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Alan Johnson

How To Insert SketchUp Into Revit Using FormIt

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Have you ever needed to take a model from SketchUp in to Autodesk Revit ? In Revit Insert Tab > Link Panel > Link CAD > change the file type to SKP, browse for file and open, but when yo...
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Rob Merriman

Checking Your Advance Steel Model

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My woodwork teacher had a saying that has stuck with me since school - “measure twice, cut once”. Whenever I’m attempting a DIY project I always remember this saying, and I have one for Advance Steel ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Identify The Year Version A Revit Project Or Family Was Created Or Saved In

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For many years when opening an Autodesk Revit file, it was a bit of a pain when selecting it then seeing the ‘Your model is being upgraded’ dialog and then having to wait for the file to upgrade. Now ...
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Aleck Giles

How To Use Advance Steel Project Specific Prototypes

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Many Advance Steel users work for sub-contract detailers who have many clients with different logos or entirely different drawing frames. It is nice and sometimes necessary that drawings are provided ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Save/Export A Revit Shared Parameter

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Did you know that you can export shared parameters from a family or a project to a new or existing shared parameter file in Autodesk Revit ? 1. To start, create or open a shared parameter file (this i...
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Ian Robinson

Tying Into An Existing Road With AutoCAD Civil 3D

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With every road scheme you make in AutoCAD Civil 3D , you have to tie it into an existing road somewhere. This can be with a roundabout or a T-Junction, and in this Blog I’ll tackle it with a T-Juncti...
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John Bennett

Advance Steel and Vault 2020 - Collaborative Document Management

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For the recent release of Advance Steel and Vault, there is an update to ‘Vault Thick client’ add-in , this is now dedicated to work within the Advance steel platform, to allow for easier collaborativ...
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Claire Merrick

All Set for AU London 2019?

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The Autodesk University is the conference for those who design, create, and make the world around us. It is your chance to connect with the best in the business, share technical knowledge, solve uniqu...
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Alan Johnson

Creating A Brick Wall With Fence Panels In Revit Architecture

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I was recently asked how you would create a brick wall in Autodesk Revit with fence panels and brick columns, to be used for a garden wall. We toyed with a few ideas, such as stacked walls, edit profi...
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Simon Locke

How To Use The Revit Shared Reference Point Add-In

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Whilst setting up a model in Autodesk Revit , one of the most important steps you will need to take, especially when collaborating with other parties on a BIM project, is to establish the location of ...
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