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Alan Johnson

Revit Cut Profile - A Quick Tip

Revit Cut Profile - A Quick Tip
When we are creating details in Autodesk Revit we can use sections created from our 3D model; however, what we get is not always what we want. Here is a quick tip for editing the shape of elements tha...
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Ian Robinson

Oops! How to correct an error in AutoCAD

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No, I’m not talking about the infamous Britney Spears number, I’m talking about correcting an error in AutoCAD that you’ve made. AutoCAD users, especially of Civil 3D , will be familiar with accidenta...
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Simon Locke

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part Two

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part Two
The main reason behind these articles is that a question I get asked regularly whilst training the electrical section of an Autodesk Revit MEP course is, “can you re-format the circuit references for ...
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Adam Butcher

15 of my favourite Inventor tips and tricks

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We all have our own handy little Inventor  tips and tricks, and in this tutorial, I am going to share some of my favourites – I hope these help to get you up and running in the new year. 1 - Sket...
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Ian Robinson

A Guide to InfraWorks Smart Labelling

A Guide to InfraWorks Smart Labelling
So, you’ve seen lots of posts about Infraworks and all the clever things it can do. But sometimes, it’s the simplest things that can make a dramatic difference. Take labels for example. In Infraworks ...
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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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Simon Locke

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part One

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo Part One
This tutorial will take you through the process of transforming the circuit references in Revit. To start with we are going to create two new parameters for Phase and Way using a shared parameter file...
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Simon Locke

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo

Revit Circuit Referencing Using Dynamo
One of the things I get asked regularly whilst teaching the electrical section of a Revit MEP course is whether you can re-format the circuit references for 3 phase circuits so that they look more lik...
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Adam Butcher

Get Into The Habit Of Using The Inventor Assembly Bill Of Materials

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We all need an accurate bill of materials (BOM) at the end of the day, and most of us don’t even use the fantastic bill of materials option, which is available in the Autodesk Inventor assembly enviro...
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Alan Johnson

Adding A Material To Revit Imported 3D Geometry

Adding A Material To Revit Imported 3D Geometry
If you have created an Autodesk Revit family by importing a 3Ddwg or SAT file for example, it will help to follow this handy tip for assigning a material (and colour). The imported 3D geometry will ha...
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