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Revit Architecture 2012 Training Course AutoDesk Video Tutorials    

Our Revit Architecture 2012 training course offers 25 hours of instructor-led video based training. The program covers beginner to advanced BIM features and functions, including modeling system family elements, placing components, creating views and sheets, controlling the appearance of views, adding dimensions and constraints, creating reports and schedules, and using collaboration tools to work with others.
Utilize our Revit Arch 2012 training to help design and shape the world around you by learning to effectively use this leading CAD program. Explore ideas more intuitively in 3D, speed documentation, share ideas seamlessly, and customize for your specific needs.  With over 270 lessons and demonstrations, you will find this training dvd covers a variety of topics to teach you how to effectively use the Revit Architeture software.

Your Training Instructor
David Cohn has been merging architecture and design with computer technology for more than 25 years. He is well known in the AutoCAD world as the former senior editor of CADalyst magazine, and the author of over a dozen books on AutoCAD and web design
AutoCAD Revit Architecture 2012 Training Course  for Architects
Learn to work in the familiar AutoCAD environment, using purpose-built tools for architectural drawing and design. Draw on your skills to start creating architectural documentation, drawings, and schedules faster and with minimal training. Smooth collaboration: Exchange information with the extended project team more easily with industry-leading DWG™ technology. Help accelerate project review cycles by publishing directly to DWF™ or DWFx file formats

Revit Architecture 2012 training covers the following topics
Getting Started
Introduction to Revit Architecture 2012
Starting Revit for the First Time
Opening a Project File
Identifying the User Interface Components
The Ribbon
Quick Access Toolbar
Options Bar
Application Menu
InfoCenter Toolbar
Project Browser
Options Dialog
Units and Snaps
Starting a Project from Recent Files
Using the Application Menu to Start a New Project
Keyboard
Type Selector 
Properties Palette
Status Bar
Drawing Area
View Controls
Navigation Bar
ViewCube
SteeringWheels
Using the Mouse
Saving and Closing Files
Managing Windows
Closing the Application
Understanding Ways to Select Objects

Modeling Essentials
Understanding Modeling with Revit
Model Objects
Datum Elements
Controlling Datum Visibility
Sketch-Based Objects
Creating and Modifying Levels
Creating and Modifying Grids
Limiting Visibility of Datums Using Scope Boxes
Setting and Showing the Active Work Plane
Reference Planes
Length and Angle Snap Increments
Working with Object Snaps
Using Visualization Aids When Working in 3D Views

Building Shell
Wall Drawing Aids
Exterior Building Walls
Creating Doors and Windows
Door and Window Properties
Creating Curtain Walls
Placing Doors in Curtain Walls
Curtain Grids and Mullions
Creating a Roof by Footprint
Creating a Roof by Extrusion

Walls: An In-Depth Look
Wall System Families and Types
Creating Walls by Picking Lines
Creating a Wall by Face
Wall Properties
Changing Wall Type as Your Design Evolves
Curtain Wall Types
Curved Curtain Wall
Embedding a Curtain Wall in Another Wall
Creating Curtain Walls that Turn Corners
Working with Curtain Wall Grids
Selecting Curtain Wall Components
Modifying Curtain Wall Panels
Curtain Wall Corner Conditions
Modifying and Customizing Curtain Wall Mullions
Stacked Walls
Creating Walls with Modify Tools
Modifying Wall Profiles
Wall Openings
Wall Layer Functions
Overriding Host Layer Display
Layer Join Cleanups
Wall Layer Wrapping
Compound Structures
Splitting Regions
Adding Sweeps
Adding Reveals
Base and Top Extension of Walls
Embedded Walls
In-Place Wall Sweeps and Reveals
Joined Walls for Complex Assemblies

Building Core
Creating Building Core Walls
Creating and Modifying Floor Properties
Placing Components
Hosted Components
Creating Architectural Columns
Creating and Modifying Railings
Railing Properties
Creating Stairs by Run
Modifying Stair Type Properties
Creating Stairs with Landings
Creating Stairs by Sketching Boundaries and Riser Lines
Creating Spiral Stairs
Creating Multi-Story Stairs and Shafts
Creating Ramps

Building Interiors
Interior Partitions
Interior Storefront Glazing
Creating Room Separation Lines
Creating Ceilings
Ceiling Openings
Area Boundary Lines
Area Plans and Area Schedules
Creating and Managing Color Schemes
Managing Area Volume and Computation Settings

Components and Families
Understanding Families
Placing Components from the Project Browser
Loading Families and Using Type Catalogs
Finding Components Using Autodesk Seek
Editing Component Families Within a Project

Basic Modify and Reporting Tools
Selecting Objects
Copying and Moving Objects
Rotating Objects
Creating Linear Arrays
Creating Radial Arrays
Scaling Objects
Mirroring Objects
Using the Clipboard for Copy and Paste
Splitting Objects
Match Type Properties and Create Similar
Aligning Objects
Trimming and Extending Objects
Offsetting Objects
Pinning Objects in Place
Deleting Objects
Measuring versus Dimensioning Objects
Understanding Element IDs
Understanding and Reviewing Warning Messages
Reporting and Displaying Coordinates

Views and Sheets
Plan Views and Reflected Ceiling Plan Views
Plan Region
Building Elevation Views
Interior Elevation Views
Framing Elevation Views
Section Views
Segmenting a Section View
Callout Views
Drafting Views
Reference View
Understanding View Discipline
Duplicating Views
Creating Matchlines and View References
Creating and Using Sheets
Aligning Views on Sheets with a Guide Grid
Using a Sheet List and Placeholder Sheets

View Graphics
Visual Styles
Scale and Level of Detail
Plan View Range
Managing and Applying View Templates
Object Styles
Visibility Graphics Overrides
Element and Category Graphic Overrides in Views
Creating Filter Overrides
Crop Regions
Annotation Crop Regions
Temporary Hide/Isolate and Viewing
Hidden Elements

Dimensions and Constraints
Dimensions and Constraints
Using Temporary Dimensions and  Modifying Settings
Working with Permanent Dimensions
Spot Elevations
Spot Coordinates
Spot Slopes
Modifying Dimensions
Overriding Dimension Text
Creating and Modifying Dimension Styles
Locking Dimensions
Equality Constraints
Controlling Dimension Units
Dimensioning Entire Walls Site Tools
Site Tools
Toposurface Using Points
Creating a Toposurface from CAD
Creating a Toposurface from a Points File
Managing Site Settings
Toposurface Subregions and Split Surfaces
Building Pads
Graded Region
Site and Parking Components
Property Lines and Contour Labels

Schedules and Tags
Understanding Schedules and Tags
Placing Element Tags by Category
Placing Room and Area Tags
Schedule and Specifying Fields
Modifying Schedules with Filters
Modifying Schedules with Sorting and Grouping 
Schedule Formatting
Schedule Appearance
Room and Area Schedules
Key Schedules
Calculated Values in Schedules
Creating and Managing a View Schedule
Material Tags
Material Takeoff Schedules
Importing and Exporting Schedule Views

Design Analysis
Enabling the Sun Path Diagram
Creating a Solar Study

Annotation
Working with Text Annotations
Checking Spelling in a View
Finding and Replacing Text
Modifying Text Type Properties
Creating Keynotes
Modifying Keynotes and Keynote Settings
Creating a Keynote Legend
Working with Symbols and Note Blocks
Working with Legends

Printing and Publishing
Understanding Printing and Publishing
Printing and Managing Print Settings
Printing to PDF
Publishing Files to Buzzsaw
Publishing Files to Share with Autodesk Seek

Leveraging Other Files
Importing and Managing Image Files
Linking Revit Files
Linking CAD Files
Using CAD Files to Create Building Model Objects
Autodesk Exchange Files
Controlling Line Weights in Imported CAD Files
Controlling the Display of Elements in Linked Project Files
Scheduling Elements from Linked Project Files
Publishing Coordinates to Linked Files
Tagging Elements in a Linked Model
Exporting to DWF
Working with DWF Markups
Working with Point Clouds

Managing Your Projects

Managing Project Information
Specifying the Location, Weather and Site
Creating and Using Project Parameters
Project Browser View Organization
Parameters and Filters for Browser Organization
Managing Project Browser Sheet Organization
Coordinate Systems
Relocating a Project
Rotating True North and Project North
Mirroring a Project
Project Template Files
Transferring Project Standards 
Inserting Views from a File
Deleting Unused Items from a Project

Managing Settings
Understanding Model and Drafting Patterns
Managing Fill Patterns
Render Appearance Library
Object Styles
Line Styles
Line Weights
Line Patterns
Managing Halftone/Underlay Settings

Managing Application Settings

User Interface Components
File and Template Locations
Places List
Customizing the User Interface
Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
Temporary Display Settings

Drafting and Detailing

Understanding Detailing
Loading and Placing Detail Components
Placing Repeating Details
Creating a Repeating Detail
Creating Detail Lines
Showing Hidden Lines in a Detail View
Modifying the Cut Profile of Model Elements
Overriding Linework in a View
Creating Filled Regions
Masking Regions
Creating Batt Insulation
Placing Annotations in Detail Views
Leveraging Detail Groups
Saving a Detail View to a File

Collaboration

Monitoring and Coordinating Changes Within a Single Project
Copy/Monitor in a Single File
Copy/Monitor with Linked Projects
Performing a Coordination Review with Linked Projects