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    • Bentley Acquires Synchro June 22, 2018
      Come on Autodesk lets have more Navisworks development and features, lets not let Navisworks fail even more behind than it already is on the 4D front, it's a great product but for how much longer?
      bryndaff
    • Navisworks 2019 SDK March 23, 2018
      When can we expect the SDK for navisworks 2019? Regards Eddy
      etick
    • Issues importing viewpoints Navisworks to Navisworks June 19, 2018
      We are receiving an error when importing viewpoint in all cases. See the below screen shot. 
      Salda
    • Point cloud visual styles June 19, 2018
      A quick one guys, in recap i am able to change the visual style of the point cloud. When appended to navisworks i cant seem to find that option. My cloud has no RGB values so it's very hard to look around and see what's going on. Thanks, Danny
      msaautocad
    • Navisworks 2018 not opening .rvt files directly June 19, 2018
      I have a user trying to open .rvt files directly into navisworks. When trying to open the file there is a pop up stating that there is no plug in availbale that can open the .rvt file.When trying to append the file and selecting .rvt as the file type it fails to load sometimes crashing the software.I've tried on my machine and am having the same issue.I […]
      adam.hillier
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    • plotting .eps files with autolisp June 22, 2018
      Hi All I am perplexed by a problem I have had recently using autolisp code to create .eps files through a command line call. I have one machine this works on fine and one that it refuses.It WILL...
      abryan
    • Please could somebody advise on adjusting the axis June 22, 2018
      I have a large number of drawing and they all appear in model space as the image below. Is there a setting change I could make to adjust the axis and drawing simultaneously in order that that they...
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    • CAD Workstation Form Factors 101, Part 2: The Tried-and-True Deskside Workstation June 20, 2018
      Herrera on Hardware: You know that the deskside form factor is the familiar mainstay of the CAD workstation world — but do you know why?
      Alex Herrera
    • Rendering and VR Shape the Design Process at Woods Bagot June 20, 2018
      Virtual reality and interactive rendering, powered by Epic Games' Unreal Engine, Chaos Group's V-Ray, and NVIDIA’s Volta and RTX technologies, are vital in helping stakeholders inside and outside the architecture firm to see designs more clearly.
      Cadalyst Staff
    • Navigate AutoCAD Drawings at Lightning Speed with Named Views June 11, 2018
      Are you tired of zooming in and zooming out to find the desired location in a drawing? Named Views to the rescue! Now you can save specific areas in your drawings as views and jet straight to them, efficiently and speedily. Join Lynn Allen as she shows you the power of Named Views, and you’ll soon see how easy it is to set up your drawing files with them.
    • CAD Workstation Form Factors 101: Shapes and Sizes May 17, 2018
      Herrera on Hardware: With so many types of workstation models on the market today — and new arrivals appearing all the time — it’s best to start by sorting out the categories and learning what differentiates them.
      Alex Herrera
    • Calling All AutoCAD Center Marks May 14, 2018
      Mastering center marks is easier than ever, thanks to changes introduced in AutoCAD 2017. Join AutoCAD tipster Lynn Allen as she takes you through the ins and outs of creating and editing, so you can become a supreme center mark and centerline guru!
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    • More Ch-ch- ch-ch changes... From AutoCAD to BricsCAD
      This has been a year of change for me and it hasn’t stopped yet! Today Bricsys announced the news… I’m joining their team! In my role as User Success Manager, I’ll help BricsCAD and BIM customers maximize their investment in...
      Heidi Hewett
    • Controlling the AutoCAD Cursor Badge
      In AutoCAD 2015 badges were added to the AutoCAD cursor to help you identify the editing operation you were about to perform. For example, when you use the ERASE command and pass the cursor over an object, a small red...
      Heidi Hewett
    • Happy weekend from Above the Clouds
      Kicking off the weekend early on this cold Colorado morning with nothing related to AutoCAD.... Just one of my favorite hiking photos from "the city above the clouds". Have a great weekend!
      Heidi Hewett
    • Throwback Thursday... Replaced by AutoCAD
      Here's an oldie! This wooden pencil doesn't have a date on it but I'm guessing it's from the early nineties if not even the eighties! Who really believed back then that AutoCAD... or any CAD could replace good old paper...
      Heidi Hewett
    • Delete duplicate AutoCAD objects
      AutoCAD drawings often contain duplicate or overlapping geometry that unnecessarily bloats them and makes them more challenging to edit. There are numerous reasons overlapping geometry might be created, such as copying or drawing new geometry on top of existing geometry....
      Heidi Hewett
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    • Subcontractor “Pass-Through” Claims Still a Matter of Controversy
      Subcontractor “pass-through” claims, sponsored by a prime contractor against a public project owner, are both useful and controversial. A pass-through claim results from a claim liquidation agreement between the prime and the sub. The prime agrees to pursue the project owner, at the prime’s expense, for the subcontractor’s increased costs. The prime will pas […]
      Rob W
    • Autodesk Navisworks Animated Construction
      Autodesk Navisworks project review software can import project schedules from planning applications, enabling you to simulate and visually communicate construction schedules. In this video, Autodesk’s Paul Walker has further enhanced the 4D simulation by animating building components (using the Navisworks Animator feature) and rendered with Navisworks to cre […]
      Rob W
    • Learn more about the Design, Application and Installation of Custom and Standard Pipe Clamps
      Learn more about the Design, Application and Installation of Custom and Standard Pipe Clamps right from your computer for free. This technical presentation is this Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 10:00 am or 2:00 pm. Register for the Design, Application and Installation of Custom and Standard Pipe Clamps Webinar The featured presenter, Jerry Godina has […]
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    • What is BIM Model or Building Information Modeling?
      Building Information Modeling or BIM is the latest buzzword in construction industry worldwide. It has been flaunted on the front page of construction magazines; more seminars are being arranged throughout year and many companies are involved in developing products/tools around BIM. So, what is BIM? Why it so popular and what lies there in it […]
      Rob W
    • Apps Simplify Processes Big and Small
      Whether you’re looking for a better way to log employees’ time on a project, make a crucial measurement on the jobsite, or automate business-process management, one tool required is one you most likely already have: a smartphone. Construction productivity tools are going mobile, and the combination of advancing cellphone technology and a flurry of activity [ […]
      Rob W

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Navigating In NavisWorks Freedom

Posted by Rob W on March 3, 2017

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Autodesk Navisworks – Tour of Clash Detective

Posted by Rob W on August 23, 2012

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Autodesk Navisworks — Working with Clash Rules

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Why does my model look sectioned?

Posted by Rob W on June 27, 2012

More and more people are working with big models, or models on large ground planes. On rare occasions there can be some odd behavior where the model doesn’t display as you would expect. Read More

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Navis Works for BIM Webinar

Posted by Rob W on October 31, 2011

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Mastering Autodesk Navisworks 2012

Posted by Rob W on September 14, 2011

Design, communicate and collaborate with Navisworks

Mastering Autodesk Navisworks shows you how to best use the amazing Navisworks software. This collaboration tool enables the consolidation of all files connected to a construction project including file formats such as Revit, SketchUp, ArchiCAD, and others into one 3D model that all participants can view, share, navigate, and use for visualization and simulation. With the ability to support 60-plus file formats, Naviworks has an eager fan base seeking more information. Using step-by-step tutorials, real-world examples, and hands-on exercises, this thorough guide provides the complete guidance you need to master Navisworks.

  • Introduces you to Navisworks using a workflow approach that mirrors how it is used on real projects from start to finish
  • Explains how to import the 60+ supported file formats, navigate around the merged 3D model, document and annotate it, and coordinate schedules with TimeLiner
  • Delves into the powerful clash detection tool, which warns you if a design will not work in the real world
  • Covers advanced functions such as creating visualizations and using scripting tools
  • Features step-by-step instruction, real-world examples, and downloadable before-and-after tutorial files

Mastering Autodesk Navisworks is the ultimate reference on this exciting collaboration and design review software.

 

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CAD Masters Training

Posted by Rob W on September 2, 2011

 

 

CAD Masters has been recognized as a valued partner by Autodesk in many ways.  We are an Autodesk GOLD Partner, an Autodesk Government Specialist, an Authorized Training Center, an Autodesk Certification Center, a Civil 3D Implementation Certified Expert, and a member of the Autodesk Developer Network.  CAD Masters received Autodesk’s top award for Customer Loyalty in 2008.

More importantly, however, is being recognized by our customers as a trusted business partner.  See the links below for more information about how we might partner with you:

 

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Monthly Tekla Webinar July 6th – Tekla BIMsight 1.2

Posted by Rob W on June 13, 2011

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If you cannot make this webinar live they will post it later on the same page.

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Autodesk Navisworks — Customize and Save the Display Layout

Posted by Rob W on June 11, 2011

This Autodesk Navisworks Learning video shows you how to customize the ribbon, toolbars, and dockable windows, and save and reuse your preferred layout as workspaces, thus enhancing your productivity.

 

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Navisworks 2012 – Exporting Links

Posted by Rob W on March 24, 2011

Navisworks 2012 — Exporting Links. Ideate tech expert Teresa Martin reveals the top new areas to explore for Navisworks 2012: Revit Interoperability: supports Exporting or linked-files through Revit.

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