BIM Help Questions

Below you will find a list of questions relating to the topic BIM help on Modlar.

I would like to find out what is a good frame per second figure to produce good quality animation but not take hours and hours to render!

Tips for reducing rendering time? • 16th January 2013

I know rendering normally takes a bit of time so does anyone have tips for reducing rendering time?

How do I lock Revit families? • 8th January 2013

Hi, I’m dipping my hand into creating Revit objects is there anyway to lock the files so no-one can edit them?

I am wanting to create some of my own objects on ArchiCAD, and since this is a community of people creating and uploading their own BIM object creations I thought this would be a great place to get started!

I want to capture some images from BIMx, is this possible?

I'm currently using an ArchiCAD trial version, if I decide to buy the 'full' version will I be able to convert/transfer my files?

What is Open BIM? • 8th November 2012

Could someone please explain to me what 'Open BIM' is please? Is it just one type of company using it?

Just wanting to have a read about BIM, how it’s best implemented, used etc. Could anyone recommend any good books, ebooks, whitepapers.

Workshops for ArchiCAD? • 28th October 2012

Like my previous question, but this time for ArchiCAD, are there any workshops, seminars or webinars available? Maybe even ones run by independents?

I have seen BIMx used or mentioned, but what is the actual difference between BIMx and BIM?

Difference between CAD and BIM? • 24th October 2012

Just starting out and am wanting to know what the difference between CAD and BIM is.

I am looking at the ROI of BIM and would really like to know the costs involved with BIM, as not many businesses reveal the costs straight out.

New to BIM, so just really interested in knowing what’s the difference between 3D, 4D, 5D and 6D.

In general what is/are the rule(s) about buying BIM software from certain companies or resellers over others.

Hey, I'm quite new to using BIM, what software is available for creating BIM models.

How can I make the windows and doors always appear this way.

I've just upgraded and lost all my old office standards! How can I get them back

What are some great ArchiCAD add-ons and which ones should I be using.

BIMx: how to share? • 16th October 2012

I want to show my clients my BIM models, is BIMx the easiest way to share it with them.

Is there a tracking command in ArchiCAD and how can I use.