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Autodesk Generative Design Tutorial

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Synergis Product Support Specialist, Mark Lancaster Back when I attended Autodesk University in 2016, I had the opportunity to have a discussion (in the famous Airstream trailer) with some Autodesk representatives regarding a new interface Autodesk was developing. That session ended up being my first introduction into Generative Design. Although the concept of Generative Design

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Vault: Searching Slop Factor

Posted on September 18, 2018 by Vault Application Specialist, Joseph Corson Now that you’ve read about Vault Search Tokens and have a basic understanding of the searchable properties, we will discuss how to use the Slop Factor. This feature within Vault helps fine-tune searches by manipulating the “range” of Vault search results that users receive. The Slop Factor by default

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Vault Search Tokens

Posted on September 11, 2018 by Vault Application Specialist, Joseph Corson The way Autodesk Vault searches can be confusing at times. You perform a search for “ABC-123” expecting to return only files with ABC-123 in that order, but instead you get files with ABC after 123, and many values between them. What’s going on here? Vault Tokens Autodesk Vault token-izes all property

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Linear Symmetric Dimension Type

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Synergis Helpdesk Technician Mark Lancaster The other day I received a call from a customer looking to dimension a detail view per the image below. Within a couple of days of providing the solution to the customer, this same question appeared on the Autodesk Inventor Forum. Perhaps it’s time to bring this workflow back

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How to Improve Your Product Performance [+ Free eBook]

Innovation is no longer just a differentiator for businesses in the manufacturing industry – It’s now essential for mere survival. But with engineering time becoming increasingly limited, how can your organization push the boundaries of product performance? While this initiative can seem daunting, there are approaches to improving performance that can be used systemically to increase value and competitiveness of

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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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Five Quick Tips for AutoCAD Civil 3D Grading

Januray 29, 2013, post by Nikki Szymanski: As I go onsite to different clients, I come accross some tricks that not everyone uses, but could save you a lot of time.  Here’s five that I often give to the firms I visit: 1.  Extract Contours from a Surface:  Use extract objects for surface. Surface>Utilities> Extract objects for surface. 2.  Remove break

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Happy Friday Tip 3: Using Conduit Marker Support Files in AutoCAD Electrical 2013

Almost to the holiday week and one more tip before you are out of the office… Conduit Marker Support Files utilize conduits and report on them in a files that is supported in any text editor like WordPad. However, you need to set up Support Files first.  Todd Schmoock, Solutions Engineer, walks you through how to do this. See tip

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New Revit Video – Coordinating Views across Links and Disciplines

Here’s one more video Tip from Bill Knittle, Building Solutions Engineer to help you through your week. Let us know if there are any topics you would like to hear about. We will ask Bill to cover them. Contact us.

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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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