Revit Architecture

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Re: new user having a nightmare with Architecture

06-13-2012 11:34 AM in reply to: 3D-Modeler

3D-Modeler wrote:
"Regarding image size"

 "so you could have as many drawings"


"0.0 or the right term is point of origin"


"every image would come in at the same place"


"to increase accuracy" 


 "as you would in AutoCAD


I never used AutoCAD, and I never rejected the common notion that

knowing AutoCAD makes it hard to learn Revit, but I don't totally believe

that either. I believe you can learn to drive a car just as well even if all you

ever knew how to do was drive a motorcycle.


The very first thing I would tell someone learning to drive a car as they

sat behind the steering wheel ready to go, would be to forget about the



There is no need to bring in all these drawings to create elevations and

floorplans and sections, Revit creates all those automatically. You just

place the walls according to the footprint of the building as it is on some

line sketch and Revit creates everything else from there.


Maybe that is a little over-simplified, but start considering that that's how 

radically different Revit is from AutoCAD.


Start with an introduction to what Revit is.


I'm still with you though.





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