Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the exercise files, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
If you're a a premium member of the lynda.com online training library, you have access to the exercise files used throughout this course. The exercise files are located in a folder which I've placed on my Desktop, that folder contains a subfolder for each of the chapters in the course. You open a particular folder for a chapter and you will find a series of Revit files in that folder. In some cases, you will find some additional files that are not Revit format. You'll be instructed on what to do with those files in each of the movies that use them. There's one more folder here called Links and it contains a single revit file called Building Site. That file is referenced by the projects in many of the other folders. There's really nothing for you to do in the Links folder. Just keep that file there in the same relative location and the other projects will find it.
If you're a monthly or annual subscriber to lynda.com you don't have access to the exercise files, but you can follow along in your own work. So let's get started.
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
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Revit Architecture: The Family Editorwith Paul F. Aubin6h 40m Intermediate
Designing a House in Revit Architecturewith Brian Myers6h 56m 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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