Adding symbols


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Adding symbols

Construction documents incorporate many kinds of symbols. Revit has dedicated tools for text, dimension, tags, and keynotes. Any other kind of symbol we can use generic annotation families. Such families can represent any symbol where you require. Let's go ahead and have a look. I am in a file called Symbols, looking at a first floor plan, and we have a couple of symbols that are already in the file based on the template that we started with. On the Annotate tab way over at the right we can find Symbol tool, and again as I said these are just generic annotation symbols, and there is a couple of them that are loaded in here.

Let's start with the North Arrow. Pretty simple north arrow. I am just going to place that somewhere down in the corner of the drawing. Now if I click on it, you may be expecting the North Arrow to kind of actually know what direction north is, and that wouldn't be that unreasonable expectation for somebody using a program like Revit. But it turns out that ...

Adding symbols
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Adding symbols 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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