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Power Tip: Adding plants with BatchMan

Although Land F/X has quite the extensive library of plant symbols to choose from, many users want the convenience of using their existing office standard symbols. BatchMan is a quick and effective way to do an entire set of symbols at one time! Give it a try, we know you…
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Power Tip: Print Details

The Land F/X Detail system can organize all of your details under a single, cross-referential hierarchy — but what good is that if you can’t maintain a classy Detail Binder! Working with power users Amanda Berry of Henry Kortekaas and Aaron with Mills Design Group, we have integrated a powerful…
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  • Recommended By Amanda Berry of Henry Kortekaas and Aaron with Mills Design Group
  • Power Tip: Paint Mode

    At our very first meeting with Walt Disney Imagineering, the talented Jeff Morosky asked whether there was a way to “paint” a swath of plant symbols into a planting area. With a mix of trigonometry and AutoCAD wizardry, we present ... Paint mode. Just one more way in which Land…
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  • Recommended By Jeff Morosky with Walt Disney Imagineering
  • Power Tip: Zombie Pipe Labels

    In previous versions of Land F/X, deleting a section of pipe that had already been called out would turn the pipe labels into "zombies" and, as a result, make the drawing a bit messy. "Why can't you just program the the Verify Laterals command to make those zombie labels disappear?"…
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  • Recommended By Ed Dean of Kimley Horn
  • Land F/X 11.0 Webinar

    Friday, November 07 2014
    Presented by Jeremiah Farmer It’s that time of year again – to showcase all the new features we've released over the past year, and generally recap what we’ve been up to. This is a rare glimpse into some of the code that makes up Land F/X, as we will even…
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    Land F/X Great Gatsby Party

    Wednesday, November 05 2014

    Power Tip: Adding plants, searching on Genus

    Can't remember the exact spelling of a plant genus name? No worries, with the new “sounds like” feature — made even better by a suggestion from Patricia Cullinan — searching for plants has never been easier!   Want your suggested feature published?  Feel free to share it in our community…
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  • Recommended By Patricia Cullinan Landscape Design
  • Efficient Irrigation for Small Spaces Webinar

    Friday, October 31 2014
    Presented by Chris Roesink, Hunter Industries Irrigation design is already complex enough without the added challenges of small spaces. Join us this Friday as Chris takes you through the challenges of and solutions to irrigating in restricted areas.
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    Save $100 on your F/X CAD Upgrade

    Tuesday, October 21 2014

    SketchUp Basics with Daniel Tal

    Friday, October 17 2014
    Please join us for a one hour webinar on SketchUp basics. Daniel Tal, ASLA, will provide a basic overview of getting started with SketchUp with a focus on using SketchUp for basic site design. Daniel will review the tools, approach and goals of working with SketchUp for model site work and architecture.…
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    Land F/X Networking Basics

    Friday, October 10 2014
    Land F/X Networking got you down? Never fear. We can help you understand the basics of networking so you can understand how Land F/X works - and take ownership of your network without anxiety! Forrestt will run through a number of basic computer network concepts, including sharing a folder, folder…
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    CAD Interface Customization

    Thursday, September 11 2014
    If you are new to AutoCAD or F/X CAD 2015 and want to customize the interface to something you are more familiar with or if you simply want to learn more about customizing your AutoCAD interface in general this webinar is for you. Forrestt will show you how to hide/close…
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    Land F/X Center Pivot Irrigation Design

    Friday, August 29 2014
    Join us as Jeremiah shows off the latest addition to Land F/X: a Center Pivot designer. Center Pivot irrigation has become no less than a mainstay of feeding the planet since its inception in 1948. Yet surprisingly, its design has traditionally relied upon pencil-and-paper illustration, multiple manual calculations, various spreadsheets…
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    Academic License Support Restored for 2014-2015

    Friday, August 22 2014
    Be sure you are prepared for all your classes by downloading your Land F/X Academic license.  Land F/X offers a free license for all Students and Professors. The Academic license is solely for learning, teaching, research, or development and shall not be used for commercial, professional, or any other for-profit…

    Customizing Irrigation F/X

    Thursday, August 21 2014
    Last week we discussed how to customize general preferences, planting, notes, and details for the Land F/X software. Join Brian and Jeremiah this week as we walk you through a similar step-by-step customization of the Irrigation features of Land F/X.
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    Power Tip: Rooftop Irrigation

    Feature: Rooftop Irrigation Suggested by: Tim Davis of Wilson Associates This week's power tip is a technique used by Wilson Associates and Tim Davis for designing multiple story irrigation systems within a single AutoCAD file.   Want your suggested feature published?  Feel free to share it in our community forum.
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  • Recommended By Tim Davis of Wilson Associates
  • Power Tip: Import General Notes

    Feature: Import General Notes Suggested by: Ed Dean of Kimley-Horn Sarasota, FL This week's power tip is a technique used by Kimley-Horn's Ed Dean of the Sarasota, Florida office. Like many others, Ed needed a quick and reliable way to add his general notes to a sheet without having to copy them…
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  • Recommended By Ed Dean of Kimley-Horn
  • Customizing Land F/X

    Thursday, August 14 2014
    Presented by: Brian Frederick & Jeremiah Farmer Friday, August 15, 2014 @ 10am PST / 1pm EST   Have you struggled with customizing the Land F/X software to meet your current office standards. It's easier than you may think! This Friday, join us as Brian Frederick walks you through different ways…
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    Power Tip: Detail Dimension Styles

    Feature: Detail Dimension Style Suggested by: Land F/X This week we bring you a Power Tip for setting the default dimension style for details drafted using Land F/X.     Want your suggested feature published?  Feel free to share it in our community forum.
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  • Recommended By Land F/X
  • Power Tip: Scale / Align Images, PDFs, and Linework

    Feature: Scale / Align Images, PDFs, and Linework Suggested by: Land F/X This week we bring you a Power Tip for scaling in AutoCAD and Land F/X. In this example, we will show you how to Xref images and PDFs into your drawing. From there, we will use the video…
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  • Toro P220S Scrubber Valves Added

    Wednesday, July 09 2014
    (UPDATED) The Toro P-220 Scrubber Series valves have been added to the Land F/X Database. The P-220S is a true dirty water irrigation valve, able to handle chlorine and other chemicals found in reclaimed and other non-potable water systems.
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    F/X CAD 2015 Release Date

    Wednesday, July 02 2014
    F/X CAD 2015 is almost here! We will be releasing the 2015 version on August 1st. Until that time, F/X CAD 2014 will be available for $1745. You do need to have a Land F/X license for F/X CAD, and if you need both, we have sales on our bundle packages…
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    Power Tip: Work Areas

    Feature: Work Areas Suggested by: David Dahlke This week's power tip was suggested by David Dahlke with WDI and allows for designers to focus on a particular area of design rather than the entire project. 1 Create a Work Area from the F/X Admin menu. 2 Use the Verify Labels button within a work…
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  • Recommended By David Dahlke of WDI
  • Power Tip: Place Bubbler Quickly

    Feature: Place Bubbler Quickly Suggested by: Rob Hoogeveen with CID This week's power tip was suggested by Rob Hoogeveen, who like many Land F/X users needed a quicker way to place irrigation bubblers at trees. 1 Use the Highlight plant tool to select the plants at which you wish to place…
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  • Recommended By Rob Hoogeveen with CID
  • Power Tip: Detail Window Templates

    Feature: Detail Window Templates Suggested by: David Fox This week's power tip was inspired by David Fox, who was looking for a way to save details to a non-standard size. 1 Select the Insert Detail Template option from the F/X Details menu. 2 Specify a scale, then click the Window button. Specify…
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  • Recommended By David Fox
  • Kings River Casting Benches Added

    Wednesday, June 04 2014
    (UPDATED) New benches have been added to Land F/X for Kings River Casting product line.
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    Power Tip: NUKE

    Feature: NUKE Suggested by: Brian Frederick of Land F/X This week's power tip was inspired by all of our users who needed help running through the process of cleaning a drawing received from a consultant.  1 With the original (corrupted) file open, select the Nuke option on the F/X Admin drop-down…
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  • Recommended By Land F/X
  • Power Tip: Plant Labels

    Feature: Plant Labels Suggested by: Steve Cook of Stantec and Trey Rudolph of Gresham Smith This weeks power tip comes from a collective group of designers using the Land F/X software who wanted a quicker way to update and move labels.    1 Use the Plant Group Label button, select a…
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  • Recommended By Steve Cook of Stantec and Trey Rudolph of Gresham Smith
  • Kings River Casting Details Added

    Wednesday, May 21 2014
    (UPDATED) New details for Kings River Casting product line have been added to the F/X Detail Library. 
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    Rain-Pro Details Added

    Wednesday, May 21 2014
    (UPDATED) 5 new Automatic Backflush Filter details have been added to the F/X Detail Library for under the Rain-Pro Listing. 
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