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Todd Rogers

New Products Added to the AEC Collection

New Products Added to the AEC Collection
From today, Autodesk is expanding the scope and value of the AEC Collection to deliver a better range of industry-leading solutions that help customers design, engineer, and construct higher-quality, more predictable building and civil infrastructure projects - all without a change in price! If you are currently subscribed to the Collection, you will be able to access these programs through y...
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Nhi Nguyen

Want to get a free 1 year subscription of Stair & Railing Designer 2018?

Want to get a free 1 year subscription of Stair & Railing Designer 2018?
GRAITEC Advance BIM Designers 2018 was recently released, and within this, there are two series - concrete and steel. One of the software packages within the Steel Series is the Stair and Railing Designer 2018. The software is dedicated to structural engineers and steel detailers as it enable’s the fast and flexible creation of stair and railing models within Autodesk Advance Steel. The ...
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Janet Black

How to Change an Incorrect Phase Number in Advance Steel

How to Change an Incorrect Phase Number in Advance Steel
ISSUEHere is the dilemma, you have created a structure in phases and notice that some elements of the structure don’t reflect the phase. In fact, the piece marks are displaying the wrong phase number in the Model browser and the drawings they were created on. What do you do, certainly not renumber the entire structure? Advance Steel allows you to remove the numbering and information from the probl...
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Todd Rogers

AEC Collection for Land Development Seminar

AEC Collection for Land Development Seminar
Alan Gilbert with Autodesk will be visiting our office Thursday, August 24th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to share his wealth of knowledge on utilizing the AEC Collection for land development. This is a free event. Read more about this and register here. Seating is limited, so sign up as soon as possible to ensure your seat and free lunch in this insightful event. Hope to see you there!
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Todd Rogers

AutoCAD 2018.1 and AutoCAD LT 2018.1 Update

AutoCAD 2018.1 and AutoCAD LT 2018.1 Update
Autodesk has released a new update for AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2018. Click on images to get a bigger picture for viewing. Keep in mind, not all of the below is included in LT. The following is included in the update… The AutoCAD 2018.1 Update offers new software enhancements and tools to simplify your workflows and improve productivity. To help you quickly identify new features in the user interfac...
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Todd Rogers

What's New in InfraWorks v.2018.1

What's New in InfraWorks v.2018.1
Last week Autodesk released InfraWorks 2018.1.  Below you can see what has been added to this new update… Linear Feature Extraction Now, in InfraWorks it is possible to extract linear features from point clouds to create breaklines, paint stripes, and more. In addition, with the Automatic option, pick two points on a feature in the point cloud, and InfraWorks will find and follow the line for...
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Janet Black

Adding New Materials to Your Preferred Sizes Category in Advance Steel

Adding New Materials to Your Preferred Sizes Category in Advance Steel
Here is the dilemma, you have a material that is not listed in the Advance steel databases. Advance steel is completely customizable so if you like to push buttons, you will be able to add a new material to the database and append the newly created material to the Preferred Sizes. The Advance Steel Management Tools allows you access to the Object properties category where you can create a new...
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Janet Black

How to Download the 30-day Trial of Autodesk Advance Steel 2018

Autodesk Advance Steel 2018 is here, and there are some great new features in this release. I'm sure many of you want a sneak peek of Advance Steel 2018. Lucky for everyone, Autodesk lets you try the 2018 version for 30 days. Before you download the trial of Advance Steel 2018, it is very important to check your system requirements. A 64-bit operating system is required since the release...
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Gilbert Moreno

What's New In Revit 2018

What's New In Revit 2018
Every year, we look forward to the new software releases to see what new features and enhancements have been made to help streamline the BIM workflow in Revit. Let's take a look at 3 of these new features. Multistory Stairs With the new multistory stair feature you can now create stair towers by attaching stairs to the levels in a section or elevation view of the project. When level heights change...
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Janet Black

How to Display Trailing Zeros and Dash Lines on Detail Drawings

How to Display Trailing Zeros and Dash Lines on Detail Drawings
In today's blog post, we will show you how to have the trailing zeros and the dash line displayed when putting in manual dimensions on drawings in Advance Steel 2017. You need to open the respective prototype and from the Primary Units tab, uncheck the Zero suppression, trailing feet and 0 inches. While the prototype is still opened, you will go to the project settings and make sure the project se...
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