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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2016 – Changing Default Labels

On fabrication drawings you may be required to add labels to annotate the fabrication drawings where more information is required. In this example we show how you can define a new label strategy, so when labels are added to the main part they will sh...
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Advance Steel 2016 – Hiding Detail Frames on Exploded Drawings

When the 'add to explode' option is used in the Document Manager it creates an exploded version of the fabrication drawing. One of the key requests we get on support is to remove the green detail frames from these drawings. There is a default in Mana...
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Jonathan Hand

Autodesk Fabrication CADmep to Showcase workflow

Becoming more and more popular in the fabrication world is the need to produce rendered images of the model for clarification, review and coordination. Whilst the rendering engine within Fabrication CADmep is very useful, I decided to export the mode...
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Advance Steel 2016 – Remove Transparency from Template

Have you noticed that in your model the beams, plates & fixings take on a transparent appearance? Are you like me and not 100% convinced by this and wish you could change this back to the way it used to be in previous versions? Well the good news...
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Advance Steel 2016 – Adding Rollover Tooltips

A feature introduced in Advance Steel 2015 was the ability for AutoCAD to show Advance Steel properties in the rollover tooltips. When you hover the cursor over an Advance Steel object you can see custom information like Section size, bolt diameter &...
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