Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding legend views, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
If you'd like to add a legend to your project, perhaps showing each kind of door…or window that you used with an elevation view or some notes indication its…construction or its function, there's no need to draw this manually.…A Legend view in Revit allows you to place a graphical representation of any family…used in your project. You'll be able to control the scale and…the level of detail. And you'll be able to insert it as either…a plan or an elevation symbol. And the nice thing about a Legend view is…that these graphics are only representational and so they won't be…included in any counts in your models. So, they won't throw off your schedules or…anything like that. So, I'm in a file here called Legends and…I'd like to take a look at this feature by creating a door types legend.…
So, it's pretty common in architectural drawings for us to create a legend showing…an elevation of each of our doors. So, that'll be a good example for us to…look at here. So, on the Project browser, I have a…legends branch. And it's currently empty because there's…
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
Revit Architecture: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 16m Intermediate
Revit Architecture 2012: Renderingwith Paul F. Aubin4h 26m Intermediate
Revit Architecture: The Family Editorwith Paul F. Aubin6h 40m Intermediate
Designing a House in Revit Architecturewith Brian Myers6h 56m Intermediate
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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