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A New Way to Buy Autodesk Subscriptions

A New Way to Buy Autodesk Subscriptions

Autodesk is changing the way you buy your software subscriptions starting in June. Here’s everything you need to know and what steps you should take to ensure you’re prepared for the transition.

What is MYAB?

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What is MYAB? MYAB, or Multi-Year Annually Billed, is a software agreement that’s similar to 3-year agreements, but instead of paying the full amount upfront, your software is billed and paid […]

Create & Use Space Planning Blocks in Revit

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In the realm of architectural design, efficient space planning is crucial for creating functional and visually appealing spaces. However, manually determining appropriate areas of each space and department can be time-consuming and prone to errors. In this blog post, we will explore a streamlined workflow in Revit that leverages custom shared parameters and smart scheduling techniques to expedite the creation of architectural space plans with precision and ease.

How to Fix Object Visibility in Revit 

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When working in Revit, sometimes loaded objects don’t appear in different views the way you expect. If that’s the case, there are several ways you can fix the object.

How to Use Groups and Assemblies in Revit 

How to Use Groups and Assemblies in Revit 

Groups and assemblies provide valuable functionality within the Revit user interface. They both can group multiple elements into a single entity; however, they have subtle differences as well. Groups are incredibly efficient when a user needs to simultaneously edit multiple instances of identical groups. Assemblies provide value when documenting one area of a building. This blog is intended to highlight the nuances between the two and guide the user to the correct selection based on the desired result.

Autodesk Uninstall Tool: What It Is + How to Use It

Autodesk Uninstall Tool: What It Is + How to Use It

We’ve all been compelled to abandon an older software product, which is typically a reluctant obligation. You never know when an older project may rear its head again, and you may need an older version of the software. This is where the Autodesk Uninstall Tool can help. The Autodesk Uninstall Tool is helpful for any Autodesk software product user, but it goes unnoticed even by frequent users who are in the software every day.

Create New Material Types, Fill Patterns + Rendering Appearances in Revit

Create New Material Types, Fill Patterns + Rendering Appearances in Revit

Out of the box Revit has limited material types, fill patterns and rendering appearances. When a project needs a material type not in the standard Revit library, a custom material type with a new surface pattern and rendering appearance is possible. For this demonstration, the ACME BRICK website is used to show how to create a new brick type for a king size brick.

Types of Revit Parameters

Types of Revit Parameters

Parameters are used to show and control an element’s information and properties. You can create custom parameters for each category/element in the projects and sort schedules based on the parameter data. Within Revit, there are three types of parameters: project, global and shared.

Fixing Revit Family Visibility in Your Plan

Fixing Revit Family Visibility in Your Plan

If you put an element or linked file into the project, you expect to see it in different views, however, that is not always the case. If you cannot see it in views, you can check multiple areas to fix the problem.