Revit and AutoCAD

Revit OpEd

When Autodesk decided to buy Revit Technology Corporation they confused many of their own customers who, until then, were using AutoCAD or Architectural Desktop (aka ADT, now AutoCAD Architecture aka ACA). It is NOT necessary to use AutoCAD if you use Revit.

Bluebeam Tip: How to Make AutoCAD Text Searchable in PDFs

Carol Hagen

Bluebeam Revu is used by many Architects and General Contractors that also use AutoCAD. When you convert AutoCAD files to PDF, there’s a setting that you’ll want to check if you want to make the text searchable in your PDF.

AutoCAD 2015 Tip - Align Tool

Revit OpEd

If you know that AutoCAD has an Align tool then you really know AutoCAD. you know AutoCAD). Align AutoCAD Tips When you have two things you''d like to line up with one another you can use the Align tool.

Phase Aware Exporting to AutoCAD

CAD Shack

If you have ever had to export Revit to AutoCAD, it probably went extremely well.Simply use the Export tool under the application menu, pick your AutoCAD version, and the views required.

Announcing the release of AutoCAD Structural Detailing 2012

BIM & Beam

Construction Collaboration: PDF Secrets Part 1 – Estimating Takeoff

Carol Hagen

Print to PDF gets the document out of that technical construction software package (AutoCAD, Revit, etc) and serves it up for every construction team member, without needing the same software. Construction collaboration with PDFs has been utilized poorly.

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How to make estimates for road with Autocad

Construction Cost Estimating

By going through this online presentation, the construction professional can learn how to use Autocad for creating estimates for roads & highways which cover QUANTITY ESTIMATION OF ROAD WORKS , EARTHWORK CALCULATIONS , CROSS & L SECT.

Use of excel and AutoCAD for detailing Steel Reinforcing (Rebar) Bending Schedules for Concrete

Construction Cost Estimating

In this video, Mr. Walls explicitly narrates detailing Steel Reinforcing (Rebar) Bending Schedules for Concrete with the use of AutoCAD and Excel. Process for drawing a schedule in AutoCAD ? Process for generating the schedule in Excel and send it into AutoCAD.

AutoCAD vs. ABS vs. Revit Systems

CAD Shack

Digital Drafting Whether you liked AutoCAD, MicroStation, or whatever. (I Instead of digital lines, new entities called objects were introduced on the AutoCAD platform that contained specific properties to the object type. The minute you draw it twice in AutoCAD or ABS somebody changes one of two and now, there’s a disconnect. AutoCAD 2007 Advantages -Highly adaptive to most any drafting use. -It’s ABS will draft AutoCAD into the ground when properly set up.

Triple-Bottom-Line Software Automates Sustainable Cost-Benefit Analysis

ENR Construction

A new service designed to analyze social, environmental and financial impacts of an infrastructure project design as part of BIM workflow is offered as a plug-in to AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Revit OpEd: Importing AutoCAD File Fails

Revit OpEd

Importing AutoCAD File Fails. When you try to import AutoCAD data you might have seen this series of messages before? Its especially confusing if you just were looking at the file in AutoCAD and know there are elements there. Importing AutoCAD File Fails. Revit OpEd.

Top 5 Android Apps In 2016 For Construction Professionals

Construction Cost Estimating

AutoCAD 360 Autodesk® AutoCAD 360 previously known as AutoCAD WS, belongs to the authorized AutoCAD® mobile app. AutoCAD 360 is a user-friendly and free mobile app that can significantly improve the drafting process.

AutoCAD MEP Clash Reports

CAD Shack

Revit products have had the ability to report all interferences in a schedule since they came out, which has made them fundamentally better than looking all over the place to red lines hidden in a busy drawing in ABS/AutoCAD MEP. Well, here's a gem of an undocumented command for AutoCAD MEP.

Revit 2018 - GEO Reference and Shared Coordinates

Revit OpEd

I replied to a thread at RFO that asked about Revit 2018 touting support for AutoCAD's GEO Reference feature. Revit 2018, assuming the source DWG file is using AutoCAD's GEO Referencing feature , it is possible for Revit to inherit this data to affect not only the Location (Sun and Energy Analysis) but also the coordinate location of the project (Shared Coordinates). AutoCAD Coordinates Coordination Geo Reference New Features Revit 2018 Shared Coordinates Site Tips

Top 10 Features in Advance Steel 2018

BIM & Beam

By combining the functionality of the two products into a single executable, there is no need any more for customers to separately install both AutoCAD 2018 and Advance Steel 2018 software on their desktop. The new release of Advance Steel 2018 has been out for a few months now.

Move quickly from design to fabrication with Autodesk Advance Steel 2017

BIM & Beam

Built on the familiar AutoCAD platform, Advance Steel helps provide engineering and detailing professionals the tools needed to model the details necessary for their structures. Subscribe to Advance Steel alone, with AutoCAD, or as part of the Autodesk Structural Fabrication Suite.

any one give the autocad drawings for cricket stadium plans?

The Constructor

i am a student.studying civil engineering,now i take the one project,the project name is “design and analysis of cricket stadium” please

CAD Shack: Revit MEP Alternatives to AutoCAD Procedures

CAD Shack

Revit MEP Alternatives to AutoCAD Procedures. My dad says its the best thing he has ever read concerning Revit MEP alternatives to AutoCAD procedures. AutoCAD vs. ABS vs. Revit Systems. AutoCAD MEP Links. AutoCAD MEP Updates and Service Packs. AutoCAD MEP Discussion Group. AutoCAD MEP Webcasts. AUGIs AutoCAD MEP Tip of the Month. AutoCAD MEP Recommended System Requirements. Thursday, June 17, 2010.

CAD Shack: AutoCAD MEP 2010 Update 2 is out

CAD Shack

AutoCAD MEP 2010 Update 2 is out. AutoCAD vs. ABS vs. Revit Systems. AutoCAD MEP Links. AutoCAD MEP Updates and Service Packs. AutoCAD MEP Discussion Group. AutoCAD MEP Webcasts. AUGIs AutoCAD MEP Tip of the Month. AutoCAD MEP Recommended System Requirements. Wednesday, May 19, 2010. Im sure this is going to fix something. Download it here. Posted by. Todd Shackelford. at 8:27 AM. Email This BlogThis! Share to Twitter Share to Facebook.

Bluebeam Tutorial: How to convert Outlook emails to PDF

Carol Hagen

Bluebeam CAD and Extreme add AutoCAD, Navisworks, Revit and SketchUpPro to the mix. Whether you have a discovery issue or you just want to archive all your email for one construction project, Bluebeam Revu’s Outlook Plug-In has you covered.

Bluebeam Revu Tip: Convert Multiple Files to PDF with Stapler

Carol Hagen

They can be JPEG, Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint (pptx), Word (doc or docx), text files, TIFF, GIF, HTML, PNG, bitmap, rich text format, AutoCAD, DWF or Solidworks files, essentially the active plugins you have access to.

BIM & BEAM: Calling AutoCAD Structural Detailing Hero

BIM & Beam

Service Pack SP1 for AutoCAD Structural Detailing 2013 is now available

BIM & Beam

Service Pack SP1 for AutoCAD Structural Detailing 2013 is now available for download from the Services & Support site and also live in the LiveUpdate system. This update includes AutoCAD 2013 SP1.1. The readme containing the latest information regarding the installation and use of this Service Pack is available in: English. Polish. French

e0434f4dh Exception at 7c812aebh - Crash AutoCAD MEP

CAD Shack

I ran into a bit of a downer with AutoCAD MEP 2010 because of my controlling nature. Me: "Knock Knock, You say who's there ?" You: "Uh. Who's there?" Me: "Control Freak, You say control freak who ?" Yeah, I can' help myself. I want to lock everything down. You know, for every one's own good, but also because I like it my way. I placed the enterprise cuix menu on a read only drive.

AutoCAD Revit MEP Suite 2009 Product Update 1

CAD Shack

Autodesk has released AutoCAD Revit MEP Suite 2009 Product Update 1. This seems to only address issues with AutoCAD and AutoCAD MEP. To download it click here. For a full list of problems addressed (in English) click here. AMEP Autodesk News Fixes

What’s new in Revit 2015

Sean Burke

Revit Fabrication export settings for moving data to AutoCAD MEP or AutoCAD Fabrication CADmep is improved. So, let’s just get right to business. What you came here for, the Revit 2015 new and enhanced features summary. I have no images to share, yet. This list is not exhaustive. For more information, until Autodesk rolls out it’s own announcement, visit: CADLine. New Features: Sketchy Lines can be applied to any 2D or 3D view to help present your ideas.

Revit mEp - Design Master

Revit OpEd

It has a tab for HVAC but it appears to only support AutoCAD for that, for now? I''ve been hearing good things about this add-on for Revit from Design Master. If you''re doing electrical work then you ought to have a closer look at it.

Link DWG and Named UCS

Revit OpEd

When we use Publish Coordinates on a DWG file Revit creates this UCS so it can be used from within AutoCAD to ensure any external references that need to align with it will do so. We can delete the Named UCS in AutoCAD by right-clicking on the name.

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BIM & BEAM: Where is AutoCAD 2011 in the AutoCAD Revit.

BIM & Beam

BIM & BEAM: AutoCAD WS In the Next Dimension!

BIM & Beam

AutoCAD Structural Detailing 2012 Service Pack 2 is now available

BIM & Beam

Now hiring: BIM/CADD Technician

The Korte Company

The candidate must be a self-motivated, highly organized, integrated team player capable of developing accurate technical 3D building models and construction documents utilizing Revit and construction documents utilizing AutoCad. The Korte Company is excited to announce that we're now seeking a BIM/CADD Technician to join our team.

Revit 2017 - Text Editor Features

Revit OpEd

Part of the process of building the new text editor involved comparing how Revit worked with AutoCAD. As a result, they've revised the method for measuring text size to be a bit more like it (AutoCAD).

Topcon Announces Direct Cloud-Link Between MAGNET Enterprise and AutoCAD WS

Construction Business Owner

has announced the first results of its collaboration with Autodesk Inc: A direct link to AutoCAD WS within Topcon’s MAGNET Enterprise cloud service LIVERMORE, CALIF. January 30, 2013) - Topcon Positioning Systems Inc.

Different Service Pack for Autodesk AutoCAD Revit Series—Systems Plus

CAD Shack

If you purchased your ABS 2007 as part of the Autodesk AutoCAD Revit Series—Systems Plus package and apply ABS SP1, you will get a License error 1.1.98 You will need to load a different Service Pack made especially for the Autodesk AutoCAD Revit Series—Systems Plus version. when you start ABS. Click the link above to download from Autodesk's site. Autodesk News

CAD Shack: The New Nightmare 20 Years later

CAD Shack

AutoCAD vs. ABS vs. Revit Systems. AutoCAD MEP Links. AutoCAD MEP Updates and Service Packs. AutoCAD MEP Discussion Group. AutoCAD MEP Webcasts. AUGIs AutoCAD MEP Tip of the Month. AutoCAD MEP Recommended System Requirements. Wednesday, July 11, 2012.

How Will Prefabricated Construction & 3D Printing Build Construction's Future?


Our architectural designers use Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD. While software reshapes construction's digital landscape, there are two technologies poised to reshape the industry's physical landscape: prefabricated construction and 3D printing.