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Justin Taylor

Driving Efficiencies in AutoCAD – 1,2,3

Driving Efficiencies in AutoCAD – 1,2,3
Named Views, Attributes, Fields, Formulas and Tables For those of you who now me, the fact that I am writing a paper about AutoCAD and not all things Revit may come as a shock...but recently I spent time on-site with a client developing their Revit template and several times during the day they commented how Revit made various tasks so easy i.e. the Project Browser to locate views, Labels to popul...
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Josie

All Set for AU London 2017?

All Set for AU London 2017?
In less than 24 hours, the biggest gathering of professionals who design, build and create will come together at the Tobacco Dock in London. Graitec is a proud sponsor of this great initiative which is taking place in the UK for the first time! Autodesk University brings you the opportunity to learn, discover and explore the new trends and technologies that will shape how we build the cities of t...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

Autodesk 2018 Product Updates & Add-ons

Autodesk 2018 Product Updates & Add-ons
Where can we get software updates & those handy extensions? The 2018 products are available and there are services update available already, so here we will show where you can them from and as a bonus, in the same location we can find the Autodesk Product Extensions. It’s all on Account; the Autodesk Account. 1. Log into your Autodesk Account. 2. Go to the Management tab. 3. On the Products &a...
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Josie

Autodesk University is Here and Registration is Now Open!

Autodesk University is Here and Registration is Now Open!
Considered the premier destination for Autodesk users worldwide, the Autodesk University event is finally arriving to our coasts for 2 days packed with conferences, activities, networking opportunities, exhibitions and certifications. Usually held in Las Vegas, this year’s event will open its doors for first time in London at the Tobacco Dock (E1) on the 21st and 22nd of June. Contents will revolv...
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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2017 - Hotfix 1 is now available

Advance Steel 2017 - Hotfix 1 is now available
Autodesk have just released a new hotfix for the latest version of Advance Steel 2017. This hotfix has being added to the Autodesk Application App and will be available to install if you launch the application and choose to download and install the hotfix.    Some of the fixed features are listed below. Fixed issues appearing on large general arrangement drawings, where hidden lines wer...
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Grant Dott

BIM 360 Docs - An ‘Observation’ Lies Within

For the past couple of months I have been reviewing BIM 360 Docs and waiting for something that I could use in a productive workflow. At last, something has appeared and a great addition at that. Issues have now been added to the BIM 360 Docs application and unlike Markups, they can be created on the mobile interface. What a great idea to be able to create Issues on your iPhone as you wander throu...
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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2016 – Add Custom Logo to BOM

Advance Steel 2016 – Add Custom Logo to BOM
A common theme from our helpdesk on Advance Steel is how to add your own company logo to the Bill of Material reports so we have decided to do a quick video tutorial on how to do this. It’s a simple case of accessing the BOM editor feature via the Output ribbon in the software. It can also be accessed using the command line input: _Astm4CommBomEditorEx Once the BOM editor is open, you need to fir...
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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2016 – Add a new model role

Advance Steel 2016 – Add a new model role
In Advance Steel, the "model role" defines how members are used and influences many different settings. One example is that the part mark prefixes are assigned according to model roles. The most important effect of the "model role" is the drawing presentation. Based on the "model role", Advance Steel objects are presented, labelled and dimensioned in different ways. To make the difference between ...
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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2016 – Changing Default Labels

Advance Steel 2016 – Changing Default Labels
On fabrication drawings you may be required to add labels to annotate the fabrication drawings where more information is required. In this example we show how you can define a new label strategy, so when labels are added to the main part they will show the assembly number with blue coloured font surrounded by a frame. By tweaking the label content definitions it will allow you to create and defin...
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Advance Steel 2016 – Add Railing to Channel

Advance Steel 2016 – Add Railing to Channel
When using Advance Steel 2016 there are many possibilities for adding different types of railing to the model. In this short video we show you how to add railing to the face of a channel section by using a combination of automated macros and manual tools. We start by drawing a beam and fit a flat bar to the face of the beam, then align the flat bar as required. We then place the railing us...
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