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Autodesk Advance Steel – Bolts or no Bolts in General Arrangement Drawings

Autodesk Advance Steel – Bolts or no Bolts in General Arrangement Drawings
Whether or not bolts and holes are displayed in General Arrangement (GA) drawings is a matter of personal preference – personally I like to see bolts and holes, and more importantly, my engineer likes...
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Aleck Giles

Advance Steel Saw Length

Advance Steel Saw Length
Have you noticed that the length of a beam on the Saw List is sometimes different to the length on other lists? Why is this?   This occurs when a beam has a double cut on one or both ends. During...
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Advance Steel – Visual Styles

Advance Steel – Visual Styles
Do you find it difficult to see what is going on in your Advance Steel models? This could be due to the Visual Styles set up in your file.     When you start an Advance Steel project it is i...
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Advance Steel – Drawing Issue Status and Comment

Advance Steel – Drawing Issue Status and Comment
My last bog post drew attention to the Drawing Issue Status in Advance Steel. On install this is a list of 5 states: Not Set, Revised, Comment, Approved, Rejected. Now with AS2017 you can add your own...
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Advance Steel – Controlling Drawing Issues

Advance Steel – Controlling Drawing Issues
During any project drawings are constantly issued, updated and reissued. At any given time the latest update could contain drawings with various issues. How can you keep track of which drawings are is...
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Advance Steel tips: Prefix Configuration

Advance Steel tips: Prefix Configuration
When you start using Autodesk Advance Steel 2017, it is important to find out how to modify project prefix settings effectively. This video guide will help you to achieve this, as it takes you through...
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Use Graitec Wall Mounted Railing to perfect your Advance Steel stairs

Use Graitec Wall Mounted Railing to perfect your Advance Steel stairs
If you are creating stairs in Autodesk Advance Steel, you want the maximum possible control over your work, so that they conform to the style and regulations of their surroundings. Well, the best way ...
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Autodesk Advance Steel Workflows for BIM 360

Autodesk Advance Steel Workflows for BIM 360
Bringing Autodesk Advance Steel into a BIM 360 workflow is very achievable but like many collaboration challenges, the secret sauce is in the process and understanding the process makes the challenge ...
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Aleck Giles

Advance Steel Assembly Drawing Sheet Size

Some people say to us that they think the automatic drawings from Advance Steel are too cluttered. Equally many of the same people may always try and use A3 for Assembly drawings often due to availabl...
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Advance Steel 2016 – Add Railing to Channel

Advance Steel 2016 – Add Railing to Channel
When using Advance Steel 2016 there are many possibilities for adding different types of railing to the model. In this short video we show you how to add railing to the face of a channel section ...
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