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Paul Munford

Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal, Flat pattern success – Every time!

Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal, Flat pattern success – Every time!
Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal, Flat pattern success – Every time! Seven tips to guarantee that Your Autodesk Inventor Sheet Metal models will flat pattern without errors. 'Failure in creating flat pattern'. Who needs it? No-one wants to create an Aut...
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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2016 – Changing Default Labels

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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Nial Ball

Advance Steel 2016 – Add Railing to Channel

Advance Steel 2016 – Add Railing to Channel
When using Advance Steel 2016 there are many possibilities for adding different types of railing to the model. In this short video we show you how to add railing to the face of a channel section by using a combination of automated macros and man...
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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2016 – Hiding Detail Frames on Exploded Drawings

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

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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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2016 – Remove Transparency from Template

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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Jonathan Hand

Advance Steel 2016 – Adding Rollover Tooltips

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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Dave Talbot

Graitec Launches Certified Autodesk eLearning Partnership

Graitec Launches Certified Autodesk eLearning Partnership
Graitec are pleased to announce the launch of our Online Autodesk Certified training program. The training requirements of our customers has changed over the last few years driven partially by the launch of Autodesk software, which have now been foll...
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Gareth Spencer

GRAITEC Advance PowerPack for Revit - Move XY, Window Sill, Stair Line and Arrange

GRAITEC Advance PowerPack for Revit - Move XY, Window Sill, Stair Line and Arrange
This is the last Graitec Advance PowerPack for Revit blog post in the series. In this blog I will go over the 'Move XY', 'Window Sill', 'Stair Line' and 'Arrange' tools. If you've missed any previous posts then take a look at our BIM & Architectu...
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Gareth Spencer

GRAITEC Advance PowerPack for Revit - Family Manager

GRAITEC Advance PowerPack for Revit - Family Manager
Family Manager The family manager tool on our Advance Power Pack gives you the user an easier way to find your Revit families on your local computer or company server. 1. You can browse to as many locations as you need on both your local and network ...
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