Secret Tips And Tricks Of Using Revit

Autodesk Revit is a BIM or building information for the architects, landscape architects, structural engineers, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineers, designers. The developer is Autodesk. Revit released on April 5, 2000. The operating system for using Revit is 64-bit windows.

Revit is a software product which helps many professionals to work together. It provides different meaningful ways to create models of real world structures and buildings.

The Offset Parameter

Revit component families had a parameter in them which was known as offset. Users are able to move a family up and down by using this parameter in relation to the Reference Level. Though the offset parameter had a limitation due to some reasons.

The first issue of the offset parameter was that it reported only an offset value but did not mention the level from where the user got the offset. The second issue was that the parameter was hard wired. Users could not report it or tag it. So users had to resort to make a labelled reporting dimension with a shared Parameter.

The Elevation from Level Parameter

The new parameter of Revit 2020 was Elevation from Level. It was added in component families. it will sit alongside the existing Offset Parameter.

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Arka Roy

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