Chapter 19. Annotating Your Model

No set of documents is complete without annotations to describe the drawings. Even when you are working in BIM and have a digital parametric model, you will need to provide annotated documents by adding dimensions, tags, text, and notes to the drawings, thus making communication of the design to the owner, contractor, and design team clearer and more informative.

In this chapter, you'll learn to:

  • Annotate views

  • Use schedule keys

  • Leverage tags

  • Understand shared parameters

  • Add text and keynotes

Annotating Views

In any set of documents, showing geometry alone isn't sufficient to communicate all the information a builder or fabricator needs in order to construct the building. Annotations assist in clearly describing your ...

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