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Pro Tips: Revit Framing Elements

If you want to select the joined elements in a Framing Element in Revit, simply right click on the Framing Element and then click “Select Joined Elements” to do exactly that!berryjam.ru Note that only elements connected to an endpoint of the beam will be selected. Klaus Stroehl, Technical Consultant, A2K [...]

April 16, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Duct and Pipe Sizes in Revit MEP Objects

When modelling duct and pipe work in Revit MEP, instead of having Revit default to the last size used in the project, you can use the space bar to inherit the duct/pipe sizes from objects that you have connected to.ir-leasing.ru Hit the space bar again to cycle back to the [...]

April 16, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Create Multiple Cross Sections in Civil 3D

Use the CREATEMULTIPLESECTIONVIEW command to create multiple cross sections in Civil 3D. There is also a command (undocumented) called CREATEMULTIPLEPROFILEVIEW, which allows users to create multiple profile views (longitudinal sections). This is a great time saver if you need to sheet up a long profile view that spans multiple drawings. [...]

April 16, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Increase Revit MEP Model Performance and Speed

Revit Tips

You can turn off load calculations for spaces in the ‘Electrical Settings’ dialogue, under ‘Load Calculations’ to increase the performance and speed of your model in Revit MEP. Unchecking the ‘Run calculations for loads in spaces’ checkbox will keep Revit from constantly updating these calculations, and show the loads as [...]

April 16, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: AutoCAD 2016 Default Language

AutoCAD 2016 language selection

There has already been a spike in Support cases regarding the download of AutoCAD 2016 and the default language. For some reason, English is not the default language in this year’s release. Make sure you pick the correct language from the drop down menu, as shown. Morgan Smith, Technical Consultant, [...]

March 26, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Modify Status Bar Icons in Civil3D and AutoCAD

Civil3D icons

There are still quite a few people that I talk to who do not know that you can modify the Status Bar icons at the bottom of the screen in 2015 Civil3D.visualcage Just click on the three parallel lines at the bottom right corner of the screen to see the [...]

March 16, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Easier Creation of Complicated Formulas in Revit Families

Revit Tips

When creating complicated formulas in Revit Families, they can sometimes be very hard to read in the Revit Family Types dialogue box fields.Ремонт бетонного пола To make this easier, you can use an external text editor like Notepad to compile the formulas, and then paste them back into Revit. Also, [...]

March 16, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Embed a Live Model Hosted on A360 Team

A360 embed model

Here’s how to embed a live model hosted on A360 Team into your web page:почему одинаковые на внешний вид дома имеют разную цену? 1. Log into your A360 Team hub and open the model. 2. On the ‘Share’ button (top-right), select Share Item. 3. Select ‘Embed’, and select your embed [...]

March 16, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Autodesk A360 Team

Autodesk A360 Team

By using the design collaboration environment Autodesk A360 Team, rich comments can be added in context to a model.aton-mebel These comments (and model) can then be easily viewed by all team members through a web browser. Chad Smith, Consulting Technical Lead, A2K Technologies Looking for more tips? Visit our Tips [...]

February 18, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks 0

Pro Tips: Civil 3D Remastered Webinar Recordings

Looking for some guidance on using Civil 3D? A2K has now published a series of remastered webinar recordings from 2009 – 2013, which step you through various aspects of Civil 3D. You can watch the full playlist on YouTube. Dean Petersen, Technical Consultant, A2K Technologies Looking for more tips? Visit [...]

February 17, 2015 A2K Technologies Tips and Tricks, Videos 0