Understanding tags


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Understanding tags

We've seen several example of tags already in many of the movies in this training series. In this movie, we will actually look at creating the tags. The tag basically asks the question of the object and then reports the result to the symbol onscreen. The same designation is often included in a field on the schedule, so that cross-references can be made. We can tag all sorts of objects, doors, windows, walls. So let's look at a few examples. I am in a file called Working with Tags. It's in the Chapter 10 folder. I am going to click on the Annotate tab, and on the Annotate tab we have a Tag panel, and we are going to start with the Tag by Category button.

You can see the shortcut for that is TG. Now, the way Tag by Category works is as you move your cursor around the screen, Revit will identify the item under your cursor and choose the appropriate tag for you. So you can see that if I am over a wall, I get this diamond tag. I get the pillbox if I am on a door. If I am over here on a wa...

Understanding tags
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Understanding tags provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Paul F. Aubin as part of the Revit Architecture 2011 Essential Training

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