Understanding families


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Understanding families

The subject of creating Revit family content could take an entire training series in itself. However, a Revit Essentials class would not be complete without at least some coverage of the topic. So with this in mind, we're going to use this chapter to go through the process of building our own custom Revit model family. There are a few key steps that you want to keep in mind when you're building your own families, so let's kind of walk through the process. First, you want to plan. Plan carefully. You need to know what you want your family to do. Don't just dive in without a plan. Think about it, maybe take some notes, do a little sketching, but know what you want your family to do: what behaviors you want it to have, and how you want it to act in the project.

Number two, use a good template file. There are several template files that ship with the product, and each one has certain behaviors that are built in. Those behaviors get imparted to your family when you c...

Understanding families
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Understanding families provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Paul F. Aubin as part of the Revit Architecture 2013 Essential Training

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