Monthly Archives: August 2011

Revit Quick Tip – Multiple Equal Distances

In Revit, there are many different methods available to create dimensions.  It’s fairly easy to create dimensions from the temporary dimensions (Activate Dimensions), and if you’re trying to make two dimensions values exactly the same, then this works great. If … Continue reading

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Civil 3D – Line and Curve Ticks

In Civil 3D, you may wish to create line and curve ticks so that it’s easy to find the beginning and ending points of your geometry.  One method to do this is to create Civil 3D points on your polyline … Continue reading

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Revit-Quick Select

Revit 2011 introduced the modeless properties palette that allows us to change the properties of selected elements while in the model.  This made it much easier to change the properties of objects in Revit on the fly.  With this functionality, … Continue reading

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Civil 3D Bid Express Subscription Extension

Autodesk released a new subscription extension recently to help estimate project costs using data from the Bid Express service.  If you need to download the extension, you can get it from Subscription Center.  If you are having difficulties logging in … Continue reading

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32-Bit AutoCAD Running Slowly on a 64-Bit Windows

This is a strange problem that has been haunting my workstation for a while.  Whenever I was using Civil 3D 2010 on my workstation I would have COM errors and AutoCAD would run very slow.  It was especially apparent when … Continue reading

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