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Daniel Fahmi
Miami, FL
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Hi, can you provide some tips on formulas? I'm trying to learn how to round, if-then-else statements, etc.
Main purpose of the build is to start beta testing company for AVEVA & Intergraph integration via ISO 15926 plug-in module. The only module has status of beta version and currently available in 32-bit client only. SYN-4007 Subdivide 3D without solid reconstruction (new option Tools->Options->3DView->3DSubdivision->Try sewing to solid) SYN-4120 Synchronize... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Technorati Tags: Synchro,Schedule,P6,Reschedule The latest version of Synchro v4.6.3.1 which was released 2 months ago on September 14, 2012 came with an annoying bug. Automatic Rescheduling doesn’t work. It’s pretty annoying, if you change a task, all its dependent tasks don’t change. You’re forced to perform a manual reschedule by... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Birmingham, England (18 October 2012), Synchro Ltd is pleased to announce that on Saturday and Sunday, January 26 and 27, 2013, The Second Annual Synchro User Conference will be held at the Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Please note that the Construction CPM Conference will directly follow at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Hi Connie, To answer your question, you can't. This is a big issue for a lot of people who want to have access to live models without "leaving evidence" of your access to these files. This would be a nice hack, but in the meantime, your best solution would be to just deal with it, or copy the original files to a new private folder.
Toggle Commented Sep 17, 2012 on NWF NWD NWC: What's the difference? at Navisworks
Auto-Save is a great feature added into Synchro not to long ago. If Synchro crashed and you hadn’t saved in a while then chances are you could recover lost work here. But if you have Auto Save enabled, and you are a regular user of Synchro then your Auto Save... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Birmingham, England (23 July 2012), Synchro Ltd. today unveiled its latest release Synchro Professional and Server v4.6. The newest release offers dramatic high speed and performance improvements, integration and synchronization improvements and features Portuguese and Russian languages. The release focuses on improved integration with Bentley Systems ProjectWise a leading project... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2012 at Synchro Blog
The classic bar game, Photo Hunt, is tons of fun. In each level, players are shown two photos—side-by-side—that are identical except for five differences. The objective is to find and identify the differences between the pictures before a timer runs out. The picture below, is from early 2010. Hunt-Moss JV,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Some of you may have been prompted to install the latest version of Synchro, and while this version wasn’t a major release, there are a few improvements: Improved Asta PowerProject Support, including Support for v12 Improved (Microsoft Project) XML processing Support for Filters in Synchro’s Free Open Viewer Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at Synchro Blog
You may have heard last week that Google sold its popular 3D tool Sketchup to Trimble. Also, remember last year Trimble bought Tekla too. For everyone wondering what this means to SketchUp and Google Earth, apparently the models submitted will still be in an 3D Warehouse hosted by Google, but... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2012 at Synchro Blog
I received an email from a reader regarding our last blog post about Synchro vs Navisworks. It was written so eloquently that I had to share… I was up half the night last night rereading the blog entry in my mind and I have a few items for your consideration... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2012 at Synchro Blog
There’s always been a discussion about Synchro vs Navisworks Timeliner. What’s the better Project Management solution? This is in no way a full out comparison between the two solutions, and I don’t think it is fair to say one is better than the other. This article is merely a highlight... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2012 at Synchro Blog
We’ve all been there. You try to export an animation from Synchro, and using one of the Video Codecs, to find that Synchro produces an AVI that is 2.5 GB (or bigger) for every minute. The Microsoft codecs aren’t much help. I’ve been using the Lagarith Lossless Video Codec for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Autodesk released Revit 2013 recently, and if you’re using Synchro, then there’s a good chance that you are bringing in dwfx models from Revit. So what’s new? David Light, over at gave a great Review of what’s new in Revit 2013 last week, and I highly suggest you read... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Synchro Blog
There were a few bugs in Synchro’s 4.5.1 release back in February. If you haven’t already done so, download the latest fix: Synchro Professional x32 Synchro Viewer x32 Synchro Professional x64 Synchro Viewer x64 Synchro 4.5.2 Release Notes: Fixed the following issues: [SYN-3905] - Synchro 4.5 hanged using "Navigator Pane... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Commerce, TEXAS (March 24, 2012)— The Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Engineering and Technology hosted the BIM [Building Information Modeling] 4 and 5D Scheduling and Project Delivery Platform Symposium March 2, 2012. The event was led by Dr. Gregory Wilson, assistant professor and construction engineering and construction management faculty member.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Dr. Greg Wilson, P.E. of Texas A&M University-Commerce wants to invite anyone in the Commerce, Texas area tomorrow for a nice get together. With Synchro, Hensel Phelps, Hunt Construction, Balfour Beatty, and other large general contractors present, this should be a great networking event, and a great learning experience. The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Synchro v4.5 Supports Bentley Systems iModel and ProjectWise Integration Birmingham, England, February 28th, 2012 – PRESS RELEASE Synchro Professional v4.5 provides new support for Bentley Systems Microstation iModel data exchange and Bentley ProjectWise Platform. The new version of Synchro offers several new tools to enhance the ease of creating 4D... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at Synchro Blog
AutoCADWS released a video this morning on YouTube showcasing the new features available on the iOS and Android Apps. Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2012 at Synchro Blog
The next time you walk into a theater or concert hall, take a moment to think about the space around you: the way the lights come up and dim, the way sound carries or doesn’t. Theatre Consultants Collaborative, or TCC, uses iPad to design and build performing arts spaces around... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2012 at Synchro Blog
One of the General Contractors that I work for is looking for someone with Revit Experience, also Construction Management Experience is a plus. The GC does a lot of High Rise Residential projects. Preferably you have 2 years of experience or more. You will be required to relocate to the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Google SketchUp is an amazing product, it’s the reason I got into the BIM game. Back in 2006, I did my senior project using SketchUp, got an A, and when I got hired by Turner Construction in 2007, I started using SketchUp to get a better understanding of how my... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at Synchro Blog
How big does a project need to be to constitute the use of BIM? contribute to the discussion: Is $1 million too small? I was in a meeting today with a mid-size general contractor out of Boston, showing him the many benefits of BIM. Although they already use BIM... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at Synchro Blog
Hi Cory, Very happy I met you at the conference. We will stay in touch.
Toggle Commented Jan 26, 2012 on Live at the User Conference at Synchro Blog
The 1st Annual Synchro User Conference was great. We all had a lot of fun, learned a lot from each other, we saw some some ways Synchro is being used across the industry in different parts of the world, and learned a bit about the history of Synchro and how... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2012 at Synchro Blog