February 15, 2024

“Revit failed to start” or “RevitWorker.exe was not found.” when launching Revit

We often see our customers running into the above error messages when opening Revit. Though these errors may seem intimidating, they are usually fairly straightforward to repair.  Issue When trying to open Revit, you will see one of the error messages above (depending on which version of Revit). Revit 2024 and Later Revit initialization Failure…

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Alan Birmaher

February 15, 2024

The Length & Dimension Tools in Bluebeam Revu

Interchangeable tools can help us adjust markups when needed instead of deleting them and creating new ones. In Bluebeam Revu, there’s a markup and measurement that are beyond interchangeable: They can look identical to each other. The “Dimension” markup can look like the “Length” measurement, yet we’re able to input custom data into the text…

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Ariel Rejtman

February 14, 2024

The Pan & Select Tools in Bluebeam Revu

When using a program like Bluebeam Revu “out of the box”, we tend to utilize features that are more “obvious” and “default” before delving into the alternatives and possibilities that these in-depth programs offer. One of these dualities involves the “Pan” and “Select” tools. By default, the Pan tool is always enabled when we open…

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Ariel Rejtman

February 9, 2024

Compare = Where, Overlay = What in Bluebeam Revu

Changes between revisions can be extensive and detailed, yet quite subtle. Tracking these changes could take tons of time and require us to carefully scan at least two sets of documents to confirm that specific changes were made. Luckily, Bluebeam Revu contains two functions that can cut down this comparison process into a few minutes:…

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Ariel Rejtman

January 31, 2024

REG Architects Enhances its Revit Workflows – Success Story

Customer challenge REG Architects started their transition journey to BIM a few years back, realigning their focus on Revit as a defacto platform in mid-April of 2021. In February this year, REG’s Management wanted to provide their Design Team with the opportunity to enhance their Revit Workflows and expand the team’s knowledge in areas like…

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Alan Birmaher

January 31, 2024

Prime Design Implements BIM 360 to Increase Collaboration Abilities – Success Story

Customer challenge Prime Design wanted to expand their collaborative abilities beyond the confines of the office. They wanted to enable some of their employees with more diverse schedules to be able to continue to collaborate from home and they wanted to open the door to collaborating in models shared with and linked to those used…

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Alan Birmaher

January 31, 2024

G Alvarez Studio Adopts New BIM Templates and Standards – Success Story

Customer challenge G Alvarez Studio approached DDSCAD as a legacy Autodesk AutoCAD customer, who was highly interested in adopting Building Information Modeling (BIM), while maintaining the traditional appeal of their custom in-house graphic CAD standards. Project goals G Alvarez Studio wanted to train its production staff to use Autodesk Revit (BIM) software to successfully complete…

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Alan Birmaher

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

January 22, 2024

Multiply with Bluebeam Revu

Bluebeam Revu 21 introduced a new feature in patch 21.0.50 called the “Multiply” tool! It allows us to create offset copies of our Markups and Measurements. Not only can we specify a Markup’s rotational direction, but we’re also able to make multiple copies at specific distances from the original markup. We can see a preview…

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Ariel Rejtman

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