Revit Architecture has a ribbon that appears as you create and modify elements within your workspace. You can use the feature to change the color, size, or shape of the different elements in your plan by using the convenient tabs. Understanding context ribbons gives you greater command over your work, and you'll have the chance to gain firsthand experience in this online tutorial.
…Context ribbon tabs appear on the ribbon…as you create and modify elements in Revit.…In this movie we will look at how to identify a context ribbon, when it…will appear, and the sorts of commands that you can expect to find on them.…In addition to context ribbon tabs, the Options bar gives…us feedbacks to options and commands as you execute them.…So we'll also take a look at this critical interface feature as well.…So I'm here in a file called Condo, and it's available with the exercise files.…If you watch the previous movie, we talked there about the ribbons in the QAT, and…as you can see my screen has a similar set of ribbon tabs across the top.…
The ribbon tab I want to focus on in this movie is the Modify tab.…So I'm going to move up here and I'm going to click on it.…And I want you to take a quick look at which…panels are available here on the Modify tab to start off with.…You can see on the far left we have our Properties and Clipboard, and…all the way over to the right we have Measure and Create and so on.…
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?
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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