Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014: No Experience Required by Eric Wing

By Eric Wing

Study Revit structure with an interesting, real-world non-stop step by step tutorial

This Autodesk reliable Press booklet is helping you turn into expert with Autodesk's renowned construction details modeling software program utilizing an leading edge non-stop instructional. It covers every one part of designing, documenting, and offering a four-story workplace construction, a real-world undertaking you may anticipate to come across at the task. Concise factors, targeted examples, step by step directions, and an interesting hands-on educational make this Autodesk professional Press consultant the best strategy to study Revit Architecture.

Expert writer Eric Wing, first introduces the interface and Revit conventions after which strikes at once into construction modeling. You'll learn how to position partitions, doorways, and home windows, paintings with structural grids, beams, and foundations; upload textual content and dimensions, and use dimensions as a layout device. because the construction takes form, you'll observe the right way to generate development documentation, create schedules, think of web site concerns, and use Revit's rendering features.

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To the left of this toolbar is the Revit Application Icon. Clicking this icon gives you access to more Revit functions that will be covered later in the book. One great icon that I like to have docked on the Quick Access toolbar is the Select Objects (or Modify) icon. I like to add this icon as shown in the following graphic. Right Click Now that you can see how the Ribbon and the tabs flow together, let’s look at another feature in the Ribbon panels that allows you to reach beyond the immediate Revit interface.

35). F I G U R E 1 . 3 3 : The View Control bar controls the graphical view of your model. F I G U R E 1 . 3 4 : The Scale menu allows you to change the scale of your view. F I G U R E 1 . 3 5 : The Detail Level control allows you to set different view levels for the current view. 25 26 Chapter 1 • The Autodesk Revit World If you want more graphical information with this view, select Fine. To see how the view is adjusted using this control, follow these steps: 1. Click the detail level icon, and choose Fine.

Press the Esc key. 3. Select one of the walls in the model—it doesn’t matter which one. 4. Right-click the wall. 5. 29. 6. 30. F I G U R E 1 . 2 9 : You can select any item in Revit and create a similar object by right-clicking and selecting Create Similar. N O T E When you right-click an item, you can choose to repeat the last command. You can now also select all items that are only in the current view. The Revit Interface F I G U R E 1 . 3 0 : Just because you started the command from the view window doesn’t mean you can ignore your options.

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