Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a new family from a template, part of Revit Architecture 2016 Essential Training (Imperial).
- Okay, so let's get started creating…our first piece of Revit Family content.…It all starts with the choice of template,…so that will be the first thing…we're gonna look at here in this movie.…I don't have any files open on screen,…I'm just looking at the Revit Recent Files screen.…And we have two ways we can create our new Family,…we can do it down here in the Families area…of the Recent Files screen,…or you can use the big R, the application menu,…highlight New, and choose Family.…So you either choose it there…or you click this New link right here,…either one will get you to the same place.…
In both cases you will be…in the New Family Select Template File dialog…and the easiest way to understand what we've got here…is to select the first item…and then use the arrow keys on your keyboard…to kind of quickly page through several of these items.…And you'll notice over on the Preview there on the right…there's a lot of difference between…each one of these Family Templates,…so there's several things going on here,…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
Paul also shows advanced techniques for modeling stairs, complex walls, and partially obscured building elements, as well as adding rooms and solid geometry. Finally, discover how to annotate your drawing so all the components are perfectly understood, and learn how to output sheets to DWF, PDF, or AutoCAD.
- Understanding BIM and the Revit element hierarchy
- Navigating views
- Creating a new project from a template
- Adding walls, doors, and windows
- Adding plumbing fixtures and other components
- Linking AutoCAD DWG files
- Rotating and aligning Revit links
- Working with footprint and extrusion roofs
- Adding openings
- Adding railings and extensions to stairs
- Creating stacked and curtain walls
- Hiding and isolating objects
- Adding rooms
- Creating schedule views and tags
- Adding text and dimensions
- Creating new families
- Using reference planes, parameters, and constraints
- Plotting and creating a PDF
Skill Level Beginner
Revit Architecture: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 16m Intermediate
Revit Architecture: The Family Editorwith Paul F. Aubin6h 40m Intermediate
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
8. Complex Walls
9. Visibility and Graphic Controls
11. Schedules and Tags
12. Annotation and Details
13. The Basics of Families
14. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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