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Details Power Tips

Power Tip: Detail Templates

Friday, 16 June 2017 12:03
Recommended By:  WDI
Feature:  Detail Templates
Detail Templates play a vital part in your ability to create and save your details into our software. In this Power Tip, we'll show you some cool new features to help speed things along. From customizing the look of your template to placin...

Power Tip: Detail Tools in 2 Minutes

Monday, 01 May 2017 14:54
Recommended By:  Jeremiah Farmer
Feature:  Detail Tools in 2 Minutes
Once you start working with details using our software, you'll discover a whole new world of time savings in your office workflow. Save your office detail library into a design- industry-standard organization system, place a detail in your ...

Print Details

Friday, 14 April 2017 17:56
Recommended By:  Amanda Berry and Aaron with Mills Design Group
Feature:  Print Details
The Land F/X Detail system can organize all your details under a single, cross-referential hierarchy. But what good is that if you can’t maintain a classy Detail Binder? Working with Amanda Berry, and Aaron with Mills Design Group, we have ...

Power Tip: Detail Enlargements

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 18:42
Recommended By:  WDI
Feature:  Detail Enlargements
When building details, you'll often find yourself needing to provide a close-up view of a detail component that shows a more intricate and detailed view of that component. One of the biggest challenges in creating these enlarged sections lies...

Power Tip: Cloud Details

Tuesday, 16 August 2016 19:19
Recommended By:  Jeremiah Farmer
Feature:  Cloud Details
Land F/X provides an extensive library of details that are all based in the cloud and instantly downloadable. You can use the details as they are, edit them or even create your own.   In our latest Power Tip, learn about the fold...

Power Tip: Replace Details

Thursday, 24 March 2016 19:18
Recommended By:  Jeremiah Farmer
Feature:  Replace Details
If CAD details play a significant role in your drawings, make sure you're familiar with how to replace your details efficiently. For example, if your project specs change, you may need to change out some or even all of your details. That's wh...

Power Tip: Convert Imperial Details to Metric

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 20:27
Recommended By:  Michael Magnan with O2 Planning + Design Inc
Feature:  Convert Imperial Details to Metric
It’s common to find yourself in a situation where you need to convert a detail from Imperial to metric units in order to have it scale properly in a metric plan. Here’s a short video on how to take that detail and quickly rescale it to me...

Power Tip: Advanced Detail Callouts

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 20:31
Recommended By:  Amanda Berry
Feature:  Advanced Detail Callouts
De-clutter your detail callouts with some simple yet effective methods offered by Land F/X. In this Power Tip, we'll show you how to build upon the default information for detail callouts, how to customize the callouts themselves, and how to ...

Power Tip: Save Details by Jurisdiction

Monday, 06 July 2015 20:48
Recommended By:  Amanda Berry
Feature:  Saving Details by Jurisdiction
Take a moment to watch how you can take standard City or Municipality details and save them into the detail explorer for quick access during a routine project. We go over saving a CAD, PDF or JPG format detail, and recommend a filing method t...

Power Tip: Detail Blocks

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 15:33
Recommended By:  Jake Lott
Feature:  Detail Blocks
Creating details has never been easier – especially when you use our detail blocks as a starting point.  From using the existing detail library to saving your own, making details should be a fun task – and we are here to help. We wil...

Power Tip: Detail Sheets

Monday, 09 March 2015 16:32
Recommended By:  Bill Curtis
Feature:  Detail Sheets
Do you have a set of standard details that you tend to use in each of your projects? Placing each detail individually can become tedious and time consuming. Land F/X helps you place multiple details into your drawings quickly and easily. Lear...

Power Tip: Batch Detail Save

Monday, 29 December 2014 18:06
Recommended By:  David Farmer
Feature:  Batch Detail Save
Have you ever needed to make multiple changes to a set of details and then spent too long saving each of them individually? Try our Batch Detail Save tool – yet another feature that makes Land F/X fun and easy to use!   Visit o...

Power Tip: Detail Dimension Styles

Friday, 18 July 2014 18:45
Recommended By:  Land F/X
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.   Visit our Detail Dimensions documentation section. Want your suggested feature publis...

Power Tip: Detail Window Templates

Friday, 13 June 2014 18:48
Recommended By:  David Fox
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 Spe...

Power Tip: Detail Bubble Callouts

Friday, 31 January 2014 18:59
Recommended By:  Brian Frederick
Feature:  Bubble Callouts
Suggested by: Kimley Horn & Associates Ever miss a label in your detail? If your labels are ever out of order, or, you need to add a new one along the way, select the bubble callout icon from the detail builder. Drag the...

Power Tip: Naked Callouts

Monday, 06 January 2014 19:03
Recommended By:  Jonathan Haigh
Feature:  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....


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