Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding detail components, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
In this movie, we'll continue working on our detail and we'll look at detail components.…Detail components are two dimensional families that represent model objects.…Now, they're two dimensional and they're view specific.…And this is important to understand. You can create very detailed versions of…Elements that represent model objects. But, because they're two dimensional, and…because they're view specific, they only show in the view that you draw them in.…In the detail view in this case. And that allows you to keep the overall…size of your model, manageable, and not have a lot of details created in the 3D…model that don't really give you any benefit.…
So, let's take a look at the process of placing detail components.…I'm in a file called detail components and I'm looking at my stair landing detail…which is a section cut through the landing here.…So let's zoom in a little bit like so, and I'll start with a really simple detail component.…We're going to look at a brake line object, so I'm going to go to the Annotate tab.…
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
Revit Architecture: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 16m Intermediate
Revit Architecture: The Family Editorwith Paul F. Aubin6h 40m 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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