Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding grids, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
Like levels, grids provide organization and structure to your project.…Where levels were horizontal datum elements cutting through the grid at a…certain height, grids are vertical datum elements that are located at certain…locations along the building. Grids are used typically to locate where…the columns occur in your projects and they provide key points of reference for…things like views and sheets. Unlike levels not all buildings need grits.…For example most residential projects don't have any need for a column grid.…Most commercial projects on the other hand do have column grids.…
Therefore they ape of project that your creating will dictate your need for grids.…Now I'm in a project called grids and I'm looking at floor plan level one and I'm…going to go here to the Architecture tab. And click on the Grid tool.…It's located here on the Datum panel. When I click the Grid tool, there are a…few different shapes you can create, and I'm just going to stick with simple,…straight lines for this example. And, for my first example, I'm just going…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- What is BIM?
- Understanding Revit element hierarchy
- Navigating views
- Creating a new project from a template
- Refining a layout with temporary dimensions
- 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
- Plotting and creating a PDF
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Is this course valid for all of the Revit architecture products? Are there any movies in this course that do not work in Revit LT?
A: This course is designed to work for anybody learning any of the Revit architecture products, including Autodesk Revit (available as part of the "Autodesk Building Design Suite"product), Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Autodesk Revit LT.
However, some individual movies in the course are not valid in Revit LT, due to the limited feature set of that application. Those movies are:
Chapter 3 - Accessing multi-user worksharing projects
Chapter 5 - Establishing shared coordinates
Chapter 6 - Using the shape editing tools to create a flat roof
Chapter 7 - Working with stairs
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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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