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1502, 2017

Autodesk Support – Basic vs LT vs Advanced

By | February 15th, 2017|

Most of our subscribed clients stay on Basic Support as they contact Micrographics telephonically or per email instead (free of charge). If necessary we can escalate the query to Autodesk as we are Gold Partners [...]

1502, 2017

Autodesk Vault Basic – Getting Started

By | February 15th, 2017|

Autodesk Vault Basic is free to those who have an installed and licensed Autodesk product that qualifies them for it e.g. Inventor, AutoCAD and AutoCAD Verticals like AutoCAD Civil 3D. As can be seen from [...]

1402, 2017

How to get an Excel file into Revit

By | February 14th, 2017|

The simplest way is to use AutoCAD as the link between Excel and Revit by first linking the Excel file into AutoCAD and then to link the AutoCAD file into Revit. To do this you [...]

1402, 2017

How to create a custom glazing component in SANSCalc Online

By | February 14th, 2017|

Recently I received a question on how to create a custom fenestration element in SANSCalc Online to be used as a windows type. A need to create your own custom component will arise if you [...]

802, 2017

FBX – Meshes with Images for Real-World Context

By | February 8th, 2017|

I recently had an interesting query: how can FBX files generated through aerial photography be useful to clients of Micrographics? The FBX files consist of a mesh of rather a large size, and so I [...]

602, 2017

Lumion 7.1 Open Street Map Beta

By | February 6th, 2017|

Open Street Map gives one the ability to download GIS data to place one’s Lumion model in context. Currently Open Street Map is in the Beta version, and there are some improvements that users would [...]

202, 2017

Revit Schedule Boolean Yes/No

By | February 2nd, 2017|

Shared parameters are great for adding information to families that Revit simply does not contain. Consider a window manufacturer or supplier that either has or does not have items in stock. How does one schedule [...]

1801, 2017

How to get a missing Dialogue Box back.

By | January 18th, 2017|

If you work in a multi-screen environment especially if you have a laptop and you connect to multiple 2nd screens - meaning you connect to a 2nd monitor at work, at home and at various [...]

1701, 2017

A different example when using the Revit Show hidden tool

By | January 17th, 2017|

In an earlier article, I showed how to use the Show hidden line tool whereby we enabled the visibility of interior components through a wall when viewing those walls from the outside in elevation. Here [...]

1701, 2017

How to install a Autodesk Network License (Part 2 of 2)

By | January 17th, 2017|

Part 2 - Installation of client machine. (for reference the Part 1 of this article is listed here: http://www.mgfx.co.za/how-to-install-a-autodesk-network-license-part-1-of-2/ ) The first step of Part 2 is to download the software. Please use the Autodesk Virtual [...]

1701, 2017

How to install a Autodesk Network License (Part 1 of 2)

By | January 17th, 2017|

Firstly, there are many variables when you install a Autodesk network installation . The following process in a nutshell, is the typical one. The installation is broken up into two parts: (1) Installation of the [...]

1601, 2017

Dynamo Script – Door Orientation – Part 1

By | January 16th, 2017|

The picture below shows how doors are orientated with respect to the spaces they are found in. As discussed in one of my earlier blogs, the door facing and hand orientations are defined as follows [...]