May 20, 2020

Plugins with Bluebeam Revu

You can convert files from other programs into PDFs by exporting them. Bluebeam Revu takes this concept several steps further by automatically creating plugins within many […]
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 20, 2020

Sending Signed & Certified Files with Digital ID Certificates in Bluebeam Revu

When we sign and certify our documents in Bluebeam Revu, we can safely send them to others and know that they’re protected. However, if those recipients […]
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 25, 2020

Sketch to Scale Tools in Bluebeam Revu

Bluebeam Revu contains several markup tools, including polygons, rectangles, ellipses, and polylines. Not only can we create these and snap them to objects, but we can […]
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