AUGIWorld March 2012 - Tips, Tricks and Techniques
Autodesk product users - be they newbies or veterans - need tips & tricks. These little helpers allow users to work around a problem, to find a different means to an end so the work can continue to flow.
Fortunately, there is no shortage of places to find great tips & tricks. They are the subject of entire classes at Autodesk University, they abound on the blogosphere and in online discussion groups, they reside in the help menus of multiple software products, and they are here - in the March 2012 issue of AUGIWorld.
Murray Clack leads it off with "AutoCAD Tricks for MText: Beyond the Basics." In "10 Time Savers for AutoCAD Architecture," Melinda Heavrin delivers some serious productivity boosting tips. And Christopher Fugitt shares the documented and undocumented tricks for AutoCAD Civil 3D in "Stop and Smell the Tricks!"
Also in the March 2012 issue of AUGIWorld:
Gaining Ground in AEC – William Campbell compels you to take a closer look at AutoCAD MEP and discusses why it is rapidly becoming more accepted in the industry as an intelligent, parametric-based design tool for BIM industry leaders.
Everyday Tips & Tricks for Inventor – Inventor is easy to use, says author John Evans, but that doesn't mean users won't benefit from usage tips. He shares some of his favorites.
The Ultimate Revit Hand: Every Revit Tip, Trick, Technique & Workaround (known & unknown) - Author Jay Zallan delivers on the promise of this article's title in a surprising way.
Tips to Leverage Data Efficiently in Revit MEP – Emy McGann serves up nine tips for using Revit MEP to its full potential.
Wicked IPD Procurement Programs: IPD & BIM Solutions Unleashed – Author James Salmon with his take on the challenge of procuring BIM-enabled infrastructure - in both the public and private sectors - from integrated BIM-enabled teams capable of operating in an integrated project delivery (IPD) environment.
Autodesk Insider – AUGI talks to Ananda Arasu, Product Marketing Manager for the Manufacturing Industry at Autodesk.
Heads Up – Updates, Service Packs and Top Known Issues obtained from product pages at Autodesk.com.
Inside Track – Recent developments from Autodesk and related software products. This month, products for the Mac.