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

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Chapter 13. Detailing

This chapter concentrates on detailing functions such as detail components and detail lines. We'll also cover how to create a typical details library so that you can systematically develop, store, and reuse your Revit drafting views in a standardized fashion. Since drafting views have no connection to the model, they can be saved and inserted from project to project.

In this chapter, we'll examine the following:

  • Detail and drafting views

  • Component symbol fundamentals

  • Detailing tools

  • Creating and managing detail libraries

Detail and Drafting Views

Detail views are those that are directly cut from the model and show modeled elements, whether it is a section or an elevation or a plan view. Within those views, you must configure the ...

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