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AutoCAD Electrical Tools You Should Use

Posted February 11, 2013 by Todd Schmoock, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: When working in AutoCAD Electrical there are several tools you should be using on a regular basis if you want projects to remain accurate. Many times people use AutoCAD Electrical and get frustrated when their projects do not run reports correctly, or do not seem to remember the links to

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Revit Tip: Worksharing between Revit and Revit LT

Posted February 7, 2013 by Bill Knittle, Building Solution Engineer: Are you a Revit user that would benefit from Workshare with Revit LT users, or vice versa?  This video explains the workflow when collaborating in a Workshare enables project file. Revit Tip #27:  Worksharing between Revit and Revit LT Let us know what other tips we can record to improve your workflow and collaboration.

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Things You Should Know When Installing AutoCAD Electrical

February 4, 2013, posted by Todd Schmoock, Manufacturing Solutions Engeineer: You are planning to install AutoCAD Electrical, but you are not sure how to configure the installation correctly.  Most will simple click the install button only to find out you didn’t install all the features until after you installed the software and start using it.  If you installed the software

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Inventor 2013 Design Accelerators – Functional Design: Key Connections

January 23, 2013 by Robert Reid, Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: Download the full whitepaper. Functional Design Definition: Functional design is a knowledge content tool that represents the trend to move from geometrical descriptions to capturing knowledge. Designers use functional design to analyze the function of their products and the design problems they are trying to solve, rather than spending time on

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Important: Installing Multiple AutoCAD Products

January 17, 2013, posted by Darin Green, Synergis Helpdesk: We often receive calls from clients who get an error message pointing “Failed installation aborted, Result 1603”.  To help, I thought I would put this popular topic online to help with your service.  If this doesn’t solve your problems, feel free to contact us for any help. Download or print the Whitepaper.

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Training Outside of the Box (or Book)

Simply put, your company’s success can live or die by the training it gets. Or the training they do not receive. Autodesk relies on its ATC’s (Authorized Training Centers). Your ATC is here to support you and your training needs. However, not all needs are created equal. This is where you need to think outside of the box. There are

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Happy Friday Tip 2: Publish Multi-Sheet Project Files in AutoCAD Electrical

Welcome back for another tip for AutoCAD Electrical!  This Friday Todd Schmoock is sharing information on publishing multi-sheet project files. Want to publish certain information to vendors or contractors, but not all?  Todd walks through step by step how to publish, all or some of your information to .dwg or .pdf files. See tip 2 here. Follow us for the

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3ds Max: How to Use the Bevel Profile Modifier

Bill McKown is at it again.  This week he is giving a tip about Autodesk 3ds Max (or 3ds Max Design).  Here is a quick video tip about using the Bevel Profile Modifier feature where he demonstrates how to create a raised wood wainscot panel.  Check our YouTube Channel for more video tips and stay tuned here for future tips.

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AutoCAD Tech Tips

When it comes to Autodesk tips and tricks, our Solutions Engineers are here to help! Bill McKown, recently joined our team as an AutoCAD and visualization expert and has already contributed video tips, live webcast topics and even a blog post.  Our customers and our team have been keeping him busy, however, he still managed to get a couple new videos complete.  Here, in

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