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Aleck Giles

Optimise Graphics Performance In Advance Steel To Navigate Large Models Effectively

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One of the perceived weaknesses of Advance Steel is how it handles large models. While there is always room for improvement, there are things a user can do to make things work much more effectively. M...
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Gary Edwards

BIM Compliant Document Management for Architects and Engineers

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No matter if you already have a good basic understanding of the current suite of 1192 documents and ISO 19650, or you are just starting to investigate the standard, you will probably have some outstan...
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Alan Johnson

Zoom In To Schedules In Revit 2019.2

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One of the new features of Autodesk Revit 2019.2 is the ability to zoom in to schedules. This means thatyou will now be able to use familiar keyboard shortcuts to zoom in and more easily read small fo...
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Pat Mullins

How To Paint The Top Of A Wall In Revit

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In the 2019.1 version of  Autodesk Revit  there is an expansion for the ‘Paint’ tools functionality. Now we can apply and modify a material on the top face of a wall as well as its side...
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Pat Mullins

How To Resize Dialogue Boxes In Revit

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Amongst the many new features which are included in Autodesk Revit 2019.1 is an enhancement to the ‘Go to View’ and ‘Add View to Sheet’ dialogue boxes. Now they can be resized! – this means that they ...
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Pat Mullins

A Guide To Revit Section Line Alignment And Snapping

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One of the many new features in Autodesk Revit 2019.1 is an enhancement to the ‘Section Line’ tool, as we can now Align and Snap to and from Section Lines. This means that whilst using the Align tool,...
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Alan Johnson

Placing A Soldier Course In A Wall In Revit

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You might already know that walls in Autodesk Revit are system families, which means they exist in a project but can’t be saved as individual families (RFA). You also might already know that the Wall ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Use Revit To Render In The Cloud And View Panoramas On Your Phone

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Revit is a very powerful design tool that can also produce high quality rendered images. Although It will never compete with 3ds Max, not everyone wants or needs photo realistic images, and often a go...
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Rob Merriman

Are You Backing Up Your Advance Steel Data?

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These days data is king, and it needs to be accessible from anywhere, at any time. As such, companies have systems in place to make sure that their data is backed up properly and securely. From a stee...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

Make Sure You Keep Your Autodesk Software Updated

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For ongoing improved security, new or enhanced features and bug fixes it is always wise to keep your Autodesk software up to date. As a short list of the January 2019 releases, there are 2017, 18 &...
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