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Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2015: Autodesk Official Press by Daniel Morrison, Simon Whitbread, Don Bokmiller

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Chapter 6Parameters

The Autodesk® Revit® platform is sometimes referred to as a parametric change engine. Parameters are the very core of what makes Revit MEP such a powerful design and modeling tool. Parameters hold the computable data that defines the properties of not only model components but also everything that makes up a Revit project. They are the characteristics of all elements of a Revit project that ultimately determine behavior, appearance, performance, and information.

Parameters and properties are often considered synonymous, but it is the parameters that hold the information we store in elements; they determine the properties of a component. Properties may be static, but parameters allow for change to be propagated throughout ...

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