Creating a custom wall type


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Creating a custom wall type

There may be times when you're working within Revit, that the wall types that are included in Revit might not be enough to satisfy the design. In other words, you can't find the wall that you want. In that case, you might have to go ahead and design a wall, which in Revit is called a compound wall. A compound wall is a wall that you go ahead and design, based on a existing type of wall. You can change the materials, and the thicknesses of those materials, to develop whatever wall that you need.

Now let's take a look at maybe how to do something like that. We're going to come down here to floor plans and first floor. I can click on that, and let's suppose that in our type selector when we look at walls, that nothing here exists. We don't find anything that we have. In fact, what we're looking for is, an interior wall that is got a 2 hour 6 inch type partition, and you might notice that we don't, actually have something like that.

So we're going to go in and create a n...

Creating a custom wall type
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Creating a custom wall type provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Ed Cotey as part of the Revit for Interior Design: Interior Walls

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