This is a very old tip, but unless you’re aware of it you can quite easily miss it. I only mention it because it has come to my attention during recent discussions that it isn’t commonly known.
During sketch mode, either in the Project Environment or Family Browser, when [...]
Well it’s been a busy first day at AU2012. It really started yesterday with a few workshops and customer feedback sessions on BIM, various Autodesk 360 offerings, and subscriptions. Then it was off to the Speaker Social and the Public Relations’ Media and Blogger Reception.
In two weeks time Autodesk University will be well under way, so I hope that you’ve finalised all of your preparations already. If you’re not attending AU you don’t have to miss out on what this great event offers, just attend virtually at AU Virtual!
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Just when you though we had enough TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) another one comes along; NOL – the National Object Library. This one is certainly worth knowing though (for Australians at least). The NOL is an initiative to provide a non-proprietary solution aiming to resolve the lack of standardised content.
I was lucky [...]
One of the highlights of the 2013 release of Revit has to be the improvements to the View Templates. Yes, sure some of the other improvements, such as stairs, are truly useful, but from a BIM Manager’s perspective View Templates (now that they work properly) give you so much control.
When combined with [...]
Managing families in Revit is an ongoing task, whether updating folders full of existing families to make them smarter, creating new families, or sanitising and adapting downloaded content to make it comply with your requirements. There are several tools available to help you with this job, but it’s not as straight forward as you may [...]
The recent lack of posts has been due to time being taken up finalising the production of my AU Virtual class; AB5300-V From Autodesk® Revit® to Architectural Visualization in 60 Minutes Using Autodesk® Building Design Suite. The AU Virtual classes list will be made available in around 3-4 weeks.
I managed to complete all of the content on time [...]
I’ve posted more than enough news related blogs recently, so here is a long overdue tips and tricks post! This will only be of use to those in the Australian market, as it is a family designed to be nested into your door families to check door approach clearance, demonstrating compliance with AS 1428.1.
Most firms strip out unnecessary views before sharing models. While it only takes a few minutes, I’m surprised that people still do this manually. There are several shortcuts that can make things easier, especially when you are undertaking this task regularly.
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