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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

Pro Tips: Increase Revit MEP Model Performance and Speed

Improve Revit MEP model performance

Here’s a method for increasing the performance and speed of your model in Revit MEP. In the ‘Electrical Settings’ dialogue, under ‘Load Calculations’, you can turn off load calculations for spaces. Unchecking the ‘Run calculations for loads in spaces’ checkbox will stop Revit from constantly updating these calculations and show [...]

May 14, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Copy Layer Filters Between Drawings in Civil 3D and Map 3D

Civil3D Tips

Using Civil 3D or Map 3D verticals, you can easily copy layer filters from one drawing to another by using the LAYERSAVEFILTERTREE and LAYERLOADFILTERTREE commands. Morgan Smith, Technical Consultant, A2K Technologies [...]

May 14, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Troubleshoot Navisworks Crashes with LOG File

Navisworks troubleshoot

If Navisworks crashes, creating a LOG file via the extended Options dialogue can help to troubleshoot.Монтаж кровли из меди. Press the Shift key while opening the Options dialogue. Under the General category, select the Logging entry, tick ‘Enable File’, and then assign a Logging Directory. Klaus Stroehl, Technical Consultant, A2K [...]

May 14, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0