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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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Gilbert Moreno

PowerPack for Revit Feature: File Updater

PP file updater optionHow 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 button? With the File Updater from the Graitec PowerPack, you can update multiple files at once. Instead of waiting to update one file at a time, you c...
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Gilbert Moreno

PowerPack for Revit Feature: Category Visibility

PP Category VisibilityWith 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 Revit to control the categories that are visible in the current view.  Every time we open the visibility graphics dialog we are greeted with a long l...
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Gilbert Moreno

Navisworks 2017.2 Update

Navisworks UpdateIf 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 Readme Document): Resolved a CER when selecting the shaded render viewpoint option in large NWDs Resolved a CER when using 2D quick line takeoff in Qua...
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Todd Rogers

InfraWorks to Lumion

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.  Second, import it into 3ds Max. Once in Max, there are only a couple of things you need to do. The most important (and time consuming) is to rename all ...
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