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Mastering Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2012 by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel, Phil Read

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Editing Elements Interactively

Revit provides a range of options to interactively edit elements in the model. The most obvious is to select elements to drag on the screen or use the blue control grips to extend walls, lines, shape faces, and region boundaries; however, you often need more precise ways of moving and copying objects. Let's look at some ways to do this.

Moving Elements

You can move elements in several ways, ranging from choosing traditional tools to using intelligent dimensions that appear on the fly when you select elements. Become familiar with each method and determine what is best for your workflow.

USING TEMPORARY DIMENSIONS

You have likely noticed by now that dimensions appear when elements are selected or newly modeled in ...

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