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John Bennett

Revit to Advance Steel Collaboration Via SMLX

Revit to Advance Steel Collaboration Via SMLX
This year I had the opportunity to present at AU2018 (Autodesk University) in London, my class was about the workflow between Revit and Advance Steel for the transfer of structural steel and steel con...
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Aleck Giles

A Guide To Advance Steel Standard Parts

A Guide To Advance Steel Standard Parts
Many companies that use Advance Steel have certain common parts or items that they use in lots of projects. One example may be using a small connecting lug in a railing, or perhaps they try to use the...
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Rob Merriman

Advance Steel Tip - Quantities In NC Files

Advance Steel Tip - Quantities In NC Files
We have recently received a couple of support calls asking if it is possible to run NC files with quantities based on selected objects not quantities for the whole model in Advance Steel . T...
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Aleck Giles

A Guide To Advance Steel Dimensions

A Guide To Advance Steel Dimensions
The parametric dimensioning tools in Advance Steel are incredibly effective, handling different scales and clipped (shortened) views without the user even thinking about it. Unfortunately, the trade o...
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Rob Merriman

Why Advance Steel Users Should Be Using Copy With Adjustment

Why Advance Steel Users Should Be Using Copy With Adjustment
A lot of the models we create in Advance Steel have objects that are replicated throughout, but the positioning or angles may be different. For example, a model containing a stair with 20 flights migh...
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Janet Black

How to find the start point of a created beam in Advance Steel 2018

How to find the start point of a created beam in Advance Steel 2018
Whilst searching the forum, I found an intriguing Autodesk Advance Steel question and I thought I would create a short video to address the issue. Here is the dilemma: you are working on many projects...
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Janet Black

How to centre the text in the grid bubble using Advance Steel 2018

How to centre the text in the grid bubble using Advance Steel 2018
Recently I had a client who was concerned about the placement of the text in the grid bubble. He noticed that the text was not centred as he would have liked. Fortunately, you are able to customize an...
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Janet Black

How to add a 4-inch length to the Nelson H4L inch shear stud with the Advance Steel Management Tools

How to add a 4-inch length to the Nelson H4L inch shear stud with the Advance Steel Management Tools
Well it seems that you have hit a speed bump. You are working with a structure and although you have the correct section class, section type, and size, the length of the element does not exist in the ...
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Janet Black

Advance Steel 2018: How to use a Customised Prototype created in the default location

Advance Steel 2018: How to use a Customised Prototype created in the default location
In Autodesk Advance Steel 2018 I’ve just opened the Prototypes folder located in C/ProgramData/Autodesk/Advance Steel 2018/USA/shared/Support/Prototypes. I'm using the American version, but the same p...
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Janet Black

How to add a custom grating size to the McNichols Variable GAA 19P4 existing macro in Advance Steel

How to add a custom grating size to the McNichols Variable GAA 19P4 existing macro in Advance Steel
In this video, we will show you how to add a custom grating size to the McNichols Standard GAA 19P4 and McNichols Variable GAA 19P4 existing macro in Advance Steel 2018 . The issues can arise if you a...
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