The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 6: Cross-Platform Collaboration

Posted on November 12, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 5, Applications Consultant Bill Knittle demonstrated how to use the newly updated homepage in Revit 2019.1 and explained how it differs from the Recent Files window. During this next part of our series, we’ll be discussing how BIM 360 Desktop Connect can provide workflows for cross-platform collaboration.

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CAD Management: The Art of Influence

Published on November 8, 2018 As a CAD Manager, you work hard to choose the software and hardware your company should invest in and use. However, sometimes the hardest task of your position is actually the next step – influencing people upstream and downstream to even consider what you’re proposing. Where do you even begin? Synergis Applications Consultant Todd Schmoock

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How to Foster Innovation within Your Organization

Published on Nov. 2, 2018 by Kristen Tomasic, President of Synergis Technologies, Inc. “Innovation happens at the meeting point of different disciplines. When silos of disciplines are broken down, innovation happens.” – Valerie Gervais, Sr. VP HR, Saint-Gobain I had the pleasure of attending the Delaware Valley Industrial Resource Center (DVIRC) Manufacturing Summit on October 12 at The Fuge in

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Updating Your Network License File

Posted on November 1, 2018 by Synergis Helpdesk Technician, Mark Lancaster Autodesk Email Clarification When your multi-user subscription is renewed and you manage your Autodesk account/subscription, most likely you have seen an email like this from Autodesk:

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 5: Revit 2019.1 Home Connect Update

Posted on October 30, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 4, Applications Consultant Bill Knittle demonstrated how to collaborate within BIM 360 Design. During this next part of our series, we’ll be discussing how the Revit 2019.1 Home Connect Update provides you and your team with more direct access to your projects and shared cloud models in

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Nastran In-CAD: What Can It Do For You?

Posted on October 25, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Jim Swain Autodesk Nastran solver is an industry-recognized, general purpose finite element analysis (FEA) solver known for its accuracy in analyzing linear and nonlinear stress, dynamics, and heat transfer characteristics of structures and mechanical components – and now it’s available directly in your CAD system with Nastran In-CAD. Nastran In-CAD offers

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Video Tutorial: iLogic – Adding Rules to a Drawing

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner In a previous YouTube video, iLogic Form: Title Block, Applications Consultant Dave Breiner provided tips for how to best utilize the title block on an iLogic form, from streamlining the title block entry of information with the use of an iLogic form to quickly filling out your title block

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HP Plotters not working in AutoCAD

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Director of Customer Support, Darin Green The number of customers running into issues with older model HP Plotters within AutoCAD are growing as Windows 10 updates are being pushed. Common Issues: When the HP Plotter is selected within AutoCAD Print dialog, you receive an error message and the selection is set to None. Drawings

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Video Tutorial: Fusion 360 – Rib at an Angle

Posted on October 17, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner In a previous blog post, Video Tip: Fusion 360 – Rib Feature, Applications Consultant Dave Breiner demonstrated how to create ribs with the Fusion Rib feature within Fusion 360. We’ve had some great feedback and questions on our YouTube video since it’s been posted, and we wanted to

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Dealing with Stubborn Equipment Sets in BIM 360 Field

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle  A construction team utilizing BIM for information exchange can map elements in a Revit model to Equipment in BIM 360 Field. This integration creates a bi-directional flow of information to ensure that information is consistent and coordinated. However, in some cases, the mapping does fail and not all the elements map

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