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

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Chapter 10. Annotations

No set of documents is complete without annotations that add textual or numeric descriptions to the drawings. The need to add dimensions, tags, and text notes to aid in the communicating design intent is still very much a part of the BIM workflow; and Revit is designed to support that workflow with some very intelligent, bidirectional annotation tools.

Topics we'll cover include:

  • Annotating your project

  • Understanding and adding tags

  • Dimensions

  • Adding text and keynotes

Annotating Your Project

In any set of documents, showing geometry alone isn't sufficient to communicate all the information a builder or fabricator needs to construct the building. Tags, keynotes, text, and dimensions all need to be added to the drawing in order ...

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