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Janet Black

How to Change an Incorrect Phase Number in Advance Steel

ISSUE Here 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 c...
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Todd Rogers

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 n...
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Todd Rogers

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 stripe...
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Janet Black

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

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

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

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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Nhi Nguyen

How to Create Claddings in Advance Steel

It is easy to create claddings to a specified area of a structure using the Advance Steel cladding tools, located on the Extended Modeling tab, Structural elements panel. Similar standard panels can also be used for decking. Simply place the UCS acco...
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Todd Rogers

Civil 3D 2018: What's New

Another year has come and gone, but it brings forth new technology and excitement to dive into. In this blog, I will cover the new features of Civil 3D 2018. The first thing I want to mention is the new drawing format. I think many of you became spoi...
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