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Power Tip: Automated Grading

Feature: Automated Grading Suggested by: David Fox Here is a Land F/X Power Tip, suggested by our friend David Fox. David was hoping to find a way to automate his manual grading process and the result was a huge time saver!   1 Load the Site Dimension toolbar from the Land…
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  • Recommended By WRG, WDI, and AECOM
  • Power Tip: F/X CAD 2014 Activation

    Land F/X Power Tip: F/X CAD 2014 Activation from Land F/X on Vimeo.   This week's Power Tip is about activating your F/X CAD installation. Due to our contract with Autodesk, our activation process is very specific and somewhat counter-intuitive. Watch this brief video for help with the process. More…
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    Power Tip: Runtime Schedule

    Feature: Irrigation Runtime Schedule Suggested by: Verdaus Landscape Architects. Here is a Land F/X Power Tip, suggested by Tarek Al Sheeti with Verdaus Landscape Architects of Dubai. He mentioned that it took a long time to assemble a valve runtime schedule. The resulting feature needed to allow configuring multiple controller…
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  • Recommended By Verdaus Landscape Architects
  • Power Tip: Plant Schedule Options

    Feature: Plant Schedule Options Suggested by: WRG, WDI, and AECOM. Here is a Land F/X Power Tip, suggested by a few different firms to assist in meeting their office standard. Land F/X now offers multiple new options for creating plant schedules. Symbols at Plan Size, Local Common Plant Names, and…
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  • Recommended By WRG, WDI, and AECOM
  • Power Tip: Truecolor Layer States

    Feature: Truecolor Layer States Suggested by: Nick Meissner of Meissner Landscape. Here is a Land F/X Power Tip, suggested by new Land F/X user, Nick Meissner.  Land F/X now offers Layer States with Truecolor values. Using the Land F/X Layer State tool, create new or modify existing layer templates. Let…
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  • Recommended By Nick Meissner
  • Power Tip: Spline Support

    Feature: Spline Support Suggested by: John Vann of LandTech Design. Here is a Land F/X Power Tip, suggested by a user through a support ticket.  Land F/X now offers Spline Support when converting a 2D drawing into a SketchUp model. Using the Land F/X SketchUp connection, create closed faces out…
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  • Recommended By John Vann
  • Power Tip: Schematic Irrigation

    Feature: Schematic Irrigation Suggested by: Mark Pagano at D.D. Pagano, Inc. Here is a Land F/X Power Tip, suggested by a user at a trade show back in 2010.  Schematic Irrigation is an irrigation design tool used to quickly and accurately design irrigation systems based on area and mainline pipe…
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  • Recommended By Mark Pagano
  • Power Tip: Plant Outlines

    Feature: Plant Outlines Suggested by: Amanda Berry at Henry Kortekaas & Associates Here is another Land F/X Power Tip on a feature that developed out of the community forum dating back to a topic started  in 2008.  Plant Outlines is a presentation feature that creates  a continuous outline around plant…
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  • Recommended By Amanda Berry, HKLA
  • Power Tip: Detail Bubble Callouts

    Feature: Bubble Callouts Suggested by: Brian Frederick, Kimley Horn & Associates Ever miss a label in your detail? While at Kimley Horn & Associates, Land F/X Power User and new team member, Brian Frederick recommended updates to the detail bubble callouts feature that shipped in version 10.10 allowing users to…
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  • Recommended By Brian Frederick
  • Power Tip: Import Layer

      Features: Send Layer, Import Layer Suggested by: Amanda Berry, HKLA Ever struggle with bringing your AuotCAD base file into SketchUp?  Suggested by Land F/X Power User, Amanda Berry, the import layer feature does the hard work for you.  Here is how it works: After double checking your ucs and units…
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  • Recommended By Amanda Berry, HKLA
  • Power Tip: Keyboard Commands + SmartArc

    Power Tip: Keyboard Commands + SmartArc from Land F/X on Vimeo. Features: Keyboard Commands, SmartArc Suggested by: PBR Hawaii   This week’s Power Tip highlights a time-saving set of irrigation keyboard commands used in combination with SmartArc for a fluid process of laying out irrigation heads in record time. You…
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  • Recommended By PBR Hawaii
  • Power Tip: Highlight Plant

    This week’s Power Tip covers an original Land F/X feature that dates all the way back to 2004 in version 1.0!!!   Thanks to the suggestions of our Land F/X users, Highlight Plant has evolved over the years to become a powerful feature to save you time on any sized…
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    Power Tip: Naked Callouts

    Hello!  Welcome to another Power Tip by your friends here in the Land F/X Labs.  Based on a feature request by Land F/X user, Jonathan Haigh, this week's Power Tip uncovers a provocative new feature we call  – naked callouts.  We have taken our standard detail callouts and stripped them…
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  • Recommended By Jonathan Haigh
  • Power Tip: SketchUp Concept Lines

      Hello! Welcome to another Power Tip by your friends here in the Land F/X Labs. This week’s power tip was inspired by Land F/X user, Chris Lazarek, on the use of concept lines on this circulation diagram he below. We thought we’d save him some time, so we rolled…
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  • Recommended By Chris Lazarek
  • Power Tip: Delete Station

    Power Tip #2: Delete Station from Land F/X on Vimeo.   Hello, welcome to the Land F/X Power Tip on an irrigation feature we call, Delete Station.  Delete Station gives full control to our users over removing  all pipes, callouts, and entire circuits from a selected station.  This comes in…
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  • Recommended By Edward Wranosky
  • Power Tip: Exclude Shrubs

    Hello, welcome to the Land F/X Power Tip on a recent feature we rolled out called, Exclude Shrubs. This is the first in a series of Power Tips that aims to empower the Land F/X community to take full advantage of the capabilities of the Land F/X software suite. Thanks  to…
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