NEWS, INSIGHTS AND HAPPENINGS IN AEC TECHNOLOGY

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Google Earth Extension for AutoCAD: How to extract 2011 components and load for AutoCAD 2012

The installer for the Google Earth Extension for AutoCAD supports: AutoCAD 2011 Family AutoCAD 2011 (32-bit and 64-bit) AutoCAD Architecture 2011 (32-bit and 64-bit) AutoCAD Map 3D 2011 (32-bit and 64-bit) AutoCAD 2007-2010 Family AutoCAD 2007-2010 (32-bit only) AutoCAD Architecture...

Room / Door Renumbering plugin for Revit

New update was posted for Room / Door Renumbering plugin for Revit. Changes are documented in the plugin’s read me file and this update included: Now the command can only be started when a plan view is active inside a project...

AutoCAD Platform – Hatch on the Right Layer Every Time

I couldn't tell you how many times I have drawn hatches on the wrong layer; after using AutoCAD for 28 years, you can only imagine. Starting in AutoCAD 2011 and any vertical versions (using the AutoCAD Platform) using the ribbon...

Autocad WS: Portable Viewing, Editing and Markup

"With the free AutoCAD WS mobile app you can view, edit and markup DWG files via mobile devices. Your portable project. No Internet connection, no problem." On twitter, he's known as @mrcadman, but in the blogosphere of all things AutoCAD,...

initial.AEC is now an Autodesk Authorized Training Center!

We have made and continue to make improvements and additions to our services for our customers and clients. The latest announcement is that initial.AEC is now a Premier Level Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC) and Certification Center. What does this...

Revisiting Tips for Creating Content in Revit MEP

Gregory Arkin points us to hearken his words about Revit MEP from a few years back. Via the Revit3d.com blog. Given the increasing amount of Revit MEP usage, users should take a look at this productive summary on creating content...

Shape Handles (Dragging Grips) and Instance Parameters

An informative post by Chris Senior (Revit Elemental) about Shape Handles . Chris details a solution for when Shape Handles (Grips) don’t appear once you have set out geometry from a Level in an elevation view.
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