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Mastering Autodesk Revit MEP 2016: Autodesk Official Press by Simon Whitbread

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Chapter 22Details

With all the emphasis on using Autodesk® Revit® MEP 2016 as a design tool, it is easy to assume that it is weak when it comes to traditional drafting. Your projects do not need to be modeled to the smallest level of detail just because they can be. Many of the details that are used to convey design intent with traditional 2D drafting techniques can also be used on a Revit project. In fact, it is best to keep your model reasonably simple and handle the more detailed information with, well, details.

The transition to Revit can be difficult, because it may seem that you will have to abandon all the details you have accumulated over the years. However, you can use the CAD details you have in their native format directly in your ...

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