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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 same end plate on all joints. By doing this, they can use identical components in multiple projects, which means they can even keep some in stock, ready for use when required. For these users, It wou...
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Simon Locke

How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit

How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit
When placing components such as switches, sockets and other electrical devices in Revit, it is likely that at certain detail levels they may display as symbols. If this is the case then they will certainly be annotative, which allows them to maintain size regardless of scale. However, this can be problematic at certain scales when you need to place devices next to each other. Take a look at the ex...
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Michael Arnott

Graitec PowerPack For Advance Steel 2019 Gets More Connections

Graitec PowerPack For Advance Steel 2019 Gets More Connections
The Graitec PowerPack for Advance Steel is an absolutely must have add-in, as it contains a range of features to bolster workflows, including connections, detailing, plate creation and much more. The recently released 2019 version contains many powerful enhancements to boost Advance Steel productivity, so let’s focus on the new connections, which give you even more options for your modelling proje...
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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. The simple answer is yes, and this blog will guide you through the settings required to achieve what you want. So here is the scenario, where you have a model with five different lots in it, all fabrica...
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Ian Robinson

How To Work With Ordnance Survey 1km Tiles For AutoCAD Map 3D

How To Work With Ordnance Survey 1km Tiles For AutoCAD Map 3D
I get asked this a lot… “How do I identify which OS Tile my site is on?”, which can affect users of AutoCAD Map 3D, which is now a part of AutoCAD 2019 subscriptions. This often happens when people download the LIDAR land data from the data.gov.uk website and they get a folder full of tiles. Say that the tile you pick is a 100km tile. In the early days you get a folder with 100 1km tiles in it. N...
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