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Alan Johnson

How to use the iConstruct Dynamic Label Tool in Navisworks

How to use the iConstruct Dynamic Label Tool in Navisworks
When using Navisworks sometimes its handy to tag or Label an item or number of items so we identify them without having to select them and check the properties. We can use the Navisworks tag tool and ...
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Alan Johnson

How to use the iConstruct Append Data Tool in Navisworks

How to use the iConstruct Append Data Tool in Navisworks
When we select items in Navisworks sometimes those items do not have all the properties that you would hope for, and if you are trying to select or search for similar items it would be handy to be abl...
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Alan Johnson

How to use the iConstruct Select Similar Tool in Navisworks

How to use the iConstruct Select Similar Tool in Navisworks
When we are selecting items in Navisworks sometimes it can be difficult although not impossible to select exactly what we want, so a customisable tool would be very handy to help with our selection. i...
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Alan Johnson

How to Create a Stepped Wall in Autodesk Revit

How to Create a Stepped Wall in Autodesk Revit
When we place a wall in Revit, we set a length and a height. We do this by picking a start point and end point to set the length, and for the height we set a base constraint and a top constraint with ...
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Alan Johnson

iConstruct ‘add in’ Tool for Navisworks

iConstruct ‘add in’ Tool for Navisworks
As with some Autodesk software, Navisworks allows us to ‘add in’ additional tools, these can be 3rd party created tools or tools created by Autodesk. One ‘add in’ for Navisworks that I am going to foc...
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Simon Locke

Text Enhancements in Autodesk Revit 2017

Text Enhancements in Autodesk Revit 2017
One of the updates to Revit in the 2017 release was some additional features in text editing. Text in Revit has always been a relatively simple affair, probably due to it being used as a support funct...
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Simon Dickinson

Accessing the Entire Revit API Using Dynamo and Python

Accessing the Entire Revit API Using Dynamo and Python
So, you have been using dynamo but you realise you cannot find a node to do a specific task. You search the packages and still cannot find what you are looking for. Using python, it is possible to acc...
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Aleck Giles

Top Tips to Remember When Using NC Files for Structural Steelwork in Advance Steel

Top Tips to Remember When Using NC Files for Structural Steelwork in Advance Steel
It is becoming increasingly popular to use NC files for manufacturing structural steel beams. This is intended to improve speed and efficiency whilst reducing or removing any human error. That can cer...
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Alan Johnson

How to Organise Your Viewpoints in Autodesk Navisworks

How to Organise Your Viewpoints in Autodesk Navisworks
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 crea...
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Simon Locke

Fabrication CADmep ‘Swap In’ Feature

Fabrication CADmep ‘Swap In’ Feature
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...
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