Using profile families


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Using profile families

So far all of the families we've created in the course have used generic model templates. We either had our free standing generic model or our face based generic model. In this movie, I'd like to talk about profiles. Now a profile is actually not a 3D template. A profile is a two dimensional family. And the purpose of a profile is it allows you to define a 2D shape that you want to use to create 3D form. Now, I'm in a file here called Forms, and it's included with the exercise files, and it has one each of the five forms we can create in the Family Editor.

So if we look at the Create tab, we can create Extrusions, Blends, Revolves, Sweeps, and Swept Blends. And so right here I have an extrusion, a blend, a revolve, a sweep, and a swept blend. Now on purpose, I made this sweep look exactly like this extrusion, and I made this swept blend look exactly like this blend. And the reason I did that is to kind of make the point that even though we have the five shapes, it's possible that th...

Using profile families
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Using profile families provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Paul F. Aubin as part of the Revit: Family Curves and Formulas

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CAD
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Revit
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