Category Archives: Visualization

Revit Render Colors Faded – Mental Ray – Gamma Correction

If you have tried rendering in Revit, you may find that the materials have colors that look faded or washed out when rendering.  This is because Revit does not apply any gamma correction.  While there are settings to apply gamma … Continue reading

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AutoCAD Analysis Zebra

This strange command was introduced in AutoCAD 2011.  Speaking with co-workers here, it’s mainly a source of frustration as users try to Zoom Extents and instead get the ZEBRA command, the alias for ANALYSISZEBRA. What does this command do anyways?  … Continue reading

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NVidia Maximus

NVidia Maximus allows you to link up a Quadro card for graphics, and a Tesla card for data processing. This allows programs to unload intensive data processing operations off of the CPU that are better suited to the parallel nature … Continue reading

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Autodesk Cloud

Autodesk Cloud was recently released for all subscription customers.  What is Autodesk Cloud?  It’s an online service that gives you access to a variety of online server based applications.  The core application is a central file storage and sharing service … Continue reading

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Civil View (3DS Max) and Vertical Faces

As you may know, Civil 3D does not like vertical faces in a TIN.  Many of the default corridor subassemblies actually have slight offsets built in to avoid creating vertical faces.  However, you’ll find that Civil View is even more … Continue reading

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