• Between the Poles

    Between the Poles

    Mapping indoors with a smart phone
    Published. August 24, 2018

    At the Spar 3D Expo and Conference 2016 in Houston, Texas, Avideh Zakhor from the University of California Berkeley showed remarkable products from her startup Indoor Reality. I blogged previously about the technology when it was still under development. The......

  • Po prostu Inventor

    Po prostu Inventor

    Analiza nieliniowa w Nastran In-CAD
    Published. July 19, 2018

    Dzi? przyk?ad wykorzystania Nastran In-CAD do analizy ugi?cia uszczelki. Zapraszam...

  • BIM & BEAM

    BIM & BEAM

    The MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum Joins Forces with AU
    Published. June 18, 2018

    If you’ve been a part of the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum in the past, you know what a unique event it is—a place to learn how technology is changing the game for those who detail and fabricate MEP and structural systems. What started as 1-day preconference to Autodesk University is about to get bigger and better. The post The MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum Joins Forces with AU appeared first on BIM and Beam....

  • Line//Shape//Space


    One Man, His Machine, and a Mission to Take Kenya’s Manufacturing Jobs to the Next Level
    Published. July 18, 2018

    The Jua Kali of Kenya are craftspeople who, through improvisation and ingenuity, keep the country running. Will adding a simple machine help preserve these vital manufacturing jobs?...

  • It is Alive in the Lab

    It is Alive in the Lab

    Autodesk Configurable Microfactory Symposium
    Published. July 19, 2018

    Today's blog post comes from our team at our Technology Center in San Francisco. The Autodesk Pier 9 Technology Center in San Francisco invited a world-class group of manufacturing experts, academics, and leaders in the digital manufacturing industry to the......

  • Through the Interface

    Through the Interface

    Forge DevCon 2018 in Europe
    Published. July 18, 2018

    The Forge DevCon is coming back to Europe, specifically to Darmstadt, Germany (on October 16) ahead of AU Germany (on October 17-18). While the content for AU Germany is presented in the local language, everything at the Forge DevCon will be in English. And it’s free to attend! Registration is now open for the event. There’s a great line-up of speakers delivering a packed agenda, so be sure to sign up soon. If you’re also interested in AU Germany, here’s a video showing a few highlights from...

  • Between the Lines

    Between the Lines

    Time-lapse of Construction
    Published. July 16, 2018

    Autodesk just celebrated their grand opening of the Portland Oregon office last month. It was a construction journey to take the old historic building and celebrate its past and build out its future. The project was successfully orchestrated and completed by several contractors and architecture firms, several Autodesk employees, and of course lots and lots of Autodesk software because the contractors and architects are also Autodesk customers. Here is a time-lapse photo sequence showing the build...

  • The Building Coder

    The Building Coder

    Vacation and Multi-Version Revit Add-In Template
    Published. July 17, 2018

    As I already mentioned, I am taking lots of time off in July. This is just a note to let you know I am alive, well and happy, currently in Brassac in Occitanie in southern France, on my way to practice awareness, care and attentiveness in the Buddhist monastery Plum Village near Bordeaux. On the road, I'll just share this quick note from a comment by Zhmayev Yaroslav on multi-targeting Revit versions using TargetFrameworks Multi-Version Revit Add-In Template......

  • The Geospatial Navigator

    The Geospatial Navigator

    Der Geospatial Navigator ist ab sofort im Autodesk BIM Blog integriert
    Published. July 16, 2018

    Wir haben den Geospatial Navigator mit dem BIM Blog vereint. Bitte schauen Sie für allen neuen Beiträge in unseren Autodesk BIM Blog:

  • Civil - Made in France

    Civil - Made in France

    InfraWorks 2019.1 est disponible avec la première version du connecteur pour ArcGIS Online
    Published. July 12, 2018

    Le premier update d'InfraWorks 2019 est disponible ! Préférez l'installation depuis votre Application de bureau Autodesk (Autodesk desktop App) dans un premier temps. Le portail Autodesk Account sera mis à jour dans un second temps vers mi-juillet. La nouveauté marquante de cette version est le connecteur pour ArcGIS Online. Pour en profiter vous devrez activer l'aperçu de l'outil sur l'écran d'accueil. Grâce à cette nouvelle fonction vous pouvez connecter directement votre modèle InfraWorks...

  • BIM Toolbox

    BIM Toolbox

    Harmonising design for better project delivery - Webinar
    Published. July 5, 2018

    Join us on Thursday 12th July, 11am (BST) As the AEC (architecture, Engineering and Construction) industry requires a flexible configuration to cater for multiple disciplines collaborating across sites, companies and geographical locations, it requires design tools that can support such setup. Within Autodesk® Revit®, this is implemented through worksets and......

  • AEC DevBlog

    AEC DevBlog

    Persistent item ID of Navisworks objects - Update
    Published. July 1, 2018

    By Xiaodong Liang This is an update on Persistent item ID of Navisworks objects: What IDs are available depend on the file format you’re loading into Navisworks. Some file formats don’t have any per objects ids, some have ids but they aren’t stable (edit the file in some unrelated way......

  • Manufacturing DevBlog

    Manufacturing DevBlog

    Create Folder functionality in Vault API SelectEntity dialog
    Published. June 27, 2018

    By Sajith Subramanian You can add a ‘Create Folder’ command for the SelectEntity dialog, using the CreateFolder property in the SelectEntitySettings.SelectEntityOptionsExtensibility Class. If this property is not set then the ‘Create Folder’ button is not shown at all. Once this property is set, you should be able to see the......

  • AutoCAD DevBlog

    AutoCAD DevBlog

    Set origin while creating a hatch using .NET
    Published. May 4, 2018

    By Deepak Nadig We had an issue raised by a customer regarding setting origin(image) during hatch creation. It was found that origin of hatch has to be set in a transaction other than the one in which it is created for it to work correctly. Below code can be used......

  • Being Civil

    Being Civil

    Upcoming Changes to InfraWorks Services
    Published. April 10, 2018

    In order to improve the security of your data by meeting SOC2 standards, and to conform to new EU data protection regulations, we need to make some changes to InfraWorks. To continue using analysis services, as well as web and......

  • Mod the Machine

    Mod the Machine

    "The installation failed" for app store plug-ins
    Published. April 5, 2018

    When installing a Fusion 360 app from the Autodesk App Store, the installer simply copies the so called bundle (hence the .bundle extension on the folder) into the appropriate "ApplicationPlugins" folder - the location depends on where you installed Fusion......

  • Infrastructure Modeling DevBlog

    Infrastructure Modeling DevBlog

    Boston Forge Accelerator
    Published. March 20, 2018

    The Forge team is accepting proposals for the upcoming Accelerator taking place in the Autodesk Boston office from April 30 - May 4, 2018. It is a great opportunity for your software development team to learn and work intensively on a Forge-based project with one-on-one support and advice from Autodesk......

  • AutoCAD Insider

    AutoCAD Insider

    Clouding your Changes
    Published. February 7, 2018

    Ha! I like the theme of this post, it combines ch-ch-ch-changes (aka revisions) with clouds! Revision clouds are a quick and easy way for you to indicate changes on a drawing. Access the Revision Cloud tool from the Annotate ribbon......

  • Under the Hood

    Under the Hood

    Got an Idea? Let us Know!
    Published. February 1, 2018

    Do you have an idea you want to share with the Vault team? We want to hear from you on our Idea forum. Your thoughts could help us improve the product quality and efficiency by telling the group what areas we can improve to help you get your work done.......

  • Beyond the Paper

    Beyond the Paper

    Updated: What's so hot about that Autodesk Forge thing?
    Published. January 8, 2018

    Let's say you've been an Autodesk customer for a long time. You've got decades of your intellectual property captured in AutoCAD drawings. If you'd like to leverage that data to showcase your work to your customers, then Autodesk Forge is......

  • Revit +

    Revit +

    E o Blog "REVIT +" está mudando de plataforma
    Published. September 27, 2017

    A partir de hoje, todas as novas postagens do Blog serão feitas no " MAIS BIM " ou " + BIM ". A Autodesk pediu para padronizarmos todos os blogs oficiais e estamos usando a plataforma do WordPress, então convido vocês para o novo endereço: As postagens antigas já......

  • Lynn Allen's Blog

    Lynn Allen's Blog

    AutoCAD 2018 Tips and Tricks Booklet is here!
    Published. July 17, 2017

    Have you been on the edge of your seat waiting? Well wait no more (and I really hope you weren't on the edge of your seat because that just sounds so uncomfortable). Now you can download my latest AutoCAD Tips......

  • CAD Application Development

    CAD Application Development

    Everybody Lies....
    Published. June 21, 2017

    One of the ongoing themes of the show "House" (a medical drama from a few years back, starring Hugh Laurie as a modern medical Sherlock Holmes) - is that "Everybody Lies". This credo is applied generally to patients, some of whom lie deliberately, and some of whom lie incidentally. In either case, these lies present obstacles and sometimes trainwrecks in the way of getting to the truth...I've recently run into a couple of examples of this with the Revit API. If you've discovered this page, maybe...

  • The Revit Clinic

    The Revit Clinic

    Cloud rendering maintenance this weekend
    Published. February 27, 2017

    This weekend there is scheduled maintenance for the cloud rendering service on Sunday March 5th 7AM - 8AM PST. During this time, cloud rendering will not be available. The Health Dashboard has been updated with this information and will be......

  • Cloud & Mobile DevBlog

    Cloud & Mobile DevBlog

    We've Moved
    Published. February 10, 2017

    This blog has now moved to become part of our Forge website. Please change your bookmark to: We'll be posting the same types of programming tips and tricks in the new blog - along with additional items, such as events, case studies and Forge product roadmap updates. See you......

  • Civil 3D Br

    Civil 3D Br

    Troca de Plataforma do Blog
    Published. January 10, 2017

    Olá pessoal! Movemos para uma nova plataforma e novo blog MUNDO AEC Autodesk Mundo AEC...

  • Talking Transportation

    Talking Transportation

    Blog Consolidation
    Published. August 31, 2016

    I'm excited to be joining Jerry and Jeff Bartels on the Civil Immersion Blog ( Since the three of us post similar material on similar topics, we think having the "one stop shop" for all things related to civil infrastructure will make things easier for our followers. Please join the......

  • Point-to-Point


    AutoCAD Electrical 2017 - Released
    Published. April 12, 2016

    If you haven't heard by now, AutoCAD Electrical 2017 has been released. We are very excited about the features that are part of this release, especially since the features were all customer requests. If you are a subscription customer, you may have seen some of these updates in the AutoCAD Electrical 2016 Subscription Advantage packs. Optional SQL Server Support You can now choose to use SQL Server for the catalog and footprint lookup databases. The databases are supplied in Access format as in previous...

  • From the Ground Up

    From the Ground Up

    Geotechnical Sections and Log Strips in AutoCAD Civil 3D Webcast
    Published. February 25, 2016

    Our partners in Geotechnical Keynetix are holding another webcast. UK Webinar – 13:00 GMT, Friday 4th March North America Webinar – 12:00 EST, Friday 4th March Click below for more information and registration /Jack Strongitharm...

  • Autodesk University

    Autodesk University

    New year. New start. New blog.
    Published. February 3, 2016

    We’re excited to announce we are moving the AU blog to a new platform! As of next week we’ll only be posting on the new blog, so be sure to bookmark it or—better yet—subscribe to our feed and stay up......

  • It's All Just Ones and Zeros

    It's All Just Ones and Zeros

    Vault API Support
    Published. October 13, 2015

    Please go to the Vault Customization discussion group if you have any questions about the Vault API. Don’t use the comments section in this blog....

  • Autodesk Manufacturing, Northern Europe

    Autodesk Manufacturing, Northern Europe

    Future of Product Development - Coming to a City near You!
    Published. August 4, 2015

    As many of you will already know, we've been hosting a series of free to attend educational seminars across the UK and Nordics this year for small to medium sized manufacturers and product developers. The goal we set for each event was to make it educational - share what we......

  • Beyond the Box

    Beyond the Box

    File Name and Location Conventions with Vault Data Standard - Part 1
    Published. September 15, 2014

    As its name suggests, at the core of Vault Data Standard is standardisation including file names and directory structures. With some simple configuration VDS can apply complex directory structure and naming standards that are specific to your business needs. The basics of this are covered in the help documentation, in......

  • AutodeskHelp


    Your AutodeskHelp Blog has moved!But don’t worry, we will...
    Published. April 29, 2014

    Your AutodeskHelp Blog has moved!But don’t worry, we will continue bringing you the latest and greatest Tips & Tricks, Solutions and Behind the Scenes @ Autodesk features.Our new blog is hosted in the Autodesk Community, which will enable us to bring you more relevant content based on data pulled directly from the Community Product Boards and IdeaStations!Click here and check out the new and improved AutodeskHelp Blog!...

  • Engineering Education for Mechanically Inclined

    Engineering Education for Mechanically Inclined

    Frankentech Challenge #4
    Published. April 10, 2014

    If you are a student who enjoys creating new things check out the Autodesk Fusion 360 Frankentech Challenge. Use your creativity and Autodesk Fusion 360 to blend different devices here to create something amazing. In this challenge you have a......

  • Voice of Community

    Voice of Community

    Rituals and Community
    Published. March 14, 2014

    Rituals play a critical role in the major religions of the world, whether it's the Latin incantations and incense of Catholicism, the times of the day and orientation of prayer in Islam, or the dietary rituals of Judaism, they all play a key role in reinforcing who you are why you exist and why you are doing what you are doing. Similarly in community, rituals play a key role in at least two of McMillan's key aspects of commmunity spirit: membership (the feeling that members have of belonging), and...

  • Dances With Elephants

    Dances With Elephants

    Successful Desktop Developers Failing to Make the Transition to Cloud and Mobile – Part 3 of 3: Build It, Validate It, Monetize It
    Published. March 3, 2014

    #1 Build It You need to sit back and envision how you can address long term customer challenges and needs that cloud and mobile technologies are uniquely positioned to help you address. The obvious low hanging fruit is customer needs/challenges that happen away from the desktop. Tools for sales people,......

  • The Topobase Insiders

    The Topobase Insiders

    Industry models in embedded DWG and SQL Server – Part1
    Published. July 1, 2013

    Since AutoCAD® Map 3D 2012 we introduced the embedded DWG that contains the same industry models, as in Oracle, in an embedded SQLite database. In AutoCAD® Map 3D 2013 we introduced SQL Server industry models. Both DWG and SQL Server......



    Autodesk Revit wants you
    Published. June 5, 2013

    It has been too long since I last posted here... I've been busy. It's a good thing in this economy! Anyway, I just got a note about an opening at Autodesk for their Revit program.You are an expert in modeling for construction. You pursued this career path because you are energized by complex problems, passionate about getting the details right, and convinced that technology can shape our environment. You are a designer at heart. You are able to lead and also follow. You want to work collaboratively...

  • What A Mesh

    What A Mesh

    Product Design Suite in Buenos Aires
    Published. February 6, 2013

    I'd like to share a great experience done at the Autodesk Design Center in Buenos Aires. First of all, what is the Autodesk Design Center? It's a facility located at the offices of SONDA, Autodesk's distributor for MCO (multi country......

  • Between the Walls

    Between the Walls

    AutoCAD Architecture 2010 and AutoCAD MEP 2010 Update 2 Released
    Published. February 6, 2013

    Autodesk has released Update 2 for AutoCAD Architecture 2010 and AutoCAD MEP 2010. &

  • LT Unlimited

    LT Unlimited

    Quick Edit Attributes
    Published. February 6, 2013

    Ever want to just edit an attribute like you would text, without going through a dialog? Guess what? You can! (You knew I wouldn’t ask unless the answer was yes.) To quickly edit one specific attribute, simply hold down CTRL......

  • CAD Botequim

    CAD Botequim

    Relato de Um Arquiteto sobre o AutoCAD WS (Autodesk 360)
    Published. February 6, 2013

    Pessoal, As redes sociais sempre foram fonte de inspiração e meio de estreitamento de comunicação entre empresas e clientes. Tive o prazer de conhecer o Arquiteto Flávio Radamarker a um tempo, RT pra lá e pra cá e um dia apresentei a tecnologia AutoCAD WS, hoje parte integrante da solução......

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