Collaborating with Revit

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 by

Whenever you need to collaborate with multiple stake holders, whether internal or external, a centralized Revit model is required. This ensures all updates and changes are synchronized through the appropriate channels. Autodesk offers two main methods of collaboration using your Revit Central Model. First is the ability to host the Central Model on your own

You’ve just purchased, installed and finally opened Autodesk Revit for the first time. It’s just like having a brand-new car, you start exploring all the gadgets and gizmos of Revit. Then comes the realization: your multi-million dollar Architectural project was already started using 2D AutoCAD to create all the walls, doors, and windows. Now, what

Fairfield, NJ – November 2 2016 – Fairfield, NJ – AMS CAD + CAFM Solutions, a Silver Partner for Autodesk, is pleased to now offer Revit Implementation and Jumpstart for Revit services for architectural and structural firms. Autodesk Revit is the industry gold standard for quickly developing 3D architectural models and extracting construction documents, but many

AutoCAD 2017 is here!

Monday, 28 March 2016 by

From the AutoCAD Blog: AutoCAD® 2017 software arrived on March 21 with a mission: To help you stay at the forefront of design. The latest release enables you to work faster and smarter across connected desktop and mobile solutions, easily collaborate with colleagues, create personalized design experiences, and stay up to date with the newest

It’s been about 6 months since the release of Windows 10. Windows 10 offers some great changes and upgrades, but with the recent upgrade it has brought some unanticipated issues with Autodesk products. The issue lies with the inherent reliance of .NET 4.6 of Windows 10. Although, many Autodesk products are functional within .NET 4.6

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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016

Wherever possible REVIT Walls will always automatically try to join to other walls that they meet. A series of Rules and Priorities will determine how the various layers in your wall types actually join with each other. For the most part, this feature works really well and is seamless. But there will be times when


Block attributes is a nice tool to have. We can use it to preserve text style and size as annotation block. Drawing title and title block is a good example. The problem is that, when we need to explode it, we will lose any information we put in the attribute. To preserve the values, do

Autodesk Revit MEP 2016

Imagine you’ve placed a lot of duct and then change the related duct system settings about which fittings should be used. Nothing will happen to the existing duct. The Reapply Type button will take whatever duct you select and REAPPLY your recent changes (to the type) to your selection. Once a duct is placed, it

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016

Load Family into Project and Close After working in the Family Editor to create or modify a family, you can load the family into one or more open projects. Note: The projects into which you want to load the family must be open. In the Family Editor, click Create tabFamily Editor panel (Load into Project).


Geometric Center Object Snap The #2 AUGI wishlist request has been granted with the addition of a new Geometric Center object snap. Using the Geometric Center object snap you can snap to the geometric center of polygons and closed polylines. It is accessible by entering GCE at the command line as well as from typical