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Simon Locke

Fabrication CADmep modelling using ‘Takeoff as Cut-In’

Fabrication CADmep modelling using ‘Takeoff as Cut-In’
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With most things in life there are more than one way of doing things and CADmep is no exception. Rather than using the attacher arrow to input components (read about that by clicking the arrow below), we will in this article look at using the ‘Takeof...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

Rotating Model Space in AutoCAD Lt

Rotating Model Space in AutoCAD Lt
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In this video, I give 3 great tips for rotating the contents of AutoCAD in Model space when using Lt. How to use Model space viewports. Rotating a Model space viewport. How to save your custom named viewports. This is a follow up to my previous post ...
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Simon Locke

Adding Services in Fabrication CADmep

Adding Services in Fabrication CADmep
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Out of the box, Fabrication CADmep contains a massive amount of manufacturers' content in the default metric and imperial library. There will however be times where you’ll need extra items that aren’t already in there, or there may be some new c...
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John Bennett

Migrating to Autodesk Advance Steel 2018 Walkthrough

Migrating to Autodesk Advance Steel 2018 Walkthrough

The new Autodesk Advance Steel 2018 has just been released, as previously covered in our blog , migrating to a new version of AS can take up a little bit of project management and planning. Autodesk has released a short video tutorial on how to achie...
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John Bennett

Advance Steel – Managing your Project Migration to a New Product Version

Advance Steel – Managing your Project Migration to a New Product Version
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It’s coming to that time of the year for new version releases of CAD products. As exciting as this may be, it usually leads to issues when upgrading projects to the new version, finishing projects or keeping versions in the previous copy. When facing...
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Ian Robinson

Infraworks 360 - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 3

Infraworks 360 - Getting the Point (Cloud) Part 3
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In the first post about Point Clouds I talked Recap 360 , you can read it HERE if you missed it. In the second post it got rather large so I blogged HERE , this post includes a whitepaper which can be downloaded through the same link. In this post I ...
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Alan Johnson

How to Organise Your Viewpoints in Autodesk Navisworks

How to Organise Your Viewpoints in Autodesk Navisworks
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When we are Coordinating models in Navisworks we will more than likely be creating multiple viewpoints so we can jump to preset views without having to navigate each time to reach an item. We can create many viewpoints and name them anything we want,...
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Simon Locke

Fabrication CADmep ‘Swap In’ Feature

Fabrication CADmep ‘Swap In’ Feature
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In an ideal world, once things were drawn they wouldn’t change. We know that not to be the case. So rather than delete and start again a useful feature in Fabrication CADmep is ‘Swap In’, which allows you to substitute a component or fitting in your ...
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John Bennett

Trouble logging into Glue? Recover access by replacing the BIM 360 Plugin

Trouble logging into Glue? Recover access by replacing the BIM 360 Plugin
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As a designer, we hardly ever run out of reasons to get frustrated, specially when collaborating with others and working as part of a mutidisciplinary team. Autodesk BIM 360 Glue is an extremely useful tool for smoothing this collaborative effort and...
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Grant Dott

How BIM 360 Field Delivers for the Customer

How BIM 360 Field Delivers for the Customer
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Customers, building owners or even management firms look for a couple of things when they have a building project on the table; budget and schedule. This building could cost a serious amount of dough and it has to start earning that money back as an ...
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