April 22, 2020

Express Tools & Break-lines in AutoCAD

When we install AutoCAD, we can choose to include some extremely useful “Express Tools”. They appear in their own tab, and they range from “creating text […]
April 21, 2020

Blocks Palette Improvements in AutoCAD 2021

Our Blocks Palette in AutoCAD 2021 has changed and gained more features. We now have a new tab called “Libraries” that contains a specialized search bar […]
April 17, 2020

Quick Measure Improvements in AutoCAD 2021

Making fast calculations just got easier with the new and improved Quick Measure tool in AutoCAD 2021. Not only can we see distances and angles with […]
April 3, 2020

Annotative Hatching & The Dimension Style Manager in AutoCAD

When making a line of text, dimension, or hatch, we default to creating them at fixed sizes. If we were to show the same objects at […]
April 2, 2020

Creating Simple Crickets with Revit

After creating a chimney, we’ll need to create a cricket to prevent water from building up around where the roof and chimney meet. Since Revit doesn’t […]
April 2, 2020

Creating Dormers in Revit

When using Revit, it might seem complicated to create a dormer on a pitched roof. However, the process is surprisingly straightforward and rewarding. While you could […]
March 24, 2020

Numerical & Dimensional Parameters in Revit

In this blog, we’ll be looking at how to resolve the “inconsistent units” error using Revit in an Architectural/Imperial application when using parameters. There are faster […]
February 25, 2020

Views & The View Manager in AutoCAD

Navigating between different parts of a drawing can be a manual process, but views can be setup to expedite the process. We can turn certain layers […]
February 25, 2020

Using Functions in Dimensions with Revit

Sometimes, our projects have fixed variables, such as a room that can’t exceed a certain size. Instead of manually modifying a room and confirming that it […]
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