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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press by Tessa Reist Hathorn, Tobias Hathorn, Ryan Duell

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Chapter 6Modifying Families

Now that you have added a number of families to your project and the design has progressed, you'll often find it necessary to modify the families. Sometimes swapping out a generic family component for one that is more specific is the best solution. 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'll learn to:

  • Modify family categories
  • Edit component families
  • Edit the insertion and room calculation points
  • Edit profile families
  • Place and modify detail components
  • Edit a title block family
  • Place and ...

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