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Grow Your Know! # 118
January 18, 2022
WEBINAR: Getting to Know Your CAD Interface
WEBINAR: Getting to Know Your CAD Interface
DATE: January 21, 2022
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Jaymz Wooden

Developing a strong familiarity with the CAD environment is a great way to maximize your efficiency and get your workflow up to speed. We'll take you on a tour through your CAD interface, covering the basics of the various tool panels and ribbons, options, setup preferences, and more. You'll then learn how to save all your preferred settings into a profile, which you can back up and even export for use in newer versions of CAD when you upgrade each year.

 
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POWER TIP: Mainline Drafting Tricks
POWER TIPS: Mainline Drafting Tricks
Even the most seasoned Irrigation F/X users may be unaware of all the time-saving features we offer for working with mainline pipe. Get to know a few tools and shortcuts for drafting pipe and placing equipment that are sure to speed up your design process, from our Move Piped Equipment and Delete Station tools to some quick methods for rotating equipment blocks, setting pipe widths, and piping on an arced path. With these tricks in your back pocket, you’ll be flying through your plans like never before.
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Planting F/X for Beginners
RECORDED WEBINAR: Planting F/X for Beginners
Previously recorded on January 7, 2022
Presented by Amanda Marin


Wondering how to start including Planting F/X tools in your CAD workflow? We'll outline some key questions to ask yourself. Should you customize all your standards before your first design project, or customize on the go during your first few projects? Should you start with a small team, or get the whole office installed and trained right away? Let's build your best game plan together.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 117
January 11, 2022
NOTICE: Major Upgrades to the Irrigation Schedule
Major Upgrades to Irrigation Schedule
We've completely overhauled our Irrigation Schedule functionality for a significant improvement in the way you work with your schedules. In the Irrigation Schedule dialog box, the Drawing and Table options for placing your schedule are now consolidated into a single Table destination. This update provides several advantages, including easier editing, more consistent integration with other platforms, and cleaner code for even quicker development. You can still place a schedule that will plot without visible gridlines – previously the Drawing option – by selecting both Table and Gridlines non-plot. You'll see the lines in your drawing, but they'll appear in a non-plot color. We've also added the option to include the pressure rate for drip equipment, organized the column options to align better for easy selection, and moved the Drip and Equipment Quantity options into flyout menus for a cleaner interface.

In the schedule itself, we've centered the schedule symbols for a tighter column, enlarged the hatch swatches for drip and Schematic areas, improved the text formatting for controlling schedule width, added Xref support, and added a host of changes under the hood to facilitate faster performance and future improvements.
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NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
NO POWER TIP THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: Planting F/X for Beginners
RECORDED WEBINAR: Planting F/X for Beginners
Previously recorded on January 7, 2022
Presented by Amanda Marin


Wondering how to start including Planting F/X tools in your CAD workflow? We'll outline some key questions to ask yourself. Should you customize all your standards before your first design project, or customize on the go during your first few projects? Should you start with a small team, or get the whole office installed and trained right away? Let's build your best game plan together.
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Grow Your Know! # 116
January 4, 2022
WEBINAR: Planting F/X for Beginners
WEBINAR: Planting F/X for Beginners
DATE: January 7, 2022
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Amanda Marin

Wondering how to start including Planting F/X tools in your CAD workflow? We'll outline some key questions to ask yourself. Should you customize all your standards before your first design project, or customize on the go during your first few projects? Should you start with a small team, or get the whole office installed and trained right away? Let's build your best game plan together.

 
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POWER TIP: Dealing with Existing Plants
POWER TIP: Dealing with Existing Plants
Do you want to account for “Existing Plants” on your project site so they too can be called out with labels and listed in your plant schedule? Check out this week's Power Tip to find out our recommendations for dealing with existing plants. 
 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Recapping 2021
RECORDED WEBINAR: Recapping 2021
Previously recorded on December 10, 2021
Presented by Jake Lott


As we complete yet another trip around the sun, it's time for our annual tradition of celebrating all the hard work the Land F/X team has put in over the past year. Our weekly updates continued to bring brand-new features and complete overhauls of existing ones. Our content team worked tirelessly to update our detail standards, add new irrigation symbols, and further expand our block libraries. And don't forget our educational resources efforts, where everything from our meticulously produced webinars and Power Tip videos, to the tiniest Knowledge Base article turning a user's technical support issue into a documented solution, gave users like you a better chance of learning and mastering the software. Settle in as we show off what we've achieved and delivered throughout 2021.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 114
December 14, 2021
NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
POWER TIP: Dealing with Existing Plants
POWER TIP: Dealing with Existing Plants
Do you want to account for “Existing Plants” on your project site so they too can be called out with labels and listed in your plant schedule? Check out this week's Power Tip to find out our recommendations for dealing with existing plants. 
 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Recapping 2021
RECORDED WEBINAR: Recapping 2021
Previously recorded on December 10, 2021
Presented by Jake Lott


As we complete yet another trip around the sun, it's time for our annual tradition of celebrating all the hard work the Land F/X team has put in over the past year. Our weekly updates continued to bring brand-new features and complete overhauls of existing ones. Our content team worked tirelessly to update our detail standards, add new irrigation symbols, and further expand our block libraries. And don't forget our educational resources efforts, where everything from our meticulously produced webinars and Power Tip videos, to the tiniest Knowledge Base article turning a user's technical support issue into a documented solution, gave users like you a better chance of learning and mastering the software. Settle in as we show off what we've achieved and delivered throughout 2021.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 114
December 7, 2021
WEBINAR: Recapping 2021
WEBINAR: Recapping 2021
DATE: December 10, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Jake Lott

As we complete yet another trip around the sun, it's time for our annual tradition of celebrating all the hard work the Land F/X team has put in over the past year. Our weekly updates continued to bring brand-new features and complete overhauls of existing ones. Our content team worked tirelessly to update our detail standards, add new irrigation symbols, and further expand our block libraries. And don't forget our educational resources efforts, where everything from our meticulously produced webinars and Power Tip videos, to the tiniest Knowledge Base article turning a user's technical support issue into a documented solution, gave users like you a better chance of learning and mastering the software. Settle in as we show off what we've achieved and delivered throughout 2021.
 
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NO POWER TIP THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: Development Open House
RECORDED WEBINAR: Development Open House
Previously recorded on December 3, 2021
Presented by Jeremiah Farmer


Take a peek behind the curtain into the inner workings of Land F/X, presented by our CEO and head developer, Jeremiah Farmer. We'll open by showcasing the journey of a wishlist request as it becomes a live feature, including an example of the source code that brings our users' ideas magically to life. After sharing a few projects we have in store for next year and a sneak peek at some unreleased features, we'll open the floor to attendee requests, giving you a chance to air your must-have Land F/X features. 
 
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Grow Your Know! # 113
November 30, 2021
WEBINAR: Development Open House
WEBINAR-Development Open House
DATE: December 3, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Jeremiah Farmer

Take a peek behind the curtain into the inner workings of Land F/X, presented by our CEO and head developer, Jeremiah Farmer. We'll open by showcasing the journey of a wishlist request as it becomes a live feature, including an example of the source code that brings our users' ideas magically to life. After sharing a few projects we have in store for next year and a sneak peek at some unreleased features, we'll open the floor to attendee requests, giving you a chance to air your must-have Land F/X features.
 
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POWER TIP: Customize Multileader Plant Labels
POWER TIP: Customize Multileader Plant Labels
Give your plant labels the exact look you want by creating your own custom multileader (MLeader) plant label style. Your MLeader will be built right into our labeling tools, allowing it to connect with your project plant palette, take on the correct plant data, and count your plants automatically. Unleash your creativity and personal style with a BIM workflow inside AutoCAD, with the help of Land F/X.
 
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RESCHEDULED WEBINAR: Truecolor in CAD
Truecolor in CAD Rescheduled for January Presentation
NOTICE:

Due to technical difficulties, the Truecolor in CAD Webinar will be revisited in January. Stay tuned!
 


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Grow Your Know! # 112
November 16, 2021
WEBINAR: Truecolor in CAD
WEBINAR: Truecolor in CAD
DATE: November 19, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Paul Houchin

We’ve recently revamped our Site Color tool to accommodate user requests for better customization options. The color wheels available within the tool are now tied to color books, allowing you to customize palettes for RefNotes, concept graphics, land use regions, and other color areas. Take a full-color tour of the new Site Color features, and get ready to take your tones to the next level.
 
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POWER TIP: Get Tech Support as Fast as Possible
POWER TIP: Get Tech Support as Fast as Possible
Your time might be your most valuable resource. We're here to help conserve it by providing technical support assistance as quickly as possible when you need us – but we need your help. If you're having an issue with Land F/X software, using the proper support channels will give you the best chance to receive a timely response from our team and get back to work. We'll go over your best options for reaching out that will put a prompt solution well within your reach the next time you need tech support.
 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Hardware Recommendations for 2021
RECORDED WEBINAR: Hardware Recommendations for 2021
Previously recorded on November 5, 2021
Presented by Mike Bennett

It’s yet another year of product launches and inventory shortages, but the work must go on. Keeping your CAD workstations and other office equipment up to date is essential to your office’s ability to stay productive and keep meeting deadlines. We understand that shopping for a new system is never easy, so we’re here to guide you through the process and show you some quick ways to narrow your search. We’ll also provide some valuable pointers on the other end of the spectrum: the hardware and software we don’t recommend diving into just yet. With our help, you can take the intimidation and guesswork out of your hardware upgrades.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 111
November 9, 2021
POWER TIP: Land F/X Halloween Costume Contest
POWER TIP: Land F/X Halloween Costume Contest
WARNING: This Power Tip is for entertainment purposes only, and may very well be haunted. We held our annual Land F/X employee costume contest through the eerie magic of video conference this year, and we're excited to invite you into our spookily spectacular meta-netherverse. The stakes were high, and our team came through as always. Push "play" to be whisked away to a Zoom meeting of para-abnormal fun and put a scary (or silly) face to the voice of your favorite Land F/X technician. Remember: "It doesn’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning is winning." –Dominic Toretto

 
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NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: Hardware Recommendations for 2021
RECORDED WEBINAR: Hardware Recommendations for 2021
Previously recorded on November 5, 2021
Presented by Mike Bennett

It’s yet another year of product launches and inventory shortages, but the work must go on. Keeping your CAD workstations and other office equipment up to date is essential to your office’s ability to stay productive and keep meeting deadlines. We understand that shopping for a new system is never easy, so we’re here to guide you through the process and show you some quick ways to narrow your search. We’ll also provide some valuable pointers on the other end of the spectrum: the hardware and software we don’t recommend diving into just yet. With our help, you can take the intimidation and guesswork out of your hardware upgrades.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 110
November 3, 2021
WEBINAR: Hardware Recommendations for 2021
WEBINAR: Hardware Recommendations for 2021
DATE: November 5, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Mike Bennett


It’s yet another year of product launches and inventory shortages, but the work must go on. Keeping your CAD workstations and other office equipment up to date is essential to your office’s ability to stay productive and keep meeting deadlines. We understand that shopping for a new system is never easy, so we’re here to guide you through the process and show you some quick ways to narrow your search. We’ll also provide some valuable pointers on the other end of the spectrum: the hardware and software we don’t recommend diving into just yet. With our help, you can take the intimidation and guesswork out of your hardware upgrades.
 
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POWER TIP: Detail Library
POWER TIP: Detail Library
Land F/X provides a wide assortment of standard details along with your installation of Design F/X, Planting F/X, or Irrigation F/X. Check out this week's video to learn all about this library.

 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Sheet Set Manager and Land F/X
RECORDED WEBINAR: Sheet Set Manager and Land F/X
Previously recorded on October 29, 2021
Presented by Amanda Marin

The AutoCAD Sheet Set Manager provides a fantastic method for coordinating large drawing packages with multiple DWG files. The Sheet Index, available within the Land F/X Project Manager, is another incredibly easy-to-use tool for organizing your drawing sheets. You may be familiar with these tools, but did you know they can work together to make your details easier to manage? We'll cover the specific roles played by the Sheet Set Manager and Sheet Index, then show you how to set them up for best use with your Land F/X projects.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 109
October 26, 2021
WEBINAR: Sheet Set Manager and Land F/X
WEBINAR: Sheet Set Manager and Land F/X
DATE: October 29, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Amanda Marin


The AutoCAD Sheet Set Manager provides a fantastic method for coordinating large drawing packages with multiple DWG files. The Sheet Index, available within the Land F/X Project Manager, is another incredibly easy-to-use tool for organizing your drawing sheets. You may be familiar with these tools, but did you know they can work together to make your details easier to manage? We'll cover the specific roles played by the Sheet Set Manager and Sheet Index, then show you how to set them up for best use with your Land F/X projects.
 
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POWER TIP: Advanced Hatch Techniques
POWER TIP: Advanced Hatch Techniques
Hatches can easily – and often realistically – represent everything in your site plans from groundcovers and mass shrub plantings to mulches, tiles, pavers, and any other material you might possibly need to use. This versatility and ease of use make hatches a huge time saver. We'll show off some tools and techniques that will help you get the most out of your hatches, including how to scale a hatch to a real-world scale and use our Polydivide tool to divide a hatched area.

 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD for Beginners Part 3
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD for Beginners Part 3
Previously recorded on October 15, 2021
Presented by Jake Lott 

To finish up our 3-part CAD for Beginners series, we’ll take a deeper dive into the fundamentals of blocks, as well as other drawing-defined items such as layers, MLeaders, and Dimension Styles (DimStyles). We’ll get into some native CAD capabilities to help you understand the basics. Then we’ll show off how Land F/X takes all this functionality to the next level.

CAD for Beginners Series:
CAD for Beginners Part 1
CAD for Beginners Part 2

 
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Grow Your Know! # 108
October 19, 2021
POWER TIP:  The Planting F/X for Revit Plugin
POWER TIP: The Planting F/X for Revit Plugin
Recommended by: Amanda Marin

Revit has become a common platform for landscape architects, but you've probably noticed how even the simplest planting plan requires a head-first dive into expert-level Revit workarounds. Our Planting F/X for Revit plugin simplifies the Revit planting plan workflow while introducing our familiar Plant Manager along with our plant placing, labeling, scheduling, and error-checking tools into the Revit workspace. Find out what's possible in the current Beta testing phase, currently open to those with active Planting F/X licenses. (And contact us if you'd like to join the Beta – currently not available for trial licenses.)

 
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NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD For Beginners 3
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD for Beginners Part 3
Previously recorded on October 15, 2021
Presented by Jake Lott

To finish up our 3-part CAD for Beginners series, we’ll take a deeper dive into the fundamentals of blocks, as well as other drawing-defined items such as layers, MLeaders, and Dimension Styles (DimStyles). We’ll get into some native CAD capabilities to help you understand the basics. Then we’ll show off how Land F/X takes all this functionality to the next level.

CAD for Beginners Webinar Series:
CAD for Beginners 1
CAD for Beginners 2
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Grow Your Know! # 107
October 12, 2021
WEBINAR: CAD For Beginners 3
WEBINAR: CAD for Beginners Part 3
DATE: October 15, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Jake Lott


To finish up our 3-part CAD for Beginners series, we’ll take a deeper dive into the fundamentals of blocks, as well as other drawing-defined items such as layers, MLeaders, and Dimension Styles (DimStyles). We’ll get into some native CAD capabilities to help you understand the basics. Then we’ll show off how Land F/X takes all this functionality to the next level.
 
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POWER TIP: Customizing Rotary Symbols
POWER TIP: Customizing Rotary Symbols
Recommended by: Jeremiah Farmer

Technical issues can happen with any software, costing you time on the job. That’s why it’s important to be able to troubleshoot, or quickly investigate, identify, and even correct, potential issues. Check out this week's Power Tip for insight into basic troubleshooting techniques.

 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Landscape Carbon Calculation
RECORDED WEBINAR: Landscape Carbon Calculation
Previously recorded on October 1, 2021
Presented by Rick Taylor of Elder Creek Landscapes

Join Rick Taylor of Elder Creek Landscapes for an introduction to the Carbon Calculator, an important tool in the effort to combat climate change. After a brief discussion of the basic scientific premise behind climate change, Rick will present the main leverage points available for its reversal and outline immediate necessary solutions to its ancillary effects on our ecosystems and lives. He’ll then provide a live tutorial of the calculator, allowing you to experience its user interface firsthand. As always, feedback and questions will be encouraged throughout the conversation.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 106
October 5, 2021
POWER TIP: Migrating Setting from Previous Versions of CAD
POWER TIP: Migrating Settings From A Previous Version of CAD
Recommended by: Tyler Lewis

You've taken the effort to make your CAD environment look and behave how you want, from display background to toolbar customizations. Upgrading to the latest edition of AutoCAD or F/X CAD doesn't mean abandoning these settings or losing all that preparation time. It's easy to migrate your existing settings to your new version. We'll show you what you're actually migrating and how to move your settings over in seconds using the migration tool.
 
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NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: Landscape Carbon Calculation
RECORDED WEBINAR: Landscape Carbon Calculation
Previously recorded on October 1, 2021
Presented by Rick Taylor of Elder Creek Landscapes

Join Rick Taylor of Elder Creek Landscapes for an introduction to the Carbon Calculator, an important tool in the effort to combat climate change. After a brief discussion of the basic scientific premise behind climate change, Rick will present the main leverage points available for its reversal and outline immediate necessary solutions to its ancillary effects on our ecosystems and lives. He’ll then provide a live tutorial of the calculator, allowing you to experience its user interface firsthand. As always, feedback and questions will be encouraged throughout the conversation.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 105
September 28, 2021
WEBINAR: Landscape Carbon Calculation
WEBINAR: Landscape Carbon Calculation
DATE: October 1, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Rick Taylor of Elder Creek Landscapes

Join Rick Taylor of Elder Creek Landscapes for an introduction to the Carbon Calculator, an important tool in the effort to combat climate change. After a brief discussion of the basic scientific premise behind climate change, Rick will present the main leverage points available for its reversal and outline immediate necessary solutions to its ancillary effects on our ecosystems and lives. He’ll then provide a live tutorial of the calculator, allowing you to experience its user interface firsthand. As always, feedback and questions will be encouraged throughout the conversation.
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POWER TIP: Cost Estimates for Planting Design
POWER TIP: Cost Estimates for Planting Design
Recommended By: Hutch Kerns with Kerns Land Planning & Design

Description: Cost estimates aren't a hidden feature, so why aren't you using them? Tune in to see this schedule option at work and find out how to include it in your set of design tools. We'll show you how easy Land F/X makes it to send costs to MS Excel, make cost estimates for different areas of your design, and set up a template with costs included.
 
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Expanded & Improved Spray Head Selection
Expanded & Improved Spray Head Selection
With a recent update, we’ve provided even more options for using spray heads in your irrigation designs. You can now add up to 9 models of both turf and shrub spray heads to each of your projects. We’ve also updated the F/X Irrigation ribbon not only to accommodate this expanded selection but to make it even easier to specify spray heads for your project. Just click the new Turf/Shrub button to select a spray model to place, or to jump directly to a display of available spray models you can add. It’s yet another way we’ve added flexibility and clarity to irrigation design. The improved spray symbol functionality is included in our standard update, but the ribbon change will require a separate installation of our latest F/X Workstation installer, linked below.

Read more about the update:
Placing and adding spray heads
Get the latest ribbon (F/X Workstation installer)


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Grow Your Know! # 104
September 21, 2021
WEBINAR: Sports Field Design Part 2
Sports Field Design Part 2
Presented by Donald D. Franklin of Franklin Irrigation Consulting, FIC

In the first segment of our 2-part series on irrigation design for sports fields, Donald D. Franklin of Franklin Irrigation Consulting, FIC, covered the effects of wind, head placement, and other factors on a design as a whole, in addition to providing some valuable tips for selecting and spacing heads. In this second presentation, Donald will pick up where he left off with Part 1, providing insight into everything from water velocity to pressure surges, water hammer mitigation, pipe sizing for long-term success, and analysis of different welding techniques.
 
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POWER TIP: Basic Troubleshooting Tips
Basic Troubleshooting Tips
Recommended by: Land F/X

Technical issues can happen with any software, costing you time on the job. That’s why it’s important to be able to troubleshoot, or quickly investigate, identify, and even correct, potential issues. Check out this week's Power Tip for insight into basic troubleshooting techniques.

 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Brutal Truths Of Software
RECORDED WEBINAR: Brutal Truths of Software
Previously recorded on September 10, 2021
Presented by Krystal Bozarth

Software can develop a bad rap in the absence of some crucial conversations during the investigation, purchasing, and even implementation phases. Asking yourself the difficult questions (and not being afraid of the answers) will help you think critically and understand what you might be getting into. We’ll cover some brutal-truth topics that might be hard to hear, but will help you build a strong foundation for your foray into software adoption.
 
WEBINAR: Sports Field Design Part 2


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Grow Your Know! # 103
September 14, 2021
POWER TIP: How To Move a Detail Folder
POWER TIP: How To Move a Detail Folder
Recommended by: Land F/X

If you've been put in charge of your office's Land F/X detail library, you may have realized it's simply, well, a mess. Have no fear – both our Detail Explorer and Project List tools make it incredibly easy to rearrange your detail folders and tidy everything up, making it quick and painless to find the right detail when you need it. Even better, as you move details between folders, their data links will follow them automatically, meaning any existing detail callouts in your existing projects will never know the difference. Get to know our powerfully simple detail organization system, and get ready to stop spending your time hunting down details.
 
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NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: Brutal Truths Of Software
RECORDED WEBINAR: Brutal Truths of Software
Previously recorded on September 10, 2021
Presented by Krystal Bozarth

Software can develop a bad rap in the absence of some crucial conversations during the investigation, purchasing, and even implementation phases. Asking yourself the difficult questions (and not being afraid of the answers) will help you think critically and understand what you might be getting into. We’ll cover some brutal-truth topics that might be hard to hear, but will help you build a strong foundation for your foray into software adoption.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 102
September 7, 2021
NEW FEATURE: Choose Spray Symbol Families on the Fly
NEW FEATURE: Choose Spray Symbol Families on the Fly
It’s been a long time coming, and it’s finally here! You can now pick your spray symbol family while adding spray equipment to your project, just as you would with emitters, rotors, or rotary heads. Spray symbol assignment is no longer a part of your Preference set, giving you even more flexibility in your irrigation designs. Choose from three symbol family categories: our new Arc Rotates option, and our existing Symbol Rotates and No Rotation options.
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WEBINAR: Brutal Truths of Software
WEBINAR: Brutal Truths of Software
DATE: September 10, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Krystal Bozarth

Software can develop a bad rap in the absence of some crucial conversations during the investigation, purchasing, and even implementation phases. Asking yourself the difficult questions (and not being afraid of the answers) will help you think critically and understand what you might be getting into. We’ll cover some brutal-truth topics that might be hard to hear, but will help you build a strong foundation for your foray into software adoption.

 
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POWER TIP: Help Us Grow Our Plant Database
POWER TIP: Help Us Grow Our Plant Database
Recommended by: Land F/X

We’re going all out in our efforts to expand and refine our tag-based plant database, and we need help from Land F/X users like you! Tune in to find out everything you need to know about editing plant data tags. We’ll give you a tour of our new login system, show you how to add and remove plant tags, and provide some important tips on how to edit responsibly. You’ll also get a sneak preview of the awesome badges we’ve created for users who consistently make great edits. Learn how to edit plant tags today, and start working toward a fantastic badge for your landfx.com user login.
 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: All About Plotting
RECORDED WEBINAR: All About Plotting
Previously recorded on August 27, 2021
Presented by Jeremiah Farmer

Plotting from AutoCAD is an imperative step in achieving the all-important final product. Unfortunately, plotting is often among the most challenging and frustrating tasks within CAD. We'll cover all aspects of plotting, including best practices in choosing and using physical plotters, managing page setups and plotter configurations, and producing the best possible PDF plots of your designs.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 101
August 31, 2021
POWER TIP: Lighting Wiring
POWER TIP: Lighting Wiring
Recommended by: Alex Zahn

Irrigation F/X offers enough symbols to cover every equipment type you'd possibly use in an irrigation plan, all ready to go. While each symbol allows for full customization, the sheer variety of options right out of the box makes it incredibly easy to achieve the exact look you have in mind for your system design. Take a tour of our collection of ready-to-use irrigation symbols.
 
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NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: All About Plotting
RECORDED WEBINAR: All About Plotting
Previously recorded on August 27, 2021
Presented by Jeremiah Farmer

Plotting from AutoCAD is an imperative step in achieving the all-important final product. Unfortunately, plotting is often among the most challenging and frustrating tasks within CAD. We'll cover all aspects of plotting, including best practices in choosing and using physical plotters, managing page setups and plotter configurations, and producing the best possible PDF plots of your designs.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 100
August 24, 2021
WEBINAR: All About Plotting
WEBINAR: All About Plotting
DATE: August 27, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Jeremiah Farmer

Plotting from AutoCAD is an imperative step in achieving the all-important final product. Unfortunately, plotting is often among the most challenging and frustrating tasks within CAD. We'll cover all aspects of plotting, including best practices in choosing and using physical plotters, managing page setups and plotter configurations, and producing the best possible PDF plots of your designs.

 
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POWER TIP: Irrigation Symbol Options
POWER TIP: Irrigation Symbol Options
Recommended by: Jake Lott

Irrigation F/X offers enough symbols to cover every equipment type you'd possibly use in an irrigation plan, all ready to go. While each symbol allows for full customization, the sheer variety of options right out of the box makes it incredibly easy to achieve the exact look you have in mind for your system design. Take a tour of our collection of ready-to-use irrigation symbols.
 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Tools at Early Design
RECORDED WEBINAR: Tools at Early Design
Previously recorded on August 13, 2021
Presented by Paul Houchin

Land F/X is known for its powerful construction documentation tools, but there are also some very powerful tools for use at a preliminary or schematic level. This webinar demonstrates how the zoning and concept graphics tools can be used to quickly illustrate the designer’s intent for a site, while working quickly within CAD, from nothing more than a satellite image. It also shows how to customize and organize schematic design elements to allow for a quick preliminary cost estimate.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 99
August 17, 2021
NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
POWER TIP: Site Tools in 6 Minutes
POWER TIP: Site Tools in 6 Minutes
Recommended by: Amanda Marin

There's a whole world of tools available in our F/X Site ribbon. Are you using them to their full potential? Tune in to ensure you're not missing out on a feature that could shave hours of work from your next design project. We'll show off tools for zoning plans, concept design, hardscape or site construction, lighting, grading, color-rendered presentations, and more.
 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: Tools at Early Design
RECORDED WEBINAR: Tools at Early Design
Previously recorded on August 13, 2021
Presented by Paul Houchin

Land F/X is known for its powerful construction documentation tools, but there are also some very powerful tools for use at a preliminary or schematic level. This webinar demonstrates how the zoning and concept graphics tools can be used to quickly illustrate the designer’s intent for a site, while working quickly within CAD, from nothing more than a satellite image. It also shows how to customize and organize schematic design elements to allow for a quick preliminary cost estimate.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 98
August 10, 2021
WEBINAR: Tools at Early Design
WEBINAR: Tools at Early Design
DATE: August 13, 2021
TIME: 10 a.m. Pacific Time
PRESENTER: Paul Houchin

Land F/X is known for its powerful construction documentation tools, but there are also some very powerful tools for use at a preliminary or schematic level.  This webinar demonstrates how the zoning and concept graphics tools can be used to quickly illustrate the designer’s intent for a site, while working quickly within CAD, from nothing more than a satellite image. It also shows how to customize and organize schematic design elements to allow for a quick preliminary cost estimate.

 
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POWER TIP: How We Record Our Audio & Video
POWER TIP: How We Record Audio & Video
Recommended by:  Land F/X

Whether you’re starting a podcast, compiling interview footage, or recording some narration for a presentation video, you’ll want the audio quality to be as high as possible. Our video production team has plenty of experience in this arena, and we’ve learned plenty about what to do and what not to do. We’ll share a few tips and techniques we’ve picked up along the way.
 
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RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD For Beginners 2
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD for Beginners 2
Previously recorded on July 16, 2021
Presented by Jaymz Wooden

In part 2 of our 3-part journey through CAD, we'll build on the fundamentals of part 1 and show you how to customize your CAD environment for your personal workflow. We’ll take you from stock CAD to a finely tuned workspace by demonstrating a variety of tips, from setting up your tool palettes to customizing your keyboard shortcuts, that will help you work faster and more efficiently.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 97
August 3, 2021
POWER TIP: Batchman
POWER TIP: Batchman
Recommended by:  Land F/X

Have you ever wished for a faster way of making multiple adjustments to a set of drawings? Want to clean multiple files at once while also applying layer names, colors, and font standards? Watch this Power Tip to get the lowdown on how our BatchMan tool gives you the power of batch processing the mundane tasks to keep your files in top order.
 
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NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD For Beginners 2
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD for Beginners 2
Previously recorded on July 16, 2021
Presented by Jaymz Wooden

In part 2 of our 3-part journey through CAD, we'll build on the fundamentals of part 1 and show you how to customize your CAD environment for your personal workflow. We’ll take you from stock CAD to a finely tuned workspace by demonstrating a variety of tips, from setting up your tool palettes to customizing your keyboard shortcuts, that will help you work faster and more efficiently.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 96
July 27, 2021
POWER TIP: Schematic Irrigation
POWER TIP: Schematic Irrigation
Recommended by:  Mark Pagano at D.D. Pagano, Inc.

If you’re not already conceiving your system designs with Schematic Irrigation, do yourself a favor and give it a whirl. This vital feature helps you put together a quick initial layout that shows all your projected flow and pressure requirements, all before you’ve placed a single sprinkler head. It’s a fast and time-saving way to sketch out potential demands and show your client where your design is headed. Take a tour of Schematic Irrigation and find out why it’s the most valuable irrigation tool you might not be using – yet.
 
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NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD For Beginners 2
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD for Beginners 2
Previously recorded on July 16, 2021
Presented by Jaymz Wooden

In part 2 of our 3-part journey through CAD, we'll build on the fundamentals of part 1 and show you how to customize your CAD environment for your personal workflow. We’ll take you from stock CAD to a finely tuned workspace by demonstrating a variety of tips, from setting up your tool palettes to customizing your keyboard shortcuts, that will help you work faster and more efficiently.
 
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Grow Your Know! # 95
July 20, 2021
POWER TIP: Advanced Plant Data
POWER TIP: Advanced Plant Data
Recommended by: Molly Vanderlip

Ready to go beyond basic planting tools and get into some real plant data? Land F/X gives you access to a powerful wiki database that helps you not only find the right plants but also list their data in a schedule exactly how you need it. Take a tour!
 
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NO WEBINAR THIS WEEK
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD For Beginners 2
RECORDED WEBINAR: CAD for Beginners 2
Previously recorded on July 16, 2021
Presented by Jaymz Wooden

In part 2 of our 3-part journey through CAD, we'll build on the fundamentals of part 1 and show you how to customize your CAD environment for your personal workflow. We’ll take you from stock CAD to a finely tuned workspace by demonstrating a variety of tips, from setting up your tool palettes to customizing your keyboard shortcuts, that will help you work faster and more efficiently.
 
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