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Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2012 Essentials: AUTODESK OFFICIAL TRAINING GUIDE by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel, Phil Read

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CHAPTER 7

Modifying Families

Now that you have added a number of families to your Revit project and the design has progressed, you'll often find it necessary to modify the families. Sometimes swapping out a less-detailed family component for one that is more exact and correct is the best solution (and in some cases opening it and modifying it slightly). In other cases, it's simply a matter of opening the component family that you started with and tweaking the geometry to better fit your design. Either solution is viable—which you choose depends on the result that is better for your design process.

In this chapter, you learn the following skills:

  • Editing view display and detail level
  • Changing the family category
  • Modifying family geometry

Editing ...

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