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Jonathan Hand

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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Jonathan Hand

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

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 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

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

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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Gareth Spencer

GRAITEC Advance PowerPack for Revit - 3D View

3D View – Level Displacement Revit has a good tool called Displacement Element which allows a user to displace selected elements in a 3D or perspective model, when one or more model elements are selected. Displacement views are a good way to illustra...
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Gareth Spencer

GRAITEC Advance PowerPack for Revit - 3D CAD Visibility

3D CAD Visibility If you link in a 3D AutoCAD drawing into Revit you cannot do very much with it apart from just place it into your model. It doesn't have any parameters value either. Using the 3D CAD Visibility tool your able to convert any 3D AutoC...
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Gareth Spencer

GRAITEC Advance PowerPack for Revit - View Sheet Generator

View Sheet Generator If you use Assemblies in Revit then this tool is for you. Using the View Sheet Generator allows you to select an assembly and create all the views and put them direct onto a sheet. The View Sheet Generator command automatically c...
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