Received this from AUGIWorld:
“AUGIWorld, Salary Survey Issue
Next up, you can download the latest AUGIWorld issue containing the 8th Annual AUGI Salary Survey. Find out how your AUGI peers from around the world fared financially this year! “
Have a look over at http://www.augi.com/publications/default.asp?page=63
Latest issue Low-Res PDF
You have until November 23 to vote in the Revit Architecture Wish List Ballot.
If you want to add a new wish, you need to Submit a Wish.
After trying many free PDF Writers over the years, I have found CutePDF Writer to be the best.
In order to ensure you are producing the best PDF files you can (high quality while still keeping file size relatively small), please follow the steps below (when you have a chance, no hurry 🙂
Install the updated CutePDF Writer from here
Change the setting in the printer properties (Preferences and Printing Defaults) for ‘PostScript Output Option’ to ‘Optimize for Portability’ as a default.
Change the setting in the printer properties (Preferences and Printing Defaults) for ‘TrueType Font’ to ‘Download as Softfont’ as a default.
Navigate to C:Program FilesAcro SoftwareCutePDF Writer and open the file PDFWrite.rsp in Notepad. Change the line FROM
(The path is C:Program Files (x86)Acro SoftwareCutePDF Writer for 64 bit machines)
Enjoy producing high quality PDF’s for free everyone!
Did you know that in Windows Vista you can quickly copy the file name and path of a file, and put it into the Clipboard as text? Simply:
- Select the file in Explorer
- Hold ‘Shift’ and right-click
- Choose the ‘Copy as Path’ option
You can then use this to ‘paste’ into a hyperlink, for example, in Outlook. I found this at http://www.watchingthenet.com/copy-file-name-and-path-as-text-in-vista.html
We are currently working on a school auditorium project here at Dimond Architects.
Interior rendering of the Auditorium is currently in progress. See current image below:
Some dead links below… here is a current one.
You may be interested in becoming either an ‘Autodesk Certified Associate’ or an ‘Autodesk Certified Professional’. If you are interested, check out the Revit Architecture Exam Guides. Direct link to the Revit Architecture 2010 Certification Exam Guide here.
Other links that you may find useful:
Revit Architecture 2009 Certification Exam Guide
AutoCAD Certification Exam Guides
This will be old news for some of you, but if you head over to http://forums.augi.com/showthread.php?t=97765&highlight=EDIT+KEYNOTE&page=4 you will find a link to http://www.emc2architects.com/revit_tools.html where you can download a very handy Revit Keynote Manager for free!
Keynotes are a powerful tool that Revit wants you to use. They are often overlooked and under-utilised. If you want to increase your productivity and add more intelligence to your model while annotating, have a serious look at Keynotes.
hover over the item on the Ribbon, and the tooltip will show you the assigned Keyboard Shortcut in brackets.
Nikhil Nayak shows how you can make good use of the Viewcube to visualize a single element from various perspectives.
Use Viewcube with selection – Power tool
David Light shows in his post (and associated video) how you can now change commands while maintaining the same selection set of elements with the new Subscription Advantage Pack.
Revit 2010 subs advantage – selection sets