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Greg Benson-Shettle

Why Do We Set AutoCAD Drawing Units?

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In this AutoCAD video lesson, we will look at why it is useful to set the drawing units of our drawings, as well as how to make units work to our advantage. This is the third in a series of AutoCAD vi...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

How To Work With Drawings At Different Scales In AutoCAD

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In this AutoCAD video lesson, we will look at how to solve the problem when copying objects from one drawing to another where they don’t appear to be there because in fact they are way too big or smal...
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Adam Butcher

Is Your Woodwork For Inventor Hardware Missing On Your Bill Of Materials?

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If you have created your own hardware in Woodwork for Inventor , added it to the assembly and then generated a bill of materials which displays all your panel parts but no hardware, then this step by ...
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Greg Benson-Shettle

How to Accurately Select and Place AutoCAD Geometry from One Drawing to Another

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In this AutoCAD video we will look at how to copy many objects from one drawing and place it in other drawings in the correct position. We will use a range of different AutoCAD selection tools such as...
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Rob Merriman

Introducing The R2 Version Of Graitec PowerPack for Advance Steel 2019

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The week we have released the R2 version of the Graitec PowerPack for Advance Steel 2019 . In this release we have added extra data to the already powerful tools and data that the Graitec Powerpack pr...
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Alan Johnson

How To Set Your Autodesk Revit Perspective View

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One new feature that may have passed you by in Revit 2019 is the Projection Mode. In previous versions you could not change the ‘Projection Mode’ of a 3D view. You would have to create a new camera vi...
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Rob Merriman

Advance Steel NC Behaviour - What Is The Difference Between Assembly And Single Part Numbers?

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We regularly get Advance Steel support cases regarding NC and DXF files where the files don’t match the numbers on the material list. This is a setting that is controlled within every model, not throu...
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Simon Locke

Migrating Your Fabrication CADmep Database To Revit And Other Locations

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When you are working with Autodesk Fabrication CADmep on projects, it is quite common to use a custom fabrication database relevant to the requirements of the job. These databases are generally associ...
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Alan Johnson

Missing Close Hidden Windows In Revit 2019

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One of the things that has changed in the 2019 version of  Autodesk Revit  from 2018 that you might have missed is the Close Hidden Window option disappearing, or rather it has changed to Cl...
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Aleck Giles

A Guide To Advance Steel Clipping

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Many people seem to get confused by the clipping settings in Advance Steel so I thought I would have a go at explaining things. Above is a simple view generated by the camera shown in the image below....
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