Using Polar Tracking Instead of Ortho Mode in AutoCAD

    Using Polar Tracking Instead of Ortho Mode in AutoCAD Ortho is demanding and inflexible. Polar is helpful and accommodating. In AutoCAD, the goal is to draw as quickly as possible and as accurately as possible. To increase your accuracy, and to boost your speed, AutoCAD includes two drafting aids that constrain your cursor…

Modeling Walls from a Point Cloud in Revit

    Modeling Walls from a Point Cloud in Revit   Most people know the benefits of a laser scanner when it comes to a renovation of an existing site. It is a great way to gather information on existing conditions for projects. The information gathered from the laser scanner can produce an accurate point…

Top 10 Tips For Revit Group Utilization

    Top 10 Tips For Revit Group Utilization  Using groups in Revit seems to be an obvious choice; we create groups for elements that are repetitive in one way or another and yet we are still able to quantify them as if they were individual elements. Modifying one instance of the group means that…

User Install Checklist Made Easy For Our Customers

Below is a list of instructions for our Autodesk software users to follow for installing new seats: Step 1) Download Installer:  -Go to ava.autodesk.com -On the command line at the bottom of the screen, Type download   -Select product and version, then click Next -Select the operating system and language, then click Next -Under Browser…

Revit: Best Practices Using/Editing Families

 Custom Family Creation Using out of the box (hereafter referred to as OOTB) Revit Family Templates that come with a newly opened version of Revit, are already configured with the required System Parameters and Family categories. Existing examples of OOTB Revit Families. Review them to understand the configurations of modeling and drafting. Use these principles…