Week #28 – Communication via DWG Files and BIMx

This module focuses on methods for communicating drawings using DWG Import and Export as well as Project Reviewer and BIMx.

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In this ArchiCAD training lesson we explore the basics of exporting drawings from your project as DWG files, and simple methods for importing DWG files into ArchiCAD.

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In this ArchiCAD training lesson we go deeper into the settings available for customizing the import and export of DWG files.

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In this ArchiCAD training lesson we explore more DWG translation options, as well as how to place and manage XRefs (DWG files brought in as external reference drawings).

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In this ArchiCAD training lesson we compare several different methods and options for working with imported DWG files, including placing them as external drawings, using XRefs, and merging them into an ArchiCAD project file.

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In this ArchiCAD training lesson we look at how to bring in 2D drawings (including DWG or PDF) to use as backgrounds for tracing to make it fast and easy to build up a 3D model.

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In this ArchiCAD training lesson we look at Project Reviewer, a little-used communication and markup tool that has been available in ArchiCAD since version 7.

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In this ArchiCAD training lesson we look at BIMx, or BIM Explorer, a tool that allows you to share a navigable 3D model with clients and consultants.

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In this ArchiCAD training lesson we look at BIMx Docs, the advanced version of the free BIMx 3D model format that integrates 2D documentation (construction drawings on your layout sheets) in a delightful, intuitive and visually appealing manner.

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