An interesting thing about Revit is the fact that you can model 3D items in a 2D environment. In this video, learn how to create a line-based family and add it to a model.
- [Instructor] What I like about Revit … is the fact you can model three D items … in a two D environment. … What I mean by that is in a family, … we can simultaneously add two D graphics … while underlying true three D objects. … This video will have us modeling an annotation symbol, … then we'll create a line based family and attitude model. … So to get started, let's jump into Revit. … Under Families we'll go New. … New family templates then we go to English Imperial, … and you go to Annotations. … I'm going to find Generic Annotation. I'll click open. … And slick my text that's there. … I'm going to hit delete … on my create tab, … click the line button … on the draw panel, click circle. … Let's get a radius. … Let's got three 30 seconds of an inch. … Remember this is an annotative family. … So it's going to scale up and down. … Zoom into here. I'm going to pick that center point. … I'm going to hit escape a couple of times … now on the create tab, let's go a line … on the drop panel. Let's click art, start and radius. …
- 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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