Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding file formats, part of Revit Architecture 2013 Essential Training.
I'd like to take a quick moment to talk to you about file format issues.…I've got a page open here from the Autodesk WikiHelp and it's talking about…backward compatibility with Revit.…It's really important that you understand that each release of Revit is a new file format.…So what I mean by that is if you're working in Revit 2013, you can't collaborate…back and forth with the user who is using a previous release.…So all of the members of the project team have to be on a 2013 release, they…don't all have to be on Revit Architecture.…You can have different members of the team on Revit Architecture, or Revit…Structure, or Revit MEP or even the complete product Revit that includes…all three disciplines.…
It's just that everyone has to be on the 2013 version.…If you take a 2012 file for example and upgrade it to 2013, there's no way to…save it back again to 2013.…So it's really important that everybody on the team understand that and the…easiest solution is to just have a team meeting at the start of the project and…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- Introducing building information modeling (BIM)
- Adding levels, grids, and columns to set up a project
- Creating building layouts with walls, doors, and windows
- Modifying wall types and properties
- Working with DWG files and CAD inserts
- Adding rooms
- Adding curtain grids, mullions, and panels
- Using cutaway views
- Generating schedules and tags
- Adding callouts such as text and symbols
- Understanding families
- Outputting files, including DWF and PDF files
Skill Level Beginner
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
7. Complex Walls
8. Visibility and Graphic Controls
10. Schedules and Tags
11. Annotation and Details
12. The Basics of Families
13. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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