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Cut with Voids When Loaded

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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

 

If you've started to experiment with making your own custom components using Revit's Family Editor, you may have seen that the Model-based (as opposed to the Annotation-based) Family Template files contain a parameter called "Cut with Voids When Loaded"
In this short article we are going to take a look at exactly what this parameter does; and when it would be appropriate to utilise it.
First of all I create a section of floor in the Project Environment. It really doesn't  matter what Floor Type we use, I just want to have something in the Project that will be cut by our Family, once we load it and place an instance. So here is our floor....
 

Displacement Sets in Revit Architecture

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Displacement Sets are a fairly recent addition to Revit- but a very welcome one. They allow you to create an exploded 3D view of part your model- in order to show how the assembly goes together.

For a full tutorial on how Displacement Sets works (using a simple example), please see my article on BIMscape's website.

 

 

Are your Levels Black or Blue?

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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

 

 

Ever wondered why most of your Level Heads are Blue, whilst the odd one or two are Black?

 

Then let me explain....

 

   

New for 2016: "The Complete Beginners Guide to Autodesk Revit Architecture" Course

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The most comprehensive, in-depth and complete Beginner's Guide to Autodesk Revit Architecture; to be found anywhere! If you like the teaching style of the tutorials here at Revit Zone, you'll enjoy all 84 parts of my FREE online Course over at BIMscape.com. Some people prefer to read their tutorials, some like to watch them- so I've provided both mediums. Read AND watch every aspect that a novice needs to know about the world's no.1 BIM-authoring software.

 

For full details of this FREE 84 part video & written tutorial course, please click here

 

Enjoy the course!

Kind regards,

Ian

 

Doors: Creating your own Door Family: Part 7

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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 final part in this series of articles in which we have explained 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 take a very quick overview of all the key concepts that we have covered in the previous 6 parts. I’m not going to go in to detail here, as we did that in the respective sections. What I would like you to take away from this article is a thorough understanding of the key concepts, the thought processes and overall workflow.

Read more: Doors: Creating your own Door Family: Part 7

   

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