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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.
Hidden Line Mode
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
Project Base Point
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
Layer Mapping File
15. The characteristic of being visible in one project view only.
Building Information Modeling (BIM)
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
3D reference plane
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
Model Graphics Style
Attached Detail Group
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.
Shading with Edges
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 -
Room Separation Line
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
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