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Autodesk Revit Architecture

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1. A line of a particular pattern - weight - and color - used to indicate different effects. For example - in the following site plan - a red dashed line indicates the zoning setback. Revit Architecture predefines several ______ and uses them for defaul

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

3. The amount of rotation at an axis caused by downward force applied to a beam at a distance from its supporting members. A ______ connection is a connection that is designed to transfer ______ and other forces between a beam and its supporting members

4. For a subcomponent of a family - a property that defines its display (the line weight - line color - and line pattern). For example - you can assign one ______ to the wood trim of a window and another ______ to the glass.

5. A model graphics style in which Revit Architecture displays the image of the model with all edges and lines drawn - but no surfaces.

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

7. An Autodesk product. ______ is a building design and documentation system that uses building information modeling to coordinate changes across all aspects of an architecture project.

8. 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

9. A building element that is usually delivered and installed on site - rather than built in place. (Also referred to as a hosted ______.) For example - windows - doors - and furniture are ______. In contrast - walls - floors - and roofs are built in pl

10. A list of all instances of annotations (Also referred to as an annotation schedule). Note blocks are useful for listing notes that are applied to elements in a project.

11. A unique identifier that you assign to an element in its properties. You can include ______ in schedules and tag labels. For example - the following site plan shows ______ for individual parking spaces. These ______ are also listed in the parking sch

12. (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

13. To move the cursor over an object in the drawing area so that Revit Architecture displays the object's outline in a different weight (bold) and color (such as gray instead of black). A description of the element displays on the status bar at the bott

14. A text file that maps each Revit category or subcategory to a preconfigured layer name for the CAD software. For example - a Revit door object automatically maps to the A-DOOR layer in AutoCAD. The layer names are preconfigured in the text file - but

15. The characteristic of being visible in one project view only.

16. 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.

17. Parameters or settings that control the appearance or behavior of elements in a project. ______ are the combination of instance properties and type properties. To view or change ______ - select the element in the drawing area - click Modify <element>

18. A wall that supports no additional vertical load except its own weight. ______ can be used to define and divide spaces in Revit Architecture.

19. 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

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

21. 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.

22. A collection of settings that you can use as a starting point for projects - families - views - and more.

23. Passing through or lying on the same straight line. Sketching a line that is ______ with an existing wall

24. 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

25. To apply a material to a surface of a model element. In Revit Architecture - you can ______ walls - floors - roofs - and masses. In the following image - the wall - door - door frame - and window frame are ______ different colors.

26. 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.

27. 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

28. 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

29. A method of displaying model elements in views. For example - you can choose to display a model using wireframe - hidden lines - shading - or shading with edges. You can specify the ______ for a view using the View Control Bar at the bottom of the Re

30. A wall that has 2 or more horizontal layers - each consisting of different materials and surfaces.

31. A model element that defines a boundary of a room. For example - walls - partitions - floors - ceilings - and roofs are room-bounding elements. Revit Architecture uses room-bounding elements when calculating the area or volume of a room. You can desi

32. The settings used in a project that you want to apply to another project. ______ include family types - line weights - materials - view templates - and object styles.

33. 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

34. 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.

35. 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

36. An open schema created to help building designers gather information about the energy consumption characteristics of building projects. To perform energy analysis for a building model - you can export a Revit project to ______. Using a third-party ap

37. Rich Photorealistic Content. The file type for ArchVision realpeople and other objects - which can be loaded into Revit Architecture as an entourage family - for use in rendered images.

38. 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.

39. The North/South and East/West coordinates of an individual point with respect to the shared coordinate system for a group of linked Revit projects.

40. 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

41. A drop-down list on the ribbon from which you can select a family type for the element being added or modified.

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

43. 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.

44. 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 -

45. A user-placed control that provides a quick way to allow or prevent changes to the position of an element. After you place a ______ - you cannot move the element until you unpin it by clicking the ______ control.

46. 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.

47. 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

48. A template for a sheet. A ______ generally includes information about the company - address - date of the project - and revisions.

49. A Revit symbol that you can use to break a section line - break a schedule into multiple sections - or break a crop region into sections. In the following elevation view - the blue Z-shaped break controls allow you to break the crop region into secti

50. 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