AUGIWORLD February 2014 Issue

AUGIWORLD February 2014 Issue


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Where Are You on the Autodesk User Spectrum?

Are you a brand new AutoCAD user? A seasoned pro getting started with Revit? A manufacturing veteran but an Inventor novice? Whether you’re just getting started, or starting over, the February 2014 issue of AUGIWorld delivers tips to help you advance.

Curt Moreno’s article "Advice for the CAD Professional Beginner" provides a solid foundation for those on the cusp of a career in the industry.

Marcello Sgambelluri delivers tips for using the topo modeling tools in Revit in his article, "Hardscape & Site Topography for First Timers."

And Mike Thomas provides an excerpt from his successful Autodesk University class in "Sketching Tips & Tricks" targeted to Inventor users. There's a lot more in this issue - for beginners and everybody else.

Also in the February 2014 issue:

The Long and Short of It - Mark Kiker joins AUGIWorld with strategies for technology managers. This month, CAD managers learn lessons from the world of golf.

Quick Tip: How to Make a Hatch Transparent - Michael Beall with another AutoCAD tip of the month. In this installment, learn how to assign hatch transparency.

Dimensions in ACA - Melinda Heavrin thoroughly explores the use of dimensions in AutoCAD Architecture.

Scope Boxes and Plan Regions - Philip Russo describes the use of two tools that assist consistency and visibility in Revit Structure.

Game Assets Workflow - Israel Uriel offers a workflow for creating game assets to use in the CryEngine SDK.


Linking a Revit Project for MEP - Todd Shackelford presents streamlined methods for assembling a fully linked and work shared Revit project.

Inside Track – Lee Ambrosius provides an early look at some hot new Autodesk-related products. This month: Autodesk CAM, a cloud-based CAM solution; Tally, an application that works with Revit for whole building analysis; and COINS Auto-Section Box, a Revit add-on for view creation and management.