By Phil Read

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Save your project file before continuing to the next exercise. You might notice as you continue to work through the chapter exercises in this book that many views will be opened as you activate plans, sections, elevations, schedules, and so on. Having too many windows open at one time may affect Revit’s performance, so be sure to close some view windows when you don’t need them anymore. There is also a command in the View tab of the ribbon and the QAT called Close Hidden Windows. Use this command to close all but the active window.

2. Zoom in to the right side of the view and you will see the graphic representation of the levels that are defined in this project (Level 1 and Level 2). Select the level line and you will notice that both the name of the level and the elevation turn blue. This indicates that they can be directly edited. 3. Click on the elevation value for Level 2 and change it from 10´-0˝ [3000 mm] to 15´-0˝ [4500 mm]. Notice how the walls you created in the first exercise maintain their relationship with Level 2 because you specified that datum in the Options Bar before placing the walls.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Read, Phil, 1965– Autodesk Revit architecture essentials / Phil Read, Eddy Krygiel, James Vandezande. — 1st ed. p. cm. ) 1. Architectural drawing—Computer-aided design. 2. Architectural design—Data processing. 3. Autodesk Revit. I. Krygiel, Eddy, 1972- II. Vandezande, James, 1972- III. Title. 28’40285536—dc22 2011008887 TRADEMARKS: Wiley, the Wiley logo, and the Sybex logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. and/or its affiliates, in the United States and other countries, and may not be used without written permission.

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