Antarctic memories in QGIS
Friday, January 27, 2023

I was doing some QGIS training, testing, experimenting and the dataset provided was Antarctica. H...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

Roadmap AMAs and Handling Multiple Updaters in the Revit API
Thursday, January 26, 2023

Recordings of the roadmap presentations are now available to help us all see and understand where...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Inside the Firm Podcast - Guest Appearance
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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From The Revit Kid.com!

Three Autodesk Community Conversations This Week
Monday, January 23, 2023

Join us for one or more of the sessions, bring your questions.   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

AEC Product Roadmap Ask Me Anything Series Recordings
Monday, January 23, 2023

Last week we held 5 live events on the future roadmap of AEC products, and hundreds attended and ...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

25 Years - A Quarter Century as an Autodesker
Thursday, January 19, 2023

On January 19th, 1998 I was a Mechanical Designer in Portland Oregon and just joined Autodesk and...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Revit Tutorial - Wood Decking (in 3D!)
Wednesday, January 18, 2023

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From The Revit Kid.com!

Apple Fans Flip Out Over New M2 CPUs
Tuesday, January 17, 2023

M2 20% faster than M1 Apple released computers with its homegrown M2 CPUs inside, and Apple fans ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

AEC Product Roadmap Ask Me Anything Series This Week
Monday, January 16, 2023

Join us and learn about highlights from recent releases, including Revit and the AEC Collection a...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Best Takedowns of Macs with Touchscreens
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Steve Jobs called them ergonomically terrible The rumour mill this week announced that Apple will...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Autodesk Excellence Customer Awards 2022 for AEC
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

The Autodesk Excellence Awards celebrate groundbreaking customer projects driving innovation and ...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

A Canine Singularity Event
Tuesday, January 10, 2023

A dog walking a dog. My silver lab named Coho enjoys walking my friend’s 12 year old little dog n...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Catch up on the Autodesk Community
Monday, January 9, 2023

If you haven’t seen the Autodesk Community for a while. Here are a few things you might have miss...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

PD Power On the Go
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Some successes, some failures Portable chargers for things like cell phones have been available f...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

So you think you know AutoCAD Viewports
Wednesday, January 4, 2023

There was a time when I thought I could run circles around anyone’s AutoCAD knowledge. Litt...   » read more..   
From Land Development Engineering

CAD in Russia: January 2023 Update
Monday, January 2, 2023

2300 by 2030 (All links to Russian news sources are run through Google Translate to present them ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

2022 Blogging Highlights
Saturday, December 31, 2022

Happy New Year! I usually begin this post with "Another year has flown by..." but 2022 was a stra...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

Going old school camera
Friday, December 30, 2022

Yashica GS rangefinder I grew up in an era when the SLR was the true way to take photographs. Ran...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Revit Family Tutorial - Visibility and Filtering Options (Office Hour Sessions)
Wednesday, December 28, 2022

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From The Revit Kid.com!

Why is it so hard to Print from AutoCAD?
Tuesday, December 27, 2022

One common refrain I hear from different companies is why is it so hard to PRINT an AutoCAD drawi...   » read more..   
From Land Development Engineering

JTB Sheet Set Creator 3.1.0 released
Friday, December 23, 2022

JTB Sheet Set Creator 3.1.0 is released and lately we added support for adding sheet and custom p...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Sanitary Pipe Calculations and Venting
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

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From Revit OpEd

PayPal is Replaceable
Wednesday, December 21, 2022

There is a wiser alternative PayPal was a brilliant idea, an way for people to send money to each...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Dynamo Tutorial: Creating Levels using Excel File
Tuesday, December 20, 2022

In this tutotial you learn how to leverage Excel capabilities to create levels in Revit. The auto...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Finding the Bottlenecks in Solidworks
Monday, December 19, 2022

Between one and multi cores Alin Vargatu of TriMech researched where the single-core bottlenecks ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

JTB Batch Publish 5.1.0 released
Monday, December 19, 2022

JTB Batch Publish 5.1.0 has been released. Background publishing for better performance and relia...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Running Linux in Windows 10/11
Friday, December 16, 2022

The tyranny of Linux The promise of Linux is that it would free us from the tyranny of Microsoft ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Happy Holidays
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Most Autodesk employees and offices will be closed starting Monday starting, December 19th, for o...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Rethinking Power Supplies
Wednesday, December 14, 2022

From one to many I began with personal computers back when they still were called "micro-computer...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

JTB ACA Tools for AutoCAD Architecture based toolsets
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

JTB ACA Tools comes with editing Tools for Property Sets, Classifications and List Definitions fo...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

AEC Product Roadmap Ask Me Anything Series
Monday, December 12, 2022

Join us for the Autodesk AEC Public Roadmap AMAs in January 2023! Register to learn about the roa...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

JTB FixRefs for BricsCAD
Monday, December 12, 2022

JTB FixRefs is now working on BricsCAD as well as previously supported AutoCAD. Select drawings, ...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Tutorial: Creating a Basic Revit Model for Digital Twin testing
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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From Mistress of the Dorkness

Learn About the Autodesk AI Lab
Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Artificial Intelligence is a hot topic, and Autodesk is also looking into how we can intelligentl...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Autodesk Gabe Paez of The Wild on Evan Troxel's TRXL Podcast
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

“Gabe Paez of Autodesk’s The Wild joins Evan Troxel popular podcast TRXL to talk about the inters...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Using a Used HP Elite X2
Monday, December 5, 2022

7x cheaper than new Computers come in standard form factors, such as big boxy desktops and wear-o...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

December update: CAD inside Russia
Friday, December 2, 2022

Expanding inside, and outside I am getting the impression that the CAD industry inside Russia is ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Moving bookmarks, passwords between Operas
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

If you know how The Opera Web browser is one I've been using ever since the days when floppy disk...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Snap Option - Mid Between 2 Points
Monday, November 28, 2022

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From Revit OpEd

Movies Still Come on Discs: Bullet Train
Saturday, November 26, 2022

from Sony Pictures I sometimes review movies I’ve seen on Netflix in 288 characters on Twitter, a...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Getting PaintShop Pro 6 Compatible with Windows 10
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

XP, Pleez The About screen for PaintShop Pro v6 I've been using PaintShop Pro as my go-to raster ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Twinmotion is Now Available for Revit Users
Wednesday, November 23, 2022

This real-time rendering tool is now available for Revit users   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Beat inflation, buy reconditioned
Monday, November 21, 2022

Buying a computer for 7x less HP's X2 series of expensive tablet PCs It is completely normal for ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Solution for Access error: There isn't enough free memory to update the display
Thursday, November 17, 2022

I've got this error in Microsoft Access. There isn't enough free memory to update the display. Cl...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Outrage at repair shops
Thursday, November 17, 2022

Oi! Get yer hands off my stuff! The Register reports on a study from University of Guelph researc...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Revit 2023.1 - Add Leader to Room Tag
Thursday, November 17, 2022

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From Revit OpEd

NYT puffs SBF, gets slammed
Tuesday, November 15, 2022

"It could be worse" The second biggest story in tech this week is SBF. It's second only to the br...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Seat Usage Reporting is Now Available in the Autodesk Standard Plan
Monday, October 31, 2022

Seat Usage Reporting is added in October 2022   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Bricsys enters construction
Monday, October 31, 2022

The final frontier This week was the BricsCAD V23 launch event, during which new ceo Rahul Kejriw...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

The Engines That Power CAD Software
Friday, October 21, 2022

Offering proprietary MCAD formats in a while Recording the conference for broadcast There are sof...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Creating Spanish Roof Pattern in Revit
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Step-by-step tutorial to create Spanish tile roof pattern in Revit.   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Live from Vectorworks Design Day in Vancouver Canada
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Deep underground in Robson Square Prepping the skating rink at Robson Square, with steps leading ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Digital Twin Webinar October 19th - IFMA
Monday, October 17, 2022

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From Mistress of the Dorkness

ActiveWords time codes for video notes 0:00:00!
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

I'm not at Autodesk University, but I am watching the on-line content. I've long added time codes...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

Creating Custom Slope Roof
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

You can use the slope arrow tool if your roof slope is not perpendicular to the roof boundary line.   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Autodesk testing my sanity...
Saturday, September 24, 2022

Thought was going mad for a while, but it was just Autodesk playing with my mind... At The Wareho...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

What is the Difference Between BIM 360 and the Unified Platform?
Friday, September 16, 2022

What is the difference between the Unified Platform and BIM 360 Docs? Why Autodesk needs to rebra...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

upFront.eZine CAD industry legend Ralph Grabowski retires
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The final upFront.eZine #1.138 This email, the final upFront.eZine #1,138, marks a significant ev...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

Adding Hyperlink in Autodesk Docs File
Friday, September 2, 2022

Yes, we add hyperlink in a file to refer to another file, sheet, submittals, or RFI!   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

QAT Fixed?
Monday, August 22, 2022

Another short post today… This is for folks that customize the Quick Access Toolbar with ei...   » read more..   
From Land Development Engineering

Water Shortage is One Thing, but Lights Out?
Wednesday, August 17, 2022

(Image from Wikipedia) It may be hard to see thousand-year trends in a daily newspaper, but that ...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

JTB Excel2TextField 2.0.0 link Excel to AutoCAD
Wednesday, August 17, 2022

JTB Excel2TextField 2.0.0 is released and now allow you to easily update references that been mov...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

What’s New in Revit 2023 part 5: Documentation
Tuesday, July 19, 2022

let's see the new features in annotation tools. Some interesting and useful enhancements can help...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Autodesk Docs – Renaming your hub
Wednesday, July 13, 2022

This is a quick note for BIM/CAD managers. If you’ve ventured into the Autodesk cloud with ...   » read more..   
From Land Development Engineering

Alas Windows Phone, gone but not forgotten
Friday, July 1, 2022

I still miss Windows Phone, Niagara Launcher on Android is my current next best, and this is a gr...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

Revit and Room Bounding for Cubicles and FM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

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From Mistress of the Dorkness

JTB FlexReport 2022.6.0 released - report usage on your expansive licenses
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

JTB FlexReport 2022.6.0 is now ready. SQL Server related performance improvements and JTB Process...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Civil 3D Solution Tips
Thursday, June 16, 2022

If you would like to automate the enabling or disabling of the Civil 3D setting shown in the dial...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Windows Quick Assist is now a Store App
Friday, May 27, 2022

If you use Windows Quick Assist to support remote users, they will now have to install an app for...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

What Exactly is a Digital Transformation?
Thursday, May 19, 2022

“Digital transformation” may be the latest industry buzzword. The Big Four CAD vendors (Autodesk,...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

The Shape of Things to Come
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Stephen Hooper, Vice President & General Manager, Design & Manufacturing Cloud Solutions at Autod...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

Only 3% of Us Want to Work from Home? Can this be Right?
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Only 3% of employees want to work from home 100% of the time, says Kim Dabbs, Global VP, ESG + So...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

Diébédo Francis Kéré Receives 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize
Friday, May 6, 2022

The “Nobel Prize for architecture,” the Pritzker goes to the unlikeliest place on Earth, landlock...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

Migrating CAD Standards – Enterprise Customization
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Lots of folks ask us about this option when customizing the UI of AutoCAD. In general, the idea i...   » read more..   
From Land Development Engineering

Migrating CAD Standards – Layer filters
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Just a quick note to self… In recent versions of Civil 3D, Autodesk has turned off the laye...   » read more..   
From Land Development Engineering

JTB FlexReport 2022.4.0 released - FlexNet monitoring and more
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

JTB FlexReport 2022.4.0 is now ready. Try filter and data grouping in the list reports. See the v...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Back in the Circuit
Thursday, April 7, 2022

Here at the Siemens Media and Analyst event (#MAC22) it is clear how much all we CAD insiders hav...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

ACA: Deployment for ACA 2022 - Cannot Remove Custom Profile
Tuesday, April 5, 2022

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From The Architect's Desktop

Shapr3D, Hungary Step Up to Support Ukraine
Monday, March 21, 2022

I spoke to István Csanády, CEO and founder of Shapr3D in Budapest about an exciting product relea...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

Going to Hell in a Handbasket
Sunday, March 20, 2022

Jacket from the 2013 Boston Marathon. Its the colors of the Ukraine’s flag. What happened to me i...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

Another Indian CEO. Is the Chai Party Picking Up Steam?
Saturday, March 12, 2022

Chai is Indian for tea. Every time you order a chai tea at your Starbucks, we laugh. Chai tea is ...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

Job Search Dos and Do Nots
Friday, March 11, 2022

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From Mistress of the Dorkness

Revit: BIM 360 Model Synchronization Error
Tuesday, March 8, 2022

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From The Architect's Desktop

Rumor wasn't a rumor - B.I.M. After Dark Conversation
Thursday, March 3, 2022

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From Revit OpEd

Dynamo: Pin All Revit Links
Tuesday, March 1, 2022

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From The Architect's Desktop

Rumor Goin Round
Monday, February 28, 2022

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From Revit OpEd

Revit: Controlling the Initial Open/Close State of Worksets When Opening A M...
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

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From The Architect's Desktop

2021 Blogging Highlights
Friday, December 31, 2021

Happy New Year! I usually begin this post with "Another year has flown by..." but 2021 was a stra...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

The CAD Geek Named Top-Rated Autodesk University 2021 Speaker
Sunday, December 12, 2021

Donnie Gladfelter wins Top-Rated speaker award for his class AutoCAD Tips, Tricks, and the Most D...   » read more..   
From The CAD Geek Blog

Summer and Fall 2021 Highlights of The CAD Geek
Friday, November 26, 2021

From Autodesk University to becoming a contributing author for the Official AutoCAD blog, learn w...   » read more..   
From The CAD Geek Blog

Autodesk Docs/BIM 360 Default Hub
Wednesday, November 10, 2021

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From The Architect's Desktop

Autodesk Network License Manager update needed for Autodesk 2020 and 2021
Thursday, October 28, 2021

Autodesk Customers with Multi-user subscription or Token-flex implementation using Autodesk Netwo...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

JTB Excel2TextField links Excel cell to AutoCAD field
Tuesday, October 26, 2021

JTB Excel2TextField lets you connect fields in AutoCAD to Excel cell values. You can have Excel a...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

JTB FlexReport 2021.10.0 released - monitor expensive license usage
Thursday, October 21, 2021

JTB FlexReport 2021.10.0 is now ready. We have added and fixed a lot of things in this release. N...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Mindmanager for project planning
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Not a CAD/BIM project but a demonstration of how MindManager can be used to plan, schedule and tr...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

Change attribute order of block in many CAD drawings
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

To change attribute tag order in one drawing use BATTORDER (AutoCAD) or BATTMAN (AutoCAD and Bric...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

JTB FlexReport can monitor Autodesk Flex
Monday, October 4, 2021

Autodesk Flex is a new option to pay as you go for occasional product use. While you can get some...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Wish granted! | Revit 2022.1 'Snap to Middle of Two Points'
Thursday, September 30, 2021

Revit, finally, got this feature I missed from AutoCAD days. Yes, you could always use dimensions...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

Revit Updates and 33 Percent
Friday, September 24, 2021

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From Revit OpEd

Well, that's saved me a fortune! | Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio
Friday, September 24, 2021

As a Surface Book 2 (SB2) owner I watched the launch of its replacement, the Surface Laptop Studi...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

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