Sometimes you need to create a family, using the surrounding geometry available to you in the model. An in-place family model, just like a family you would make using as a template.
- [Instructor] Now that we have … a Stepped Footing family created, … what I'd like to do in this video … is model the foundation wall. … Then, I'm going to edit the profile to step that footing down. … We'll load our Stepped Footing family in … and see how it interacts with the existing wall … and the existing footing. … Perfect. … Under FAMILIES, let's go Open, … browse to where you're keeping your Exercise Files. … I'm going to go to Chapter-02. … I'm going to grab my Stepped Footing family. … Then I'll click Open. … Again, we can see our family. … So, if we select it, make sure our material's mapped out. … Hit Escape a couple times. … Make sure that it's Work Plane-Based. … Everything's looking good. … Let's go to the File tab. … Let's go to New. … Let's go to Project. … We'll use our Imperial Structural Template. … Click OK. … Now, by default, in the project browser, … I happen to be in Level 2. … That's fine. … On my Structure tab, click the Wall button, … and let's click the type selector drop down …
- Creating parameters
- Creating extrusions and sweeps
- Cutting voids
- Building stepped-footing and other foundation families
- Creating columns
- Modeling trenches
- Adding framing
- Creating joist bridging details
- Working with metals
- Creating tags and annotations
- Printing sheets
- Creating trusses
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Basic Families
2. Foundation Families
3. Framing and Metals
4. Detailing and Annotations
5. Sheets and Printing
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