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Autodesk University 2018 Review. Part 3 – 5 Tips for next year

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This is the last bit! Have a look at my Impressions of the conference here and at my class recommendations here. By now you should all be very excited about AU and planning your own 2019 adventure, so here are some tips from me! DO your…

Autodesk University 2018 Review. Part 2 – 3 Class Recommendations

As promised – part two of my AU2018 review – 3 Class Recommendation. See Part 1 – Impressions here. As I mentioned the sheer number of classes available was overwhelming and while I do believe the three below are outstanding, it seems…

Autodesk University 2018 Review. Part 1 – Impressions

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In mid-November, I had the pleasure of representing Archilizer at Autodesk University in Las Vegas. The scale of the conference was more than overwhelming at first - just putting together my schedule of classes was intimidating, but once I dove…
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Window not showing correctly in Plan in Revit - Solution

Hey guys, This issue came up a couple of times in two separate offices this week and every time it did I had to scratch my head and re-figure it out, even though I think I kinda knew it from before. I hope this post is helpful to people with…

Industry Events - London Autumn 2018

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In the last couple of weeks, I have had the pleasure to visit and participate in the London Build Expo and Digital Construction Week. Those events can be quite overwhelming with a large number of exhibitors and talks going on. I must admit…

Duplicate Viewport on Sheet - Macro

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Greetings, folks! Here is a quick solution to an inconvenience I was having when setting up some Window Legend sheets today. In this particular case I've decided to use the Phased Out Legends approach discussed many years ago in this blog…

Warchart is Here!

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The wait is over and Warchart is available for download from Autodesk App Store - go right ahead and get your fresh copy of our new product and start cleaning those pesky Warnings, enjoying yourself every step of the way! Ok, you might be…

BIM Dictionary - Part 1

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Being a wizard in Revit and Dynamo and composing Macros and Plugins like BIMozart on steroids is all well and good, but one has got to get paid for that eventually. And to be paid “eventually” one needs to have agreed on that payment beforehand.…

Something is Cooking...

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Here in Archilizer we are proud geeks! We love a bit of scripting, and a handsome spreadsheet – data speaks to us. Just give us a crisp set of algorithms on a Monday morning and we will break them and fix them by noon. But we also remember…

Women in BIM

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We ain't many. I am not planning to shower you in statistics - if you want them, there are resources avalable a google search away, but if you think that the construction and technology industries are gender diverse, this blog may not be your…