The dimensions play a very important role in the creation of a good, flexible family. After adding some reference planes, you can go ahead and add some dimensions.
- Dimensions play a very important role … in the creation of a good flexible family. … Without the dimensions in a family, … you have absolutely no control over anything … other than the current size … and shape of the family. … Dimensions also play an important role … in locking down portions … of your family you want to stay constant. … And they also control what control line … your family will be centered upon. … So by adding some reference planes … we'll go ahead and add some dimensions. … Let's jump into Revit. … Under families let's select new. … I'm going to browse to my region. … I'll go to English-Imperial. … Let's scroll down to generic model and click open. … Okay. Let's make some more reference planes. … I promise I won't make you keep doing … the same exact reference planes, … but it's good practice for here. … Select this middle reference plane, … the center left right, … right click and create similar. … On the drop panel, … click pick lines … for the offset we'll go one foot. …
- 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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