NEWS, INSIGHTS AND HAPPENINGS IN AEC TECHNOLOGY

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Dynamo – Beginner’s Guide

  Learn how to get started navigating the user interface, basic table setups and the concept of coding with nodes. Watch as Justin walks through how you can begin to incorporate automation and scripting for routine design processes.   Contact...

AutoCAD 2017 Fails to Launch After Install

Current Issue*: When attempting to launch AutoCAD 2017 for the first time the application opens to the drawing editor and displays a “License Error” message, “The License manager is not functioning or is improperly installed. AutoCAD will shut down now.”...

Copy Elements from a Linked File

In this click saver I want to talk about something that a client recently brought up about working with linked Revit models. I work with quite a lot of multi- discipline firms these days so internally they will be sharing...

Revit Floor/Slab Edge

In this click saver I want to talk about something that a client recently brought up about displaying a Floor/Slab edge a certain way. In a plan view they wanted to create a view for documentation and coordination on where...

Solving the Revit Floor Tag Area Issue

So when working in Revit I get asked if there is a way to create a floor tag that sees the area and adds it to the tag. Unfortunately out of the box this can't happen for whatever reason but...

Revit 2015 Content

In this click saver I want to talk about Revit 2015 family/template content. Some have been experiencing an issue where their content is not being installed correctly. First we must understand that during the installation of Revit 2015 it has...

Using Bluebeam Page Label Tool

When putting together a PDF document set, it can be time consuming especially when the PDF’s have come from different sources. For this Click Saver I’m going to assume that you have worked with the File -> Combine tool to...

Free AutoCAD App – Radical Purge

In this click saver I want to talk about a free utility that will do more for you than just purge. A few months back I talked about an app that cleaned out your registered applications that can cause slowness...

2015 Product Keys and Release Dates

Product keys are required for installation of Autodesk products and are used to differentiate products that are both sold independently and as part of a product suite. For example, installing AutoCAD 2015 as a point product requires product key 001G1,...

Using Navisworks to Compare Models

In this click saver I want to talk about using Navisworks to compare changes when you receive updated models. Since most clients have updated to the new Autodesk suites, Navisworks Simulate is included, meaning this feature is readily available to everyone. First,...
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