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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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Todd Rogers

New Products Added to the AEC Collection

New Products Added to the AEC Collection
From today,  Autodesk is expanding the scope and value of the AEC Collection to deliver a better range of industry-leading solutions that help customers design, engineer, and construct higher-quality, more predictable building and civil infrastr...
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Nhi Nguyen

Want to get a free 1 year subscription of Stair & Railing Designer 2018?

Want to get a free 1 year subscription of Stair & Railing Designer 2018?
GRAITEC Advance BIM Designers 2018 was recently released, and within this, there are two series - concrete and steel. One of the software packages within the Steel Series is the Stair and Railing Designer 2018. The software is dedicated to struc...
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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
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

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

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

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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