Advance Steel – Using Autodesk Docs to Compare Model and Shop Drawing Versions

Advance Steel – Using Autodesk Docs to Compare Model and Shop Drawing Versions

Keeping track of changes in a design can be challenging at various stages of the project. However, with the compare tool function in Autodesk Docs and Autodesk Advance Steel, we can now track these changes and see what has been added, deleted or modified.   Because the compare tool can be used with both Revit…

Inventor 2020.2 Update and Inventor Roadmap

On November 14th, the Inventor 2020.2 update was available. This update focused on delivering on user requests. All in all, over 15 user-driven enhancements were implemented with this update. Here are a few highlights: Part Modeling Based on feedback, Autodesk continued to add functionality to the Hole Command. This update includes a “Return to Hole”…

BIM 360 Sync vs Publish

BIM 360 Sync vs Publish

“I sync my Revit model regularly, but it is not the same as the BIM 360 model” If this statement is something that you have said in the last couple of months, then you are not fully aware of the process of getting a live Revit model updated in BIM 360. Since the release of…

Project Explorer in Civil 3D

Project Explorer is an Add-on to Civil 3D and an all-in-one hub for managing the contents of and extracting information from Civil 3D models. Project Explorer has been released with the Civil 3D 2021.1 update and also works with Civil 3D 2020 and is available exclusively with Civil 3D in the AEC Collection. It has a tabbed…

What’s New with BIM 360 Design Collaboration

Design Collaboration has delivered several recent updates that may have flown under the radar. Team Theming Custom Shared folder Team Model Coordination Administration Team Theming Team Theming allows users to assign a colour theme to Teams when using Project Model. This feature is very similar to using Worksharing Display Modes in Revit or the Appearance…

Using Solidworks data in Fusion 360 CAM

Using Solidworks data in Fusion 360 CAM

First of all you need to be using Fusion Team and not the legacy single user ‘My Hub’ for storing and creating your Fusion 360 Projects. If you don’t have one, read this article to learn how to create a Fusion Team Hub. Please be aware that the first Autodesk account to create the Team…

Revit 2021.1 – Shared Views

Revit 2021.1 – Shared Views

Up until now, the only method to communicate markups and design changes is by creating a BIM 360 Project, which takes some planning, or sending pdf’s back and forth with markups. Shared views allow you to share your live model with collaborators and get their input right back into the model, without them having access…

Introducing BIM 360 Assets – Tracking Key Milestones

Introducing BIM 360 Assets – Tracking Key Milestones

In June, Autodesk added a new module to BIM 360 Build called Assets. Assets is used to track key milestones in the asset lifespan, from design and fabrication to delivery, installation, commissioning and ultimately handover. Assets can be defined as the following; Systems Components – such as Mechanical Equipment or Windows Moveable Equipment – such as…

Bluebeam Revu Home-Use License?

We’re often asked about a home-use license for Bluebeam Revu.  While Bluebeam’s licensing is very clear – one device, one license – you can help yourself by learning about Bluebeam Studio Sessions.  This is not a cost option, every license of Revu has access to Studio Sessions – so it will only cost you the…

Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts in Revu

Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts in Revu

It’s hard to argue against the fact that keyboard shortcuts are faster to operate than mouse-clicking menus.  In this short blog, we’ll cover some of the useful shortcuts and highlight some tips and tricks along the way. There is a full 9-page guide detailing all Revu’s default keyboard shortcuts – along with the mouse conventions….