Category Archives: Manufacturing

ACTION ALERT: Update Your Autodesk TLS to 1.2 BEFORE 8/3/19

UPDATED We have produced a short YouTube video by Darin Green, to more clearly explain what these changes are and who will be affected.  That video can be viewed here. Please note, not ALL customers are affected by this TLS update.  Please read this blog in its entirety and click the links to see EXACTLY which software and version will

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Autodesk Licensing Mechanism

Posted by Mark Lancaster – Synergis Helpdesk Technical & Autodesk Expert Elite Updated 9/24/19 – You can find the Autodesk Licensing Mechanism tool by clicking here. Updated 8/14/19 – Yesterday, August 13, 2019, Autodesk released yet another update (version 9.2.2.2501) to the 2020 product line licensing mechanism.  This update can be found in your Autodesk Account or Desktop App.  If

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4K Resolution in Autodesk Products

By Darin Green Recently, a large number of Autodesk users have experienced display issues with their Autodesk applications when viewing on a high-resolution display monitor. High resolution monitors can cause many applications to look a little funny or even prevent users from being able to select certain buttons and other controls due to the scaling of dialog boxes. Here is

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Take a Look at Autodesk Idea Station

“I wish Inventor could do this!” “Why can’t Fusion 360 do that?” You or someone you know may have professed a variation of the above statements at one time or another. I would like you to know that there is something you can do about your frustrations. You may or may not know that Autodesk has websites set up for

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IMPORTANT – For Autodesk Inventor 2016 thru 2020 Users

Update (9/11/19) – We’re now including the 2020 version in this scope because some users are reporting content center crashes under the Windows 10 1903 version.   Update Inventor 2020 to the 2020.1 release and also ensure you have all the latest crucial Windows updates. In addition, we are providing the official link to the related Autodesk Knowledge Network article, here

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Fusion 360 – Sheet Metal Bend Feature

Here is a look at the new Bend feature within Fusion 360 Sheet Metal.  In this video, Synergis EDS Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner, will import an existing .DXF Pattern file and use it to create the shape and bends of a bracket within Autodesk Fusion 360. Click “Read More” for video.

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How to Create your own Inventor Frame Generator End Caps in Autodesk Inventor 2020

Posted on April 3, 2019 by Helpdesk Technician Mark Lancaster One of the new features of Inventor 2020 is the ability to create end caps for your frame generator model. For example, I’m able to create a flush, internal, sharp cornered, 1/8” thick end cap for this frame member. Or perhaps I want a cap on the end of a

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Video Tutorial: How to Subtract Solids in Autodesk Inventor

Posted on Feb. 27, 2019 by Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner In this Autodesk Inventor tutorial, we’ll be looking at how to subtract one solid from another in an Inventor assembly by using a mating part. This can provide immediate time-savings to your designs and prevent you from having to create 2-3 sketches to achieve the same result. We’ll be

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AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 32B Support Discontinuation: Next Steps

Posted on February 8, 2019 by Synergis Helpdesk Technician, Mark Lancaster On December 17th, Autodesk announced in the next release (2020 product line), AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT product line will no longer be offered for 32B operating systems. This is a global change and impacts not only subscribers, but those who still maintain a perpetual or have a student/educational license.

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