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Autodesk Revit Architecture

Subject : it-skills
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1. A representation of a building model that simulates a person walking through the model along a defined path. The following ______ view shows the ______ path in red.






2. A drawing file format supported by AutoCAD and other CAD applications. Revit Architecture can import and export ______ files.






3. A user interface mechanism that you use to select elements within a defined area by dragging the cursor around them. To create a ______ - place the cursor near the elements to select - click and hold the left mouse button - and drag the cursor diagon






4. 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.






5. 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






6. To explicitly join elements (such as walls or columns) to other modeling components. For example - you can ______ walls to floors - ceilings - and roofs. You can ______ columns to roofs - floors - ceilings - reference planes - structural framing memb






7. Autodesk Exchange File - the file format used by Autodesk applications to transmit design information.






8. (1) For elements that can slope (including roofs - ramps - floors - and ceilings) - the upper end of the slope. For example - in the following illustration - the ______ is the upper end of the sloped floor. (2) In Revit Architecture - the symbol that






9. The process of completely disassembling an import symbol (which represents imported geometry) into Revit elements - including text - curves - lines - and filled regions.






10. To shorten selected elements to meet a specified boundary.






11. Part of the Revit interface that provides context-sensitive settings and functions - depending on the tool currently in use. In the Revit window - the ______ is located below the ribbon and above the drawing area.






12. A photorealistic image of a building model used to evaluate the impact of natural light and shadows on the buildings and site.






13. A line that indicates the middle of a dimension or model element (such as a column or a wall). In Revit Architecture - you can use an element's ______ to measure - dimension - align - resize - specify constraints - and perform other functions in a bu






14. A planar surface on which you can add sketch lines or other components. Each view in Revit Architecture is associated with a ______. In some views (such as plan - 3D - and drafting) and for views in the Family Editor - the ______ is automatically def






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






16. A filter with user-defined rules that determine the visibility/graphics settings for model elements in a particular view. For example - you can create a ______ that displays all fire-rated walls as solid red in a plan view to distinguish them from no






17. A building component consisting of panels - curtain grids - and mullions. In Revit a ______ usually does not have a rectangular shape.






18. The graphic shape used to represent the end of a dimension - such as an arrow or a slash.






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






20. A column that adds architectural interest to a building. An ______ can be used to model box-outs around structural columns and for decorative applications.






21. 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






22. A mechanism for eliminating or including the display or selection of elements in a view - based on their properties. In Revit Architecture - you can use ______ in the following ways: To select or deselect elements in a view. - To override the graphic






23. A curved line drawn by specifying and positioning a number of points. Revit Architecture uses a mathematical polynomial function to smoothly join the segments at these points - creating the curved line.






24. A graphic design for surfaces that are cut or shown in projection. You can use ______ for model patterns and drafting patterns.






25. Pre-built components - such as cabinets and cupboards for a kitchen or bathroom. Revit Architecture provides family types for ______.






26. 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






27. 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






28. A group of view-specific elements that are associated with a model group. For example - an ______ may be comprised of door tags and window tags.






29. A list of keynote numbers and the corresponding keynote text. If you choose to annotate model elements using keynote numbers only - you can use a ______ to provide descriptive text for each keynote number. By using a keynote legend - you avoid clutte






30. 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.






31. A series of dashes or dots alternating with blank spaces. In the building industry - construction documents often use different line style conventions to convey information and to differentiate one line from another. For example - dimensions may use






32. A wall that is inserted into another wall of a different type or construction. ______ are useful - for example - when you need to create a storefront on a building exterior. The following image shows a curtain wall embedded in a host wall.






33. 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






34. 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.






35. A dimension that Revit Architecture displays as you draw or place elements in a view. ______ can help you to position an element in the desired location - or to draw a line to the desired length or angle. When you finish drawing or placing an element






36. A 2D drawing of a building model that shows the layout of walls and other building components. In Revit Architecture - a ______ is also referred to as a floor plan view.






37. A horizontal height at which certain elements in the view are shown in cross-section.






38. An invisible 3-dimensional rectangular space that contains all model elements - annotation elements - and datum elements defined in a family-based element. The ______ helps define the family origin of some elements - and aids joining and cutback of s






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






40. 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






41. A 3D shape consisting of multiple polygons that are joined (meshed) together. For example - a ______ cube consists of 6 square surfaces that are joined together to form the cube shape. This is sometimes referred to as face-based geometry.






42. A symbol indicating a dependent view to which the primary view is linked.






43. A tabular display of information. In Revit Architecture - a ______ is extracted from the properties of elements in a project. It is displayed in a ______ view. Using Revit Architecture - you can create many types of ______ - including quantities - ma






44. 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.






45. 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.






46. A user interface mechanism that you drag to change the shape of an element in the building model. A ______ appears in the selection color.






47. 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






48. A family of elements that is created within the context of the current project. An ______ exists only in the project and cannot be loaded into other projects. Using ______ - you can create components that are unique to a project or components that re






49. Settings that control the appearance or behavior of a project view. To see or change ______ - right-click a blank area of the view in the drawing area - and click ______. Or right-click a view name in the Project Browser - and click Properties.






50. A model graphics style in which Revit Architecture hides the lines of elements that are obscured by other surfaces.