Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with imperial vs. metric units, part of Revit Templates: System Settings.
- In this movie, we're going to look…at issues regarding units in your Revit projects.…I have actually two project files open onscreen,…I have Units Imperial on the left…and I have Units Metric on the right,…and both of them contain a simple…wall and door, just for conversation purposes.…As you can see, the wall on the left hand side…is eight inches thick and the door is three feet wide,…and on the right hand side, the door is…915 millimeters and the wall is 200 millimeters thick.…To see the Units setting, we go to the Manage tab.…
I go over here to Manage, and I click on the…Project Units command, shortcut for that is u+m,…that will take me to the Project Units dialog.…Now we're going to focus on the length units,…but there's actually several different units…that you can configure in a project.…So you want to consider area and volume,…and all of these different unit measurement systems…that you're likely to use.…Also, there's different disciplines.…Currently, I'm in the Common Discipline,…this includes architectural, and…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
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Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started
2. Overall Settings
3. Layered Hosts
4. Nonlayered System Families
5. Other Template Settings
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