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

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Chapter 5. Dimensioning and Annotating

  • Adding dimensions to a model

  • Modifying dimensions

  • Using dimensions as a layout tool

  • Constraining dimensions

  • Placing text and annotations

The principle topic of this chapter is the ability to dimension and annotate a model. Once the novelty of having a really "cool" model in 3D wears off, it is time to buckle down and produce some bid documents. This is where Revit needs to prove itself in terms of functionality. You should ask yourself, "Is Revit capable of producing drawings consistent with what is acceptable to national standards, and more importantly, my company's standards? And if so, how do I get to this point?" These are the questions the owners and managers are going to be asking you. (If you are, in fact, ...

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