Chapter 6. Components and Families


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.


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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