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Adobe is bringing content-aware cropping to Photoshop

If you’ve every tried to crop a photo (and in the age of Instagram, who hasn’t?) or simply adjust the horizon line, you know how hard it can be to find just the right crop that allows you to focus on what you want to highlight in a picture without cutting [...]

May 31, 2016 A2K Technologies Industry, Tips and Tricks 0

Webinar: 3D Visualisation Techniques for Civil Drafters and Designers

We are constantly producing a plethora of drawings… namely 2d drawings. As useful as these are they fail to demonstrate the “full picture” when it comes to complex details and sections. Native 3D visualization is a standard feature in almost all Autodesk Products, including AutoCAD Civil 3D. This workshop intends [...]

February 18, 2016 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Revit in Five Minutes

Our team have whipped up a quick video using Revit. Watch how the team at Toshiba effortlessly create systems inside your projects.http://ragrani.ru Tell us in the comments below what you want or have created using Revit.     [...]

August 20, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Windows 10 support for Autodesk products

Issue: You want to know which Autodesk products are supported on Microsoft® Windows® 10. Note: Unless indicated otherwise, this information applies to only the 2016–2013 versions of all Autodesk products. Autodesk product versions of 2012 and earlier are no longer supported and are not included in considerations of Windows 10 [...]

August 11, 2015 A2K Technologies Technology, Tips and Tricks 3

Pro Tips – New Revit Extension for Fabrication Add-In

Revit Tips

In Revit 2016, the new ‘Revit Extension for Fabrication’ Add-In allows users to import from/export to the Fabrication Software (.MAJ) file format.Ceoec This means that Revit models produced with the supported ‘Fabrication Part’ items can be saved as the (.MAJ) format, and can then be opened and further manipulated in [...]

July 7, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips – New Fabrication Parts Workflow in Revit 2016

Revit Tips

In Revit 2016, the new ‘Fabrication Parts’ workflow allows users to bring native Fabrication item (.ITM) parts into the Revit environment (Ducts, Pipes, Hangers etc.).Организация караоке-бара On the Systems tab, click the ‘Fabrication Part’ tool to open the Fabrication Settings dialogue. From here, you can select a ‘Fabrication Configuration’ and [...]

July 7, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: ReCap Colour Coded Scan Points

ReCap scan points

In ReCap, scan points can be colour coded based on their elevation. This could be useful in working out if equipment can be installed into an existing building, i.e. checking height clearances. You activate the colour range by going to the Display Settings > Colour Mode > Elevation. Then you [...]

June 14, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Revit Platform Families With Multiple Sides

Revit Platform Families Multiple sides

With Families that have multiple sides, it can be ambiguous as to which parameters relate to which sides. Take the counter top example in the image above. It has both Width and Depth parameters for sides 1 and 2. But with the use of an Annotation Family, which contains Symbolic [...]

June 14, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Autodesk Navisworks 2016 New Features

Autodesk Navisworks 2016

A2K’s Consulting Technical Lead, Chad Smith steps through what’s new in the 2016 release of Autodesk Navisworks Simulate and Navisworks Manage. New features of Autodesk Navisworks 2016 include improved quantification for better control over your documentation, and product integration for more efficient project communication and collaboration.   [...]

June 1, 2015 A2K Technologies Technology, Tips and Tricks, Videos 0

Pro Tip: Prevent 3D Printed Models Sticking to the Plate

3D Printing Tips

Do you have issues with your 3D printed model sticking to the plate? This can happen with either PLA or ABS printed models, especially if the model has cooled after a long print job and you aren’t using Blue or Kapton Tape. If your 3D Printer has a heated build [...]

May 14, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0