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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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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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Upcoming Training Classes: Revit Architecture/Revit LT Essentials & AutoCAD Advanced

Whether you’re looking to build your skills or ready to take the next leap in your career, our comprehensive Autodesk training classes will help you succeed with the latest industry knowledge. Check out two of our upcoming classes highlighted below. Autodesk Revit Architecture/Revit LT Essentials Date: July 23-25 Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Location: Manheim, PA PDH Credit Hours:

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DWG files created in AutoCAD 2018 & 2019 are unable to be saved in previous versions of AutoCAD

Posted on April 30, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Manager, Darin Green ISSUE: With the release of the 2018 file format, users in previous versions (2017, 2016, etc.) are not able save their work even after saving the file down to an earlier file format like 2013.   REASON: When files are opened and saved in AutoCAD 2018 or 2019,

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HP Printers Stopped Working?

Posted on February 26, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Manager, Darin Green After Windows 10 updates, we’re hearing that customers are experiencing issues with plotting to their HP devices. These issues are cause by the drivers and Windows which prevent the AutoCAD based applications from plotting. To get around this issue, it’s suggested you install the generic HP drivers for the

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AutoCAD tools you can use in AutoCAD Electrical part 3

Posted on September 29, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Todd Schmoock AutoCAD Electrical ships with tools specifically designed for the controls industry so if there is an AutoCAD Electrical tool you should use that tool before using an AutoCAD tool.  The biggest reason for this is due to drawing and project updates that are programmed into them.  However, sometimes there are

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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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Upcoming Training Class: AutoCAD 3D

Date: June 19 – 20 Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Location: Quakertown, PA Register now If you are already proficient with the AutoCAD 2D commands, this class is your next step to learn the concepts and methods of 3D modeling. You’ll have a thorough grounding into creating and modifying solids and surfaces after completing this class.* Go beyond 2D!

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Critical Update to AutoCAD 2018/AutoCAD LT 2018

Are you currently using AutoCAD 2018, AutoCAD LT 2018, or a vertical product of AutoCAD 2018? Did you apply the 2018.0.1 update? If so, it’s crucial that you update your AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT 2018 product line with the 2018.0.2 update before June 1 2017… Meaning on Thursday, June 1, 2017 your product will stop functioning and a message will

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Autodesk AutoCAD 2018: Engineered for the future

Introducing AutoCAD® 2018, the software for 2D and 3D CAD that is engineered for the future. AutoCAD 2018 has new and updated features such as: • External File References: Paths now default to relative, helping to reduce broken paths. Easily find and apply the correct path to missing externally referenced files. • PDF Import Enhancements: Use the SHX text recognition

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