In this movie we're going to look at model lines.…Model lines can be used for a variety of things, and they really are a very simple object.…They're actually a two dimensional object, but as their name implies, they are…considered part of the model. So, even though it's two dimensional line…work, it's going to show in any 3D view because Revit thinks of it as part of the model.…So, imagine that you're actually painting lines on the wall and you have a pretty…good idea of what a model line is intended for.…The example I'm going to show you is using a model line instead of actually modeling…three dimensional geometry. In the movie where we looked at sweeps and…reveals, we saw that a reveal could curve away from form of a wall.…
It may be tempting to use reveals for smaller scale details things like control…joints and very small indentations on the wall.…And while it seems like a pretty good idea at the time, on a small project, you might…be able to get away with it, but on a larger project, the overhead that you…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- What is BIM?
- Understanding Revit element hierarchy
- Navigating views
- Creating a new project from a template
- Refining a layout with temporary dimensions
- 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
- Plotting and creating a PDF
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Is this course valid for all of the Revit architecture products? Are there any movies in this course that do not work in Revit LT?
A: This course is designed to work for anybody learning any of the Revit architecture products, including Autodesk Revit (available as part of the "Autodesk Building Design Suite"product), Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Autodesk Revit LT.
However, some individual movies in the course are not valid in Revit LT, due to the limited feature set of that application. Those movies are:
Chapter 3 - Accessing multi-user worksharing projects
Chapter 5 - Establishing shared coordinates
Chapter 6 - Using the shape editing tools to create a flat roof
Chapter 7 - Working with stairs
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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