Gareth Spencer

Best Practices When Working with Revit Cloud Worksharing and Autodesk Construction Cloud

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Are you working with Revit and the Autodesk Construction Cloud, especially using the cloud worksharing functionality (BIM Collaborate Pro)?  Then there are a number of things you should be doing as best practice to help optimise and improve performance when working with your cloud work shared models. Revit General Verify that all users who are …

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How to Check which Build Version you are Running in Autodesk Revit?

Autodesk continually develops their software solutions which we use every day. This will be to either enhance the tools further, embrace new functionality, fix bugs, or add security fixes.   So each year a new product version will be released with generally a version update (ie 2022 then 2022.1) during that year and to correct any …

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Accessing the Autodesk Desktop Connector (Autodesk Construction Cloud)

The Autodesk Desktop Connectors is an integral part of working as it integrates with the Autodesk Construction Cloud service. It easily allows users to manage their information directly from their desktops. The connected drive is a mirrored local copy of the folder structure set out within Autodesk Docs or BIM 360 Docs and even Fusion …

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The Future of Autodesk Docs v BIM 360 Docs

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Autodesk’s Construction Cloud software solutions are moving at such a pace right now it can be difficult to keep up to speed with it all. So we have put together this blog to explain a little more starting with Autodesk Docs and BIM 360 Docs. Autodesk News On 2nd June 2021, Autodesk added workflows to …

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Sharing Files Outside your Autodesk Docs or BIM 360 Docs Project

Are you still sharing files outside your Autodesk Docs and BIm 360 Docs by downloading and then sending by email or filesharing site? Stop! you can do it directly from the project you are working on. If you need to share files outside the project, I recommend ensuring that everyone working on the project has …

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A Guide To Linking Material Image Library From BIM 360 Docs To Revit

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Autodesk BIM 360 Docs and Autodesk Docs give users greater functionality to work on their projects from anywhere at anytime. As more and more users start to use the applications on their projects, which they are accessing whilst working from home, the need for VPN access to the office server is reducing.  I have been …

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The Most Boring Article About Cad Layer Naming Standard You’ll Ever Read

It is important when producing drawings that all lines, blocks and annotations are assigned to the correct layers and not just to one layer (i.e. layer 0) or random layers within a drawing. This needs to be followed by everyone who produces drawings for that organisation (internal and external). Now I have personally developed and …

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