Monthly Archives: June 2011

eTransmit For Revit

Autodesk Labs recently released an eTransmit plug-in for Revit 2012.  Similar to the AutoCAD ETRANSMIT command, it will group all of the files for a Revit project so that they can easily be sent to a client or be archived.  … Continue reading

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3DS Max – Civil View (Mental Ray) Render Speed

When rendering scenes in 3DS Max and Civil View (Dynamite VSP), you might find that the mental ray presets take a long time to render.  Therefore, any animations that you create will take a very long time to render.  Given … Continue reading

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Autodesk Exchange App – Translate

Autodesk rolled out their Exchange Apps recently. If you’re using a 2012 product you may have already noticed the new tab in your Exchange window. Exchange Apps is a place for developers to get their products out to Autodesk’s user … Continue reading

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Civil 3D Template Development Part 6 – Survey Standards

Civil and Survey templates overlap in many areas.  Both templates will have styles for surfaces and alignments, maybe even profiles and profile views.  Surveyors always seem to do more than just survey, so don’t short them on styles and content!  … Continue reading

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The Majority World and AutoCAD WS

There are around 6.92 billion people in the world.  A number that is nearly impossible to fathom.  All these people, all over the world need infrastructure.  Furthermore, they need the tools, such as the software, to create the designs that … Continue reading

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