Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Doors in curtain walls: 2009 vs 2010

In Revit 2009 if you place a door in a curtain wall it gets categorized as a Curtain Panel, and to select the door you need to highlight and right-click the wall, choose 'Select Panels on Host', and then click the door. Rolling over the door reveals its classification (you can click the image to zoom in):



In Revit 2010 however things have changed. A door in a curtain wall is understandably categorized as a Door. And this image shows the same file as previous that was created in 2009 but opened in (and converted to) 2010:

4 comments:

  1. this was helpful thx :-)

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  2. I found a great video on youtube explaining curtain walls, if anyone is interested...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6QSRZwUZBM
    :)

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  3. Ed,
    Are you talking about Curtain Panels 'called' doors? The only way I know of getting a real (revit) door into a curtain wall is to replace the panel with a standard wall (not curtain) and place a door there. Have I been missing something all these years? :-)
    -J
    http://cad-vs-bim.blogspot.com/

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  4. Hi J, a bit confusing this isn't it...yes I'm talking about curtain panels called doors, found in your library under 'Curtain Wall Panels'.

    I made another post about it later, as I later learnt about 'dual categorization':

    http://revit-programmer.blogspot.com/2009/06/revit-2010-behavioural-changes-to-dual.html

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