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Gilbert Moreno

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 st...
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Gilbert Moreno

PowerPack for Revit Feature: File Updater

How many times have you repeated the process of updating a Revit file from a previous version to the current version? If you have done this, you know that you must repeat the process for each file that needs to be upgraded.  Where is the easy bu...
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Gilbert Moreno

PowerPack for Revit Feature: Category Visibility

With so many powerful tools in the Graitec PowerPack for Revit, I want to highlight a feature in this add-on. The ability to modify Category Visibility using filters is a unique option. Category Visibility We have all used Visibility Graphics in Revi...
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Gilbert Moreno

Navisworks 2017.2 Update

If you are working with Navisworks Manage or Simulate 2017, Autodesk has released the 2017.2 Update.  The user can access this update through the Autodesk Desktop App. The 2017.2 update has addressed the following list (which is found in the Rea...
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Todd Rogers

InfraWorks to Lumion

If you want an extremely realistic scene, you can bring your InfraWorks  model into Lumion . These two programs play very well together.  The workflow is rather simple. First, you export your InfraWorks 360 model out to an .fbx file.  ...
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Todd Rogers

InfraWorks 2017.3 Has Been Released

Autodesk has released InfraWorks 2017.3 as of this morning. The update will show in your Autodesk Desktop Application Manager or you can download it here . Below are some of the new features in the new release: Overviews of what's new: (video) What's...
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John Bennett

Amend Advance Steel Precision in BOM on Drawing Templates

Precision / accuracy of BOM lists: All material sizes are shown to 2 decimal points. This is much more accurate than needed, and so just takes up unnecessary space on the list. For the BOM on drawings , it comes from the template that is used to crea...
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Gilbert Moreno

Revit 2017.1 Update is Available

Revit 2017.1 is available for access by current maintenance subscription customers and term-based subscribers. Customers can access the Revit 2017.1 update from their Autodesk Accounts or via the Autodesk App Manager. (Previous versions of Autodesk&n...
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Todd Rogers

Shaping Terrain in InfraWorks 360/InfraWorks 360 LT

If you have ever tried putting a building in InfraWorks, and the terrain isn't quite flat, you might have noticed that some of the building ends up under the terrain. Below is an image showing how it might look to you... Notice that the front of the ...
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Lyubo

Graitec Advance PowerPack for Revit 2017 R2

The Graitec Advance PowerPack for Autodesk Revit was initially focused on reinforced concrete design, however, it has evolved into a comprehensive set of tools that benefits Architects, MEP Consultants, and Structural Engineers. GRAITEC recently rele...
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