Not every lintel is the same. This video focuses on opening a lintel that you previously made, but this time make some enhancements using an if statement invisibility parameter.
- [Narrator] Not every lintel is the same. … Many lintels are similar, though. … In the dark days of AutoCAD, … we used to keep redrawing these things … and have separate blocks for each imaginal configuration, … not in rabbit. … This video will focus on opening a lintel, … we previously made, … but this time we'll make some enhancements … using an if statement invisibility parameter. … Under families, let's go open. … Browse where you're keeping your exercise files. … I'm going to grab my lintel-opening.rfa, … let's click open. … Now the first thing I want to do … is going to be a little confusing, … but I think it will explain itself as we go. … Let's create a new family type. … So under properties, … let's click on family types. … Let's click on new parameter. … We have a plate thickness parameter, … I want to make it plate size parameter. … It'll be a tight parameter length. … We'll click, okay. … Let's match the plate thickness to one half inch … and you'll see in a minute why we're doing this. …
- 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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