[VIDEO] Bluebeam Revu Quick Tips: AutoMark & Batch Link
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We’ve had feedback from several customers who both use Bluebeam Revu, and those who don’t. It seems everyone may benefit from tips on the tools that aren’t currently being used.
Take a look at this video to see some of my favorite time-saving quick tips.
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Many users know how to create a simple spool drawing from their pipe layout, but when it comes to creating a batch spool there seems to be some difficulty. Learn how to create a Batch Spool for CADmep from Philip Charlson.
Attention Steel Fabricators, Erectors and Estimators. Are you currently using 20 colored highlighters, scratch paper, a calculator, a Planimeter, cheater glasses, and Ibuprofen to complete your takeoffs/estimates? You’re in luck, I started my career as a Steel Detailer, so I understand the drawings you’re looking through. I also worked as a BIM Manager transitioning 70 team members in seven locations into 3D workflows. Now I teach and I can assure you, there is a better way to do estimates and material takeoffs with Bluebeam Revu.
Bluebeam Revu now offers improved options for Studio Sessions. Now, the number of files in a session has now been raised from 100 to 5000, and individual file sizes went from 100 megabytes to one gigabyte each! Learn more:
Have you ever tried to import civil object layer settings from one file to another? Even if you try to use the Styles Import Wizard, those settings aren’t imported. In this video, I will show you how to do this quickly and easily!
U.S. CAD partnered with Bluebeam’s Sr. Account Specialist, Greg Mosley, to bring you 6 major Bluebeam workflows that every government agency needs to start using now.
Do you share design files with non-Autodesk users who need to review your design for approval or buy-in? Doug Benoit shares how to decide which Autodesk viewer to use depending on what software you’re using.
Bluebeam’s built-in columns are great, but they might not fulfill all of your needs. In this video, Ted Moberg explains how to add fields that deliver the information you need while extracting from your sheets.
Are you constantly seeing entries from past projects in the Autocomplete sections of Bluebeam Revu? I use Bluebeam for everything, including my taxes, so when I’m teaching classes I prefer not to see my utilities fill into those areas.
Whether you’re a master at using Bluebeam’s array of PDF tools or a beginner who’s just getting started, you’re likely creating new workflows now that you have power of paperless documentation and online collaboration.
Autodesk software offers advanced options to generate license files for network versions. This option is available through the Autodesk Account portal with the appropriate permissions. Doug Benoit demonstrates the process for doing this:
In Part 2 of the Point Clouds series, Bill Neuhauser will be sharing a quick way of getting what you need from a huge Point Cloud, plus a lot more. Learn how to create what he calls a Hybrid Point Cloud.
Now, with Revu eXtreme 2015.5, hand-written notes are automatically filtered through the OCR engine and text is added to the Comments field in the markup. Read more from Ted Moberg about this Revu eXtreme 2015.5 update:
Are you running network/multi-user licenses? Do you have an options file (adskflex.opt) configured on your server? If the answer is “no”, or “I’m not sure”, then you need to take a serious look at options files.
Greetings from the Infrastructure Universe! I have some really cool videos and tips for AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and more this month. There are also some recent updates from Autodesk. Read on for all of this month’s news.
Kobi Toolkit for Revit, previously known as CGS Revit Tools, are a series of add-in utilities that extend the capabilities of Revit in various key areas. Philip Charlson shares his three favorite Revit productivity tools in the Kobi Toolkit.