Orthographic views in Revit are generated from the 3D model using a variety of rules…derived from conventional architectural drafting.…When it comes to plan views, architectural drafting convention treats a plan as…basically a horizontal section. Cutting the building at a pre-determined…height above the floor, and looking down into the model.…Naturally there are many other rules and abstractions applied to the graphics to…achieve an acceptable floor plan. However, the concept of the cut plane is…used quite literally in Revit. In this movie, we're going to look at the…View Range feature which incorporates the cut plane and a few other settings.…And I'm in a file here called View Range in order for us to do that.…
So I'm looking at the level one floor plan view, and it has all of the default View…Range settings applied to it. Now let's start with where we can find the…View Range settings. So if you look at your Properties pallete,…make sure it says floor plan over here, and scroll down.…And under the Extents grouping you will find the View Range with an Edit button.…
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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