Top 10 Tips for Revit Beginners: A Prescription for Information Modeling Success

If you’re fairly new to Autodesk Revit and looking for ways to quickly get up to speed, Autodesk put together a great webinar that offers tips and tricks to get the most out of your user experience. Topics included:

• How does it differ from AutoCAD?
• What do I need to know to get started?
• What are some best practices for working in Revit?
• What are families and how do I use them?
• Where to learn more and how to get support when problems happen

Type Faster and Work More Efficiently with Revit and Inventor Keyboard Shortcuts

Who doesn't want to do things faster and more easily? Well, if you're a Revit or Inventor user, check out the newly released keyboard shortcut guides. With over 100 shortcuts, you can annotate, analyze, search, view, add contextual elements, and more, in one easy keyboard shortcut.

View them below (you can also download PDFs):

How to Export High Quality Views from Revit for Reports

Wanting to save a view as an image for reports?

While I typically use a premium screen capture and image annotation tool on a daily basis. I’ll suggest anyone to try this tip to take higher quality image shots within Revit as a Render image. It will store the image in the Revit Project Browser, after which the image view in Revit is exported to a standalone file for creating reports.

5 Tips for Creating a Successful Revit User Group

We all know that solving problems on our own isn't always practical. Sometimes you need help, or just somebody else to talk it over with. And you’ve probably also experienced the phenomenon that the best way to learn something yourself is to teach it to someone else. Put those two ideas together, and you’ve got a Revit user group. In-house discussions can be a great way to pool your team’s collective knowledge and expand your understanding through teaching.

CAD News & Tips for Govies 4/24

How does AutoCAD 2015 streamline cloud integration? Roundabouts or intersections – which traffic control device should you choose?

These and other stories are featured in this week’s CAD News & Tips for Govies, a weekly feature on Acronym that scans thousands of industry articles to present you with a regular source of CAD and GIS news, tips, events, and ideas that impact the public sector:

Roundabouts and Intersections: Two Traffic Control Devices, Many Options