Author: Chris Lindo

10 Things You Need to Know About Collaboration for Revit

Collaboration for Revit (C4R) is Autodesk’s answer to cloud-hosting of a Revit workshared model. Utilizing cloud storage and your Autodesk ID, Revit files are stored and shared through the cloud with users both within your own network and outside with other organizations, stakeholders, and other users. Integrated with Autodesk BIM 360 Team, Collaboration Revit enables entire project teams to access shared building information models. A subscription to Collaboration for Revit includes BIM 360 Team. Here are a list of the top things you need to know when creating, accessing, sharing, and utilizing a cloud-workshared model in C4R. Uses BIM 360...

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CADD on the road: eXtreme Conference 2017: A Revu

  The weather was fantastic in LA for Bluebeam’s eXtreme Conference. Almost a thousand people in attendance and every single one excited about what is next. In this era of collaborative solutions, Bluebeam has focused their products on empowering users and project teams in many ways. This year’s conference gave us a glimpse as to what is in store for us in the future. Let’s explore some of the new 2018 features, development partners, and exciting projects from eXtreme Conference 2017. Bluebeam has made a focus on improving the user experience in their premier software, Revu. Tool Sets provide...

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Bluebeam Revu 2017 Tips: Managing and Loading Profiles

  Profiles are a powerful way to manage how your user interface looks and its layout, what tool sets are visible for the user, and what tool bars are displayed within Revu. Profiles can be used and managed at the user level, a group or department, or for a particular task such as review processes and takeoffs. Profiles can be hosted in a variety of methods, either in a single location where everyone has access to them and can load them when needed, or they can be hosted to the local workstations, installed during the program installation. Here are...

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What’s New in Bluebeam Revu 2017

Bluebeam Revu 2017 is finally here. Along with some improvements to the program, Bluebeam has added some great features within Revu 2017 for its users. Users looking to use Bluebeam Revu’s powerful measurement tools will see a lot of new enhancements as well as two new tools that offer efficient tools to aid in existing takeoff workflows. Dynamic Fill Dynamic Fill is brand new to Revu. In Revu 2017, Dynamic Fill adds a new way in defining regions and color fills on a drawing, especially oddly shaped areas and rooms. Once a selection is made using the Dynamic Fill tool,...

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The Virtual and Augmented Reality of Autodesk University

In the last year, augmented and virtual reality has been growing in the AEC industry. Tying these technologies with existing BIM, modeling, and visualization tools have been at the edge in design and construction. Before, these technologies were just a parlor trick; something to show people how cool and interesting another product is or a virtual model. Today, these technologies are more than just a simple parlor trick and Autodesk University helped highlight that. Using an Xbox Kinect and computer, there was a booth managed by Autodesk that showed how a simple topography map can be placed on top...

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