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Mastering: Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2011 by James Vandezande, Phil Read, Eddy Krygiel

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Chapter 4. Configuring Templates and Standards

In this chapter we discuss how to configure and manage graphic standards through the development and use of a project template. Such templates can be rich with information that goes beyond the out-of-the-box content provided by Autodesk. We will present proven methods for establishing template settings and content as well as explain how the reuse of work will increase productivity with each successive project.

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Define settings for graphic quality and consistency

  • Organize views for maximum efficiency

  • Create custom annotation families

  • Start a project with a custom template

  • Develop a template management strategy

Introducing Project Templates

Like many other programs, Revit ...

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