate tab I can click the Aligned Dimension tool. Now there is actually an Aligned dimension and a Linear dimension.

The Aligned dimension will follow the angle of the geometry that you are dimensioning, and the Linear dimension will always remain horizontal and vertical. I tend to prefer the Aligned dimension. I think it gives me nicer results. So I am going to use that one. Now the easiest way to dimension is similar t...

Adding dimensions
Video duration: 7m 26s 8h 30m Beginner

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Adding dimensions provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Paul F. Aubin as part of the Revit Architecture 2011 Essential Training

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CAD
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Revit
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