As previously mentioned, parameters drive a model. So the first type of parameter to explore is a family parameter.
- [Instructor] Let's talk about Parameters, shall we? … This is where Revit separates from the pack. … And why is that, you ask? … Well I'll tell you. … It's within the parameter … that all of our information is stored. … You've seen the presentation, I'm sure. … The one where the sales person … has that silly Bin graph up there, … that shows how easy it is to go … from design, to construction, to facility management. … Well, that's what gets us there. … It's the parameter. … Basically the parameter store our information … not only in the family but in the project itself. … It drives the functionality again of not just the family … but of the entire project. … We're able to use mathematical expressions … to combine parameters to give us the output that we need. … It's actually physically embedded in the software … which means we don't need a programming language … to figure out how to use it. … See, we don't need to learn a new programming language … to make Revit do what we want. … We can use the tools that Revit gave us …
- 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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