Friday, May 26, 2017

Free Webinar June 1: Precast Concrete – Detailed Modeling of Columns and Beams in Revit

From the AGACAD website:

WEBINAR: Precast Concrete - Detailed Modeling of Columns and Beams in Revit 

May 24, 2017 by Asta Aksomitienė

Precast Concrete Solution enables you to quickly and easily model prefabricated concrete walls, floors, and columns and get full project updates in the Revit platform in real time. Create element views with automatic dimensions, and generate bills of materials and shop drawings for quality production and accurate assembly on site.

Precast Concrete Suite – Examples Uses

From the AGACAD website:

Review of Revit Add-ons for Precast Concrete Beams and Columns 

May 23, 2017 by Valensas Balsevicius

In this article, I will overview a few examples of how you can apply our Revit add-ons in our Precast Concrete Suite (Compatible with REVIT 2016, 2017, 2018) to deal with the design of Structural Framing and Structural Column category elements.

This solution have tools for insertion of details, cuts, and connections, automatic sorting of columns and beams, and shop drawing preparation with automatic dimensions and sheets.

New Konstru Version – Many Updates, Including New Dynamo Desktop Client

From the Konstru website:


By Kevin Sandlin | May 18, 2017

In one of our biggest updates ever, today we’re rolling out fourteen new features and big changes and 10 bug fixes and improvements. All of these changes came as a result of our awesome users’ feedback. The biggest thing you’ll notice is just an overall change to the entire web interface. More space for your 3D models, easier navigation, and better experience with our range of desktop plugins.

Best of all, anyone can try out Konstru for free.

Punch Version 1.0.1

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 1.0.1, 5/26/2017
  • Multiple Screens support, 
  • improved Cloud Drawing, Zoom in/out and Wheel in/out, 
  • Drop Shadow option, 
  • Titleblock Transparency, 
  • Background Layer can be moved.


"Punch" is a drawing tool that can be used for editing an Autodesk® Revit® screen capture and save the image as a pdf, jpeg or png format.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Free Webinar June 1: AVAIL for Revit

From the AVAIL website:

Thurs, June 1, 2017

AVAIL FOR REVIT (60 min + Live Q&A)

Tired of using Window File Folders to manage your Revit content? Join us for this webinar to learn about how AVAIL can save time with our Revit Add-on.

There's more information available on the AVAIL website.

Free Webinar May 31: AVAIL Basics

From the AVAIL website:

Wed, May 31, 2017

AVAIL BASICS (30 min + Live Q&A)

New to AVAIL? Join us for a 30 minute webinar on the "basics" on how AVAIL can help you manage content - from Revit family files to drawings, PDF's, photos - anything!

There's more information available on the AVAIL website.

Modelo Exporter for Revit Version 1.2.2

From the Autodesk App Store:

About This Version

Version 1.2.2, 5/24/2017
  • Support exporting RPC objects in revit 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Support Revit 2018 (single view export only)
  • Fix the Revit multiple view export with section box
  • Only export single view on Revit 2018


A plugin that uploads Autodesk® Revit® documents to the Modelo cloud platform. The current version has following features.
  • Supports multiple view exporting.
  • Supports exporting textures (built-ins and user textures).
  • Supports exporting Workset in Revit to layers in
  • Direct uploading to
  • Built-in update.

New Smart Dimensions Technology in Wood/Metal Framing Wall+, Floor+ and Roof+ Add-ins

From the AGACAD website:

New Smart Dimensions Technology in Framing Software for Revit 

May 24, 2017
By Ieva Janulevičiūtė

Thanks to the enhanced Wood/Metal Framing Wall+, Floor+ and Roof+ software, you’ll be able to add customizable, complex dimensions with completely new dimensioning technology – Smart Dimensions.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Maximize Navisworks Add-in Version 1.1

From the Autodesk App Store:

Due to the popularity of the Maximize AutoCAD tool,  a similar tool was created for Navisworks to aid in working across multiple monitors. Very simply, this will cause Navisworks to span across all screens of your computer. After that you can use the built in Split View to split your views, or you can fill one screen with Navisworks controls (like the clash navigator and selection tree) leaving one full monitor for viewing your model.

Spanning 3 monitors with the screen split 3 ways

BIMCAVE Export Properties to Excel Add-in Version 1.0.1 for Navisworks

From the Autodesk App Store:

A very powerful and easy tool for exporting the required properties of selected elements to Excel. Just select the properties of the elements you want to export. You may select elements manually, Selection Sets, Search Sets, from Selection Tree, using Find Items or any similar way.

Please review the screencasts below for more detail about using the application.

BIMCAVE Custom Parameter Add-in for Navisworks Version 1.0.1

From the Autodesk App Store:

Custom Tab and Custom Property with values can be added to multiple selected elements. You may select elements manually, Selection Sets, Search Sets, Selection Tree, Find Item or similar.

  1. Select the model Elements
  2. Enter the new "TAB NAME"
  3. Enter the new Parameter Name and Value
  4. Select if you want Existing TAB to Remain or Delete

Selection Set Creator Add-in for Navisworks

From the Autodesk App Store:

A useful tool for creating search sets and selection sets. Just select the properties category and save sets. It can be created easily by selectiing the model’s properties by one click. You don’t’ need to save them one by one.

The major functions include
  • Easy creation of selection sets: Just select model’s properties category. You can create selection sets by properties name.
  • Easy creation search sets export XML: you don’t need to use find Items function. just select the properties name of the one you want to create.

You can also save search sets for another file or revision files.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Check Out Our New Quick Access Badges for Filtering Content for Revit, Navisworks or Dynamo

In our right-sidebar, immediately below our 'Trending Top 10 for the Last 7 Days' list, we provide a series of quick access 'badges' for quickly filtering popular content based on a category label. Just click on a badge and appropriate content will be displayed.

Today we added three new badges, one each for Revit, Navisworks, and Dynamo related articles:

Clash Management Suite for Navisworks Manage and AutoCAD

From the Autodesk App Store:

CaManSys Clash Management Suite is a set of add-ins for Autodesk® AutoCAD® and Autodesk® Navisworks® Manage that provide tools for viewing and resolving Clashes generated by Navisworks Manage. Using the add-in in AutoCAD, clash status and comments can be modified and the changes imported back into Navisworks to record all clash modifications.

Clash Glyphs Off

Free Equipment Properties Version 7.0 for Navisworks

From the Autodesk App Store:

The Autodesk® BIM 360™ solution enables model objects to be identified as Selection/Search Sets (Navisworks) or Equipment Sets (BIM 360 Glue). When these models are shared with BIM 360, these sets can be mapped to Equipment records, to track the physical assets during construction.

The Equipment Properties Add-in enables data such as Serial Numbers, Installation Dates and Status to be downloaded from BIM 360 Field. Visible in Autodesk® Navisworks®, equipment data can then be used to accurately visualize construction progress.