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January 13, 2017 by Asta Aksomitienė

Would you like to begin and complete your precast project in Revit and at the same time do it efficiently? This webinar has been put together with you in mind!

It was not long ago that we released Precast Concrete, and we’ve been developing it ever since. In order to better fit all our clients’ needs and cover more areas of precast modeling and documentation, we’ve made some major updates as well as some tweaks here and there. Now it looks like we’re approaching the final form of this professional solution. With its updated functionality and other significant modifications, Precast Concrete can tackle a variety of situations and follow the whole project life cycle.

During this webinar, you‘ll see how our Precast Concrete solution solves common issues when it comes to modelling your precast concrete project. We’ll go through how to modify and update elements, cuts, and connections. One of the highlights we’ll be showing is how to create assembly views with automatic dimensions and shop drawings.

Please share this invitation with colleagues who could benefit from it.

Modelling and preparing drawings are time-consuming processes with tons of repetitive tasks. If you want to see how can you get rid of most of them – please join the webinar!

Join us on January 19, 2017 for our free webinar!

Check your local time and register now!

There will be two sessions held - please choose the time that suits you best!

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM CST (USA Time) REGISTER HERE

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM CEST (EUROPE Time) REGISTER HERE


January 09, 2017 by Renata Jočienė

Being able to find, access, and modify families quickly in your Revit® library is essential to working efficiently with Revit®. This is the purpose of Smart Browser Manage, the tool whose usefulness and power have been amplified in the latest release (versions 2016.3 and 2017.2).

Never used Smart Browser Manage? If you want a way to efficiently and manage all the content in your Revit® library, SBM is the tool for you, your go-to assistant when it comes to browsing, sorting, managing, and controlling items in your library.

If you are already an SBM user, the updated version speeds up your Revit® content management even further and brings new options to life that increase the accessibility of items in your library.

What exactly are the extremely useful changes in the updated SBM?

  1. Type catalogs are now fully supported.
  2. “Create Subcategories” works for multiple families at the same time, not just the selected one.
  3. A new function upgrades selected projects to the current Revit version.
  4. You can transfer the units from one template family to other selected families. A huge time-saver!
  5. The Assembly Code for a batch of families can be modified.
  6. There is a new option to modify the materials of selected families.
  7. The “Organization” dialog includes more options.
  8. When making modifications in the library, values are displayed in the same units as the current project.
  9. The synchronization process will not automatically override your custom PNG files being used as browser thumbnails.

Read on!

January 06, 2017 by Asta Aksomitienė

Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request at events@aga-cad.com.



Is it hard to find what you need in your Revit® library? Tired of the tedious task of modifying types, materials, or parameters?

Then, Smart Browser Manage could be just the solution for you.

In this webinar, we’ll show how Smart Browser Manage helps you browse, sort, manage, and control your Revit® families with ease. Tune in to discover how this BIM solution can save up to 90% of the time required to modify Revit families. You’ll be the first to see the NEW FEATURES of this software's updated version.

Join us on January 12, 2017 for our free webinar!

Get ready for simple and efficient management of all the content in your Revit® library!

Register now! There will be two sessions held - please choose the time that suits you best!

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM CST (USA Time) Check your local time and REGISTER HERE
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM CEST (EUROPE Time) Check your local time and REGISTER HERE

January 04, 2017 by Renata Jočienė

If you’ve been hoping for a way to effortlessly and painlessly reposition studs, your ship has just come in. And even if you haven’t been on the lookout for it, you may want to climb aboard – this is the Queen Mary of stud placement.

It’s fast. It’s powerful. It makes life easier.

The newly released versions of Wood / Metal Framing Wall+, Floor+, and Roof+ contain a new option that allows you to position studs and joists not only in relation to each other but according to Revit gridlines. This special feature was developed at the request of our Norwegian users.

In the past, studs or joists had to be spaced following a predefined pattern, say, 24 inches apart, within each wall, starting from one end or the other or from both ends working toward the midpoint. An extra step was then required to make sure that studs were aligned.

But now, with new Align with Project Base Point feature, you can space and align all your studs at the same time! Project Base Point handles positioning in a more robust manner than before: instead of directly defining the spacing between studs, you just define the grid spacing, and the function takes care of the rest. Studs are positioned on the gridlines –and where necessary to fill in gaps or form intersections – so that they always match up across a corridor or room.

Notice how the studs are spaced according to the grid:

January 03, 2017 by Renata Jočienė

Want to see more detail in your shop drawings? Now you can, by creating Detail Views! This powerful function is included in the newly released versions of Wood / Metal Framing Wall+, Floor+, and Roof+. This special feature was developed at the request of our Norwegian users.

Back in the olden days, when you placed an assembly view on your shop drawing, you could see that assembly and all its parts in all their dimensioned glory. It was wonderful.

That was then.

This is now.

Say hello to Detail Views.

December 28, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

Thank you for being our clients and followers!

To those who use our solutions and consulting - thank you. To those who have participated in our trainings and webinars – thank you. To those who have sparked new ideas for improvements in what we offer thus contributing to the further development of BIM tools for the benefit of the whole BIM community – thank you.

Wherever you are in the world, we are grateful you are with us on our BIM journey.

May the rapidly approaching new year be a happy one for you, your colleagues, and loved ones. We wish you an inspiring, joyful 2017 with time to treasure life's important moments.

May hope and prosperity fill your soul and flow into all you create in the new year!

December 28, 2016 by Valensas Balsevicius

Smart Details can instantly add any number of face-specific intelligent details – which adapt to host-element changes – throughout BIM models. Easily set up rules to insert or adjust details based on gravity point, depth, adjacent elements and more.

Over the past few months, our Smart Details solution has been updated with several different features, so I want to list the updates and give a brief overview of them all in one place.


December 19, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

Thank you for giving us the chance to serve you throughout this past year, as we work together to make BIM better.

We’d like to take this opportunity to remind you that there is now less than a week to go before our Christmas Promo wraps up on December 25th.

By way of summary, we are offering 50% off the license price when you buy a perpetual license of individual BIM solutions. (Subscription and training must also be purchased.) Take advantage of this limited-time offer while it’s still valid!

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