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Introducing Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2011 by Beau Turner, Patrick Davis, Charlie Busa, Stephen Stafford

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Chapter 2. Views

Views are an essential part of your building project. Revit is essentially a large database, and many of your projects will consist of a single model/file (unlike AutoCAD projects that can consist of hundreds of drawing views). For this single model to work effectively, you need a system to create different views of your building project. With Revit's view tools, you create views of your model—such as floor plans, ceiling plans, detail views, section views, schedules—to graphically display that information.

The views that you create display specific information related to your building project, and Revit provides you with view property controls to choose what information is represented and how it is represented.

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