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Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2011: No Experience Required by Eric Wing

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Chapter 12. Detailing

Simply put, if detailing does not work, then you will use Revit only as a schematic design application. It is imperative that you can detail in Revit efficiently. When firms fail in the attempt to use Revit, it is because of detailing. In fact, many of you who have bought this book may jump straight to this chapter. And why is that? It is because many people (this author included) buy into the concept of really cool 3D perspectives and one-button modeling.

  • Working with line weights

  • Drafting on top of the detail

  • Adding notes

  • Creating blank drafting views

Working with Line Weights

Once we understand Revit, we find out immediately that the real hurdle in getting it to work lies in the detailing. Sure, you can cut sections and create ...

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