Graitec Blog

Welcome to the Graitec blog, we hope you enjoy the content and if so please subscribe to the blog or a category for automatic notifications when new posts are added.

Rob Merriman

Modelling Existing Steel In Advance Steel

advance-steel-2020-for-blogs
Not all jobs are brand-new portal frames sitting on a slab, sometimes we need to detail steelwork that connects into existing steelwork. We still want to take advantage of the checking tools inside of...
Continue reading
2
  797 Hits
Simon Dickinson

What's New In Revit 2020.1

revit-2020-for-blogs
Autodesk have recently released Revit  2020.1 with some great new features, and in this blog I will look at some of the best ones under the headings of Connect, Create and Optimise. Connect Sketc...
Continue reading
0
Tags:
  942 Hits
Ian Robinson

A Guide To Autodesk Infrastructure Data Sources

A-Guide-To-Autodesk-Infrastructure-Data-Sources-cove_20191009-144132_1
Data Sources Many projects require some form of Digital Data, whether that be background maps, tree locations, Local Authority assets or environmental data. There are many sources for the Data that ca...
Continue reading
5
  997 Hits
Simon Locke

How To Colour By Numbers In Revit With Duct Colour-Fill Legends

revit-2020-for-blogs
Before you start creating colour legends in Autodesk Revit it is best practise to make a duplicate of your required floorplan, if you have not already done so and ensure it is re-named accordingly. An...
Continue reading
2
Tags:
  872 Hits
Aleck Giles

A Guide To Advance Steel Custom Model Templates

A-Guide-To-Advance-Steel-Custom-Model-Templates-cover-with-Before--After
There are certain tasks or operations that need to be done in pretty much every Advance Steel project. You can save time by having the required elements already existing in your model rather than sett...
Continue reading
1
  878 Hits
Greg Benson-Shettle

The AutoCAD Layer Status Icon Mystery Solved In Three Easy Steps

autocad-2020-for-blogs
Layer Status Icon Mystery Solved in Three Easy Steps In this  AutoCAD video, I’ll share with you the knowledge to understand what those icons in the status column of the Layer Properties Manager ...
Continue reading
0
  729 Hits
Greg Benson-Shettle

How To Split A Building Across Several Sheets And Work With Dimensions That Detail Across A Split View In Revit

How-To-Split-A-Building-Across-Several-Sheets-And-Work-With-Dimensions-That-Detail-Across-A-Split-View-In-Revit-cover
The Complete Guide Often, with larger buildings in Autodesk Revit , we need to split the building to have different parts of the building in separate views so they can be placed on different sheets at...
Continue reading
0
Tags:
  1242 Hits
Alan Johnson

How To Insert SketchUp Into Revit Using FormIt

How-To-Insert-SketchUp-Into-Revit-Using-FormIt-cover
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...
Continue reading
1
Tags:
  1248 Hits
Rob Merriman

Checking Your Advance Steel Model

advance-steel-2020-for-blogs
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 ...
Continue reading
2
  1231 Hits
Alan Johnson

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

revit-2020-for-blogs
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 ...
Continue reading
3
Tags:
  1156 Hits
Autodesk reseller uk logo2
 
qms microsoft logo