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1. User-defined fields that you add to multiple categories of elements - sheets - or views in a project. These ______ are specific to the project and cannot be shared with other projects. For example - you can create a ______ named Approved By for views
2. A 3D view that shows a building model in which all components are the same size - regardless of the camera's distance from them.
3. Part of the Revit interface that shows a logical hierarchy for all views - schedules - sheets - families - groups - and linked Revit models in the current project.
4. A linked set of lines or walls. When drawing walls or lines in a building model - you can simplify the process by drawing a ______. You can also select a ______ of lines or walls to manipulate them simultaneously.
Material Takeoff Schedule
5. A set of characteristics that define the line weight - line color - line pattern - and material for a category of model elements - annotation elements - or imported objects in a project.
6. Stairs that consist of one solid piece of material - such as concrete. In Revit Architecture - you can specify that stairs are ______ in the stair type properties. You can also specify the material for ______.
7. The graphic shape used to represent the end of a dimension - such as an arrow or a slash.
8. A model element that exists in 3D space and is visible in all views of a Revit project. You can use ______ to represent 3D geometry in a building design - such as cords or cables that secure a tarp. You can sketch straight - curved - arc - circular -
9. A component family that either has connectors or has the capability of hosting connectors that become functional when linked in a civil engineering application - such as AutoCAD Civil 3D.
10. An annotation that indicates the distance between 2 points or elements in a building model. In Revit Architecture - you can change the points or elements that are used as references for a ______. You can also control the gap between the ______ and th
11. A set of connected straight line segments. Polylines typically define open loops.
12. Coordinate plotting grids for non-planar surfaces. Plotting locations in a 3D space is based on an XYZ coordinate system - while 2D Space is based on an XY system. Since surfaces are not necessarily planar - the UVW coordinate system is used to plot
13. An open file format that is supported by many CAD applications. A ______ file is a text file that describes a 2D drawing. The text is not encoded or compressed - so ______ files are generally large. Revit Architecture can import and export DXF files.
DXF (Drawing Exchange Format)
14. A schedule (list) of all views in a project. The schedule includes the view parameters that you specify. You can use a ______ to manage the views in a project.
15. The proportional system used to represent objects in a drawing. In Revit Architecture - you can assign a different ______ to each view.
16. A Revit setting that determines the amount of geometry displayed in a view. ______ settings include coarse - medium - and fine - where coarse shows the least detail and fine shows the most detail. The following image illustrates the 3 ______ for a de
17. A set of spatial relationships in a building. For example - in an office building - you may want to distinguish between common space (such as lobbies - hallways - rest rooms - and kitchens) - office space - and storage. In an apartment building - you
18. A family of model elements that can be used to create subcomponents of a nested family. When you use ______ to create a nested family - you can select - tag - and schedule the individual subcomponents in a project. (If subcomponents are not from ____
19. Vegetation used to create a landscape around a building design. Revit Architecture provides a library of ______ families. You can also create or download additional plants.
20. A divided surface on which geometric shapes have been applied. These patterns become part of the surface and (depending on their shape) will require a specific number of grid cells when applied.
21. A master project file for a model on which multiple team members are working. The model can be subdivided into functional areas (worksets) - such as interior - exterior - and site. The ______ stores the current ownership information for all elements
22. A view-specific element that shows the size of an element or shows distances between elements or points in a building model. As you place an element - Revit Architecture displays temporary ______ so that you can place the element accurately. You can
23. An Autodesk product. ______ integrates a physical model for layout - coordination - and documentation with an independently editable analytical model for building design and analysis. Using a single building information model and dynamic linking to t
24. To display only a certain element or type of element - so that you can work with it in a particular view without being distracted by other elements in the design.
25. Arranged along a radius or arc. In Revit Architecture - when you create a ______ array - the elements in the array are arranged along a curve.
26. A parameter that defines a relationship between elements in a building design. For example - you can specify the top ______ for a wall as Level 2. If Level 2 moves upward - the height of the wall increases to maintain the relationship.
27. To secure a dimension or the location of an element so that it cannot be changed. When you select a ______ dimension or element - a ______ control displays next to it. The following drawing shows a ______ dimension.
28. A line that you draw in a view to define areas that are used for different purposes - when a wall between the rooms is not desired. ______ are visible in plan views - 3D views - and perspective views. For example - the following floor plan uses room
Room Separation Line
29. The area covered by or required by an object. For example - the ______ of a toaster on your kitchen counter is the amount of countertop that the toaster covers. In Revit Architecture - you can create a roof or floor based on the ______ of the walls.
30. A symbolic representation of a material in a drawing. (For example - sand is represented by a stipple pattern.) You can place ______ on flat and cylindrical surfaces - and you can define them for families. You can also place ______ on cut component s
31. A drawing file format supported by AutoCAD and other CAD applications. Revit Architecture can import and export ______ files.
32. The parent view of a callout or section; that is - the view from which a callout or section originates. The referencing sheet is the sheet on which the ______ displays. The referencing detail corresponds to the detail number assigned to a callout or
33. A uniform distance from an element or line - along which the element or line will move - or a new element or line will be created. For example - when creating walls - you might specify an ______ of 5 meters. When you select an existing wall - Revit A
34. An arrangement of elements in a building model. For example - in a large office - you can create an ______ of desks and chairs. In a structural design - you can create an ______ of beams or columns. You can create a linear ______ - in which the eleme
35. To transfer a file or a collection of information from an outside location into a Revit project. In Revit Architecture - you can ______ groups - templates - detail components - entourage - materials - families of model elements and annotation element
36. A method of defining 3D geometry for a building model. You begin a solid ______ by sketching 2D shapes on a plane. Revit Architecture then ______ the sketch between a start point and an endpoint. You can also create a void ______ by cutting a shape o
37. The framed hole (opening) in a wall into which a manufactured window or door is installed. In Revit Architecture - you can specify the height and width of the ______ for a window type or door type.
Industry Foundation Classes (IFC)
38. An image to display on a face of a model element. For example - you can use ______ for signs - paintings - and billboards. In project views - a placeholder indicates the location of a ______. The full ______ displays in a rendered image. The followin
39. A visualization tool that you use to create a 3D view of a building model. When you place a camera in a 2D view - you can control the target point - the ______ level - and the focal point of the ______. The following views show a camera positioned in
40. The direction toward the North Pole. Drafting conventions dictate that Project North is the top of the view. You may want to orient a view to ______ when producing solar studies (to create accurate sunlight and shadow patterns for the project) or ren
Hidden Line Mode
41. A list of model elements that belong to a particular family type but that differ in size or other characteristics. Using ______ - you can load only the size you need - rather than loading the entire family type. For example - suppose that you want to
42. The clip plane that is at the side of the view farthest from the start point of an elevation view - a section view - a 3D view - or a walkthrough view. In the following floor plan - the green dotted line opposite the blue line represents the ______ f
Far clip plane
43. The gross building area plan at ground level that is exported to an ADSK file when exporting a building site to a civil engineering application - such as AutoCAD Civil 3D.
44. A file format developed by the International Alliance for Interoperability (IAI). ______ provides an interoperability solution between ______-compatible software applications in the construction and facilities management industry. The format has esta
Industry Foundation Classes (IFC)
45. One or more masses in a Revit project. ______ allow you to explore design ideas by using shapes to conceptualize a building model. When your conceptual design is complete - you can add building elements directly to these shapes.
Project Base Point
46. An exterior wall consisting of panels connected by joints or mullions. The panels can be made of glass - brick - or other materials.
47. The part of the Revit user interface that displays views - sheets - schedules - and other representations of the building model.
48. The calculated adjustment in beam geometry that ensures beam ends meet without overlaying one another at a join. This is the visible gap seen in a steel beam connection within the Revit project.
49. The view on which one or more dependent views are based. The dependent views remain synchronous with the ______and other dependent views - so that when view-specific changes (such as view scale and annotations) are made in one view - they are reflect
50. A photorealistic image of a building model used to evaluate the impact of natural light and shadows on the buildings and site.
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