For many years there has been a rather undocumented (read-only) information powerhouse living within the Autodesk Fabrication package. I have even found references to its existence dating back to 2004. Unfortunately, I must admit that I had been doing many things in a much less accurate and more difficult way than I needed to, prior […]
AutoLisp is a very convenient tool for making custom commands and automating tasks, but there are some trade-offs that are made when working with the convenience of the built in Visual Lisp IDE. One limitation is using Autolisp to perform functions in an MDI environment (Multiple Document Interface). This can make doing some tasks on […]
A while back I was reading the Autodesk Fabrication Idea Station and I saw a request that caught my eye. I think the reason why it stood out was because it was so obvious. I actually immediately went to work making the idea a reality. I think the requested function took all of about 15 […]
WE DID IT! I’d like to start by saying that this project has been a smashing success. Despite the seemingly insurmountable list of problems that could and did arise on a project of this magnitude, we have managed to create a fully functional, customizable, and efficient platform to generate 2D or single line isometric drawings. […]
If you have ever been given a Revit model and tried to get a leg up on your job using ProcessRun, then you have known true frustration. It isn’t perfect, but it is a truly epic tool that can directly affect the profitability of a project these days. I recently received a Revit model for […]
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