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Autodesk Revit Architecture

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1. A view of a model that displays as a callout or section in other views. This type of view typically represents the model in finer detail than shown in the parent view. It is used to add more information to specific parts of the model. A ______ reflec

2. 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

3. A design methodology that maintains a single database of information about a building design. All information for a building design - from geometry to construction data - is stored in a project file. This information includes components used to desig

4. 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.

5. The orientation of a structural floor. When you place a structural floor in the plan view - Revit Architecture creates a ______ component. Rotate the ______ component to change the orientation of the structural floor.

6. 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

7. 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.

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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.

11. The point in the distance on which a camera is focusing.

12. The Autodesk file format for publishing design data. It offers an alternative to generating PDF (Portable Document Format) files. DWF files are significantly smaller than the original RVT files - making them easy to send by email or to post to a web

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. The substance of which an element is made. In Revit Architecture - the ______ assigned to an element determines how the element appears in a view or rendering. Revit Architecture includes several ______ in the default project templates - or you can d

16. 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

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

18. For a 3-dimensional shape - an intersection of 3 sides. When you blend 2D shapes to create a 3D shape - you can use ______ connections to control the rate at which one shape is blended to another shape.

19. A list of changes made to a building design or construction document. A ______ displays in the title block of a sheet. As you add views with revision clouds to sheets - the ______ updates with information about the corresponding revisions.

20. An Autodesk product. ______ optimizes mechanical/electrical/plumbing (MEP) systems engineering through data-driven system sizing and design. It provides a building information modeling design and documentation solution for MEP engineering.

21. 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

22. 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

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

24. 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.

25. 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

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

27. A user interface mechanism that defines the slope of a roof - floor - or ceiling plane - using a line in the direction of the slope. Use a ______ when you know the height at the top and bottom of the object's plane rather than the slope. For example

28. 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®.

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

30. 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 ______.

31. A view whose plane is parallel to the plane of another view. For example - a Level 1 floor plan is parallel to a Level 2 floor plan. An east elevation view is parallel to a west elevation view. The following drawing illustrates the parallel planes th

32. In an animation - a single image (for example - in a walkthrough animation or a solar study). In a building - a rigid structure built into a wall to hold a door - window - or other component. In Revit Architecture - you can specify the material and f

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

34. 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

35. (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

36. A model graphics style in which Revit Architecture shows the image with all surfaces shaded according to their material color settings and project light locations - and with all non-occluded edges drawn. A default light source provides illumination f

37. A file format supported by MicroStation of Bentley Systems - Inc. Revit Architecture can import and export ______ files.

38. 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

39. An exterior wall consisting of panels connected by joints or mullions. The panels can be made of glass - brick - or other materials.

40. A stage or time period in the construction process of a building project. Typical ______ include existing construction - demolition - remodeling - and new construction. Revit Architecture tracks the ______ in which views or components are created or

41. A user interface mechanism that allows you to manipulate and activate a view that has been placed on a sheet. When you activate a view through a ______ - you can edit the model directly on the sheet.

42. A 2D - view-specific graphic. You can use ______ to represent various surfaces - such as concrete or compacted earth. You can add a ______ to a detail view - a drafting view - or an annotation family. For each ______ - you can specify a boundary line

43. An insert that fills (patches) a hole in a host element after changes are made during different phases of a building project. For example - if you remove a window from a wall during a demolition phase - Revit Architecture fills the hole with an _____

44. A graphic (shaped like a cloud) that indicates changes in a construction document. In Revit Architecture - you can sketch ______ in all views except 3D views. The cloud is visible only in the view in which it is sketched.

45. 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

46. A model element that can exist in a building model only if sponsored by another (host) element. Doors - windows - model lines - and components (such as furniture) are ______.

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

48. An annotation used to identify elements in a drawing. ______ provide a way to automate the display of attributes for an element or type. Revit Architecture provides default ______ for some types of elements - such as windows - doors - and rooms. You

49. An alternative design for a project. ______ allow a team to develop - evaluate - and redesign building components within a single project file. You can develop ______ to adapt to changes in product scope - to review other designs - or to show alterna

50. Part of a plan view that has a different view range from the overall view. ______ are useful for split level plans or for displaying inserts above or below the cut plane.