AUGIWORLD May 2017 Issue
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What's New at Autodesk
Right on schedule, Autodesk rolled out the 2018 releases of its major products. AUGIWorld authors explored the new offerings in their respective specialty areas and present the new features and enhancements here, in the May 2017 issue.
Brian Benton and Jaiprakash Pandey each offer a perspective on AutoCAD in Xref Enhancements & Font Fixes in AutoCAD 2018.
Melinda Heavrin investigates AutoCAD Architecture 2018 with her article What’s New? PDF Import.
Read on for more about the newest Autodesk offerings.
Connections Galore, Advance Steel Collaboration & More — Kimberly Fuhrman discusses the more than 130 new connections in Revit Structure along with improvements in Advance Steel and rebar.
The History and Future of Revit MEP — Todd Shackelford looks back, then forward, at the origin of Revit MEP, it current state, and what lies ahead.
3ds Max Highlights — Brian Chapman focuses on improvements in 3ds Max 2018, with an emphasis on Rendering, the DataChannel Modifier, and Blended Box Map.
What’s New in Civil 3D 2018? — Shawn Herring explores how new features impact version interoperability, production efficiency, design efficiency, and more.
Also in this issue…
New Features for Roads & Bridges — Tony Carcamo presents the new features and enhancements in InfraWorks 360 2018 related to roads, bridges, visualization, and city furniture.
Unmute — Mark Kiker suggests ways in which Tech Managers can make themselves heard and communicate their ideas more effectively.
Mini Workstations—Big ROI — Robert Green explores the HP Z2 Mini Workstation and its performance for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit, and other software.
Inside Track — Brian Andresen looks at three products from Autodesk partners. Featured this month are Kubity Exporter, which permits playing and sharing Revit models on any device; BlackBox AutoPurgeReg lets users purge registry apps at drawing Open and Save; and NuPSimplePlot, which allows users to save up to eight printer settings in Autodesk Inventor.