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Revit Structure Tutorials Imperial[1] 2008

Revit Structure Tutorials Imperial[1] 2008

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■Click File menu ➤ Open.

■In the left pane of the Open dialog, click the Training Files icon.

■Open i_RST_Insert_Detail.rvt located in the Imperial folder.

NOTEThis exercise requires the completion of the previous exercise, “Creating a Drafting View Detail Library” on page
254 before proceeding.

Insert drawing sheet from the library

1Click File menu ➤ Insert from File ➤ Views.

2In the Open dialog:

■For Look in, select the Detail Library folder you created in the previous exercise.

■Select the file TYPICAL COLUMN BEAM AND GIRDER DETAILS.rvt.

■Click Open.

3In the Insert Views dialog:

■Select Drawing Sheet: S.1 - TYPICAL DETAILS.

■Click OK.

Because you are importing element types that may already exist in the project, a duplicate types dialog
displays. Click OK.

4Once the drawing sheet opens, close the warning dialog that appears.

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5In the Project Browser, expand Sheets (all), and double-click S.1 - TYPICAL DETAILS.

Insert separate footing sections from the library

6Click File menu ➤ Insert from File ➤ Views.

7In the Open dialog, do the following:

■For Look in, select the folder Detail Library you created in the previous exercise.

■Select the file FOOTING SECTION.rvt.

■Click Open.

8In the Insert Views dialog:

■Under Views, select Drafting View: FOOTING SECTION.

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■Click OK.

Because you are importing element types that may already exist in the project, a duplicate types dialog
appears. Click OK.

9Click File menu ➤ Insert from File ➤ Views.

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10In the Open dialog:

■For Look in, select the folder Detail Library you created in the previous exercise.

■Select the file Footing Sections.rvt.

■Click Open.

11In the Insert Views dialog:

■Under Views, select Drafting View: Footing Section 2.

■Click OK.

Because you are importing element types that may already exist in the project, a duplicate types dialog
appears. Click OK.

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12Click File menu ➤ Close.

You have created a library of common drafting details that can be shared by each member of the structural
team. You have also imported both individual detail views as well as the entire detail sheet into an existing
project.

13Proceed to the next tutorial, “Annotating and Dimensioning” on page 261.

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