AutoCAD Plant 3D and Advance Steel models

When working with AutoCAD Plant 3D, you have the ability to create basic steel structures but they are limited.  One of the software packages that come included if you purchase the AEC collection is Autodesk Advance Steel.  If you haven’t heard of this and you are in the structural game I would highly recommend checking it […]

Revit 2022 – Concentric Linear Radial dimensions use AutoCAD and Link In

Revit is not great at letting one create concentric radial dimensions between walls. In situations like these, where dimensioning is going to either take too long or not be possible at all, I resort to using AutoCAD and linking the dimensions in. They do not look the same (a bit unprofessional), but at least they […]

Plant 3D – Bind Xrefs to AutoCAD for export

In plant You may have encountered the following issue, That when you are trying to export a plant 3D AutoCAD drawing to a normal AutoCAD drawing, various references that you had Xref’ed in are now missing, This is because the conversion process normally dumps out reference data. to rectify this issue, all we need to […]

Whats is the differences between Binding or Inserting Xrefs?

Have you ever wondered what die difference is when binding Xrefs? Using either the Bind or Insert options? Introduction: The idea behind Xrefs or external references is that you link another drawing to the main drawing. If the linked drawing changes it updates the main drawing. It can be used in many environments. Once you […]