Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users – Setting Up a Starting View
In this installation of the Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users series, I am covering how to set up your Starting View in Revit. This process involves using a Sheet for a Starting View, not a Drafting View or Legend View. Prior to watching this video, you will need to have a Title Block inserted into your project as a Family. You can review my blog post on Title Blocks to learn some expert tips for inserting them into your projects.
Watch the video below to see my quick demonstration for setting up your Starting View in Revit.
At first glance, I thought AutoCAD 2019 seemed light on new features. But then I heard about One AutoCAD. Check out my conversation with CADLearning’s Senior Content Manager David Cohn about the new release and what it means for AutoCAD users.
Greetings from the Infrastructure Universe! This month, I have a whole bunch of recent Autodesk software updates to share. I also have several must-watch videos for you to work better in Civil 3D. Read on for all the updates.
Newport Beach, California, April 30, 2015 – The San Diego Big BIM Event, a half-day seminar hosted by U.S. CAD and designed to introduce new 2016 BIM and CAD technologies, successfully attracted over 120 attendees to its annual BBQ and networking event.
Over the last few weeks, Autodesk has released a few updates, most notably AutoCAD 2019 Update 1 (Service Pack 1). They’ve also announced the retirement of Buzzsaw and A360 Desktop Sync. Read on for all the updates this month.
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Many architectural designers face the issue of bridging the gaps between preliminary design, design development and construction documentation in Revit. Users needed a tool to seamlessly move their designs in and out of Revit throughout their design process. With FormIt, you can start producing your 3D model designs on your tablet before your morning commute, pick up where you started on your office desktop and switch back to your tablet during your lunch-time meeting with a potential client.
If you are having difficulty creating a deployment only of your Revit install with your Building Design Suite, it is likely due to a known issue with the Revit Content Libraries. Philip Charlson shares a solution to this issue.
In their “Revit 2018 New Features” Skype chat, CADLearning’s Building Content Manager Jason Boehning, and U.S. CAD’s Technical Specialist Jack Trexler, shared their favorite new updates to the Revit 2018 release.
How often do you find yourself in the middle of a project with a strict deadline, running into struggles that could be solved if you knew just a little bit more about the software program? As users, our weaknesses are most apparent to ourselves when deadlines are close and researching issues will eat up precious amounts of our limited time.
The CADLearning platform is designed to help Autodesk users improve software skills and increase efficiency on projects when it fits in your schedule. The online learning model can work for any user with any learning style at any skill level.
Although the rendering option in Navisworks continues to improve, many of us want basic colors for our 3D Spatial Coordination and other useful tools. Many owners are dictating what colors they want model objects to be, to improve communication during design review and other important meetings. Improvement means change, and change often means moving buttons and commands. For those having trouble coloring their models, follow this sequence:
Due to an upgrade of Bing Maps, support is ending for the Online Map Data feature for AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2014 products. Doug Benoit provides which products are being affected and offers a solution to access this feature.
Question: I just want to view a Revit model. How can I do this?
Expert Solution: Download the Revit trial version and use the Revit Viewer.
In the October 10th Infrastructure Tuesday webinar, Nick Harper discussed four ways that you can coordinate data between Revit and Civil 3D. Read on to learn how you can share your project data in a meaningful way.
You may have heard that with the 2017 release of Revit, Autodesk replaced the Revit vertical offerings (Architecture, MEP and Structure) with Revit (sometimes called “one-box”). What does this mean for you? Revit now contains the capabilities of all three verticals in one application. So, if you were previously using Revit Architecture, for example, you can now do everything you could do before (and more!) in Revit.
Title Blocks are essential sheets of information in your project that display details about your company, the client, the project and revisions. Learn how to super-charge your Revit Title Blocks and projects with these four expert tips.