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November 12, 2020

Layer States with AutoCAD

AutoCAD’s layers allow us to categorize objects and organize them into groups. We can take this concept and use it on a larger scale by utilizing […]
November 12, 2020

Revision Cloud Improvements in AutoCAD 2021

AutoCAD 2021 includes several new improvements, including changes to the Revision Cloud function. In AutoCAD 2021, we can modify the Revision Cloud style in Properties. Vertices […]
November 12, 2020

Break at Point Improvements in AutoCAD 2021

When using the “Break at Point” command in previous versions of AutoCAD, it would eventually prompt us to use “Break at Gap”. The commands have been […]
November 4, 2020

Layers with AutoCAD

Our drawings can contain hundreds of objects. We can use Layers to categorize our objects and modify them as a group. The Layer Properties Manager lists […]
October 28, 2020

Path of Travel in Revit

Manually calculating the walking distance between rooms can be time-consuming. We can use the “Path of Travel” function to calculate the shortest route between rooms. Walls, […]
October 28, 2020

Section Extents & Symbolic Lines in Revit

Revit’s properties panel has an option to change the extents of a building section. The “Far Clip Offset” parameter changes the depth of our sections, and […]
October 28, 2020

Select Previous & Drag Copy in Revit

The right-click menu in Revit has many tools that can save us time. One of these functions is called “Select Previous”, and it allows us to […]
October 28, 2020

Temporary Dimensions in Revit

We can reposition dimensions and change objects to match our dimensions with Temporary (Also called “Witness”) dimensions. The grips on these dimensions can be selected and […]
October 28, 2020

Dimensions & Parameters in Revit

We can input formulas into our dimensions while creating objects in Revit. This allows us to place objects in exact locations, and if we modify the […]