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April 29, 2014 by Inga Ibenienė

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We kindly recommend you to join us for a 45 minutes on-line presentation of our newest BIM Solution Smart Assemblies that is already compatible with Autodesk® Revit® 2015.

In this webinar you'll learn how to easily create professional detail drawings in Revit. This Revit-based application can save you hundreds hours of work required for shop drawing creation! Smart Assemblies is very helpful Revit-based software, especially for Structural Engineers.

for Revit Structure users

Effortless Documentation. Make assemblies easily, create shop drawings quickly!

Live on Thu, 8 May

If you need to streamline your documentation process, see live demonstration of:

April 22, 2014 by Renata Jočienė

We have good news: today Tools 4 Revit team has released one more BIM solution, compatible with Autodesk® Revit® 2015. After the Easter holiday we devoted all our energy to new versions development. So, our newest software Smart Assemblies v2015.1 fits for Revit 2015 now.

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This powerful BIM solution that provides a set of intuitive tools for generation of shop drawings is not only compatible with Revit 2015, but Smart Assemblies v2014.2 is already updated too.

We added additional “Mass" parameter that shows kilograms. This setting was requested by one of our customers:

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In the updated Smart Assemblies version every type will be also displayed in a separate dimension chain:

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Please find the installation of the newest Smart Assemblies versions here: Smart Assemblies download page

Very IMPORTANT to EXISTING Smart Assemblies v2014.2 users:

you have to manually delete this file before reinstalling:

C:\Users\user name\AppData\Roaming\Tools 4 Revit\SmartAssemblies[Version]\OtherSharedParameters.txt

April 18, 2014 by Renata Jočienė

Some of Wood Framing Pro modules are already compatible with Autodesk® Revit® 2015! Today, just before the Easter holiday, we have released new versions 2015.1 of Truss+ RT and Rafter+. These powerful BIM solutions enable Revit users to make roof wood framing and elements scheduling with sets of intuitive tools and useful functions.

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Truss+ RT and Rafter+ v2014.2 are updated too, therefore now these Revit extensions operate faster with Revit 2014.

If you want to use the newest versions of Truss+ RT and Rafter+, please click on the download links of those products.

April 18, 2014 by Inga Ibenienė

Our team is wishing You a very Happy Easter. May your Easter be filled with bright feelings and may your heart be filled with the joy of the holiday.

All the best moments during the Easter Time!

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April 17, 2014 by Renata Jočienė

Less than two months ago we released BIM solution Smart Assemblies for Autodesk® Revit® software. This application creates assemblies and corresponding views from selected architectural or structural elements and automatically generates shop drawings with required schedules and dimensions in views. “A sensational looking Revit plugin”, “well done” and other appreciations stimulate us to move forward. Therefore, we seek to be responsive to the needs of our customers.

When we got such a question “How to control element orientation in Assembly Front View?” from our client, seeing a demand for this feature we have added it to our Smart Assemblies version 2014.2.

Possibility to control family orientation in Assembly Front View is added like a new setting in Shop Drawing Configuration (SDC) dialog: “Align Assembly Front View orientation with Front View orientation in Family Editor”.

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This setting goes for family based elements (like Columns, Beams and Generic Models).

April 08, 2014 by Renata Jočienė

Smart Assemblies v 2014.2-0Today we release new Smart Assemblies version 2014.2! In general, we are releasing 2-3 new our tool’s versions for one Revit version. So now we are going to release the second Smart Assemblies version for Revit 2014.

Our newest BIM solution which has attained high interest of Revit users especially those who work using Revit Structure has been updated according to our clients’ requests. For example, in this Smart Assemblies’ version a possibility to show assembly schedule counts by assembly instance or type has been added. This was the request of limestone fabricator specializing in new construction and restoration project.

We have also made some other useful improvements considering other Revit users’ wish list, foremost considering AGA CAD product subscribers’ wish list. About our subscription benefits (new versions, updates, full support, etc.) you can read more in our blog post Software Subscription and Its Benefits: Main Things You Need to Know. But now let’s take a look what’s new in Smart Assemblies v2014.2:

March 25, 2014 by Dainius Gudavičius

There is a very helpful capability in Smart Hangers, an application for Autodesk® Revit®, to calculate Hanger Elevation from Level. That is if you have a Duct/Pipe/etc. inserted in Level 1 with the height of 3000mm, hanger would inherit this parameter and you can easily transfer it to your created parameter automatically. That can be used for very informative tagging.

So this is how I used it in 8 easy steps. I don't know exactly how your organization does the tagging, but this is an example of what you can do:

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March 21, 2014 by Inga Ibenienė

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AGA CAD Ltd., Autodesk Authorized Developer, and Omnix International LLC, a leading provider of IT solutions and services in the MENA region, last week signed a regional collaboration and distribution agreement for T4R (Tools for Revit) software.

As per the agreement, Omnix International will distribute AGA CAD software “Tools for Revit” to building designers and engineers across the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt regions. AGA CAD hereby appoints the Company Omnix as an exclusive authorized AGA CAD software Distributor for the authorized territory.

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