AutoCAD Tip: Convert MTEXT to Multileader

Jason Porter

Architecture and Engineering, All, AutoCAD, lisp, Manufacturing, text to multileader, Construction, Blog, fabrication 4 Comments

Recently I have had several calls asking if it was possible to convert regular MTEXT to a multileader.  Well, AutoCAD doesn't have the capabilities to do so, but I found a snazzy lisp routine years…

Revit: Navigation During Redraw

Michael Zeeveld

Architecture and Engineering, All, Revit, Zeeveld, Construction, Blog Leave a comment

This helpful tool allows Navigation during Redraw. As to improve performance when navigating a view, use this new option to interrupt the display of model elements as you move through the model.

Reality: Virtual or Augmented?

Michael Zeeveld

Architecture and Engineering, All, augmented, virtual, Zeeveld, Construction, Consulting, Blog Leave a comment

When I first think of Virtual Reality or “VR” as it is also known, and also Augmented Reality “AR”, conjures up images of Star Trek: Next Generation, Geordi La Forge on the Holodeck recreating some…

Stingray: Live!

Michael Zeeveld

Architecture and Engineering, All, autodesk, Model, Revit, Stingray, Time, Zeeveld, Construction, Consulting, Blog, Cloud Leave a comment

No, I am not referring to the cartilaginous fish related to sharks. The Stingray I am referring to is a 3d gaming software by Autodesk. Stingray can be used to create real-time design visualizations,…

BIM and COBie

Michael Zeeveld

Architecture and Engineering, All, autodesk, Management, Model, Zeeveld, Construction, Consulting, BIM, Blog, COBie, Maintenance Leave a comment

A match made in heaven. Well maybe or maybe not. But when it comes to including data, moving it from one digital bucket to another, BIM and COBie can be a wonderful match. You may already know what…

BIM Requirements for Owners

Michael Zeeveld

Architecture and Engineering, All, Zeeveld, Construction, Consulting, BIM, Blog Leave a comment

Architects, Engineers and Contractors may cringe at the idea of some sort of rules, guidelines, requirements or specifications that insists they conduct or deliver their work in a specific way that…

Renderings - Not Just Pretty Pictures

Michael Zeeveld

Architecture and Engineering, All, Model, Zeeveld, Consulting, Blog, Image, Visualization Leave a comment

Most people will see a rendered image and say “that nice” or “that’s pretty”, thinking it’s just like a photograph. Some may think a rendered visualization is a one-off image, stagnant and…

Revit Public Roadmap

Rabi Sidawi

Architecture and Engineering, All, autodesk, Revit, Roadmap, Strategy, Construction, Blog Leave a comment

In October 2016, Sasha Crotty with Autodesk published a blog about "The First-Ever Public Revit Roadmap". This blog did not get much attention in-spite of its futuristic strategy and useful content.

Restricted Characters in BIM 360 Field

Michael Reuter

Architecture and Engineering, All, Special Characters, BIM 360, BIM 360 Field, BIM360, Construction, Field, BIM, Blog Leave a comment

Every so often, one of our clients gets an error in their BIM 360 Field Library with one of their uploaded files. The file is either corrupted or won't upload. There could be any reason as to why…

New Features in Infrastructure Design Suite 2016

Jason Porter

Architecture and Engineering, All, autodesk, New Features, Tag, Construction, Features, Blog, Civil, Design, Infrastructure Leave a comment

Normally I dislike re-posting other blogs because I feel it to be lazy way of putting something up on our blog.  However, in this case I feel it's worth it and therefore will make an exception.  John…

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