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Thursday 23 February 2012
Wrapping at Ends - Explained
Here is a quick explanation of the wall wrapping function in Revit
I looked everywhere for an explanation on the difference between Exterior and Interior and couldn't find anything!!!So here is my explanation of the difference
between the two.
Under the properties of the wall you have the option to change how
the wall ends appears.
None, Exterior and Interior.
If you apply either the Exterior
or Interior Wrapping at Ends to a
basic wall that only has one finish outside the Core Boundary, say a typical
interior wall that has only one layer of drywall, you wont see any difference.
The reason being that the one layer of material is the same on the
exterior side of the wall and the Interior side of the wall.
The Interior and Exterior options refer to the Interior and
Exterior side of the walls (every wall
had a interior and exterior side, look at the title next time you edit the
The Wrapping at Ends doesn't become apparent until you get into
more complex walls that have more than one material outside of the Core
Below is an example of wrapping at ends Exterior.
Here you see that all exterior components wrap at the ends of the
wall. You can select which components
wrap by checking the "Wrap" next to each specific component when
Editing the Structure of the Wall.
Below is an example of wrapping at ends Interior.
Here you see that all the Interior components wrap at the ends of the wall.
You can select which components wrap by checking the "Wrap" next to each specific component when Editing the Structure of the Wall.