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

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Creating and Using Groups

It's easy to think of groups kind of like blocks (if you have an AutoCAD background) or cells (if you have a MicroStation background), but groups can be much more. Yes, they're great at maintaining repetition within your Revit project. But there are some major differences:

  • Creating groups is quite easy. And whether it's a 2D or 3D group, the insertion point for the group is easily defined and modified. The same can't be said of simple 2D blocks in other applications.
  • Updating groups is a breeze. It's easy and intuitive to modify a group after it's been created. Practically anyone on your team can do it, which means that design workflow will not bottleneck in your project team.
  • Copying groups throughout your project ...

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