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Introducing Revit® Architecture 2009: BIM for Beginners by Eddy Krygiel, Tatjana Dzambazova, Greg Demchak

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Chapter 5. Modifying Elements

Once you've started modeling with Revit, you'll probably need to make changes to the model as your design evolves and becomes more refined. You'll need to move, mirror, and array elements; change properties of elements; apply different graphics to various elements; and even hide and unhide elements. This is where the editing tools and graphic override features come into play. The basics of these tools will be explained in this chapter.

This chapter reviews the essential modification tools available in Revit. Topics we'll cover include:

  • Standard editing tools

  • Additional editing tools

  • Graphic and visual overrides

Standard Editing Tools

This section describes some of the standard editing tools in Revit. For each of these tools, ...

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