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Alan Johnson

How To Compare Your Navisworks Models

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Whilst working on a project, have you ever been provided with a model by someone and then received a revised model without being told what has changed? Fortunately, if you use Autodesk Navisworks there is a neat Compare tool that should help. So, to ...
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Simon Dickinson

Best Practices For Saving, Backing Up And Archiving Your Revit Projects

Best Practices For Saving, Backing Up And Archiving Your Revit Projects
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It is vital to remember that data is a valuable resource and can cost your business thousands if lost or corrupted with no available backup for recovery. Standard RVT Files By default, when you save an RVT file Revit will have set the number of ...
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Aleck Giles

A Guide To Advance Steel Cladding

A Guide To Advance Steel Cladding
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There is a handy set of tools in Advance Steel for placing cladding sheets in your model. Although the commands are named as cladding these can in fact place any sequence of corrugated sheeting including decking. However, the prompts are a bit confus...
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Michael Arnott

The New Connection Types For Advance Design Structural Engineering 2019

The New Connection Types For Advance Design Structural Engineering 2019
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The 2019 version of the Graitec Advance Design structural engineering design product includes many enhancements and new features, including the new advanced stability feature, enhanced shape optimisation and many more. In this blog we will look at th...
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Adam Butcher

How To Get Up And Running With Woodwork For Inventor v9

How To Get Up And Running With Woodwork For Inventor v9
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The latest version of the fantastic add-in product for furniture design, Woodwork for Inventor v9, now uses the JSON database platform instead of the Microsoft SQL Compact Edition. Handily, the developers have built in some migration tools in order t...
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Alan Johnson

How To Find Your Revit 2019 Content Library

How To Find Your Revit 2019 Content Library
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A recent issue that I have noticed is that some installs of Revit 2019 are missing the content libraries. After conducting some research on this issue it appears that this is not always the case, however during some installs the content libraries are...
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Michael Arnott

The Advance Design 2019 Shape Optimisation and Improved Steel Design Reports Features Are Fantastic For Structural Design Engineers

The Advance Design 2019 Shape Optimisation and Improved Steel Design Reports Features Are Fantastic For Structural Design Engineers
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The Graitec Advance Design Structural Design Engineering product is ahead of the field for analysis and design for Concrete, Steel and Timber projects. The brand new 2019 version includes several exciting new features for Steel users, including shape...
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Adam Butcher

A Guide To Woodwork For Inventor Cover Position Settings

A Guide To Woodwork For Inventor Cover Position Settings
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When you are generating manufacturing information (part code, name, size, and material) or linking system data to the information in the part labels in Woodwork for Inventor , it is important to indicate which side of the part a cover is applied to a...
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Alan Johnson

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View
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There is a fair chance that you have opened many different Revit project files, and that when you have opened them, especially if they are from other companies, the view that opens is different. Some will open in a 3D view, whilst some will be in a p...
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Michael Arnott

The New Advanced Stability Feature For Graitec Advance Design Structural Engineering Design Software Is A Powerful Steel Analysis Feature

The New Advanced Stability Feature For Graitec Advance Design Structural Engineering Design Software Is A Powerful Steel Analysis Feature
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Graitec Advance Design Structural Engineering Design software is the fully BIM compliant product that gives users high quality capabilities for their work with steel structures, with a range of powerful features, including FEM analysis, report post p...
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