Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding text, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
In this movie, we'll add some text notes to our drawings.…There comes a point in your projects where your model is at a level of completion…where you want to begin adding some notes, to clarify design intent or to prepare the…drawing for printing. So, in this movie, we're going to look at…the simple text tools that we have available in Revit to help us do that.…So, I'm in a file called text and I'm just looking at an Elevation view.…If I go to the Annotate tab, I can locate the Text tool right here.…Now, the shortcut is T+X and you can also find it on the Quick Access toolbar.…Now, I'm going to accept all the defaults for right now.…Just simply click a point where I want to start placing the note and type in what I…want to say. Now, to complete the note you actually…click next to the note. Don't press Enter or Escape, a lot of…times people make that mistake. If you do, it'll actually cancel the…command, you won't have any note. So, you want to click next to it, to…complete the note. And you'll see the note appear on the…
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: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 16m 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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