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Author: Jim Cowan Navisworks

Several new tools have been added so that you can use 2D sheets to quantify objects. The tools let you draw over a DWF file's lines, or use the linework to extract perimeters and areas.

Watch my video, Navisworks 2015: 2D Sheet Takeoff, to learn more.

 

2D Quantification Tools

 

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         Jim Cowan
Jim Cowan
AEC Senior Application Specialist

Jim Cowan’s extensive AEC design industry experience, Autodesk design solutions expertise, and status as an Autodesk Certified Instructor have made him a sought after university curriculum developer, instructor, and presenter. Jim’s areas of expertise include eLearning, interoperability between solutions, and overcoming barriers to the adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM). Educated in Architecture at Edinburgh College of Art/Heriot–Watt University and in Landscape Architecture at the University of Manitoba, Jim has a special focus on sustainability issues: daylight analysis, sun studies, lighting analysis, modeling buildings, and conceptual energy modeling (models with shading devices). You can learn more from Jim on his YouTube Channel.