AU Class Voting is Open!

It’s time to vote on the classes that YOU want to see held at Autodesk University (AU) this year!  The Application Consultants at Synergis have submitted some great course topics to present at AU.  If you want to see any of these classes, do us a favor and go vote! Here is the Autodesk site where you can view all

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IMPORTANT – Updates Required to Maintain Software Access

By Darin Green Many Autodesk users received emails over the past few weeks regarding the continued use of “Legacy” products. Many applications use Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.0 and 1.1 for authentication, however, these versions of TLS are vulnerable to “main-in-the-middle” (MITM) attacks that can comproise data exchange. To address this issue, Autodesk has released patches to support Autodesk Identity

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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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Autodesk Revit 2019.2.1 Release Update

Autodesk recently uploaded the Revit 2019.2.1 update, bringing new capabilities to help users create, optimize, and connect. The update also resolves the following issues reported in previous versions: Resolved an issue that prevented export to .dwg of multiple views/sheets Resolved an issue where monitored openings did not update when changes are made to the original object Resolved an issue that

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 10: The New BIM Design Collaboration Enhancements

Posted on March 1, 2019 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle Recently, Autodesk released a new set of enhancements to the Design Collaboration module of BIM 360 Design. Several key modifications have been made to reduce friction and misunderstanding while enhancing the collaborative experience of working with Revit cloud-workshared models. Let’s discuss the administrative tweaks first and then, the feature

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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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Civil 3D 2019: Missing Geometry Caused By Purging Styles

Published on February 8, 2019 by Director of Customer Support, Darin Green Issue: When purging styles, you notice geometry is now missing within your profile views. In this case, the issue is with crossing pipes. Cause: Within Civil 3D, users can apply styles to override crossing pipes on profiles, as shown below. However, to C3D, these styles are not directly

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