January 23, 2024

CAD Standards in AutoCAD: Part 1 – Layer Translator

Join our Senior AEC Technical Specialist, James Cuervo, as shows us how to create your own CAD Standards in AutoCAD. In this part, we discuss the Layer Translator. This is part 1 of a multi-part series that will dive deeper into this topic. Part 2: COMING SOON Part 3: COMING SOON For more information, please…

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James Cuervo

November 20, 2023

Recover, Audit, and Purge with AutoCAD

Join our Senior AEC Technical Specialist, James Cuervo, as he shares some best practices for keeping your AutoCAD files running smoothly using the Recover, Audit, and Purge commands in AutoCAD. For more information, please contact us at info@ddscad.com.

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James Cuervo

November 10, 2023

Design Center Basics in AutoCAD

Join our Senior AEC Technical Specialist, James Cuervo, shows us the basics of the Design Center. This includes a safer alternative to copy and paste across sessions of AutoCAD by exporting and importing blocks. For more information, please contact us at info@ddscad.com.

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James Cuervo

November 9, 2023

Pattern-Based Curtain Walls with Revit – Part 3

In this three-part series, we explore pattern-based curtain walls while using Dynamo to enhance our designs. After using Dynamo to enhance our family, we can now associate it with a project’s assets. Our intricate patterns are now part of the model. For more information, please contact us at info@ddscad.com Part 1: https://ddscad.com/pattern-based-curtain-walls-with-revit-part-1/Part 2: https://ddscad.com/pattern-based-curtain-walls-with-revit-part-2/

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James Cuervo

November 9, 2023

Pattern-Based Curtain Walls with Revit – Part 2

In this three-part series, we explore pattern-based curtain walls while using Dynamo to enhance our designs. We continue and utilize Dynamo in order to create a linked Dynamo project. Revit can then take this data and expedite the process. For more information, please contact us at info@ddscad.com Part 1: https://ddscad.com/pattern-based-curtain-walls-with-revit-part-1/Part 3: https://ddscad.com/pattern-based-curtain-walls-with-revit-part-3/

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James Cuervo

November 9, 2023

Pattern-Based Curtain Walls with Revit – Part 1

In this three-part series, we explore pattern-based curtain walls while using Dynamo to enhance our designs. We begin by creating a new Family with a pattern that can be customized. Then, we add it to a Curtain Wall and adjust its parameters. For more information, please contact us at info@ddscad.com Part 2: https://ddscad.com/pattern-based-curtain-walls-with-revit-part-2/Part 3: https://ddscad.com/pattern-based-curtain-walls-with-revit-part-3/

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James Cuervo

November 9, 2023

Annotative Text, Tags and Attributes

AutoCAD files can quickly get cluttered up and heavy, especially when you configure text, tags, and other attributes at multiple scales. Annotative Text, Tags, and Attributes alleviate the need for this and can help you keep your files light and efficient. For more information, please contact us at info@ddscad.com

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James Cuervo

July 12, 2023

Twinmotion Integration in Revit 2024

We can now directly link our Revit models with Twinmotion and synchronize any changes between the two programs. Likewise, all visible geometry will automatically synchronize. For more information, please contact us at info@ddscad.com

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James Cuervo

July 12, 2023

New Topography Tools (Toposolid) in Revit 2024

Not only have our Site Tools icons been reorganized for efficiency, but we’re also now able to convert Toposurfaces into Toposolids. For more information, please contact us at info@ddscad.com

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James Cuervo

July 12, 2023

Schedule Improvements in Revit 2024

In our schedules, rows can now be resized regardless of their content. Also, they’re automatically adjusted if the text is too small or spans multiple rows. For more information, please contact us at info@ddscad.com

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James Cuervo