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Rob Merriman

Advance Steel Tip - Quantities In NC Files

Advance Steel Tip - Quantities In NC Files
We have recently received a couple of support calls asking if it is possible to run NC files with quantities based on selected objects not quantities for the whole model in Advance Steel. The simple answer is yes, and this blog will guide you through the settings required to achieve what you want. So here is the scenario, where you have a model with five different lots in it, all fabrica...
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Ian Robinson

How To Work With Ordnance Survey 1km Tiles For AutoCAD Map 3D

How To Work With Ordnance Survey 1km Tiles For AutoCAD Map 3D
I get asked this a lot… “How do I identify which OS Tile my site is on?”, which can affect users of AutoCAD Map 3D, which is now a part of AutoCAD 2019 subscriptions. This often happens when people download the LIDAR land data from the data.gov.uk website and they get a folder full of tiles. Say that the tile you pick is a 100km tile. In the early days you get a folder with 100 1km tiles in it. N...
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Simon Locke

How To Edit A Revit Circuit Path

How To Edit A Revit Circuit Path
In the past, when creating circuits in Autodesk Revit the circuit length was a figure that appeared in the circuit properties but which couldn't be edited. In Revit 2018 & 2019 you now have more control over the length of the circuit, as you can manipulate the path to suit. Even though you won’t be using Revit to size cables in the UK, you should however be able to get more accurate circuit le...
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Alan Johnson

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit
Are you aware that if you need to move objects in Autodesk Revit in a certain direction just ever so slightly without precision, you can nudge them by using the up/down/left/right arrow keys on your keyboard. Nudging is a simple way to push things around quickly. When the elements are selected, you can use the arrow keys to move the elements horizontally or vertically in small increments. Each pre...
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Ian Bottomley

Sign Up For The 2019 Graitec Inventor User Group Event!

Sign Up For The 2019 Graitec Inventor User Group Event!
Do you regularly use Autodesk Inventor or work in design manufacturing? If so our upcoming events will definitely be of interest to you. Providing you with information on useful tips, tricks and best practices within Inventor 2019 while providing the chance to meet and share experiences with fellow users. Our user groups, held in Southampton and Sheffield, have been regularly taking place for near...
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