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Doors: Creating your own Door Family: Part 3

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Please Note: If you're new to Revit, you may be interested in my "Beginner's Guide to Revit Architecture" 84 part video tutorial training course. The course is 100% free with no catches or exclusions. You don't even need to sign-up. Just enjoy the course and drop me line if you found it useful. The full course itinerary can be viewed here

 

 

Welcome to the third part in this series of articles in which we explain how to create your own Door Family using the Family Editor, in Revit Architecture. If you have missed the previous parts in this series, you may wish to start here.

 

 

In this article we are going to create the door frame and architrave for our door family. We will add some more Reference Planes to control the solid geometry that we are going to create. And we will also add some Parameters to control one of the dimensions of our door frame.

 

So where did we leave off in the previous article? Well, we just go as far as taking a look at the stock Metric Door template and deleting the included architraves. Here’s what we have at this stage….

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Openings: By Face

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In this article we are going to look at the Revit Architecture tool “Openings: By Face”. We will see where the tool is located, how it is used (with a quick step-by-step example) and then finally talk about some situations in which you may need to use this tool.

The “Openings: By Face” tool can be found on the “Home” menus, in the “Openings” tab….

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It's been a long time!

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I really cant believe it was the 19 March 2013 that I last published an article on Revit Zone. Well, I can believe it actually- I only have to look at the date of the article below this one. So to all readers (both new and old): I am still here and what's more- I'm back with a vengeance!

So if I haven't been posting on Revit Zone, what exactly have I been doing with my time? And why am I back, now? And what's does the future hold for Revit Zone? For the answers to all these, just "read more"

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Levels: 2D and 3D Extents explained

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In this article we are going to take a look at how 2D and 3D Extents work in relation to Levels. And you probably know what I’m going to say next! Rather than just repeating the theory, we are going to use a simple building example in order to convey the principle.

 

 

 

Hopefully by now, you are conversant and comfortable with the general concept of Levels within Revit. If you need a quick refresher on Levels in general, you may wish to read this article first before proceeding.

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Doors: Creating your own Door Family: Part 1

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Welcome to the Revit Zone series of articles on creating your own Door family. In this 7 part series we are going to take you through (step-by-step) everything you need to know in order to create your own bespoke Door Families, within Revit Architecture.

 

 

Part 1: Introduction / Table of Contents)

 

This series of articles will focus specifically on creating your own custom door family. However, the concepts and principles that we will discuss and utilise as we work our way through, will be applicable to many different types of families and elements. Time and again with Revit, the same set of tools and concepts are used to create anything that you can imagine.

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