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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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Updating Your Network License File

Posted on November 1, 2018 by Synergis Helpdesk Technician, Mark Lancaster Autodesk Email Clarification When your multi-user subscription is renewed and you manage your Autodesk account/subscription, most likely you have seen an email like this from Autodesk:

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Nastran In-CAD: What Can It Do For You?

Posted on October 25, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Jim Swain Autodesk Nastran solver is an industry-recognized, general purpose finite element analysis (FEA) solver known for its accuracy in analyzing linear and nonlinear stress, dynamics, and heat transfer characteristics of structures and mechanical components – and now it’s available directly in your CAD system with Nastran In-CAD. Nastran In-CAD offers

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Video Tutorial: iLogic – Adding Rules to a Drawing

Posted on October 24, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner In a previous YouTube video, iLogic Form: Title Block, Applications Consultant Dave Breiner provided tips for how to best utilize the title block on an iLogic form, from streamlining the title block entry of information with the use of an iLogic form to quickly filling out your title block

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Video Tutorial: Fusion 360 – Rib at an Angle

Posted on October 17, 2018 by Synergis Manufacturing Applications Consultant, Dave Breiner In a previous blog post, Video Tip: Fusion 360 – Rib Feature, Applications Consultant Dave Breiner demonstrated how to create ribs with the Fusion Rib feature within Fusion 360. We’ve had some great feedback and questions on our YouTube video since it’s been posted, and we wanted to

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New Releases: Revit 2019.1 and Civil 3D 2019.1

The latest versions of Revit and Civil 3D released last month to subscribers, and promises to drive more efficiency, and better connect teams and data. We’ll highlight the most important features you should be utilizing within your own projects. Let’s dig in. Site Collaboration Site Collaboration within Revit 2019.1 with Civil 3D introduces unprecedented interoperability between the two products, allowing

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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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