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Revit® Architecture 2010: No Experience Required™ by Eric Wing

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Chapter 4. Working with the Revit Tools

  • Using edit commands to modify a model

  • Mastering tools to align and constrain geometry

  • Employing tools to merge different wall types together

You can get only so far with allowing a computer application to place architectural components into a model. At some point, the application needs to be flexible enough to enable users to employ their own set of drafting and modifying tools, thus allowing the architect or designer the freedom to create their own architecture and construction procedures. Revit Architecture does provide the basic modify and edit commands — which are quite common if you have experience with other drafting applications such as AutoCAD — but with a little more flair and some differences in procedure ...

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