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

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Adding Detail Components to Families

Earlier in this chapter, you investigated how to embellish a view by adding detail components, detail lines, and other elements. By doing so, you not only made the detail you were working with more complete, but you also added content to the model that could be reused in other details. Combining these principles, you can extend this theory to family creation where you can modify 3D families to include elements from 2D details.

Since you have the ability to change the level of view detail from Coarse to Medium to Fine within your project, you can use these settings in connection with detail components to modify families and add even more versatility to them. You can begin embedding detail components into the ...

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