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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

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