CAD/BIM Tips & Tricks

The House That Could Start a Revolution

Something magic has happened in The Magic City, Billings, Montana: a fascinating project that explores practical applications of sustainability.

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New Release for Revit: Designing for the Future With a Nod to the Past

Have you ever walked around inside a building and been struck by how modern it looks? Then you take a step back and think of the historical advances that are present in the architecture. It’s like time-traveling while standing still.

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Replace the Reference File Paths in All of Your Sheet Files at the Same Time!

The purpose of this article is to show you how to replace the reference file path saved in your sheet files — while retaining all of your varying reference file names — in just minutes.

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Fútbol! Barcelona Football Club: Dream-Building with MicroStation. Olé!

One doesn’t have to be a soccer fan to have heard of the Barcelona Football Club. What Americans and Canadians call soccer, the rest of the world calls football, or fútbol, or footie.

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Changing Multiple Title Blocks in AutoCAD No Longer a Pain in Your “Backside”

For example, what if you have a project with 167 DWG sheet files and suddenly find you need to insert a new sheet between sheets 12 and 13, thereby messing up your sheet numbering and sheet counts? Wouldn’t it be a pain to fix all that manually, one title block at a time?

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Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe

Given the choice by the Nazis to adapt his architecture school’s curriculum in order to stay open, Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe shut it down. This was no small thing, flying in the face of Hitler’s wishes and closing a school that was greatly influential.

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What do you mean the global origin is wrong?

What do you mean the global origin is wrong?

In the many years I have worked with CAD professionals, one area that seems to be consistently misunderstood is “global origin”. What exactly is it? What happens if you change it? How do you change it? How does it affect reference files? Does Axiom have any products that can help with this?

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Easing The Pain of MicroStation/AutoCAD Translations

Translation is almost always a painful subject for several valid reasons. AutoCAD and MicroStation do a lot of important things differently. Because of those differences, users of the two different CAD packages almost always organize projects and implement CAD standards in different ways. This means that when a project created using MicroStation and its drafting…

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Project Impossible – CAD Manager Looks for Something He Doesn’t Want to Find

Using the V8 version of MicroStation Productivity Toolkit and with the help of Axiom customer support, John completed all of the above tasks and got the project delivered on time and to the customer’s specifications.

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