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Autodesk Revit Architecture

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1. A table that provides descriptions or information about symbols used in drawings. In Revit Architecture - you can create a ______ and include it on multiple sheets.

2. A menu of context-sensitive options. A ______ displays when you right-click an element or view.

3. A drafting term that refers to rounding a square corner - using a radius to define the curve.

4. A 3D view that shows a building model in which all components are the same size - regardless of the camera's distance from them.

5. A horizontal or vertical projection from a wall - often decorative in nature. Examples of ______ include baseboards and crown molding.

6. A defined area that obscures elements in a view. ______ are useful when you are creating a model family from an imported 2D DWG file - and you need the model element to obscure other elements when placed in a view. You can also use them to hide parts

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

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

11. A vertical or horizontal plane that defines a boundary for a view. You can use top - bottom - left - and right ______ to define a view. In elevation and section views - you can also use a far ______ to define the depth of the view. Green dotted lines

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. 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

15. 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

16. A joint at a 45-degree angle - or evenly angled between the joined elements. ______ can apply to walls - wall sweeps - railings - structural floors - roof fascia - curtain wall mullions - and other model elements. When 2 walls join - you can edit the

17. 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

18. The process of disassembling an import symbol (which represents imported geometry) into its next highest level of elements: nested import symbols. A ______ yields more import symbols - which - in turn - can be exploded into elements or other import s

19. A view whose plane is at a right angle to the plane of another view. The following image illustrates the ______ planes on which a floor plan and an elevation are based.

20. The file type for a Revit project template.

21. (1) A point in the current view that you can use for positioning or dimensioning a model element. When you move the cursor near a ______ - Revit Architecture displays a temporary dimension between the element being placed and the ______. To display d

22. 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.

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

24. (1) The intersection where 2 or more elements share a common face. (2) To resolve intersections between elements that share a common face. The level of detail for the view determines the detail of the ______ geometry that is shown. The following imag

25. A text placeholder added to tags or title blocks. You create a ______ as part of a tag or title block family while in the Family Editor. When you place the tag or title block in the project - you replace the ______ with the actual value for that inst

26. 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

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

28. A 3-dimensional shape that has measurable volume. Non-volumetric geometry refers to a 2-dimensional shape.

29. 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

30. The Z-shaped line used in a drafting view or detail view to obscure parts of the drawing - to focus the drawing on a particular area. The following drafting view uses ______ above and below the section to obscure less intricate parts of the door asse

31. 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.

32. 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.

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

34. 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.

35. A combination (blending) of 2 shapes to create a 3D shape. You can create ______ using solid geometry and void geometry. For example - the 2D shapes below are ______ to create the solid extrusion that follows.

36. 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

37. A group of elements that you use to model or document a building design. For example - ______ of model elements include walls - windows - columns - and beams. ______ of annotation elements include dimensions - tags - and text notes. ______ are organi

38. A 2D drawing of a building model that shows the layout of walls - rooms - and other building components. A floor ______ presents a view of the building as though you are looking down on it from above - with the roof and intervening levels removed. A

39. A web service that lets you search for - download - and integrate product and design information into your drawing. You can also publish families to the ______ website to make them available for other designers to incorporate into their designs.

40. (1) The distance that a wall sweep or wall reveal is offset from intersecting wall inserts. The ______ value allows you to place sweeps or reveals properly near window or door trims. You can define a default ______ for wall sweeps and wall reveals in

41. To restrict the movement of an element using the _____ tool. When you ______ an element - you cannot move it by dragging or using the Move tool. However - changes in other attached elements may result in movement of the ______ element.

42. Settings that control the appearance or behavior of an individual element in a project. The ______ and type parameters of an element combine to establish its element properties. ______ are also called instance properties.

43. 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

44. 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.

45. 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.

46. A model element - annotation element - datum element - or imported element in a project.

47. To reverse the position of a selected model element - using a line as the ______ axis. For example - if you ______ a wall on a reference plane - the wall flips opposite the original wall. You can pick the ______ axis or draw a temporary axis. Use the

48. 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

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. 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