Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Using reference planes, parameters, and constraints, part of Revit Architecture 2013 Essential Training.
In this movie, we are going to look at reference planes, parameters, and constraints. …We're in a file called Pool Table V1, and this was created from the Furniture family template, …and we're creating our own piece of custom family content here. …If you've been following along and you want to continue in your own file, you can do that, …or you can open the one I've provided here: Pool Table V1. …Now I've got my four windows tiled onscreen and if you want to learn how I did that, you …can look at the previous movie again. And I've got the Floor Plan: Reference Level active, …and that's where I'm going to start.…
Over here on the Create tab, on the Datum panel, we have a Reference Plane button. …Now there's also Reference Line, so make sure you are choosing Reference Plane. The shortcut is R+P. …And what I want to do here is lay out four reference planes in the plan view to kind …of describe a rectangular shape. …So the first one I'm going to do right about here, parallel, running horizontally. …
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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