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Revit vs Advance Steel - Which One Do I Use? Revit vs Advance Steel - Which One Do I Use?
By IMAGINiT Technologies
The quick answer is level of detail you need. IMAGINiT Technologies explains the differences and similarities to help you decide when to use each.
Remember to Disable the Disjoin in Revit Remember to Disable the Disjoin in Revit
By Steve Stafford, Revit OpED
The Move tool offers an option called Disjoin. When it is used Revit deletes the original and creates a new element at the new location. Avoid this.
BOXX Vs. Dell for Best BIM Workstation
By BOXX Technologies
Lanmar compares the BOXX APEXX S3 and the DELL PRECISION 7920 to see which one is best for Revit. See who wins in this must-see video!
How an Optimized Workstation Accelerates Your Design
By BOXX Technologies
Watch this BOXX video to learn about the right processors, how many graphics cards, and how much RAM is recommended for running AEC software.
Tips & Tricks
Updating Your Network License File Updating Your Network License File
By Mark Lancaster, Synergis EDS
It is important to know when to append to the existing license file and when not to. Mark Lancaster of Synergis EDS explains.
Revit Tooltips Showing Weird Characters? Revit Tooltips Showing Weird Characters?
By Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies
This can be caused by a number of things but the one that fixes the issue is uninstalling and reinstalling Revit. See other factors here.
Equality Settings in Revit Dimensions Equality Settings in Revit Dimensions
By Valensas Balsevicius, AGACAD
AGACAD offers an approach on how to get an Equality Formula in dimensions when they have several of the same dimensions on a dimension chain.
How to Launch a Specific Revit Version When Double Clicking How to Launch a Specific Revit Version When Double Clicking
By Cherisse Biddulph, IMAGINiT Technologies
We have all been told that double clicking on any Autodesk file to open it is a big no no but there are still some users who have been doing it.
Case Studies
Glass Canvas Expands VR & Rendering Capabilities with AMD
By AMD
London firm, Glass Canvas maximizes its hardware capacity using AMD GPU and CPUs for its large architectural renderings and animations.
West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD   West Surrey Racing Accelerates Victory with AMD
By AMD
See how HP's Z workstations and AMD's professional graphics cards help keep the British winning team stay ahead of its competitors.
AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card AMD Helps BPA Power CAD and VR with a Single Card
By AMD
See how packaging food company, BluePrint Automation, was able to design and visualize complex CAD models with AMD's CAD-to-VR solution.
Stantec Enhances Design Team Efficiency with IMAGINiT Stantec Enhances Design Team Efficiency with IMAGINiT
By IMAGINiT Technologies
Stantec used IMAGINiT Clarity with Revit to allow project teams to access data, automate tasks, and gain project and model level analytics.
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What's Important in Workstations to End Users? What's Important in Workstations to End Users?
By Jon Peddie
JPR's shares findings from an Intel survey on what end users think about workstations and how they use them in both manufacturing and AEC.
Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel Workstation Processors Get Better with Intel
By Jon Peddie, Jon Peddie Research
Jon Peddie takes a look at the new Xeon W Processors based on Skylake/Purley and provides some comparisons of Intel processors.
IMAGINiT Helps Firm Set the Stage for Future Growth IMAGINiT Helps Firm Set the Stage for Future Growth
By IMAGINiT Technologies
By implementing Revit with support from the IMAGINiT team Alban Engineering was able to increase efficiency and better collaboration.
Considerations for Sharing BIM Data with AEC Teams Considerations for Sharing BIM Data with AEC Teams
By Brian Haines, FM:Systems
FM:Systems' Brian Haines says the best way to define what data you need is by talking to the people who will actually be using the BIM data daily.