Tips, tricks & tutorials

  • Have You Tried? Investigating Revit features and workflows.

    New how-to articles added regularly by Autodesk's Jeff Hanson.

  • Revit 2023: Automate workflows using Revit data with Microsoft Power Automate 

    Revit 2023 introduces a new data management and automation capability to Autodesk AEC Collection subscribers. The Revit to Microsoft Power Automate workflow connects Revit data to the ecosystem of Microsoft workplace and productivity apps. In this post, we introduce the workflow, posit some of its intended uses and benefits for AEC project teams, and point […]

  • New workflow tutorials for the AEC Collection

    If you design or engineer buildings, you know that every project introduces a unique set of challenges.  And while it might be comfortable—or at least familiar—to stick with your favorite CAD or BIM software as you address them, you might be missing out on purpose-built tools designed to make your life easier. Maybe you’re an […]

  • Autodesk Cloud Rendering – Tips for Interior Scenes

    Whether you need to iterate concept studies, prepare your project for design review, or validate the final selection of materials and furnishings, Autodesk Cloud Rendering is an integrated, cost-effective way to generate your interior visualizations directly from Revit without pausing or stopping your work.  Cloud rendering has been available to Autodesk Revit and AEC Collection subscribers for […]

  • Revit Ideas Renovation

    As the cold of January creeps in, I am settling into my role as Revit Community Manager. As a response to the “Open Letter”, my goal as Community Manager is to bridge the gap and continue to nurture discussions related to Revit that benefit both groups and continue to improve Revit. As a long-time Revit user, I am […]

  • Remote working with Revit

    We're all working remotely. How to avoid disruption and stay connected to your projects with Revit.

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    From Inspiration to Action

    If you’ve been to Autodesk University (AU), no doubt you’ve heard inspiring stories of Autodesk customers doing amazing things with the software. If you have not been to AU, we have you covered—but it’s a fantastic event that you really should try to attend. Fortunately, those customer success stories are not just reserved for a […]

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    Introducing Usage Reporting: Make data-driven decisions about your Autodesk products

    Wondering if your team is making the most efficient use of your software? Before now, your choice was either to keep wondering or engage in time-intensive, manual tracking of users, products, and versions. But Autodesk’s new usage reporting* functionality takes the guesswork and slog out of tracking who is using what product and how often. This […]

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    Uplevel your architectural practice with new resources from Autodesk

    Are you an architect who needs to coordinate your design across an extended project team including BIM managers, structural, MEP, and civil engineers (to name a few)? Do you have questions about how to work better as a team across disciplines or with firms collaborating on the same projects? Are you looking to connect with […]

  • You should experience the FormIt v17 release – here’s why

    I wanted to share some news with you about our early stage concept modeling tool, FormIt.  This week FormIt has had a major update and we’re pleased to announce that FormIt v17 is now available!  FormIt is a solid modeler, that enables enhanced shape manipulation, and is typically used to express early-stage building design ideas. […]