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AUGI HotNews August 2013 - Issue 123
Industry Spotlight:
All Hail Imagery!

BIM Manager Consultant Mark Gibbons discusses the continued importance of the old adage; "a picture is worth a thousand words" and its relation to BIM and the AEC industry.

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AUGIWorld August 2013 Issue
In this Issue
• President's Letter
• Home Page Poll
• Tipniques
• CAD Manager
• Member Discounts
• Local User Group FAQ
• Sponsor Spotlight
• Forum Hot Topics
• Heads Up
• Articles You May Have Missed
• Autodesk News
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President's Letter
Letter from the President - August 2013
President David Harrington updates the AUGI Community on the exciting developments in the AUGI universe including the hosting of conference materials, our new community director Kevin Merritt, and the upcoming Salary Survey!

CAD Manager
CAD Management: What am I Not Seeing?
What am I not seeing? Join us as Mark Kiker shows how to handle getting blindsided by issues or events within your office.

Autodesk Store - AutoCAD Revit LT Suite 2014

Local User Group FAQ
AUGI has created an expanded website area for User Groups. This allows Local User Groups to place information on our site so others can find it and connect up. Take a look here...

Sponsor Spotlight
Autodesk Revit and the new HP Z230 Workstation: The new HP Z230 Workstation is a great computing solution for architects working on small and mid-sized Autodesk® Revit® projects.

Heads Up
AUGI brings you all the latest news on service patches and updates from Autodesk within the last month.
» AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT Products
» AutoCAD Architecture Products
» Autodesk Revit Products
» Autodesk Inventor Products
» Autodesk Civil Products
» Autodesk 3ds Max Products
» Autodesk Maya Products
» Autodesk Vault Products
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Autodesk News
The latest information from Autodesk.
» Autodesk Introduces Breakthrough Technology for Infrastructure
» Autodesk Extends Invitation to Join Financial Results Conference Call
» Autodesk Releases Free App for Reviewing 3D Entertainment Assets
» Sharing Made Easier - Autodesk Implements Creative Commons Open Learning Initiative
» Learn how parametric design will become far more valuable to architecture and the way we live and work
» Read about Autodesk's Homestyler app, now available on Android and iPhone
Read more at Autodesk Press Room »
Home Page Poll
Survey Snippet on Industry BIM Usage

In this month's survey, AUGI Community members describe a significant adoption of BIM, and get ready because the Salary Survey is coming!

Design Visualization with Revit – Which Rendering Engine to Use?
Tod Stephens, an instructor at the International Academy of Design, discusses multiple methods of design visualization with Revit.

Revit Technology Conference 2013

Member Discounts
Here are the latest discount offers exclusively for AUGI (Professional and Premier) Members:
» Books: 40-50% on O'Reilly technical Programming books
» Developers: Offer of Free Standard ADN Membership for 2013 (AUGI Professional only)
» Training: Receive 20%* off all Eagle Point Products (Training, Workflows, Support & Productivity for Civil 3D & Revit products)

Forum Hot Topics
Members ask questions and get answers.
» AutoCAD LT: Force text style/font
» AutoCAD MEP: Mouse crosshairs randomly disappear...
» Revit Architecture: Glass inserts in Mass
» Revit Structure: Revision Clouds
» Revit MEP: Electrical Parameters
» AutoCAD: Difference between AutoCAD 2006 and AutoCAD 2014
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Articles You May Have Missed
Spotlight - General
» BIM, on a Smaller Scale - Martijn de Riet discusses the differences between the BIM workflow in small versus large organizations.
» Simulation, Vault, and You - John Evans demonstrates the simulation and analysis capabilities of Autodesk Vault.
» Fantastic Filters - Greg Hale discusses how to leverage the underlying data in Revit Structure by using filters.
» Highs and Lows of Moving DWG into a Database - Gordon Luckett offers AutoCAD Map users helpful tips for moving DWG into a database.
» Understanding View Range - Jarad Meidinger presents a comprehensive look at View Range in Revit MEP.
» Dynamic Workflow - Author Michael N. Smith illuminates the nwf workflow.
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