Revit Rendering - Staying Out of the Dark!

August 01, 2017 By Jamie Owens Leave a comment

Ever spend a week building your Revit model, apply materials and create all the trim and detail, to hit render and everything is dark?  Here are my top 5 lighting settings to check before hitting render again.

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Tagged with Autodesk Revit, Tech Support, AEC, Revit Architecture, Rendering, AEC Collection, Lighting

Inventor 2018 What's New - Part 2: AnyCAD Improvements

July 26, 2017 By Ron Jones Leave a comment

Inventor AnyCAD Overview

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Tagged with 3D, Autodesk Revit, Inventor, BIM, digital prototyping, Manufacturing, 3D Digital Modeling, Autodesk, SolidWorks, GD&T, geometric, constraints, STEP, IGES, Catia, Creo, NX, shrinkwrap, task scheduler, AnyCAD, compatibilty

Object Folders: An Easily Overlooked Feature

June 20, 2017 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

A useful feature in Civil 3D 2017 is the ability to create folders under most major categories or objects from the Prospector tab in the TOOLSPACE.     

Object Folders serve as an excellent tool to separate design alternatives, element types, phases, and more.  Setting up Object Folders is a relatively simple process, just create a folder, name it, then drag and drop objects.

 

For example, organizing Surfaces:

Another useful application is the sorting of Alignments:

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Tagged with Tech Support, Infrastructure, Civil 3D, Object Folders

Civil 3D PIPES:  Assigning Alignments to Structures Labels

June 13, 2017 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

Recently while working with a client, I learned about a FANTASTIC Civil 3D feature; changing the Reference Alignment directly to a Pipe Structure Label.  I confirmed this has worked since 2016. 

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Tagged with Tech Support, Infrastructure, Civil 3D, Alignment, Autodesk, Alignments, Civil 3D 2016, Civil 3D 2017, Civil 3d 2018

Inventor 2018 What's New - Part 1: MBD & 3D Annotations

May 18, 2017 By Ron Jones Leave a comment

Model-Based Definition and 3D Annotations Overview

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Tagged with 3D, Inventor, digital prototyping, Manufacturing, 3D Digital Modeling, Autodesk, GD&T, geometric, MBD, model based definition, PDF, constraints

Advanced Solutions Announces New Partnership with AVAIL

May 01, 2017 By Lisa Brady Leave a comment

Louisville, KY 05/01/2017 – Advanced Solutions, Inc. an Autodesk Platinum Partner announced their partnership with AVAIL, an enterprise content and workflow management solution focused on the AEC industry.

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Tagged with Architecture, Engineering & Construction, AEC, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, News & Events, Civil Infrastructure, Content Management, AVAIL

Advanced Solutions Wins Autodesk BIM 360 TechBox Challenge

April 04, 2017 By Lisa Brady Leave a comment

Advanced Solutions Wins Autodesk BIM 360 TechBox Challenge

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Tagged with BIM 360 Field, BIM 360 Glue, Architecture, Engineering & Construction, AEC, BIM 360, News & Events, construction, Autodesk, BIM 360 Docs, Construction Management

Flying High! Advanced Solutions Announces Partnership with 3DR

March 28, 2017 By Lisa Brady Leave a comment

Advanced Solutions Design Software partners with 3DR to offer Site Scan™, the complete drone data platform for the AEC industry.

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Tagged with Architecture, Engineering & Construction, AEC, Infrastructure, News & Events, construction, Autodesk, Reality Capture, 3DR, Site Scan, Drone

Table Export App Available For AutoCAD Civil 3D!

March 23, 2017 By Scott Kraner Leave a comment

Civil Table Export Application

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Tagged with Infrastructure, Civil Infrastructure, Autodesk Civil 3D, Table Export App

Advanced Solutions Receives its 7th Autodesk Platinum Award Since 2005

March 06, 2017 By Lisa Brady Leave a comment

LOUISVILLE, KY - March 6, 2017: Advanced Solutions Design Software, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Solutions, Inc. (ASI), an Autodesk Platinum Partner and Authorized Training Center (ATC) has been honored with the 2017 Autodesk Platinum Club Award. Autodesk presented this award to Advanced Solutions, during the Autodesk One Team Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 27, 2017, for the Top United States Reseller in Net Subscription Growth. Platinum Awards are offered to the top two percent of international Autodesk Partners.

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