Board of Director Nominations
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Nominations The AUGI Nomination and Elections committee is now accepting nominations for Board of...   » read more..   
From BLAUGI Blog of Autodesk User Group International

Carlson Software Training Opportunities in North America
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Carlson Software Summit 2016 Rick Ellis, from CADapult Software Solutions will be touring North A...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Jigging an AutoCAD leader with directional text using .NET
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

I’m sure some of you will be relieved to see I can still (more or less) manage to write code for ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Survey Point Values after using Publish Coordinates
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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From Revit OpEd

Survey Point Values after using Publish Coordinates
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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From Revit OpEd

Too Many Enhancements, Too Little Time: The SOLIDWORKS 2017 Launch
Tuesday, September 27, 2016

So much to tell. CEO Gian Paulo Bassi introduced SOLIDWORKS 2017 with its over 500 enhancements. ...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

Autodesk ReCap Helps Preserve Share the Story of the Antikythera Shipwreck
Monday, September 26, 2016

Autodesk ReCap helps preserve & share the story of this shipwreck with 3D models & 3D printed art...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

The Fusion 360 Team Wants Your Feedback
Monday, September 26, 2016

The Autodesk Fusion 360 Team is looking for feedback and interviews with Fusion 360 users. We wan...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Commercial UAS Pilot Certification - Check
Monday, September 26, 2016

The FAA has enacted new regulations that went into effect on August 31st, 2016 for US based small...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

One Week with the iPhone 7 Plus
Monday, September 26, 2016

Just over a week ago I drew a Friday 8am reservation for the new iPhone and upgraded as I do for ...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Revit MEP tutorial: Create a new project and link architecture model
Monday, September 26, 2016

The first article of Revit MEP tutorial series. In this first part, you will create a new project...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

foto of the sunday: Hohenzollernfestung
Sunday, September 25, 2016

Wülzburg-Weißenburg View from the castle outside of Weissenbug, Germany, taken in 2012 with my Ne...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Yesterdays AR Meetup in Lausanne
Friday, September 23, 2016

I mentioned in yesterday’s post that Cyrille and I were heading across to Lausanne to host an AR ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

The stunning complexity of electro-mechanical cameras
Friday, September 23, 2016

Minolta XE-7 I finally got some rolls of film, put one in my re-acquired Minolta XE7 SLR, and too...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Wi-Fi may reveal more than you think–Dr Karl
Friday, September 23, 2016

With reality capture becoming an important part of CAD/BIM any advance of this technology should ...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

2016-17 Door Library - Head Height
Thursday, September 22, 2016

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From Revit OpEd

AR, MoCap and Drones
Thursday, September 22, 2016

I’ve had the pleasure of having Cyrille Fauvel from the Forge team with me in Neuchatel, this wee...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Smart Materials
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Max Moruzzi is the senior principal research scientist in our Autodesk Research and has authored ...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

SketchBook Motion Released for the iPad
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Autodesk has just released SketchBook Motion on the Apple App Store which was formerly available ...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

How to: Print Revit Heating and Cooling Load Analysis
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

I’ve got a question regarding Revit Heating and Cooling Load Analysis result. How can we pr...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

AU2016 Event
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

If you are planning on attending AU2016 in Las Vegas this November, Autodesk would like to get ou...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

AutoCAD Family Feud Survey
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Survey Says, Be at Autodesk University for: DING! Great classes, networking, seeing what the futu...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

DwgInfoTip 1.5 released
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

With DwgInfoTip you can see the DWG version and DWG properties as an Infotip (tooltip) in Windows...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Whats up with Autodesk and HoloLens?
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A lot of people are asking me about HoloLens at the moment. And I really do mean a lot. This is c...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Manufacturing Too Important to Leave to Machines: Autodesk
Tuesday, September 20, 2016

In the recently held International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS)—the show that packs McCor...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

Andrew HesselReddit Ask Me Anything on Biotechnology
Monday, September 19, 2016

Andrew Hessel of Autodesk's Bio/Nano Research Group within Autodesk Office of the CTO recently he...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Support Oregon STEM
Monday, September 19, 2016

The Oregon 2016 Tech Exec Auction just started and we have a high flying option to bid on with Au...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Revit User Group Auckland September Meeting announcement–Note New Venue!
Monday, September 19, 2016

Time for another RUGAKL meeting, already! Note that this months meeting is hosted by, and at, BEC...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

AutoCAD’s Windows Reporting Tool
Saturday, September 17, 2016

If you are trying to assist someone troubleshoot any software or hardware problem knowing the mac...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

Toronto and Boston
Friday, September 16, 2016

I arrived in Toronto on Sunday afternoon. Customs and immigration was extremely efficient – I jus...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Play Hide and Seek with a 3D Laser Scanner
Friday, September 16, 2016

If you have done a lot of 3D laser scanning or LiDAR you know how waiting to see if the scan is d...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Brief Interview with John Fox about Solid Edge ST9
Friday, September 16, 2016

With the recent release of Solid Edge ST9, I had the opportunity to ask Siemens PLM Software a fe...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

How to get back the AutoCAD Security - Unsigned Executable File dialog box
Friday, September 16, 2016

If SECURELOAD system variable (introduced first in AutoCAD 2014 ) is activated (set to 1) you may...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

AUGI HotNews -- September 2016, Issue No. 160
Thursday, September 15, 2016

Read the full issue—must be logged in to read our online version. The full issue contains the bel...   » read more..   
From BLAUGI Blog of Autodesk User Group International

How do I know most Autodesk customers don’t want rental?
Thursday, September 15, 2016

In a recent comment, I was asked how I know Autodesk’s move to all-rental is the opposite o...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Trim Multiple and Multi-Select
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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From Revit OpEd

Micro16, AAG and Monolith
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

On Saturday I gave a couple of VR presentations at Micro16, an exhibition and conference held at ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

AutoCAD 2017 Import PDF as Vectors
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

AutoCAD 2017 has added the ability to import a PDF as vector objects and not just as a raster PDF...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

The Next Phase in Robotics - Collaboration
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

The robots are coming and they are not all evil but will help us make things and augment our capa...   » read more..   
From Between the Lines

Fill Pattern Alignment
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

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From Revit OpEd

Disaster in progress – Getting it wrong
Tuesday, September 13, 2016

No, not Autodesk getting it wrong, me  getting it wrong. In recent posts, I supported my argument...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Exclusive! Open Design Alliance opens up the Revit file format
Monday, September 12, 2016

Teigha BIM For the first time, CAD users will be able to access Revit model files independently f...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

JTB FlexReport 10.2 released
Monday, September 12, 2016

JTB FlexReport 10.2 has been released. JTB FlexReport helps to monitoring network license usage a...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

SINDEX 16: Cuddly robots are the future
Monday, September 12, 2016

After the fun of participating in last week’s Hackathon, I headed across to Bern for SINDEX 2016....   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Multi-user editing for DWG files
Monday, September 12, 2016

Also, persistent transactions (Check out the Twitter stream on @upfrontezine for additional cover...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Large Data Sets in Teigha Cloud
Monday, September 12, 2016

Multiple formats, too Coffee is over (or, in my case, break for tea), and now Ilya Zavyalov is te...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

ODA 2016: Graphics Engine Improvements
Monday, September 12, 2016

Teigha Kernel Here are a set of slides shows how the Teigha graphics engine works: ODA chose Open...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Live blog: Open Design Alliance 2016 in Prague
Monday, September 12, 2016

Keynote Neil Peterson heads up the Open Design Alliance, and started off the two-day conference h...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Siemens PLM Analyst Conference 2016
Monday, September 12, 2016

What it’s like to attend a Siemens PLM Analyst Conference. (Image courtesy of Washington Post/Eri...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

The Autodesk App Store Forge and Fusion 360 Hackathon
Friday, September 9, 2016

Hot on the heels of our own, internal Hackathon (although, strictly speaking, this one started be...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Is Siemens Ignoring a Very Important Marketplace -- Its Own Divisions?
Thursday, September 8, 2016

Figure 1- Siemens PLM acquired CD-adapco and LMS over the last few years, but that does not mean ...   » read more..   
From CAD Insider

HoloGuide: an Autodesk Hackathon project
Thursday, September 8, 2016

Over the last few days we’ve held Autodesk’s first internal, global Hackathon. I started off by n...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2017 v1 Enhancements Available for Download
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

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From Angel's Civil 3D Thoughts

The 2%
Tuesday, September 6, 2016

As mentioned yesterday, on Saturday my second son and I got up at the crack of dawn to drive acro...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Augmenting Reality in La Chaux de Fonds
Monday, September 5, 2016

I’ve been working with a number of local organisations to help prepare the 25th anniversary party...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

The Cliq of Death
Friday, September 2, 2016

Zip! There was a brief interlude when the Zip disk reigned supreme. I was reminded of this when m...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

ACA/AMEP: PASTEBLOCK Observation
Friday, September 2, 2016

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From The Architect's Desktop

AUGIWorld September 2016 Issue Released!
Friday, September 2, 2016

It is well known that AUGI members are always willing to share information with their fellow memb...   » read more..   
From BLAUGI Blog of Autodesk User Group International

AutoCAD Civil 3D Performance Enhancement
Friday, September 2, 2016

John Mayo, PE, a fellow Autodesk Expert Elite member, has discovered a white paper from Autodesk ...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Disaster in progress – Autodesk continues to lose heavily
Friday, September 2, 2016

Autodesk’s move to an all-rental business model continues to lose it vast sums of cash. Las...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

FormIt360 + Dynamo: A Win-Win for Designers!
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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From Mistress of the Dorkness

HVACPAC app now with AutoCAD 2017 support
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

HVACPAC AutoCAD app for HVAC and Piping work is now available with AutoCAD 2017 support. HVACPAC ...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 Service Pack 1.1 is now available
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 Service Pack 1.1 is now available and you can find it via the Autodesk Desk...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Its time to Play!
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

There’s a new WebGL-based technology being developed Autodesk and it’s completely awesome. And yo...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

SmartPurger 3.8 AutoCAD batch processing and cleanup
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

SmartPurger 3.8 is now released. SmartPurger is a batch and script utility for processing multipl...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Blunt Force Revit Formulas
Monday, August 29, 2016

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From CAD Shack

21 years
Monday, August 29, 2016

I was a little surprised when LinkedIn reported my 21st anniversary at Autodesk, a couple of week...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Featured on BIM Thoughts Podcast - Episode 46 !
Monday, August 29, 2016

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From The Revit Kid.com!

Miscellaneous Tips about Storage Media
Friday, August 26, 2016

My friend Don writes Slashdot is mostly devoid of useful info nowadays, but there were some usefu...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Create Civil 3D data via InfraWorks 360's Model Builder
Friday, August 26, 2016

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From Angel's Civil 3D Thoughts

ETHZ, EPFL and all that jazz
Thursday, August 25, 2016

This week has been a little hectic, once again. Yesterday I spent the morning back across at ETH ...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Recent Compatibility Issues with Autodesk Products
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Some recent compatibility issues I found for to AutoCAD and Revit. This problem happens because o...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

My new camera is 40 years old
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Minolta XE-7 The only SLR I ever bought was a Minolta XE-7 film camera. This is the story of why ...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

Dropbox and Open/Save Issues in AutoCAD and Revit
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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From The Architect's Desktop

How to make drop-down selection for AutoCAD Block
Wednesday, August 24, 2016

You can learn how to create a block with a drop-down list. You can pick a default value instead o...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Draping images over surfaces in Civil 3D
Monday, August 22, 2016

Having recently overcome various difficulties to successfully drape an image over a surface in Ci...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Consumer VR is virtually useless
Monday, August 22, 2016

If the nausea doesn't get you, the poor-fitting glasses will I've watched virtual reality technol...   » read more..   
From WorldCAD Access

My entry for Autodesks first Global Hackathon: a HoloLens-based tool for navi...
Monday, August 22, 2016

We have an internal company Hackathon being held at Autodesk locations around the world on Septem...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Using HoloLens to display diagnostic information for building components
Friday, August 19, 2016

I’ve been looking at using HoloLens for more “serious” applications (yes, beyond dancing robots :...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

JTB Layouts2PDF 1.0 AutoCAD app released
Friday, August 19, 2016

JTB Layouts2PDF for AutoCAD helps you print selected layouts with selected plot style to one pdf ...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Faded lines in AutoCAD
Thursday, August 18, 2016

A topic on the forums got us to thinking about how to draw lines in AutoCAD that fade from a sing...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

JTB Spot Elevation 1.2 AutoCAD app released
Thursday, August 18, 2016

JTB Spot Elevation is an app to insert surveying Spot Elevation blocks and manage them on an Edit...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

AUGI HotNews -- August 2016, Issue No. 159
Thursday, August 18, 2016

Read the full issue—must be logged in to read our online version. The full issue contains the bel...   » read more..   
From BLAUGI Blog of Autodesk User Group International

Caching the results of long browser-based operations in Local Storage
Thursday, August 18, 2016

In the IoT-related (and Forge Viewer-based) prototype I’m spending most of my time working on, we...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Restoring the Classic workspace in AutoCAD 2015, 2016 and 2017, etc.
Thursday, August 18, 2016

One of the more common queries on my putting things back to “normal” posts is how to ...   » read more..   
From blog nauseam

Register now for AU2016
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Registration is open for Autodesk University 2016! The earlier you sign up, the better chances ar...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

Curved Structural Railings
Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Product Support were asked recently if Plant 3D can create curved structural railings. Unfortunat...   » read more..   
From In the Pipes

Our dancing HoloLens robot, now viewable in Germany
Monday, August 15, 2016

Just out of curiosity, this morning I decided to go and check the YouTube video we saw in the las...   » read more..   
From Through the Interface

Dynamo Tutorial - Rotate Multiple Elements on Their Own Axis
Monday, August 15, 2016

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From The Revit Kid.com!

AutoLISP error: no function definition: VLAX-ENAME->VLA-OBJECT
Monday, August 15, 2016

Have you got this error in AutoCAD running some command or app that is AutoLISP based? First thin...   » read more..   
From JTB World Blog

Revit Plot conflicts with Windows Security Update
Monday, August 15, 2016

If you recently have a problem with plotting from Revit, it might be because you have latest Wind...   » read more..   
From CAD Notes

Dynamo - Element Parameters
Sunday, August 14, 2016

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From The Architect's Desktop

Using Samsung Gear S2 + Tizen after 3 years with Android Wear
Saturday, August 13, 2016

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From Revit Rants

Revit User Group Auckland August Meeting Announcement
Saturday, August 13, 2016

Time for another RUGAKL meeting, already! Virtual Reality for BIM, and Fire Acad, Prosteel, Revit...   » read more..   
From RobiNZ CAD Blog

Selection Box and Linked Models
Friday, August 12, 2016

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From Revit OpEd

Autodesk FormIt 360 – Expanding the Designer’s Toolbox
Friday, August 12, 2016

A fairly recent addition to the Autodesk family is FormIt 360. FormIt 360 is a design program tha...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

10 Years of Revit in Plain English
Friday, August 12, 2016

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From revit in plain english

Useful, Free Revit Plugin: Apply Revisions to All Sheets
Friday, August 12, 2016

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From revit in plain english

Revit 2017 Content Not Installed Correctly
Friday, August 12, 2016

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From revit in plain english

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 Service Pack 1 is now available
Friday, August 12, 2016

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 Service Pack 1 is now available and you can find it via the Autodesk Deskto...   » read more..   
From CAD Panacea

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