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  • 3 Types of 3D BIM Clash Detection Have Their Own Importance - 3 different kinds of clashes: detecting them at early stage: hard clash, soft clash/clearance clash, 4D/workflow clash, Nikunj Patel, Hi-Tech Engineering Services, Oct 9, 2014
  • A Beam with Holes - go to 3D view, select beam, click, drag edge of beam to make pet palette display 'hole' option, open beam settings to adjust hole dimensions in ArchiCAD, Cadimage, Oct 9, 2014
  • BIM for Clients - examine current business workflows, identify key problem areas, identify potential benefits of BIM, define BIM deliverables, generate BIM deployment, execution plans, supply chain capabilities before implementing BIM, CAD User, Sep 2014
  • Coping with COBie - COBie Toolkit for Revit automatically generates COBie worksheets from Revit data model, easing process of transferring data from building information model, CAD User, Sep 2014
  • Design Smart. Build Smart. Live Well. - understanding purpose of BIM: IPD to life cycle management, Elijah Gregory, BIM + Integrated Design, Oct 8, 2014
  • How Small Firms Should Prepare for the BIM 2016 Mandate - collaborative BIM helps architect, MEP engineer, consultants create model before sharing to project participants, learn new way of delivering projects while accepting BIM as software, design infrastructure to support expected workload, AUGI Library, Oct 8, 2014
  • The Ins and Outs of Digital Signing in AEC - decrease overhead costs, shorten project timelines, increase productivity, facilitate collaboration, protect intellectual property; approval signatures replace wet ink signatures, certifying signatures prevent future changes, Julie Olenski, AECbytes, Oct 9, 2014
  • Simple Ways to Get Beautiful SketchUp Images Without Plug-ins or Software - enable perspective view, shadows, reload components, keep angle low to show off more of architecture, Designer Hacks, Oct 9, 2014
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Autodesk Revit

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  • Autodesk Revit Install on Windows 10 - installation happened successfully, showed missing templates error upon launching Revit that is related to error in deselecting installation of Revit content, Scott Moyse, Design and Motion, Oct 8, 2014
  • Calculating Length of Curb - apply volume to select profile area as first parameter, floor schedule to create length field as calculated value in Revit, Landscape Architecture + BIM, Oct 7, 2014
  • Color Plans - open visibility graphics dialog to add fill pattern to one of model category, use rooms/areas to apply color legend that creates fill pattern, else visit annotation tab to form pattern, Mathew Miller, Revittize, Oct 12, 2014
  • Controlling Embed Visibility Using a View’s Detail Level - customize visibility of the individual elements, uncheck coarse, medium detail levels areas in family element visibility settings, set detail level to 'coarse' to make angle, end plates visible in Revit, Jon McFarland, Curtain Wall BIM, Sep 19, 2014
  • Dimension Leaders in Revit - place dimension between witness lines, drag, relocate dimensions for clarity, select dimensions, edit type to change curved spline extension line, visit 'type properties' dialog box to change leader type, Martin Phelps, CADline, Oct 9, 2014
  • Family Array Basics & Tips - add optimal spacing parameter to make spacing between shelves remain constant when length of family is flexed, create arrays in separate families if modeling 2 arrays in same family gives error in Revit, Revit Beginners, Oct 6, 2014
  • Linking Analytical Nodes with Structural Elements - create parameters in project, select analytical nodes in project using select category node, visit each reference point to extract information hidden with Revit, employ lunchbox node to convert points to strings, Mark Thorley, Dynamo, Oct 2, 2014
  • Kicking Off Tasks in Revit with Clarity - locate, click launch task button, select task for project, click ok to run task while staying on with Revit, Beau Turner, IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog, Oct 10, 2014
  • Making Topo Follow Hardscape - open macro manager to access Revit API, run AlignTopo macro, observe distribution of points along interior edges in Revit, Landscape Architecture + BIM, Oct 9, 2014
  • Myth Buster: Revit & IFC, Pt 4 - A New Hope - Revit 2015 version allows IFC linking, exporting linked files, importer now distinguishes between LoadBearing, non-LoadBearing types, offers more control over models, IFC exports, Martijn de Riet, AUGI Library, Oct 6, 2014
  • Revit Architecture 2015: Model in Place - create standard sloped concrete cap on top of structural column, set work plane to appropriate face of column before drawing profiles in Revit, John Flanagan, CADline, Oct 9, 2014
  • Revit Transparency Glass in Elevation Section View - orient 3D view to elevation view, else select either entire curtain wall or individual panels, override graphics in view by element before setting transparency, Justin Doughty, CADline, Oct 13, 2014
  • Second Wind - employ input scale system to make profile scalable, apply parameters to control 2 partial ellipses that help to define revolve, use Vanilla Generic Model family to shape octagon families in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 8, 2014
  • Slice and Dice - create revolve with splines, scale up with single width parameter, add segments, set segment that starts flat on ground, cuts away middle with wedge before setting distances in Revit, Andy Milburn, Shades of Grey, Oct 12, 2014
  • Schedules Basics & Tips - identify type/category of schedule being searched, check necessity of shared parameters, troubles referencing shared parameter in key schedules, ways to manage bulk 'issue dates' for sheets, link Excel file in Revit, Revit Beginners, Oct 10, 2014
  • Use Navisworks Batch Utility to Convert Revit Files - access Batch Utility from Navisworks main menu, select files to be included in file set, retrieve list of Revit files to be converted before setting path of Navisworks file, Simon Moreau, BIM 42, Oct 11, 2014
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