Continuous orbit in Navisworks

This tip shows how to present Navisworks model in a merry-go-round style. Open Navisworks menu (the “N” application button) > Options: In options menu, open “Interface” > “Display” sublist and select “Navigation Bar” item. Make sure the “Use classic Constrained Orbit (Turntable)” option is checked, then click “OK” to close Options menu. While in 3D…

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Revit 2017.2.3 update is now available

This update contains an update to the FBX SDK and provides a number of security improvements related to processing FBX, DAE, 3DS, and DXF format files. It also brings a number of bug fixes, which could be found at the release notes page. For Revit 2017.2.3 update instructions visit readme page. Update is available to…

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Navisworks 2018.2.1 update is now available

Navisworks 2018.2.1 update (available via the Autodesk Desktop App) comes with the following list of bug fixes and improvements: Enhancements • LMV users will now see a clear error message when the Navisworks extractor fails • In Recap, a viewpoint is saved at the origin of each scan • Navisworks now supports the ability to…

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How to sort Navisworks selection tree?

Navisworks interface is somewhat overwhelmed with features and buttons. That’s why some really useful things like sorting become overlooked for years. So here is how you can make your Navis tree look cleaner: Open an *.NWF file with unsorted selection tree, select the ‘Standard’ option from the drop-down list. Then right-click on any item in…

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Revit railing enhancements with Dynamo

Lately I’ve been working on some Revit railing enhancements. This is still work in progress, but some of the Dynamo nodes are already available online in my updated Zhukoven.com (rev.2017.8.17) package. Below you can see available railing Dynamo nodes (please note that currently all of these nodes support only one railing instance at a time):…

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