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Weekly Roundup – 2014.08

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The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff, for the week of Sept. 7th – Sept. 13th

I will start this week’s Roundup with the big news from Trimble this week, as they buy Gehry Technologies. Over the last couple of years Trimble has been slowly creeping into Autodesk’s world. First with the purchase of Teckla, then buying Sketchup from Google, and now Gehry Technologies. What’s that Autodesk did you hear something……is that footsteps? Below are a couple of links to stories from different blogs about this.

From BIM Colab

 Trimble buys Gehry Technologies…. Look out Autodesk.

From ThinkBIM

Frankly, this is huge BIMnews! Perhaps. Trimble signs deal with Frank Gehry.

Here is a post from BIM Troublemaker about how to use Dynamo to give you live excel links in Revit (What Revit Wants lead me to this post)

Practical Dynamo – Excel Linking

Here is a neat little post from What Revit Wants about a work around for using Annotation Symbols in a 3D (locked) View.

Using Annotation Symbols in locked 3D Views in Revit 

Are you wondering what this “new” Autodesk A360 is? How is it different from Autodesk 360? Does it cost money? These questions and more are answered (or attempted to be answered) in a blog post over at AECbytes Blog

Autodesk’s Rebranded A360 Cloud Solution

You ever want to make the “Switchback” feature in Navisworks and Revit work better, then do I have the blog post for you! Check out these nuggets of wisdom from the BIM Goddess herself (and friends) over at her blog Cn3D Construction’s Blog

Revit & Navisworks Switchback

Have a Great Weekend

The BIMsider

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