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Simon Locke

How To Match The Building Footprint With An Extruded Roof In Revit

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There are many ways to create a roof in Revit and one of them is to use an extruded roof. Unlike the footprint method, the extruded roof generally won’t match the footprint of the building. No matter ...
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Simon Dickinson

How To Use Dynamo For Reporting Coordinates

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Imagine that you have several objects in Revit that you want to report or schedule the coordinates for. They could be piles, columns, survey marks. Whilst the out of the box Revit gives you the abilit...
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Adam Butcher

How To Create Edge Bands With Woodwork For Inventor

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If you are struggling to create your own Edge Band material in Woodwork for Inventor please check out this guide, which will show you how with 6 simple steps. Step 1 Select the woodwork design tab in ...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

A Guide To The New Features In Revit 2019.1

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The latest release, Autodesk Revit 2019.1, is now available to download from your Autodesk Account browser. You just have to download and then go to the Updates and Add-ons tab. There are quite a few ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Compare Your Navisworks Models

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Whilst working on a project, have you ever been provided with a model by someone and then received a revised model without being told what has changed? Fortunately, if you use Autodesk Navisworks ther...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

How to Manage Different Tiled Views in Revit 2019

How to Manage Different Tiled Views in Revit 2019
Revit 2019 includes a number of innovative new developments and tools including ‘View tabs.’ A feature similar to the one included within AutoCAD, when the user has a number of different drawings open...
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Simon Dickinson

Best Practices For Saving, Backing Up And Archiving Your Revit Projects

Best Practices For Saving, Backing Up And Archiving Your Revit Projects
It is vital to remember that data is a valuable resource and can cost your business thousands if lost or corrupted with no available backup for recovery. Standard RVT Files By default, when you s...
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Yasmin Talbot

Why PowerPack for Revit is the Perfect add-on for Architects, Structural Engineers & MEP Designers

Why PowerPack for Revit is the Perfect add-on for Architects, Structural Engineers & MEP Designers
With a massive number of Autodesk Revit add-ons available, finding the right one can be a time consuming task. But with Graitec’s PowerPack for Revit, users have access to numerous tools and features ...
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Aleck Giles

A Guide To Advance Steel Cladding

A Guide To Advance Steel Cladding
There is a handy set of tools in Advance Steel for placing cladding sheets in your model. Although the commands are named as cladding these can in fact place any sequence of corrugated sheeting includ...
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Michael Arnott

The New Connection Types For Advance Design Structural Engineering 2019

The New Connection Types For Advance Design Structural Engineering 2019
The 2019 version of the Graitec Advance Design structural engineering design product includes many enhancements and new features, including the new advanced stability feature, enhanced shape optimisat...
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