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Issue 8 for Architectural Tips & Tricks

Welcome to this month's Graitec Architectural ‘Tips and Tricks’ newsletter. We have produced this with you our Clients, in mind. Our aim is to regularly pass on helpful Tips and Tricks on Autodesk Architectural Software products. We will try and keep this document full of useful and relevant information for you but if you want to make some suggestions on the content, drop us a line and we will do our best to include your requests.

Please take the time to look at the contents of this Newsletter, you never know, the answer to something that is puzzling you today may be right here.

This Months Tips & Tricks Focus Is On:

Apply materials to solids

How can I apply materials to solids that I have created?

The easiest and most reliable way is to turn a 3D solid into a mass element! Right click the 3D solid, move the cursor over Convert To and select Mass Element from the fly out. On the command line choose whether or not to delete existing geometry and press enter to finish the command. Now select and right click the mass element and choose the edit mass element style from the drop down list. Select the materials tab in the dialogue box and select a material from the drop down in the material definition column.

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