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Mark’s Playlist of Inventor Tips and Tricks

How can I be more efficient in my designing with Inventor? What are the best tricks for my workflow? Are there easier ways to accomplish what I am doing? These are the questions we get on Helpdesk every day.  Fortunately, we have Product Support Specialists that have industry experience and have sat in your shoes.  Mark Lancaster joined our Helpdesk

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Inventor: Multi-Body Part Modeling (Part 2 of 2)

Posted on August 5, 2014 by Dave Breiner, Synergis Solutions Engineer: In Multi-Body Part Modeling (Part 1) we left off with our completed Master Part. You will now move onto creating the assembly and parts, manipulating the Master Part and any clean-up and setting of iProperties. This portion of the tutorial will cover: Creation of Assembly and Parts from the

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Working With Primitives Within Inventor

Posted on July 30, 2013 by Bob Reid, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: Primitives were introduced with the release of Inventor 2013.  There are currently four primitives that are available: box, cylinder, sphere and a torus.  When working with primitives, the sketch and extrusion process is automated.  You first select the start place for the primitive, then the profile is created, and

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Your Autodesk Training Should Come From An Autodesk Certified Instructor – Here’s Why

Autodesk Certified Instructors (ACI) program provides instructors with the highest level of standards for teaching Autodesk products. The cornerstone of the Autodesk Professional Excellence Program, ACI raises the bar by providing premier coaching, mentoring, evaluation, and accreditation services to ensure that only the most highly qualified instructors teach Autodesk software. Synergis has six Autodesk Certified Instructors, at least one for

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Registration is Open for SU2013!

Synergis University is our biggest technology event of the year.  If you have not been to SU in previous years, you need to attend this year.  We bring our Synergis Solutions Engineers together with Autodesk experts and industry professionals, to bring you the industry trends, tips and tricks, and Autodesk solutions that will help you get ahead and stay ahead

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Center Of Gravity Sanity for Inventor Assemblies

Posted April 15, 2013 by Jim Swain, Synergis Project Manager for Manufacturing Solutions: I had a case recently where a customer had a complex assembly, made up of several different subassemblies. The center of gravity location that Inventor displayed just didn’t make sense. It just didn’t pass the “sanity check”. Diving into the assembly I found that the cause was pretty

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Avoid Drawing Template Style Conflicts (Inventor 2013)

Posted on April 4, 2013 by Robert Reid, Synergis Manufacturing Solutions Engineer: When working in Inventor 2013, Drawing Styles are changed or Modified and are not properly saved, the Style Conflict dialog box will appear when opening a new drawing template. The following step-by-step workflow will show you how to avoid style conflicts. Error: Style Conflict Note: A copy of

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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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