Sometimes, you need symbols that are just that, symbol—nothing 3D about them. Learn how to create a simple annotation and drop it into your model.
- [Instructor] Sometimes we need symbols … that are just that, symbols. … Nothing 3D about them. … This video's objective is to create a simple annotation … and load it into a model. … And we're also going to add what's called a not parameter. … So, the not parameter will associate … with two visibility parameters that we're going to create. … Under families let's go new. … Browse to your region, let's go to annotations. … Let's just go to generic annotation, click open. … Select this note and delete it. … Now I'm just going to draw a box, … but I do want it centered around this reference plane. … So let's go to create, … let's go to line and notice we can make any 3D stuff. … On the draw panel is click pick lines … let's all set at a 16th of an inch. … 'Cause remember this is real size. … So 16th measurable distance offset to the left, … to the right … down … and up. … Skip a couple of times type tr for trim. … Let's trim it up. … Now if we select one of these lines, … notice the subcategory is generic annotations, …
- 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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