Join Eric Wing for an in-depth discussion in this video The Selection Tree, part of Navisworks 2017 Essential Training.
…Look at the Selection Tree as our own private little explorer.…This is where every element in the entire model is stored.…You may already know that the Selection Tree can help us navigate…through the model and allow us to zoom in on specific elements.…This tree looks different between an NWD and an NWF file,…and we will look at the specific differences between the two.…The objective of this video is to explain how the Selection Tree…works, and what the differences are between an NWD and an NWF file.…To begin with, open up…the NavisworksEssential.nwd file and follow along.…
If our Selection Tree is not visible, go to the Home tab and click on Selection…Tree to make sure you either have a tab, or it's visible in your drawing window.…Expand the Selection Tree and we can see that we're in the standard view.…We can either go standard, compact, or the properties of the view.…Let's keep it at standard for now.…What I'd like to do is drill into NavisworksEssential.NWD.…See now that this is an NWD type file.…Our NWC files are out-cached inside of the main file.…
- Appending and merging different file types
- Walking through your model
- Working with viewpoints
- Reviewing and marking up a model
- Manipulating and finding objects
- Adding links to objects
- Sorting and grouping
- Creating clash tests
- Adding a timeline with the Timeliner
- Creating material takeoffs
- Creating custom animations and scripts for an interactive movie
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 05/09/2016. What changed?
A: We added one new tutorial on BIM 360 and a whole new chapter of videos on rendering in Navisworks.
Q. This course was updated 03/21/2017. What changed?
A. Three videos were updated in the first chapter. The following topics were also updated in chapters 8 and 12: creating a simluation for the TImeLiner, changing the survey point and project base point in Revit, finding and running Civil 3D Object Enablers, and combining Civil and Revit.
1. The Navisworks File System
2. Navigating in a Model
3. Working with Viewpoints
4. The Review Tab
5. Dealing with Objects
6. Sorting and Grouping
7. Clash Detection
8. The TimeLiner
10. Presenting, Animating, and Exporting
12. Combining Site and Buildings
Combining Civil and Revit3m 40s
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