2018.05.17

AUGI HotNews -- May 2018, Issue No. 180

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The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, HP Solutions (News and updates on HP Z Workstations and HP DesignJet large-format printers), Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

2018.05.03

AUGIWorld May 2018 -- Implementing new Autodesk releases

AUGIWorld May 2018
The new software is purchased, the installation complete… now for the interesting stuff. Ensuring a smooth transition to new software takes some forethought and planning.

“Winging it” is ill-advised. And even if you’ve done this a bunch of times, there are always tips you can pick up to streamline the process.

In the May 2018 issue of AUGIWorld, you’ll get just that—tales from our authors who share what they learned during their implementation processes.

In the May 2018 issue:

An Approach to Implementation — Jim Fisher, who faced the task of implementing a custom menu for his engineering group, shares his strategy.

The Forgotten Tools — Remember Revit Extensions? Gareth Spencer helps you rediscover these tools and highlights several standouts.

A Culmination: Advice I Give Myself, Part 3 — Mark Kiker wraps up his series with sage advice he has offered (and followed) over the years.

Creativity Unleashed — Brian Chapman discovers significant enhancements in 3ds Max 2019 and presents them here.

Beyond Installation: Implementing New Software — Michelle Rasmussen looks beyond new software features to the impact on BIM workflows.

Implementation Considerations — Oscar Castaneda discusses a good path for bringing a new InfraWorks release into your environment.

Also in this issue…

The Good, the New, and the Revit — Jay B. Zallan reveals how to find new and enhanced features in Revit Architecture whether you’re an expert, a seasoned user, or a beginner.

Seriously Simple Object Style Audits — John Pierson shows how Dynamo can help with the process of auditing a Revit file.

Inside Track — Brian Andresen presents three AEC-related products from Autodesk and its partners. This month: OneDrive, which allows you to easily bring existing OneDrive documents into BIM 360 or BIM 360 Docs; Markup, which facilitates collaboration among project teams working with BIM models; and Styler, a Revit ribbon and panel customization tool.

AUGIWorld May 2018 Issue Released!

2018.04.20

AUGI HotNews -- April 2018, Issue No. 179

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The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, HP Solutions (News and updates on HP Z Workstations and HP DesignJet large-format printers), Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

2018.04.05

AUGIWorld April 2018 -- Autodesk's newest begin to roll out

AUGIWorld April 2018
It used to be that Autodesk’s releases hit once a year, usually in the spring. These days, new features are being released incrementally throughout the year. Regardless, users still anticipate these product rollouts to see if the new features and enhancements to existing features are going to be just what they needed.

In the April 2018 issue of AUGIWorld, some authors explore what’s new in Autodesk 2019, while other articles take a deeper dive into earlier versions of various Autodesk products.

So whether you are contemplating the upgrade to 2018.x of a given Autodesk product or were waiting for the latest release, this issue has it covered.

In April 2018 AUGIWorld:

New Look, New Features — Brian Benton explores AutoCAD 2019. Autodesk has focused on some cosmetic issues and Brian finds a useful, timesaving Compare tool.

Making Schedules Smart — Andrea Alderton shows how Revit MEP can do much more for you, beginning with improvements in schedules.

A Recap: Advice I Give Myself, Part 2 — Mark Kiker continues with a revisit to sound advice he has given others, and himself, through the years.

Manage This! — Kimberly Fuhrman advises you to fight the urge to jump right into modeling on a new Revit Structure project. Take your time and start off right.

Tips & Tricks — Melinda Heavrin offers numerous tips for AutoCAD Architecture 2018: 3D printing, Revision Cloud, object selection, PDF enhancements, and much more.

Also in this issue…

What’s New in Civil 3D 2019? — Shawn Herring looks at improvements in the latest release with views/viewports, profile geometry, and xref layers, among others.

Enhanced Functionality for Roads, Bridges and More — Todd Rogers takes a close look at InfraWorks 2018’s road and bridge design tools.

Inside Track — Brian Andresen presents new AEC-related products. This month: ReOpen, which lets Inventor users resume their work quickly; with AutoExcel, users can easily export and re-import Revit projects into Excel; AreaMarker, which allows users to get areas of CAD objects and regions and mark the results in a drawing.

AUGIWorld April 2018 Issue Released!

2018.03.16

AUGI HotNews -- March 2018, Issue No. 178

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The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, HP Solutions (News and updates on HP Z Workstations and HP DesignJet large-format printers), Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

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