Chapter 6. Components and Families

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Chapter Objectives

Learn how to add and modify Components in your project.

Understand and use System Families.

Understand and use Component Families.

Understand and use In-Place Families.

Understand and use Loadable Families.

Use the Family Editor.

Add Family Parameters.

Introduction

A Family is a collection of objects called types. A family groups elements with a common set of parameters, identical use, and similar graphical representation. Different types within a family may have different values of some or all parameters, but the set of parameters—their names and their meanings—are the same. ...

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