I won’t be able to attend this one, will be overseas, but they are a great place to meet, and learn from, people from across the Auckland AEC community.
Registrations are now open for the November 2017 BIM AK Event.(Thursday 23rd November, 5.30-8.00pm), proudly sponsored by Ignite, Jacobs, and the University of Auckland.
Featuring presentations from EBOSS, Ignite, Jacobs, and Fletcher Construction.
Attendance is FREE, drinks and food will be provided but pre-event registration is essential. All attendees are required to register prior to the day of the event via the registration link below.
Whether you’re a BIM Manager, Architect, Engineer, Contractor, Facility Manager, Manufacturer, Project Manager or anyone else wanting to learn and share information about BIM, BIM AK events plan to have something for everyone.
More details & registration at The EventBrite page:
• 6:05pm : Presentation: This session offers a best method on how to convert Revit geometry for 3D printers. Topics will span the whole workflow starting from project preparation till final printing, as well as lessons learnt to avoid future mistakes because of wrong habits. Also meet Tim Carr, the NZ father of 3D printing, presenting with Florian.
Siemens Catchbook is a sketch application for iOS, Android and Windows 10. I first saw it a year or so ago and was intrigued by the way it interpreted sketch input (pen or mouse on Windows) and captured sketched relationships.
Unfortunately Catchbook was not available in New Zealand at the time—something to do with aligning store arrangements across the platforms—but I recently got an email with some good news:
Oh, and one more thing: Catchbook is now available in Norway and New Zealand. This should make quite a few people on the boards and emails happy.
Mine is an ancient one that doesn’t even have a button in the current ribbon user interface: OOPS!
OOPS predates the current Undo/Redo commands and, from my sketchy memory, was used to restore the geometry AutoCAD deleted when you created a block. This was in the AutoCAD DOS era (yes I’m that old!) but the command is still in the current version.
Software Updates, Service Patches, Bug Fixes. Call them what you will they come around fairly frequently. However, this AutoCAD 2018 & AutoCAD LT 2018 update for an earlier update comes with a rare instruction to install this month! Check out Heidi’s blog post for more details and how to install via the desktop app or direct download.
A few weeks ago, we explained a mistake that was made with the 2018.0.1 Update, and quickly resolved the issue by releasing the AutoCAD 2018.0.2/AutoCAD LT 2018.0.2 Update*. As this update fixes a defect that would cause the product to not start, it is critical for users who installed the initial 2018.0.1 Update to install the AutoCAD 2018.0.2/AutoCAD LT 2018.0.2 Update as soon as possible and before June 1, 2017…