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Janet Black

How to Change the Slope Dimensions to Display in Inches or Only Degree in Advance Steel 2018

How to Change the Slope Dimensions to Display in Inches or Only Degree in Advance Steel 2018
When working in Advance Steel, there are different setting options for slope dimensions. If your setting is set to display in feet, you can change it to inches or degrees. Let's take a look at how you can do this. ISSUE You have created a drawing whi...
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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 cr...
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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 m...
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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 ...
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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 st...
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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 t...
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Atilio Zelaya

What's New in Plant 3D 2018

What's New in Plant 3D 2018
It's that time of year again for the new release of AutoCAD Plant 3D. Looking through the new features, I must say, I am happy with the new enhancements in Plant 3D 2018.  First, let's start with some AutoCAD P&ID News. Autodesk has dec...
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Michael Baker

Vault Tip: Cleaning Up Your Vault Client Login

Working with the file “LoginHistory.xml” users can remove Vaults no longer available from the client login choice dropdown list. The LoginHistory.xml file can be found in the following system folder running on the Win 8.1 system platform. C:\Users\.\...
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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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