How to use group tool in Revit for multi-storied buildings

This is a very useful tutorial for Revit users. The tutorial presents brief guidelines on how to apply group tool in Revit with repeating levels when working with multi-storied buildings.

If any buildings contain various floors and the floors are equivalent, then group’s tool can be used to simplify and speed up the process as well as create any modifications rapidly to all the floors.

Given below, some handy tips to create a group in Revit :-

Create a group by selecting the components or existing groups, and utilizing the Create Group tool.

In a project view, choose the required components or existing groups to be needed in the group.

Click Modify | Multi-Select tab  Create panel  (Create Group).

Note: If one element type is only chosen, the respective Modify | tab shows rather than the Multi-Select tab.

In the Create Group dialog, provide a name for the group.

Note: The name of this dialog will differ on the basis of the types of components which are already been selected.

How to use group tool in Revit for multi-storied buildings
Published By
Arka Roy

How to transform any PDF or image files in AutoCAD

Once the drawing is completed in AutoCAD, it is often required to transform it to PDF or image format or take print some of the portion of the drawing. In this AutoCAD video tutorial, you will learn how to do it efficiently.

Given below, the step-by-step processes :-

At first open the drawing

Then zoom it by providing z in command line

Now press ctrl + p for print

Now in page set up dialog box, go to printer/plotter section and select the option as per your choice. As for instance if you want to transform to PDF, then select DWG to PDF.

Then go to paper size to select page size.

Then opt for what to plot situated under plot area. Then select window from drop down menu.

After going to window, select the portion of the drawing to be converted to PDF or printed.

After selection, click on it to go to page set up again.

How to transform any PDF or image files in AutoCAD
Published By
Arka Roy

AccuRender nXt Rendering Engine Based Products

The Render Plus Systems has delivered another extra Rendering Engine for SketchUp. nXtRender, which depends on the new AccuRender nXt rendering motor from McNeel and Associates, is amazing, simple to utilize and completely incorporated into SketchUp. By characterizing reflection, lighting, straightforwardness and materials in their models, SketchUp clients can rapidly and effectively make photorealistic renderings.

“nXtRender is a perfect, easy rendering answer for SketchUp”, said Al Hart, President of Render Plus. “Utilizing the new nXt Engine from McNeel and Associates, nXtRender removes the issue from making incredible renderings rapidly and at a reasonable cost.”

Centennial, Co. (July 10, 2009), nXtRender is another rendering application for Google SketchUp from Render Plus Systems. nXtRender utilizes the new AccuRender nXt rendering motor and coordinates it consistently into SketchUp making it probably the least demanding approaches to make photorealistic pictures. nXtRender utilizes ray-follow rendering strategies, reflections, straightforwardness, features, shadows and lighting impacts to deliver reasonable renderings. The last picture created by nXtRender is unequaled by other rendering bundles.

“nXtRender is a perfect, minimal effort rendering answer for SketchUp”, said Al Hart, President of Render Plus. “Utilizing the new nXt Engine from McNeel and Associates, nXtRender removes the issue from making incredible renderings rapidly and at a moderate cost.”

nXtRender unites three significant highlights that clients need in a rendering bundle: quality – utilizes ray-follow procedures to deliver great pictures, usability – the straightforward and instinctive UI permits the client to handily accomplish the ideal look and ease – so everybody can bear to make excellent rendered pictures.

As indicated by Solo, one of the most current clients, “nXtRender is an exceptionally simple arrangement with some incredible fancy odds and ends included, and is fit for astonishing outcomes.”

AccuRender nXt Rendering Engine Based Products

Published By
Arka Roy

Best practices for Revit beginners

Autodesk Revit is a top of the line BIM programming that is utilized by industry veterans and tenderfoots the same. From modelers to basic architects, designers to temporary workers, Revit is favored by AEC experts everywhere throughout the globe.

On the off chance that you are beginning with Autodesk Revit, things can get very overwhelming on occasion. Regardless of having a basic UI and simple to-learn orders and instruments, Revit can take a very long time to ace. Here are 8 valuable Revit tips for novices to assist you with beginning with your Revit venture.

Start with Small-Scale Pilot Projects

On the off chance that you are accustomed to utilizing other BIM programming and are attempting to progress to Autodesk Revit or are starting with BIM design, you have to hone your expectation to absorb information. Try not to concentrate on cutting edge instruments from the earliest starting point. Rather, start with little scope projects and grow the degree, step by step.

Make a heap of pilot projects and continue playing with your models to improve your prosperity rates and handle issues and disappointments. Sustain your projects and make a standard format that would help you rapidly become familiar with the subtleties of BIM demonstrating throughout the years.

When you are familiar with fundamental highlights and have set up your hands on your pilot layouts, begin utilizing propelled instruments and highlights, for example,

a.) Information and picture perception
b.) Virtual/Augmented reality innovation
c.) Cloud backups and cloud-based instruments
d.) Information sharing between various groups

Don’t Just Latch on Free Components

A few gear producers and free assets have begun giving Revit-consistent and prepared to-utilize components that can be installed in your BIM drawings. In spite of the fact that this spares time, you ought not rely upon such components when you are beginning. These components are made by unassuming makers who probably won’t comprehend your project and work scope.

Best practices for Revit beginners

Published By
Arka Roy