Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Completing the family, part of Revit Architecture 2013 Essential Training.
So our pool table family is basically complete. …It could use a few finishing touches, …so in this movie I would like to add a few more little details to the pool table, and …then the real test is to load it into a project and make sure that it's behaving in the project environment. …So the first thing is is pool tables usually have that very recognizable green felt on the surface, …so here in the 3D View, I'm going to come in here and locate the Extrusion object that …we're using for the playing surface.…
And there's a few ways you can do this next thing. …I'm going to just do it the simplest way, and that is to come over to the Properties palette …and locate the Materials and Finishes item. And you could see here that it currently says By Category. …Now I like to affectionately refer to By Category as gray cardboard. …So the entire Pool Table right now is this gray cardboard material. …All we have to do is click in there, click the small Browse button, and that will open …up the Material Browser. …
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- Introducing building information modeling (BIM)
- Adding levels, grids, and columns to set up a project
- Creating building layouts with walls, doors, and windows
- Modifying wall types and properties
- Working with DWG files and CAD inserts
- Adding rooms
- Adding curtain grids, mullions, and panels
- Using cutaway views
- Generating schedules and tags
- Adding callouts such as text and symbols
- Understanding families
- Outputting files, including DWF and PDF files
Skill Level Beginner
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
7. Complex Walls
8. Visibility and Graphic Controls
10. Schedules and Tags
11. Annotation and Details
12. The Basics of Families
13. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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