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Autodesk Revit Architecture

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1. A 3D view of a building model - in which components that are further away appear smaller than those that are closer. In Revit Architecture - you create a ______ by placing a camera in a 3D view.

2. An Autodesk feature that allows you to drag and drop content from a web page into a Revit session. Using ______ - designers and developers have the power to create web pages that can easily be dragged and dropped into Autodesk design products that ar

3. A class of elements in a category. A ______ groups elements with a common set of parameters (properties) - identical use - and similar graphical representation. Different elements in a ______ may have different values for some or all properties - but

4. A construction document that has been reviewed and revised or commented on (marked up). Typically - the reviewer is the project designer - a client - or another building professional. When you export construction documents as DWF files - the files ca

5. A user interface mechanism that controls the visibility of datum planes (levels - reference lines - and grids) in views. When you add grids - levels - and reference lines to a project - they may display in more views than desired. For example - when

6. Controlled by parameters. In a Revit project - parameters define the relationships between elements of the building model. These relationships are created automatically by Revit Architecture and by you as you create the design. As you work in drawing

7. The size of a datum plane (a plane for a level - grid - or reference line). Datum planes are not visible in all views. If the datum does not intersect a view plane - it will not be visible in that view. You can resize datum planes so that they are vi

8. A family that consists of instances of other families (subcomponents). The subcomponents can belong to the same category (for example - various window types) or different categories (for example - an exterior door and two lighting fixtures). You crea

9. The proportional system used to represent objects in a drawing. In Revit Architecture - you can assign a different ______ to each view.

10. The thickness of a line. You can specify the ______ as part of the line style for model lines - perspective lines - and annotation lines used in Revit Architecture. To define line weights - click Manage tab > Settings panel > ______.

11. 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 -

12. A graphic design that is applied to the surface of a model element. ______ represent the actual appearance of an element - such as brick coursing or ceramic tile on a wall. They are fixed with respect to the model and scale with the model.

13. A graphical icon in the Revit drawing area that you use to manipulate elements. For example - when you select a chain of walls - blue circles display. These blue circles are drag ______. You can drag such a ______ to change the shape of the walls. Ot

14. To disassemble an import symbol (which represents imported geometry) into its next highest level of elements.

15. A set of model elements that are placed together in a building design. ______ are useful when you need to create entities that represent repeating units or are common to many building projects (such as hotel rooms - apartments - or repeating floors).

16. Arranged along a radius or arc. In Revit Architecture - when you create a ______ array - the elements in the array are arranged along a curve.

17. A view in which the annotation symbol for the current view is visible. For example - if you use the Find ______ tool for an elevation view - Revit Architecture lists all views in which its elevation symbol is visible.

18. An individual item in a building model. Revit Architecture projects use 3 types of ______: Model ______ represent the actual 3D geometry of a building. For example - walls - floors - and roofs are model ______ - Annotation ______ help to document the

19. The order in which elements display in a view - as if layered on a flat surface. You can move an element backward or forward in the ______ - or bring it to the front or back of a stack of elements.

20. The structural part of a compound wall or other host element. When you use Revit Architecture to design a compound wall - you specify the layers and materials that compose the ______ of the wall - as well as the interior and exterior layers of the wa

21. 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

22. Part of the Revit interface that displays information about what is highlighted or selected - or hints on what to do next. The ______ is located in the lower left corner of the Revit window.

23. A sketched line that connects to itself - creating a 2-dimensional shape. A ______ cannot contain coincident or intersecting segments. In Revit Architecture - you sketch ______ to create floors - ceilings - plan regions - openings in walls and roofs

24. Nested family which is applied to populate buildable architectural components across a large variety of geometric divided and patterned surfaces. It can contain both 2D and 3D geometry which create intelligent and flexible parametric components.

25. A view of a floor plan or a reflected ceiling plan for a building model.

26. An intersection of 2 or more walls. In Revit Architecture - you can specify the type of join between walls.

27. To move a component from one host to another. For example - you can use the Rehost tool to move a window from one wall to another wall.

28. Text used in a building model - such as for signage. You can add ______ in a project view and in the Family Editor for families that can be represented in 3D - such as walls - doors - windows - and furniture. An instance of ______ is a model element.

29. A 2D element that you can add to a detail view or a drafting view. For example - you may want to add a metal stud or a shim to a drafting view. Revit Architecture provides over 500 ______ families - based on 16 CSI divisions. You can also create your

30. Categories of elements that are derived from an imported drawing. You can change the visibility and graphic display of ______ through the visibility graphics menu.

31. A sketch line that indicates where to split a view for a dependent view - as shown.

32. Solid geometry that turns (revolves) around an axis. For example - you can use the Revolve tool to design a dome roof - a column - or door knobs.

33. A construction document. In Revit Architecture - you place project views on ______ to create a construction document set.

34. A setting that determines the appearance or behavior of an element - type - or view. Also called a property.

35. An elevation view that shows the structural framing of a building model. You can work in a ______ when adding vertical bracing to the model - or for any task that requires quick work plane alignment to a grid or to a named reference plane.

36. The state of being aligned with (or facing the same direction as) a particular item or direction. For example - in Revit Architecture you can change the ______ of a view to True North - or you can change the ______ of a compound wall to reverse the o

37. A set of colors and fill patterns used to graphically designate rooms or areas in a floor plan. You can apply ______ based on any parameter value for a room or area. For example - if you want to color rooms by department - set the Department paramete

38. Open Database Connectivity. ______ is a general export tool that works in conjunction with many software drivers. You can export information about model elements in a Revit project to an ______ database.

39. A graphical icon in the Revit drawing area that you ______ to change the shape or size of an element in the building model. When you select an element - Revit Architecture displays it's ______ as blue circles or triangles.

40. A flat surface that is designed to be occupied by buildings and is prepared by grading - excavating - filling - or a combination of these. In Revit Architecture - you can add a ______ to a toposurface - and then modify the structure and depth of the

41. An architectural term that refers to the landscaping and other environmental features shown in a rendering of a building. For example - ______ can include plants - trees - people - cars - and signs. Revit Architecture provides a library of ______ fam

42. 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

43. Usable space that is defined by walls or boundary lines or both. In Revit Architecture - you can perform an area analysis to define spatial relationships in a building model.

44. A series of 2-dimensional lines and arcs that form a closed loop. Use ______ to define cross-sections for railings - balusters - soffits - cornices - and other sweep-defined objects.

45. 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

46. 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

47. A Revit feature that allows you to specify a value for a dimension as you sketch an element in a view. You specify a start point for the element - start sketching in the desired direction - type the exact dimension desired - and press Enter. Revit Ar

48. To change the size of a model element. For example - in Revit Architecture you can ______ a wall or a foundation to adjust to changing specifications.

49. A vertical plane in a wall that is used for dimensioning. You create a wall by sketching the ______ of the wall in a plan view or a 3D view. You specify what to use for the ______ in the element properties of the wall: the wall centerline - core cent

50. A display color that blends the line color of an element with the background color of the view. For example - the following image shows some elements in ______ (gray) and others in black. You can specify the ______ display properties using the Visibi