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Ian Robinson

Use a single source for your Data with the AEC Collection

Use a single source for your Data with the AEC Collection
BIM discussions are often about the big picture and can sometimes seem a little over complex for the day to day work of the Engineer. So, to address this, let's take a quick look at connected data. On...
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Adam Butcher

What's New in the Autodesk Inventor 2018.2 update

What's New in the Autodesk Inventor 2018.2 update
As we know from time to time Autodesk bring out product updates for subscription customers, and the Autodesk Inventor 2018.2 update is here, with a great selection of fixes and brand new features...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD Answers - Hatching Spaces with Broken Boundaries

AutoCAD Answers - Hatching Spaces with Broken Boundaries
Hatch in AutoCAD has historically been a challenge. Over the years it has improved tremendously but occasionally it can be problematical, especially when working with drawings from unknown origins. In...
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Alan Johnson

A Quick Tip For Revit Room Volume Computation

A Quick Tip For Revit Room Volume Computation
Have you ever created a room in an Autodesk Revit floor plan and tagged it to get the area and volume, but for the volume it shows as ‘Room Volume is Not Computed’? This is because volume computation ...
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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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Ian Robinson

Putting your Revit and AutoCAD models on the map - how Infraworks adds context

Putting your Revit and AutoCAD models on the map - how Infraworks adds context
We often get asked how to put Maps into Revit or AutoCAD. And our reply is always the same… “Do you really want to do that?”. And the response we get is always the same… “Yes!” Have a think about it f...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

AutoCAD Answers - How to set the New Button to open your template

AutoCAD Answers - How to set the New Button to open your template
In this guide, we will look at how to assign your company template to open just by clicking on the New File icon. With default, out of the box, AutoCAD, clicking on ‘new’ will open a generic template ...
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Pat Mullins

Revit's Magic Spacebar does so much more than flip and rotate doors

Revit's Magic Spacebar does so much more than flip and rotate doors
Many people know that it’s possible to flip and rotate Doors with the Spacebar while using Autodesk Revit , a principle that works with most standalone elements (Columns, Area Reinforcement, Electrica...
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Rob Merriman

A Christmassy use for Advance Steel Plate Commands and Functions

A Christmassy use for Advance Steel Plate Commands and Functions
With Christmas just around the corner, what better way to kick off the festivities and get everyone in the festive spirit than by showing how the Autodesk Advance Steel plate commands can be used to c...
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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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