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

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Chapter 17. Creating Families

As you are probably becoming acutely aware, having the right content will make or break a Revit project. I am sure you are also acutely aware that, other than the content that Autodesk has provided and the content you downloaded from this book's web page, you don't have anywhere near the amount of content you need to start a project! That being said, it is time to buckle down and dig into how Revit works, and see how having adjustable, parametric families will turn you into a Revit fan for life.

  • Creating a basic family

  • Using a complex family to create an arched door

  • Creating an in-place family

Creating a Basic Family

The first item we will tackle is how to create a basic family. We will start with the creation of a wall ...

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