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You want to know more about the backup (. bak) and autosave (. sv$) files that AutoCAD creates, where they are located, and how to use them.
GRAITEC, an international BIM software developer for AEC and Structural Engineering specialist, is excited to announce the launch of their complementary productivity tools for Autodesk Advance Steel, GRAITEC Advance PowerPack.
Until March 2015 in the Autodesk //LABS, you can try FABmep Import.
The FABmep Import for Revit MEP is a free technology preview that enables users to import Autodesk Fabrication FABmep models into Autodesk Revit MEP software, providing round-tripping capabilities for as-built/record drawing purposes.
CAD drawings are, as you know, often saved in PDF format, for sharing and security purposes, but, the problem is that a PDF is useless if the user wants to make changes to the drawing. The only solution is to convert it back into DWG or DXF format.
Able2Extract PDF Converter is a very comprehensive PDF software solution with many conversion options. CAD users would most appreciate the following:
- Extract text and vector drawings locked in PDFs with just a few clicks.
- View even the most complex 2D data using an advanced built-in viewer.
- Preview the content to be selected and converted.
- Convert drawings directly into layers.
- Works on multiple platforms: Windows, Mac OS, Linux.
Many customers take off quantities for their construction projects in 2D. Autodesk Navisworks Simulate 2015 and Autodesk Navisworks Manage 2015 software enable your customers to take off quantities from both 3D models and 2D sheets.
With the release of the Navisworks 2015 PDF Reader plugin for Desktop and Maintenance Subscription customers on Autodesk Exchange they can now make use of drawings in PDF format in addition to DWF.
The Revit Credit Manager for LEED® will allow you to automate calculations for your LEED Daylighting and Views IEQ 8.1 (Daylight Option 1 Simulation and Option 2 Prescriptive) and IEQ8.2 (Views) credits as well as streamline the submittals conveniently from inside Autodesk® Revit® 2014 software.
Lighting Analysis for Revit is a fast cloud service that uses A360 Rendering to expose electric and solar lighting results directly on the Revit model. The results are validated against Radiance, a commonly used simulation tool, and displayed in-canvas more quickly. The service also offers automated daylighting analysis for LEED.