Creating Schedules

Revit allows you to instantly schedule an item based on a database. A door, for example, already has most of the information you need built into it. Didn't it seem funny that when you placed a door in the model, it was automatically tagged with a sequential door number? This is the power of BIM. We're now going beyond 3D.

Schedules don't stop at doors and windows in Revit. You can schedule almost any item that goes into the model. Along with schedules comes the ability to quantify materials and areas. You can even create a schedule for the sole purpose of changing items in the model. In Revit, it's always a two-way street.

The first topic we'll tackle is creating the most common of the schedules in architecture: the door schedule. ...

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