Fabrication Scripting & VLA Notes Property

A while back I did an overview of the VLA properties Fabrication objects expose to us. If you haven’t read that or aren’t entirely familiar with Fabrication VLA properties, then I would suggest reading this first: Autodesk Fabrication – VLA Properties Exposed. While I was composing that post it was clear to me that the […]

Accessing Fabricaton Items Through .NET

Like AutoCAD, Fabrication MEP has its own API that can be used to read/write properties, and access different Fabrication objects.  If you have used .NET to create commands for AutoCAD in the past but had difficulty setting up a project to access Fabrication Items, this post may help. If you are new to setting up […]

Update & My C# Roadmap

It has admittedly been a little quiet around here, but we have been very busy and switched gears multiple times. We got our internal buyoff and now waiting on the 3rd party budget approval for an extensive (6 month) BIM VR workflow research project; this looks like it’s a go. Skylar is getting ready to […]

Creating Navis Spool Search Sets

Many of the posts so far have been about AutoCAD customization and Autolisp tips, so I thought I would write a post about a workflow that you may be able to incorporate into your BIM process (this is after all, the “House of BIM”). I was introduced to both CAD and programming by another contributor […]