Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Refining a layout with temporary dimensions, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
A very important basic concept to understand in Revit is the way that…precision is approached. In Revit what you typically do is you…place objects in a general location and then you refine the placement of those…objects over time. So I call this sketch and then modify.…So in this movie we're going to talk about temporary dimensions.…And temporary dimensions is a process that we use to take our roughly placed objects…and modify their positions to a more precise location.…So what I have here on screen is a file called temporary dims And this is just a…copy of the completed grid layout from the previous movie.…
The grids here have been placed in rough locations, but I want to start controlling…these grids in a very precise way. I want the measurement of the grid lines…to the face of the walls to be controlled very precisely, for example.…And I can do that in variety of ways in (INAUDIBLE), and the first way I want to…share with you is using temporary dimensions.…So I'm going to start by selecting grid line a.…
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
Advanced Modeling in Revit Architecturewith Paul F. Aubin7h 17m Intermediate
Rendering with Revit Architecture 2012with Paul F. Aubin4h 26m Intermediate
Revit Architecture: The Family Editorwith Paul F. Aubin6h 41m Intermediate
Designing a House in Revit Architecturewith Brian Myers6h 57m 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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