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What’s New… Autodesk Inventor/Inventor Professional 2019

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster It’s that time of year again when Autodesk starts releasing the next version of their software.  Today I’m reviewing Inventor 2019 and sharing with you “What’s New” for this release.  As always I have my favorites and most likely you will too.  However, before I get into sharing

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Tip: Job Processor Updates In Vault 2018.2

Posted on January 5, 2018 by Synergis Vault Application Specialist, Joe Corson The job processor has received some much needed upgrades in the Vault 2018.2 update! First and foremost the job processor no longer takes an Inventor license while processing any Inventor files. This is possibly the best new feature with the update as you do not need to have a spare

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Video Tip: Fusion 360 – Rib Feature

Looking to learn more about Fusion 360?  This short video shows how to create ribs with the Fusion Rib feature.

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Tip: Customizing the AutoCAD Ribbon

Posted on June 8, 2017 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Jim Swain Recently I’ve been asked by several customers how they can tweak their ribbons. These folks are coming from the AutoCAD Classic workspace, and want to make to make the ribbons show their frequently used commands. It is definitely possible to customize the Ribbon, but there are a couple of

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AutoCAD Electrical Tip: AutoCAD Electrical Parameters

Posted on April 6, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock In AutoCAD Electrical the project and drawing properties use parameters to identify how updates will be applied to the smart objects.  For example, the NFPA project that is installed with AutoCAD Electrical has the components tag format set to %F%N.  %F equals family code, and %N equals ladder rung

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What’s New for Inventor 2018

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster It’s that time when Autodesk releases another version of Inventor.  I’m taking Inventor 2018 out for a test drive and sharing what it has to offer.  Although there are many new enhancements, my personal top three are the new measurement tool, followed by the updated browser interface, and

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Video Tip: Fusion 360 Sketches and Profiles

Posted on March 17, 2017 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner Check out this short video on Fusion 360 Sketches and Profiles. See how to use multiple profiles in a single sketch so that you can extrude several features using this single sketch.

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BIM 360 Docs – Leveraging the new RFI preview.

Posted on March 7, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Bill Knittle Last month, Autodesk announced their latest update to BIM 360 Docs. Yes, now we can use an integrated Request for Information (RFI) management feature. The new feature is quite simple to use, follow, and implement. If you’re new to BIM 360 Docs, it is was introduced at Autodesk University 2015

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Inventor Tip: Documenting Your Part’s Design Intent in Inventor

Posted on March 1, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Jim Swain First off, this isn’t about making drawings. This is closer to adding comments to a program that you’re writing. Second, this isn’t about using the Notebook in Inventor. This is about renaming things within Inventor part files so you can understand them better in the future. Have you ever

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Video Tip: Fusion 360 Preferences Settings

Posted on February 21, 2017 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner This is a short video explaining the Preference Settings in Fusion 360. Many of these settings are the default settings or have little relevance if you do not utilize certain portions of the software, however, a few of them can make your life in Fusion 360 a little easier.

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