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44 newest tips
from year 2020

CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   
Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

How to free up space in the local cache of Desktop Connector?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12667
DriveBIM360Fusio...
0% *  CAD 
9.7.2020  
Q - question

How to transfer my project from Infraworks to Revit?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12663
IWRevitCivil
0% *  CAD 
7.7.2020  
Q - question

How to insert an aligned view into a Fusion 360 drawing?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12651
Fusion360
0% *  CAD 
26.6.2020  
Q - question

How to identify parts and assemblies imported from STEP/IGES?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12644
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
16.6.2020  
Q - question

How to copy a graph from Excel to AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12641
ACADLT
0% *  CAD 
14.6.2020  
Q - question

How to use conditional parameter values in Fusion 360?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12638
Fusion360
0% *  CAD 
11.6.2020  
Q - question

Sol2SolH - convert DWG objects of the type Solid to Hatches

A - answer see answer   Tip 12633
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
5.6.2020  
Q - question

As sunflowers follow the Sun... Dynamo script for Revit

A - answer see answer   Tip 12629
RevitDynamo
0% *  CAD 
2.6.2020  
Q - question

How to override weight of an assembly component in Fusion 360?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12627
Fusion360
0% *  CAD 
31.5.2020  
Q - question

How to convert a 3D model from Inventor to VR using 3ds Max Interactive.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12625
MaxInventorColle...
0% *  CAD 
31.5.2020  
Q - question

How to enter dimensions in Revit using other units?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12624
Revit
0% *  CAD 
31.5.2020  
Q - question

All-white display of a 3D model in AutoCAD realistic view.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12620
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
26.5.2020  
Q - question

Att2elev - move block to elevation specified by its attribute.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12616
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
22.5.2020  
Q - question

Dynamo - how to convert a raster photo to 3D model in Revit?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12609
RevitDynamo
0% *  CAD 
18.5.2020  
Q - question

When switching virtual desktops in Win10, AutoCAD appears on all of them.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12608
ACADACLTMapCivi...
0% Win10  CAD 
18.5.2020  
Q - question

Script error (utag) when trying to log-in with your Autodesk ID.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12605
ACADInvFusion360...
0% Win7,Win8  CAD 
15.5.2020  
Q - question

Parametric 3D curves in Fusion 360.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12600
Fusion360
0% *  CAD 
11.5.2020  
Q - question

Unreadable system dialogs in Inventor (symbols, japanese, arabic)

A - answer see answer   Tip 12598
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
9.5.2020  
Q - question

How to automatically purge old backup files .BAK?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12592
ACADLTADTPlant...
0% Win10,Win8,Win7,Vista  CAD 
2.5.2020   FAQ  
Q - question

Which CAD formats can be be translated in Fusion 360 even without the cloud, offline?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12588
Fusion360
0% *  CAD 
25.4.2020  
Q - question

How to Explode a ViewBase generated from a 3D model?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12569
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
9.4.2020  
Q - question

How to display cyrillic or special math symbols in a DCL dialog?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12562
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
6.4.2020  
Q - question

Can I upgrade my CAD/PDM server to Windows Server 2019?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12555
ACADInvRevitCiv...
0% Win  CAD 
31.3.2020  
Q - question

How to activate the EAGLE workspace in Fusion 360?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12554
Fusion360EAGLE
0% *  CAD 
31.3.2020  
Q - question

Dynamic entry of rectangle dimensions - AutoCAD 2021.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12550
ACAD2021LT2021
0% *  CAD 
25.3.2020  
Q - question

How to renumber handles of selected DWG entities?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12546
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
24.3.2020  
Q - question

Drawing perpendiculars from any curve in AutoCAD.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12543
ACADCivilMapADT...
0% *  CAD 
22.3.2020   FAQ  
Q - question

How to insert a unpurgable watermark signature to your BIM projects?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12537
Revit2020Revit201...
0% *  CAD 
16.3.2020  
Q - question

Error when inserting standard part - Modeling: Failed to insert a part into assembly!

A - answer see answer   Tip 12532
Inventor2019Inven...
0% Win10  CAD 
5.3.2020  
Q - question

BufZone - buffer zones and wipeouts around AutoCAD line objects.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12526
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
29.2.2020  
Q - question

Overview of Revit runstring parameters (for Revit.exe)

A - answer see answer   Tip 12524
Revit
0% *  CAD 
27.2.2020  
Q - question

How to set Inventor Display style and Lighting style from an iLogic macro?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12520
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
25.2.2020  
Q - question

How to open a .PRZ file in Inventor or Fusion 360?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12514
InventorFusion360...
0% *  CAD,CAM 
18.2.2020  
Q - question

How to assign an expression (not value) to a user parameter with iLogic?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12508
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
13.2.2020  
Q - question

Dynamic associative array of elements along a curve.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12501
ACADLTCivilMap...
0% *  CAD 
2.2.2020  
Q - question

How to change the template in an existing Revit project?

A - answer Answer   Tip 12492 VIP
Revit
0% *  CAD 
28.1.2020  
Q - question

PkLength - export line lenghts to Excel.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12479
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
20.1.2020  
Q - question

Mysterious text rotation when editing.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12475
ACAD2020LT2020Ci...
0% *  CAD 
16.1.2020  
Q - question

What for is the Bank option of the SWEEP command?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12471
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
14.1.2020  
Q - question

A table with calculated expressions is suddenly dead, doesn't calculate and update.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12470
ACADADTPlantACA...
0% *  CAD 
14.1.2020  
Q - question

How much water is boiling in the Utah teapot?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12464
Fusion360
0% *  CAD 
7.1.2020  
Q - question

Mass- (table-) rename parameters in Inventor.

A - answer see answer   Tip 12462
Inventor
0% *  CAD 
7.1.2020  
Q - question

How to align/center text and other objects in Fusion 360?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12458
Fusion360
0% *  CAD 
4.1.2020  
Q - question

How to EXTRUDE with a twisted profile in AutoCAD?

A - answer see answer   Tip 12456
ACAD
0% *  CAD 
3.1.2020  

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