In computer-aided drafting, it's useful to have the ability to create view-specific notes to your plans. Luckily, adding text to your CAD drawings is rather simple in Revit. In this online tutorial, you'll learn how to create, place, and size your notes so they're available no matter the specific page or view you're using.
…In this movie we'll add some text notes to our drawings.…Comes a point in your projects where your…model is at a level of completion where you…want to begin adding some notes to clarify…some design intent, or prepare the drawing for printing.…So in this movie we're going to look at the simple…text tools available in Revit to help us do that.…So I'm in a file called text, and I'm just looking at an elevation view.…If I go to the Annotate tab, I can locate the Text tool right here.…Now the shortcut is T+X, and you can also find it on the quick access tool bar.…Now I'm going to accept all the defaults for…right now, and just simply click a point…where I want to start placing the note and type in what I want it to say.…
Now, to complete the note, you actually click next to the note.…Don't press Enter or Escape, a lot of times people make that mistake.…If you do, it will actually cancel the command and you won't have any notes.…So you want to click next to it to complete the note.…And you'll see the note appear on the screen, and you can…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- What is BIM?
- Understanding Revit element hierarchy
- Navigating views
- Creating a new project from a template
- 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
- Using reference planes, parameters, and constraints
- Plotting and creating a PDF
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Which versions of Revit should I use with this course?
A: This course is written for users of Revit Architecture 2015 and Revit LT 2015. Because Revit LT does not have all of the same features as Revit Architecture, some movies in this course will not be relevant for Revit LT. Additionally, there are some topics that are relevant in both versions, but the button layout or location of those tools are different. In those cases, the features and procedures for Revit Architecture are shown in the course.
Q: Which content in this course is different or not relevant for Revit LT?
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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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