Our technical experts are investigators and problem-solvers in their spare time. See what Alec has to say about the categorization of Revit families below.
From The Architect’s Companion
Revit families always seem to be a “hot topic” discussion, and there’s a lot we need to understand in terms of how they are created and how they will function once loaded into a project environment. While there’s probably more to discuss than could ever be covered in one single blog post, let’s start by talking a little about Revit family categories.
The selection of a Revit family template is a critical first step that occurs when we initially launch the creation of a new family file. We are prompted to select one of Revit’s pre-defined, out-of-the-box family templates:
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