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Gilbert Moreno

Navisworks 2017.2 Update

If 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 Rea...
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Todd Rogers

Civil 3D to Stingray

Autodesk has a gaming engine called Stingray. Not only is it a gaming engine, it's also a real-time rendering software. This software has a direct connection with 3ds Max now.  You can also create some pretty cool VR experiences with Stingray.&n...
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Nhi Nguyen

Advance Steel Academy 2017

Our annual Advance Steel Academy (formerly Advance Steel User Group) is coming up March 20-22, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. Discover how Advance Steel will help accelerate your design, steel detailing and steel fabrication by reducing time to fabrication...
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Todd Rogers

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.  ...
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Super User

New Features in Revit 2017.1

Now that you have installed your Revit 2017.1 update , learn about the new features and enhancements. The following post is categorized into 4 sections: Multi-Disciplinary Enhancements, Architectural Enhancements, Structural Engineering Enhancements,...
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Todd Rogers

How to Place the Built-In Bing Imagery in Surface Coordinates

I had a customer call yesterday wanting to place an aerial image into his Civil 3D drawing. After logging into his machine and showing him how to use the built-in Bing imagery, I noticed that his drawing was in surface coordinates. The Bing imagery i...
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Todd Rogers

InfraWorks 2017.3 Has Been Released

Autodesk has released InfraWorks 2017.3 as of this morning. The update will show in your Autodesk Desktop Application Manager. Below are some of the new features in the new release: Overviews of what's new: (video) What's New in InfraWorks 360 2017.3...
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Paul Galloway

Using Polar Tracking instead of Ortho Mode in AutoCAD

Ortho is demanding and inflexible. Polar is helpful and accommodating. In AutoCAD, the goal is to draw as quickly as possible and as accurately as possible. To increase your accuracy, and to boost your speed, AutoCAD includes two drafting aids that c...
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John Bennett

Advance Steel 2017 on AutoCAD 2017 - Windows 10 missing Arial Narrow font

If you open a prototype on a Windows 10 machine and notice that the text is messed up, check the font type under the text style. It may be the font is missing from the Window system. Look under Fonts in the Control Panel and expand the Arial font. If...
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John Bennett

Amend Advance Steel Precision in BOM on Drawing Templates

Precision / accuracy of BOM lists: All material sizes are shown to 2 decimal points. This is much more accurate than needed, and so just takes up unnecessary space on the list. For the BOM on drawings , it comes from the template that is used to crea...
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