• Zig-Zag Edges in Shaded Views

    In my previous post on 'Setting Up in the Real World' I showed an example of zig-zag edges on my sample model located in the Shetland Islands incorrectly attributing this glitch to the model's distance from the Design File Origin:

    On closer inspection it turns out that an excessive distance was involved, but not that between this part of the model and the file origin.

    In addition to this trivial test model…

    • Fri, Oct 25 2013
  • AECOsim Building Designer - Keynote Tools

    This often overlooked feature allows specification keynotes to be placed from a predefined list. The basic functioning is described in AECOsim Building Designer help, search for "Keynotes, Legends and Borders".

    Relevant topics are:

    • Place Keynote
    • Place Keynote Settings dialog box
    • Delete Keynote
    • List Keynotes
    • Place Keynote Legend
    • Place Legend Settings dialog box
    • Change Keynote File

    The others can…

    • Thu, Oct 24 2013
  • Configuring AECOsim Building Designer #1 - A Simple Test Project

    For learning purposes without the complication of working with whatever existing project file structure you have, try the following.

    I've used the NM Light dataset in this example, similar steps will work for other datasets.

    Copy the whole folder:

    C:\ProgramData\Bentley\AECOsimBuildingDesigner V8i Ss4\WorkSpace\Projects\BuildingExamples\BuildingTemplate_NM_Light

    and rename to;


    • Wed, Oct 2 2013