How-Tos

Tips and tricks for using AutoCAD, Revit, Autodesk Inventor, Civil 3D, Autodesk Vault, InfraWorks, BIM 360, Fusion 360, and more.

  • Office Space Planning for Government Agencies

    Office Space Planning for Government Agencies

    Learn how customers make informed decisions about their current and future space usage with the help of Facilities Management professionals and Archibus software.

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  • In a non-persistent virtual environment Autodesk credentials are needed at every login

    Credentials to log in are asked for Autodesk software after every logoff/reboot from Windows in a non-persistent virtual environment.

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  • GIS workflow - LIDAR Point Cloud to Civil 3D surface:

    GIS workflow - LIDAR Point Cloud to Civil 3D surface:

    Create a Digital Terrain Model from a LIDAR point cloud.

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  • Autodesk: After a licensing error, and Updates applied. Desktop App Cannot be installed from

    Autodesk: After a licensing error, and Updates applied. Desktop App Cannot be installed from

    However, when you go to your Autodesk Desktop App you cannot select any Products updates or Product installs in the Body of the Desktop App Dialog. Here's what you need to know and do to address issue

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  • Change Design Speed Unit Values in Civil 3D

    Change Design Speed Unit Values in Civil 3D

    Creating design speed expressions for used within Civil 3D label creation to display design speed unit values different than those provided with the application.

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  • Shift Modifier: Trim and Extend

    Shift Modifier: Trim and Extend

    Using the Shift key to modify the commands TRIM and EXTEND within AutoCAD and all AutoCAD vertical products such as Civil 3D.

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  • Control Modifier: Polyline Selection

    Control Modifier: Polyline Selection

    Using the Control key to modify how polylines are selected in AutoCAD or Civil 3D

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  • Shift Modifier: Fillet

    Shift Modifier: Fillet

    Using the Shift key to modify the functionality of the FILLET command in AutoCAD or Civil 3D

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  • PlanGrid Access issue with Build Subscription

    PlanGrid Access issue with Build Subscription

    PlanGrid access issue after subscribing to Build

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  • Dynamo Scripting:  Import layers from an Excel Spreadsheet into AutoCAD

    Dynamo Scripting: Import layers from an Excel Spreadsheet into AutoCAD

    Create layers, colors, linetypes and descriptions from an Excel Spreadsheet. Use Dynamo in 3 stages to generate a template drawing for standards.

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  • FormIt Installation Issue Troubleshooting

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  • BIM 360 Team Folder Issue

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  • Civil 3D: Station Adjustment and Profile Views

    Civil 3D: Station Adjustment and Profile Views

    Issues with Profile Views after Station Adjustment.

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  • Revit Utilities Excel Schedule Tool Using a Named Range

    Revit Utilities Excel Schedule Tool Using a Named Range

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  • Error 4005 when installing AutoCAD 2023

    Error 4005 when installing AutoCAD 2023

    Error 4005 when installing AutoCAD 2023. You receive an “Install error: AutoCAD 2023 The install couldn’t finish. Error 4005”

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  • Autodesk: Cloud Credits are being replaced with Flex Tokens

    Autodesk: Cloud Credits are being replaced with Flex Tokens

    March 29, 2023, all Existing Cloud Credits will expire (including free, trial, and starter credits). These Credits will not transfer to Flex Tokens.

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  • Autodesk: When installing you receive an error “7-Zip Error”

    Autodesk: When installing you receive an error “7-Zip Error”

    The underlying issue has to do with user rights. Here's what you need to know to fix it.

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  • Decrease Turnover in the Utilities Sector with Effective Facilities Management Processes

    Decrease Turnover in the Utilities Sector with Effective Facilities Management Processes

    Learn how a strong FM group can also contribute to a work environment in which employees feel valued, which can impact morale, engagement, and the level of service they deliver to customers.

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  • BIM 360 – Can’t link the Reference Revit Model

    BIM 360 – Can’t link the Reference Revit Model

    Revit model is available on BIM 360 Docs page, but does not show up in the folder when user try to link. Here's what you need to know and do.

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  • Simpler System Integrations Made Possible with IMAGINiT Pulse

    Simpler System Integrations Made Possible with IMAGINiT Pulse

    IMAGINiT Pulse performs the common portions of integrations, while our team of experts complete the rest with customized consulting, configuration, and scripting.

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