Free AutoCAD App – Radical Purge

In this click saver I want to talk about a free utility that will do more than just purge. A few months back I talked about an app that looked at cleaning out your registered applications that can cause slowness in your DWG files. This month I stumbled onto an app that does that and a lot more, see below.


From the above list you can see that this one is great at cleaning out your files! This app can be downloaded from the Autodesk Exchange store, something to always remember, all of the apps that are on the Autodesk Exchange store have been tested and are virus free. So don’t hesitate at downloading and installing these apps.

One you have installed it, type in RPURGE to open the dialog box. Check the types of objects to purge and click OK to begin the purge. The number of deleted objects is displayed on the command line.

Here is the link - See you in class or at your office, Jarod

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Updated Light Analysis Extension for Revit technology preview Available on Autodesk Labs


The Revit 2014 Daylighting Analysis plug-in uses the Autodesk 360 Rendering cloud service to perform very fast and physically accurate daylighting analyses from within Revit. With this update, the technology preview has been renamed to the Light Analysis Extension for Revit.The extension is specifically designed for architects to be able to use without learning the difference between the Perez or CIE’s sky models, direct normal incident, or direct horizontal radiation. The preview was recently updated to extend the preview until the end of April. Download and Read More Here


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AU 2014 Call for Proposals Opens April 23

Every year, some of the greatest minds in the Autodesk community converge at Autodesk University to discuss the future of design, and to share their experiences and expertise. We’re in the planning stages of AU 2014, and if you have ideas for a great class proposal, we would like to hear from you.

What to do now:

Start researching potential topics—think about what you can share with others and about new and emerging trends in your industry.
Discuss your ideas with colleagues—is this a topic they would find interesting?
Create a draft outline for your topic—capture your ideas and be prepared for April 23.

Mark Your Calendars

Submissions begin: April 23, 2014
Submissions deadline: May 23, 2014
Classes selected and speakers notified: End of June
Become part of this prestigious group of experts at AU 2014. We look forward to reading your class proposals and seeing you at AU 2014, December 2–4, at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas.
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