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Revit Architecture User's Guide.Pdf

Revit Architecture User's Guide.Pdf

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In this exercise, you create a new object style subcategory to mark a specific elevation. You also modify the
site settings so that the new subcategory is displayed at the specific elevation.

Training File

Continue to use the training file you used in the previous exercise, Site-in progress.rvt.

Create an object style subcategory for specific elevation

1On the View Control Bar, click Model Graphics Style ➤ Wireframe.

2On the Settings menu, click Object Styles.

3On the Model Objects tab of the Object Styles dialog, scroll down the list of categories and
expand Topography.

4Under Modify Subcategories, click New.

5In the New Subcategory dialog, enter the name Working Contour, for Subcategory, select
Topography, and click OK.

In the Object Styles dialog, the new object style subcategory is displayed under Topography.

6In the Object Styles dialog, specify the following settings for the Working Contour subcategory:

■Verify that the Line Weights are 1.

■Under Line Pattern, select Dash dot.

■Under Line Color, select a shade of Brown.

7Click OK.

Modify site settings

8On the Settings menu, click Site Settings.

9In the Site Settings dialog, under Contour Line Display, specify an interval of 1000mm passing
through elevation 0.0mm.

10Under Additional Contours, specify the following values:

■Under Start, enter 1000.

■Under Range Type, select Single Value.

■Under Subcategory, select Working Contour.

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11Click OK.

The object style subcategory, Working Contour, displays on the topography only at the elevation
you specified.

12Click File menu ➤ Close. Click Yes when prompted to save changes.

The next exercise requires a new training file.

13Proceed to the next exercise, Creating Topographic Subregions on page 690.

In this exercise, you created a new object style subcategory for topography. You then modified the site setting
to distinguish a specific contour interval using this subcategory.

In the next exercise, you create topographic subregions to define roads, parking areas, and islands.

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