Tag Archives: Autodesk tricks

Live Webcast January 13: Lynn Allen: 60 AutoCAD Tips in 60 Minutes

If you want a plethora of power user tips then be sure join Cadalyst Columnist and Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen as she takes you through a whirlwind of productivity techniques that are certain to improve your everyday drawing life.  At a tip a minute, you’ll be sure to discover some top-secret AutoCAD features that will remove tedium and boost

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Inventor 2015: Body Integrity Check

Posted on September 4, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Solutions Product Specialist: Back in July, I hosted a Synergis60 (our monthly free) webcast regarding Inventor Tips and Tricks.  For those who were able to attend, hopefully you learned something new and were able to apply these items into your modeling workflow.  If you were unable to attend the webcast, you

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Creating a Custom Punch in Inventor Sheet Metal

Posted on June 17, 2014 by Dave Breiner, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: You may find yourself in the position of needing a Custom Punch for an upcoming sheet metal project, to make your life a little easier.  Maybe you either have never tried to make a punch, or it has been a long time since your last attempt.  This will

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Synergis60: Inventor Templates, Part 1 (Parts and Assemblies)

Synergis60 is your access to monthly webcasts by our Synergis Technical Team.  This month, we presented Inventor Templates, Part 1 that focused on templates for parts and assemblies. See the recording for Inventor Templates, Part 1, or check out the additional webcasts that we have listed on the Webinars page on our website. Want to join future calls?  Here is

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The WD_M Drawing File in AutoCAD® Electrical

Posted on November 15, 2013 by Todd Schmoock, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: AutoCAD® Electrical uses a drawing file called WD_M.DWG to make an AutoCAD Electrical schematic file smart, which then allows you to access the tools in AutoCAD Electrical.  This file is located in the project’s library and will be placed in a drawing automatically if it doesn’t initially exist.  You should

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Removing Problem Printer Settings and Print Styles in AutoCAD

Posted on June 27, 2013 from the Synergis library of tips, tricks and whitepapers: tips, tricks and whitepapers: You can use the AutoCAD e-transmit feature to remove problem printer setups and plot styles, as well as some problems with links external files. The Workflow for Using the eTransmit function is as follows: Go to the application menu, click publish. Select “eTransmit” to

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Tips to Improve Inventor Assembly Performance: Suppress constraints and ground components

Posted May 14, 2013 by John Kavusak, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: One easy way to improve the performance of an assembly is to reduce the number of constraints Inventor needs to manage and calculate when performing an update.  I understand that we need constraints to effectively position and control our assemblies, but once the components are positioned we can often

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Miss AU2012? Check Out All the Learning for Free!

If you couldn’t make it to Las Vegas for Autodesk University 2012, you can still access the classes for free!  Autodesk is offering free screencasts and class handouts of over 900 classes taught at AU2012. All you need to do is log on to AU Virtual.  Don’t have an account?  Sign up for free. For instructions on how to access AU2012 click by

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