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Setting User Permissions for Products, Services & Support

Setting User Permissions for Products, Services & Support

Setting User Permissions for Products, Services & Support Subscription administrators such as Contract Managers and Software Coordinators can add or remove access to products, cloud services, and subscription benefits for named users on a subscription contract in Autodesk Account. For information about adding and removing users, see Adding or Removing Users in User Management. User…

Bring Back the Planar Solar Radiation in Vasari!

By my title I don’t mean that Autodesk Labs should bring back the entire Ecotect Planar Solar Radiation analysis (which duplicates the functionality offered by the current-release solar radiation tool used with ). In case you are new to Vasari, the planar solar radiation was a tool that looked like this back in the day…

Structure Generator (Automatic?)

A leafy shaped roof created using the Structure Generator from Autodesk Labs The most important development to have happened for Revit Structure last year is the Structure Generator from the Autodesk Labs which was announced right around American Thanksgiving. This preview is providing an amazing opportunity to begin to bridge conceptual design and structural engineering as…

Point Cloud Feature Extraction Sample Files + Review

So in case you missed it, the Point Cloud Feature Extraction for Revit was released a little under a week ago. As you can see in the picture below, the extension adds a new tab to your user interface with a variety of useful tools for working with point clouds. You can even create a…

123D Catch

123D Catch mesh of section of park After attending Autodesk University 2011 last week, a few of us were fortunate to visit Zion National Park, where I was able to snap a few pictures. The lighting was great, so I decided to throw a few of the pictures to the Autodesk 123D Catch service (formerly…

Ecotect Wind Tunnel in Vasari?

What Carl Bass showed at RTC may be available soon! Looking through the Vasari Wiki I came across an article explaining the use of the Ecotect Wind Tunnel! This confirms that this functionality should be available in the next release. It is no surprise given that Carl Bass featured a demo at RTC during his keynote…

Autodesk Labs is on Fire

Two extremely promising lab products came to our attention today: The first product, is a surprising basic BIM solution (Revit-LTish?) by the name of Project Spark.  This will be available until July of next year! Check out the Project Spark Wiki page with Getting Started videos and more. Project Spark The second product is an add-in…

Rehash: Project Vasari 2.0 is here!

Image by edwinguerra via Flickr Project Vasari 2.0 was released yesterday (perhaps in honour of Victoria Day?) If you have not heard about it, Project Vasari is essentially a conceptual design tool based on the Revit platform that was first released in November of last year. It allows designers to explore green building aspects like…

Rehash – News from the Factory and Autodesk Labs

Check out these posts from Inside the Factory and Autodesk Labs. Revit 2012 Wiki Help is Live http://insidethefactory.typepad.com/my_weblog/2011/04/revit-2012-wiki-help-is-live.html From the Factory: Revit Wiki Help contains all the Autodesk Help content and will also be available for users to contribute their own tips, videos. The wiki can be accessed at this URL http://wikihelp.autodesk.com/Revit/enu/2012 Updated Project Neon…

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