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Splitting PDF documents with Bluebeam Revu.

I hope you knew that Bluebeam Revu could combine multiple PDF documents into one multipage document with ease.  Did you know that it could also split a multipage document into individual PDF files as well?  Did you also know that

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7 Tips to better E-Learning

E-Learning has been around for a while, but it is becoming more and more popular with the advent of broadband Internet.  Today we stream HD video to our computers and even our phone without even thinking about it. I believe

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The Fab Four tools for drawing efficiently in AutoCAD

AutoCAD has been in the wild now for 31 years as of this writing. Over the years we have seen many changes, and over the years many experienced AutoCAD users have tried to keep up with all the new stuff. 

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Missing Bluebeam Plugins in Revit or AutoCAD

If you install Revit, AutoCAD or Navisworks after installing Bluebeam Revu, your plug-ins will not be installed or some say missing. The reason this happens is because Bluebeam Revu installs the plug-ins during its installation, not during the installation of

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Revit Workstation Cleanup

I received a call today from a client who has been using a BIM9 Private BIM Cloud for a couple years today; they needed help getting some hard drive space back.  I did the normal local file clean up and

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A display driver file (.hdi) is missing or has been corrupted in AutoCAD 2014

After starting AutoCAD 2014 64-bit on my office computer for the first time in a while, I ran in to a little issue. I was greeted by a “Display driver file (.HDI) is missing” error and AutoCAD 2014 would not

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Using Bluebeam Revu to assist in upgrading a Revit Project

With a new release of Revit every year, it makes it increasingly difficult not upgrade an active Revit project.  What makes it even more difficult is the uncertainty when Revit upgrades your project.  Are all my objects there?  Is everything

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AutoCAD Steps to Success: Paper Space Model Space

This month I had the pleasure of teaching three different AutoCAD Intermediate classes, the most requested feature to learn was Paper Space / Model Space also know as Layouts.  As a class, we decided that it would be prudent to

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Micro Review: Surface Pro as a Revit Workstation

First what is a “Micro” Review, a Micro Review is simply my first thoughts on technology based on the stuff I have read on the internets.  I read from multiple sources and where possible I try to get information on

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Cleaning Up "Open With" in OS X Mountain Lion

After using Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) for a little bit I noticed that my Open With menu was getting duplicates. You notice this when you open a file with by right clicking (or two finder click, or control click)

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