AUGIWORLD May 2019 Issue

AUGIWORLD May 2019 Issue


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The push for perfection

When users are not in the midst of a learning curve while implementing a new version of their design software of choice, they are focused on excellence. Squeezing every drop of productivity out of their software, combing online communities to discover new tips & tricks, again with increased productivity in mind. In the May 2019 issue of AUGIWorld, our authors focus on helping users achieve excellence—organizing for maximum efficiency in Revit, using templates in AutoCAD Civil 3D, and dealing with details in MEP, among others.

Featured in this issue:

Organizing the Browser: If You Haven’t, Do! – Jay Zallan with many tips on organizing the project browser in Revit Architecture.

Don’t Get Lost in the Details – Nathan Mulder shares his experiences with maintaining detail libraries in Revit MEP.

What’s New in 2019 – Kenn Farr discusses the highlights in Revit Structure 2019 software, including third-party application integration, free-form rebar, and more.

2019: The Year of Convergence – Brian Chapman presents applications that pair well with 3ds

Managers, What Should Continue or Be Improved? – Mark Kiker wraps up his three-part series on the Start – Stop – Continue approach to strategy and planning. This month: what processes should Continue.

Using Templates and Drawing Settings for Civil 3D Implementation – Sam Lucido demonstrates how to use template files to capture feature and object settings that you can use to start your new drawing or reference into an existing drawing.

Hacking InfraWorks: Schema Editor – Matt Wunch explains how to extend data for any object class: buildings, pipes, roads, and so on with the Schema Editor in InfraWorks.

Inside Track – Brian Andresen presents new and enhanced AEC-related products. This month: HatchKit Add-In for Revit, which manages a project’s loaded fill patterns; 3D Analyzer Cabinet Generator Pro to assist in drawing production-ready cabinets; and BIMcollab BCF Manager for Autodesk Navisworks for creating and modifying issues, then communicating through BIMcollab or via BCF files from within Navisworks.