Can iLogic Help You Work Faster?

Posted on September 26, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Most companies that are in machine design, manufacturing, or construction have many designs that are similar or contain basic standard parts. When I began 3D modeling with Inventor 4 in early 2001, it was a challenge to generate every part that was needed for a design. Gradually, we

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New Releases: Revit 2019.1 and Civil 3D 2019.1

The latest versions of Revit and Civil 3D released last month to subscribers, and promises to drive more efficiency, and better connect teams and data. We’ll highlight the most important features you should be utilizing within your own projects. Let’s dig in. Site Collaboration Site Collaboration within Revit 2019.1 with Civil 3D introduces unprecedented interoperability between the two products, allowing

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Autodesk Generative Design Tutorial

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster Back when I attended Autodesk University in 2016, I had the opportunity to have a discussion (in the famous Airstream trailer) with some Autodesk representatives regarding a new interface Autodesk was developing. That session ended up being my first introduction into Generative Design. Although the concept of Generative Design

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Vault: Searching Slop Factor

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Vault Application Specialist, Joseph Corson Now that you’ve read about Vault Search Tokens and have a basic understanding of the searchable properties, we will discuss how to use the Slop Factor. This feature within Vault helps fine-tune searches by manipulating the “range” of Vault search results that users receive. The Slop Factor by default

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 4: Collaborating in BIM 360

Posted on September 12, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 3, I discussed the concepts of Teams and the sharing and consuming of Packages. When it comes to linking, the engineer can now use utilize two methods to link the architect’s Revit model to theirs. There is Live Linking and Controlled Sharing. Live Linking uses the architect’s live

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Vault Search Tokens

Posted on September 11, 2018 by Vault Application Specialist, Joseph Corson The way Autodesk Vault searches can be confusing at times. You perform a search for “ABC-123” expecting to return only files with ABC-123 in that order, but instead you get files with ABC after 123, and many values between them. What’s going on here? Vault Tokens Autodesk Vault token-izes all property

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Video Tutorial: Inventor – Projecting Geometry in an Assembly

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Autodesk Inventor can help save you time and increase accuracy in your designs with a feature called projected geometry. This technology allows you to borrow geometry from existing parts when creating a new part in an assembly. While this process is relatively straightforward, there are common issues users

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 3: Implementing BIM 360 Design

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 2, I covered adding Project Members and Teams to the BIM 360 Project. Now that the Team environment is established, it is time to initiate collaboration in the cloud. The process of initiating cloud-collaboration in BIM 360 Design is similar to classical Collaboration for Revit. The individual initiating

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 2: Adding Project Members and Teams

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 1, I discussed the differences between C4R/BIM 360 Team and BIM 360 Design/Docs. Now, I’ll explore the setup of your BIM 360 account and first BIM 360 project. At the onset, a BIM 360 account administrator must set up the BIM 360 account for their organization. This is

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Linear Symmetric Dimension Type

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Synergis Helpdesk Technician Mark Lancaster The other day I received a call from a customer looking to dimension a detail view per the image below. Within a couple of days of providing the solution to the customer, this same question appeared on the Autodesk Inventor Forum. Perhaps it’s time to bring this workflow back

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