Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding symbols, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
Architectural drawings incorporate many kinds of symbols.…Revit has dedicated tools for texts and dimensions, many kinds of tags and certain…kinds of notes, but there's many symbols that don't have their own dedicated tools.…So, we sort of have a catch all tool in Revit called just a Symbol tool, and we…can use that to add any variety of miscellaneous symbols.…So, in this movie, I'm going to just demonstrate the use of the Symbol tool,…and work with some symbols that are both in the template and some ones that we can…load in from the provided content. You can also make your own symbols, but…that would be out of the scope of what we'll cover here.…
So, if you need additional symbols that are not in the out of the box offerings,…you certainly have that Option. So, I'm in a file called symbols.…It's just a floor plan view with some dimensions and notes on it already, but I…want to add a few symbols. Maybe a north arrow, bar scale, stuff like that.…So, if I go to the Annotate tab way over here on the right hand side, we'll find…
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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