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AutoCAD Civil 3D

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  • Civil 3D 2015 - Convert Free Curve - visit profile layout, select convert free curve option to avoid disappearance of vertical curves when opening saved drawing in earlier version of Civil 3D, Graham Riddleston, CADline, Jan 22, 2015
  • Civil 3D Cogo Points: Sub-Item Grips - create point, set label style to 'Point#-Elevation-Description,' select point, hover cursor over square grip before selecting toggle sub item grips to grab each individual point label component in Civil 3D, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, Jan 22, 2015
  • Reading Network Part Description - obtain parts list of network, get information for each size, check if name matches before returning part family name in Civil 3D, Augusto Goncalves, Infrastructure Modeling DevBlog, Jan 23, 2015
  • Reporting for Civil 3D Duty - open edit report settings dialog, click expand trees icon, customize name, capitalization before adjusting coordinate, elevation, linear, angular, station settings in Civil 3D, Scott Hacker, Hagerman & Company Blog, Jan 22, 2015
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Autodesk 360

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  • About Fusion 360 - interview with Kevin Schneider of Autodesk about Fusion 360 vs Inventor, Mac, Windows versions, pricing scheme, FEA, CAM programs compatibility with Fusion 360, Ralph Grabowski, CADdigest.com, Jan 14, 2015
  • Lab 4: Glue API Web Intro JS - tips to select element in viewer, obtain property using Glue API, The 360 View, Jan 20, 2015
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Autodesk Inventor

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Autodesk Revit

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  • Bridging the Gulf - employ instance visibility parameters to select shutter position, switch off glass in left/right views to avoid appearance of thick black line, adjust section boxes in Revit family editor, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Jan 20, 2015
  • Copy/Monitor Realities - MEP Interior Elevations - copy/monitor both walls that are required to constrain elevation, create interior elevation once walls are in place, delete walls, ceilings that were copy/monitored in Revit, Jordan Mussett, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Jan 16, 2015
  • Detail Components in the Landscape - employ keynote parameter of components to tag element based on predefined keynote database, opt among in typical, in section, in families, in plan ways to detail components in Revit landscape, Landscape Architecture + BIM, Jan 20, 2015
  • Dynamo - Spanish Roof Tile Generator - filter surfaces, find perimeter curves of each surface, locate valley, mountain vertex from polycurve, hips, valley curves before placing families in proper location, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Jan 22, 2015
  • Dynamo - Vertex Separator - join curves to polycurve before exploding to each curves, reorganize order, directions of curves to avoid errors, HyunWoo Kim, Enjoy Revit, Jan 19, 2015
  • Getting the Wall Elevation Profile - employ ExporterIFCUtils.SortCurveLoops method to sort outer, inner loops, modify underlying geometry curves first before creating model lines from them in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 23, 2015
  • Isolating Elements of a Given System - create filter, assign filter to active view before setting visibility to false for this filter in Revit, Jeremy Tammik, The Building Coder, Jan 26, 2015
  • Mind Those Reference Planes - open family, select center reference plane, set it to 'not a reference,' set other center reference plane in same way before loading them back to Revit project, Philip Chan, Phil-osophy in BIM, Jan 21, 2015
  • Revit API: How to Get Mirrored Result After Calling ElementTransformUtils.MirrorElement - run Application.DocumentChanged event to obtain mirrored element(s) directly in Revit, Aaron Lu, AEC DevBlog, Jan 20, 2015
  • Revit Floor/Slab Edge - fix view range depending on location of elements on elevation, select one wall, override graphics in view before selecting 'by category' to change projection lines, surface transparency, cut line values, Jarod Schultz, Jan 26, 2015
  • Revit: How to Get Shared Parameters from Project to Family - visit extensions tab to select shared/project parameters, set location of file, configure parameters to be copied into families, pick run from shared parameter converter dialog box to update families, Sherry Pittman, IMAGINiT Technologies Support Blog, Jan 23, 2015
  • Revit Material API Workarounds - create families containing pre-setup materials, load families into project through API before deleting them, Chris Price, Revit Rants, Jan 20, 2015
  • Sifting Through Unreferenced View Tags in Revit, Pt 2 - visit manage settings to select type of temporary tag to be created, replace reference labels with text, save family with new name before using them in drawings, Sash Kazeminejad, Ideate, Jan 23, 2015
  • Site Analysis with Detail Components - create 2D view-specific elements using 2 options: generic annotation/symbol, detail component, apply shape handles of detail components to allow easy re-sizing of elements in Revit, Landscape Architecture + BIM, Jan 22, 2015
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Autodesk Vault

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  • Interview with Dick Gebhard, Father of Resilient Modeling Strategy - talk about sequel: Resilient Assembly Strategy, allows to remove parent-child relationships, 'morph' models replacing multi-body parts, handling products that rely on their 'skin' for appearance, Matt Lombard, Siemens PLM Software Community, Jan 22, 2015
  • Model-Based Enterprise Summit 2014 - 2 main benefits of MBD, effectiveness of MBD for collaborative communication, consider example of creating digital technical package for CNC profile operator, Denis Morais, Waveform, Jan 20, 2015
  • Realizing the Potential of 3D Printing - quality of 3D printers is increasing, remarkable achievements: 3D printed human liver tissues, 3D printing in space, 3D printed cars, houses, clothing, CADspeed, Jan 23, 2015
  • solidThinking Inspire 2014 - intuitive UI, excellent new solver technology, new sketch plane features, reliable Boolean tools, but impossible to work on 2 problems at once in discreet workspaces, price starts from $7995, Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh, Jan 22, 2015
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Reviews - Hardware

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Solid Edge

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