Toggle switches in Revit can enhance the control that you have over your work because they let you select and work with different objects on your screen. You can use the feature to choose individual elements, such as a floor plan or your project's landscaping. Learn how understanding selection toggles lets you leverage the full features or Revit in this online tutorial.
…We have lots of control over the way that…objects are selected in our Revit models and we have…several toggle switches that control specific kinds of selections…and I'd like to talk about that feature right now.…It's important to talk about them now because we…want to get the settings in their default state, and…then we'll talk about them in more detail when…we get to the chapters that discuss the specific features.…So I'm in a file called selection toggles, and I have a few features…in here that we haven't discussed yet,…such as a linked Revit file, which includes…these trees that you see out here, an underlay, which is another floor plan…that's sort of laid over this current…floor plan, and that's this gray information here.…
And then we have some column grids over here.…And we're going to talk about all of these in future movies.…The selection toggles is what I want to focus on right now.…We can find those in two locations in the interface.…So the first area is down here in the lower right-hand corner of the screen.…
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?
Revit Architecture: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 17m Intermediate
Revit Architecture 2012: Renderingwith 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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