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© Copyright 2004 Autodesk User Group International, Inc. All rights reserved.On to part two. Although part one basically only consisted of…walls, we have learned quite a bit in terms of howRevit works, and how it differs from AutoCAD and ADT. The first and most important aspect is the fact that yousimply are placing components in 2D. Sure you can do that in ADT is a similar fashion, but are you ever surewhere you are snapping to in respect to a 3D plane? I’m not. And how about scale? Sure the new AutoCAD 2008text scale feature rocks, but it just isn’t the same. Do I even mention Project Navigator? Ok, sore subject I know…In this segment, we are going to be adding floors, roofs, ceilings, doors and windows. Then we are going to becreating sheets. I can hardly wait.
When you see articles that start with a rambling dissertation about absolutely nothing this is thewriter trying to burn down their word count. By mentioning that, it was worth 34 words.Open up the file we have been using fro segment 1. If you do not have it….WHAT HAVE YOU BEEN DOING?Just kidding. If you do not have it, you can pick it up in the ATP forum.Open up the Entry Level floor plan. We need a floor slab.On the Basics tab of the design toolbar, click floor.Once we initiate the floor command, the design toolbarwill reconfigure itself to include sketch options specificto the floor command. Remember that the options toolbaralso changes to aid you in the placement of the flooring system.Click the Floor Properties buttonIn the properties dialog, select Edit / New…Click DuplicateClick renameCall it 6” composite slab.