Chapter 1Exploring the User Interface

The Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2016 software is similar to the majority of the software produced by Autodesk in that it uses a ribbon interface. This allows for not just ease of access to the tools needed for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) design and modeling but also a familiarity between those different software packages, making the transition between them easier.

Although this book is titled Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016, having a good knowledge of where tools are located and how to access the commands easily is the best way to efficiently use the software, so I included this chapter on the user interface. Improvements and changes have been made to the user interface for this version through ...

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