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rlabib
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I need to draw a simple family for a life safety plan

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01-23-2013 10:51 AM

I need to draw a very simple family as shown in attached picture , that has only two parameters (EXIST and EXIST ) , can anyone tell what family should I start with?

 

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Re: I need to draw a simple family for a life safety plan

01-25-2013 07:36 AM in reply to: rlabib

I believe that this would best be accomplished with two separate Line-Based Detail Item families. You could then create a schedule to report the distances and Exit #. You could use the Comments parameter to enter a designation value so that each instance of this report can be separated (filtered by the schedule) and thus have it's own schedule.

 

Here is a related thread with more info on how to accomplish this:

http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Revit-Architecture/Drawing-exit-path-from-rooms-to-exit-door/...

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Re: I need to draw a simple family for a life safety plan

01-25-2013 08:08 AM in reply to: rlabib

Here is an article from Revit wikihelp that covers this topic.

 

http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Revit/enu/Community/Examples/Two_Pick_Family_to_Calculate_Fire_Exit_Dis...



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