Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding symbolic lines and configuring visibility, part of Revit: Families.
In this lesson, we're going to draft in a plan view a door swing, and draft in some …shims between jamb and opening. Let's draft, shall we? …We're going to do two things here. First, we're going to draft some shims. …We do this in the family, so if we cut a plan section, that part of the drafting …is done for us. Every time. …Second we are going to add a typical plan swing in the door. …This will all be done using symbolic lines. …The objective of this exercise is to make sure our door looks correct in the plan.…
We'll be drafting the swing and configuring the door and the door insert, …to not show up when viewed in plan. Open the door family and follow along. …The first thing I'd like to do, in the project browser, under floor plans, go to …Rough level. Couple things to do here, lets draft in …some chins. Let's go to the Annotate tab, let's click …on Symbolic line. On the Draw panel I want to click Rectangle. …I'm going to pick a point right here, and I'm going to pick a point right here.…
- Creating a basic profile family
- Creating a door family
- In-place massing
- Working with complex families
- Using yes/no parameters and if statements