Greg Benson-Shettle is an Autodesk Certified Instructor at Graitec UK Limited with more than 20 years experience of creating CAD drawings for client projects with a focus on goal based collaboration, delivering quality solutions Greg has been an Autodesk Certified Professional for Revit and AutoCAD since 2012.

Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD Answers - How to set the New Button to open your template

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In this guide, we will look at how to assign your company template to open just by clicking on the New File icon. With default, out of the box, AutoCAD, clicking on ‘new’ will open a generic template ...
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How to make AutoCAD Layer States display as a list

How to make AutoCAD Layer States display as a list
AutoCAD Layer States are a very useful layer management tool for those layer heavy drawing files. Layer states offer the opportunity to group layers together into logical collections such as Building ...
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Fixing Shared Parameter File Gone Bad

Fixing Shared Parameter File Gone Bad
In a recent technical support call one of our clients was having a real scheduling issue where selected parameters reported information from some families but not others even though all families had t...
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Where Is My Residential Template? Missing Content in Revit 2018

Where Is My Residential Template?  Missing Content in Revit 2018
Oh no! my content has gone missing! Actually, no! The Revit 2018 start-up Project menu has been simplified but the Residential Template is still available, here is how to load it. The templates menu i...
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Rotating Model Space in AutoCAD Lt

Rotating Model Space in AutoCAD Lt
In this video, I give 3 great tips for rotating the contents of AutoCAD in Model space when using Lt. How to use Model space viewports. Rotating a Model space viewport. How to save your custom named v...
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Autodesk 2018 Product Updates & Add-ons

Autodesk 2018 Product Updates & Add-ons
Where can we get software updates & those handy extensions? The 2018 products are available and there are services update available already, so here we will show where you can them from and as a b...
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3 Great Viewport Tips - Rotate a View, Viewport visual Aid and Magic Text

3 Great Viewport Tips - Rotate a View, Viewport visual Aid and Magic Text
In this blog and video, I give 3 great tips for rotating the contents of AutoCAD viewport when using Lt. How to Rotate a viewport -The settings you need to change. A Viewport Visual Aid - Instantly se...
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Revit Depth Cueing - Graphic Display Options

Revit Depth Cueing - Graphic Display Options
Autodesk Revit has a good set of tools that will help us prepare the presentation of architectural designs on a view by view bases. Once a style of presentation has been created we can even save that ...
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Revit tip - Make your Revit Callouts look the way you want

Revit tip - Make your Revit Callouts look the way you want
During training sessions, I have the privilege of working with talented design professionals who know what they want when it comes to design presentation. Consequently they will ask challenging questi...
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Graitec PowerPack - Openings Tool and how to use it with Revit linked files.

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If you have not yet installed the Graitec Power Pack for Revit then you are missing out on some great additional tools within Revit such as Link to Excel, the Re-Numbering tool, and numerous Structura...
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