Chapter 12

Detailing

Simply put, if detailing doesn’t work, then you’ll use the Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software only as a schematic design application. It’s imperative that you can detail efficiently in Revit. When firms fail in their attempt to use Revit, it’s because of detailing. In fact, many who have bought this book may jump straight to this chapter. And why is that? It’s because many people (including me) buy into the concept of really cool 3D perspectives and one-button modeling.

  • Working with line weights
  • Drafting on top of the detail
  • Adding notes
  • Creating blank drafting views

Working with Line Weights

When you understand Revit, you find out immediately that the real hurdle in getting it to work lies in the detailing. Sure, you ...

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